William "Socrates" Waite is active/lives in New York / England. William Waite is known for naive sophisticated landscape and figure painting.
Biography William Waite
William "Socrates" Waite was born in Manchester, England in 1953. During the 1970's, after relocating to Cornwall, England, he studied archaic and classical art and architecture in Greece, art and culture in Morroco, art, sculpture and architecture in India and the Himalayan arts of Nepal and Tibet.
During the 1980's Waite emigrated to the USA with his American wife whom he had met in Israel in 1976. Throughout his stay in New York he studied Zen Buddhism and Siddha yoga and continued his Asian studies, returning once again to Cornwall in 1988 to become artist in residence at the Birch Studio of Lamorna Valley.
However he once more emigrated to the USA and only returned to England after the death of his wife ther
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