William Hugh Howe
(1928 - 2009)
William Hugh Howe was active/lived in Kansas, California. William Howe is known for Butterfly paintings, illustrations and writing.
Biography William Hugh Howe
William Hugh Howe (1928 - 2009) was born on June 18, 1928, in Stockton, California, the son of Edwin and Eugenia Howe. He attended the West Coast Institute of Arts and Crafts in Berkeley, California, and earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Ottawa University in 1951. He later attended the Kansas City Art Institute. Many of the reference specimens used for paintings were collected during more than 83 trips to Mexico.
Howe was known as the "Butterfly Man." He was an internationally recognized expert on butterflies and moths and illustrated or contributed as a coordinating editor for such publications as Doubleday's The Butterflies of North America; in 1975, Reader's Digest's "North American Wildlife," in 1982; and t
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