William F. Stone, Jr. was born in Oakland, California on September 11, 1929. Living in that area in his early years, he settled on the Monterey Peninsula in 1956. He now resides in the California Coastal community of Pacific Grove. Stone, primarily a watercolorist, is known for his California landscapes and coastal images painted in a unique, almost abstract, style.
Stone studied at the University of California, Berkeley (B.A.). He also studied at the School of Medical Illustration in Boston, Massachusetts. Later he earned a Teaching Credential from San Jose State University.
Stone has been a member of the prestigious Carmel Art Association since 1972, serving on its Board of Directors on several occasions. He has served three (3) terms as that Association’s President. He is a recognized leader in the Monterey Peninsula art community.
William F. Stone, Jr. paintings have been exhibited at the Carmel Art Association Gallery, the Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, and various Galleries in the Monterey/Carmel area.
Carmel Art Association, Art & Artists on the Monterey Peninsula (Harbick)