William Hubert (Bill) Perkins
(1905 - 1966)
William Hubert (Bill) Perkins was active/lived in Iowa, California. William Perkins is known for painting, teaching, illustration, graphics.
Biography William Hubert (Bill) Perkins
Born in Huntsville, Missouri, William Perkins spent his childhood in Council Bluffs, Iowa, where he graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School (1924). Perkins then enrolled at Grinnell College (Grinnell, Iowa) and studied there in two sessions, 1924-1925 and 1925-1926, never declaring a major course of study. He later attended the Art Institute of Chicago and was a student during both sessions of the Stone City art colony.
While continuing to reside in western Iowa, Perkins created a mural for his former high school titled Lewis and Clark and exhibited his oil painting Prices at the 1934 Iowa Art Salon (Iowa State Fair), winning honorable mention in this category. A 1935 showing at the salon, titled Stand Pipe, West
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