William Blakesley was born in 1921 in Columbus, OH. He received a BFA in 1946 from The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. Blakesley has been the subject of several solo exhibitions, including at Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI (1972); Zanesville Art Institute, Zanesville, OH; and the Toledo Museum of Fine Arts, Toledo, OH (1949, 1969). Blakesley died in 2012 in Oak Bluffs, MA.
Bio and website updated as of 2023.