William Ivey
(1919 – 1992)


Born in 1919 in Seattle, Washington, William Ivey began his education in the arts at the Cornish School. After a brief stint in the army, Ivey enrolled at the California School of Fine Arts in San Francisco, studying under Abstract Expressionist master Clyfford Still. Ivey received much success during his lifetime, earning a Ford Foundation Purchase Award in 1960 and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1962.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 1964 Seattle Art Museum

1966 Galerie Arnaud

1975 Seattle Art Museum

1989 Henry Art Gallery

Selected Group Exhibitions

 1948 California Palace of the Legion of Honor

1948 Addison Gallery of American Art

2006 Pulliam Gallery

2011 Museum of Northwest Art

2012 Tacoma Art Museum

2012 Gordon Woodside Gallery

2013 Tacoma Art Museum

2013 Museum of Northwest Art

Selected Collections

Seattle Art Museum

Portland Art Museum

Museum of Northwest Art

Whatcom Museum