William Hicks Biography

William Hicks

American

1895-1950

Biography

William Hicks was born in Brooklyn, New York on August 24, 1895. Hicks was a WPA artist in New York from 1935-1941. His work was exhibited at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Society of American Etchers, and the Federal Art Gallery. His work is in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress. It appears that he died in 1950, though a major museum lists his death as 1995, at 100 years old.