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  William Duffy
Nantucket Harbor
Oil on canvas
16 x 24 inches
William Duffy
Above Polpis
Oil on canvas
24 x 30 inches
William Duffy
Brant Point
Oil on canvas
8 x 12 inches
William Duffy
Polpis
Oil on canvas
8 x 10 inches
  William Duffy
Washington Street
Oil on canvas
8 x 10 inches
William Duffy
Polpis Harbor
Oil on canvas
8 x 12 inches
William Duffy
Quidnet
Oil on canvas
8 x 12 inches
Oscar Adler

(American, born 1948)

William P. Duffy is both a landscape painter and a marine painter and makes his home in the Catskill Mountains near the Hudson River in East Jewett, N.Y. He was born in Boston in 1948 and was educated at the Worcester Art Museum School/Clark University and the former Boston Architectural Center. He finds a great deal of inspiration for his landscapes and marines in Nantucket, the Azores, Ireland, Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and recently in N.Y.C. and along the Hudson River. His work can be seen in leading galleries in the northeast United States and is collected across the U.S. and abroad. He is a Fellow in The American Society of Marine Artists and his work has been exhibited in several art museums in the U.S.

William is a member of The Oil Painters of America and won an Award of Excellence at their national show in his first exhibition. William also won the Award for Excellence in his first exhibition at the Annual International Marine Art Exhibition held at the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Connecticut in 1997 followed by several Awards of Excellence in the years that followed. He has been the subject of articles in U.S. Art, Art Trends and Sea History.

Russ Kramer, President of The American Society of Marine Artists said this about William’s work: “Fellow William P. Duffy is a grandmaster of the elements in a painting which, in my opinion separate the truly great landscape painter from the rest of us mortals. The authenticity of different effects of light and atmosphere; deft, expressive brushwork and subtle modulation of colors within colors; and most extraordinarily, the ability, to evoke in the viewer a certain mood, elevates Bill’s work to the highest level.”

William is an artist member of the Copley Society in Boston and former Managing Fellow and current Fellow of The American Society of Marine Artists, which is an organization of 500 artist members and 27 Fellows. All of the Fellow artists are famous in the genres of Marine and Landscape painting. William is pleased and honored to call these artists both friends and colleagues. William recently wrote an article explaining and illustrating his painting technique for the ASMA quarterly journal.

From time to time William conducts painting workshops and has done so privately for eighteen years, in New York, Nantucket and Cape Cod and at: Lyme Academy College of Fine Art, Ct.; Lyme and Rowayton Art Associations, Ct.; Portland Museum of Art School, Me.

Many museums have exhibited Bill’s paintings, including the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum – St. Michaels, Maryland; Noyes Museum of Art – Oceanville, New Jersey; Spartanburg Art Museum – Spartanburg, South Carolina; New Bedford Art Museum – New Bedford, Massachusetts.