William T. Wiley, multifaceted artist and educator integral to Bay Area art scene, dies at 83

William T. Wiley — a founder of the Bay Area Funk art movement who expanded into every medium and style of creation from watercolor to printmaking to giant sculptures in a career that lasted from 1960 until just a few months ago — died Sunday, April 25, at Marin General Hospital.


His death was due to complications from Parkinson’s disease, which he’d suffered from since 2014, said his son, Ethan Wiley. He was 83.

April 28, 2021