(1950 - 1992)
Patrick Wadley was active/lived in Texas, New York, Oklahoma. Patrick Wadley is known for glass etching, sculpture, painting drawing, printmaking.
Biography Patrick Wadley
Submitted by Fred R. Kline, Fred R. Kline Gallery, Santa Fe
Patrick Wadley was born in Oklahoma in 1950 and died in Austin, Texas in 1992. He studied briefly at the University of Oklahoma and Sam Houston State University. In the early 1970's, he made his home in Austin, where he had come to fulfill his alternative service as a conscienctious objector.
In 1980, he discovered glass etching when he accidentally dropped a soft drink bottle into a sandblaster. He quickly transposed the use of stencils and air-brush techniques, which he had been using to design wrapping paper. Covering glass with clear contact paper, he would "draw" directly on this resist with an exacto-knife. When working with very thick g
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