William Werrbach

Bainbridge Island

acrylic 18x24

William Werrbach is a Seattle native born in 1925 and a serious painter for more than fifty years. His paintings have been honored with awards and one-man shows in museums and galleries, and are enjoyed by serious collectors as well as the public. An alumnus of the Art Students League of New York he studied with world famous painter Yasuo Kuniyoshi. He served for seven years on the Washington State Arts Commission and over ten years on the Art Advisory Board of the Seattle Community College.

He has been interviewed on radio, his paintings featured on television, and been the subject of various written articles. Seattle’s Frye Art Museum presented Werrbach with its prestigious Adolphe Monticelli Award. He was one of four persons nominated for the National Walter Hirtens Award given in recognition for a lifetime of effort to improve artists rights and working conditions. He is a Life Member of the Art Students League of New York, the Puget Sound Group of Northwest Painters and the Society of Professional Graphic Artists.