William Wind McKim
(1916 - 1995)
William Wind McKim was active/lived in Missouri, Kansas. William McKim is known for prints, painting, illustrations, cartoons.
Biography William Wind McKim
The following biography was submitted in June of 2006:
Well known for his highly representational egg tempera paintings of birds and animals, and his artisanship in printmaking and lithography, William Wind McKim was born on May 13, 1916 in Independence, Missouri.
At a young age, McKim began his sketches of the vast western landscape and wildlife in the course of relocation with his minister father from Utah to Missouri.
After graduating High School in 1934, he attended the Kansas City Art Institute, but soon dropped out due to the financial hardship of the Great Depression. After re-enrolling as a part-time student, McKim received a Howard Vanderslice Scholarship with the assistance of his two professors Jo
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