William Billy Blackburn
(1908 - 1993)
William (Billy) Thomas Blackburn was active/lived in California, North Carolina. William Billy Blackburn is known for narrative, regionalist painting, commercial design.
Biography William (Billy) Blackburn
The following biography is submitted by Barry G. Huffman, who wrote the
text for the article, "William Thomas Blackburn: An Artist Comes Home", published in American Art Review,
April 2006. Huffman was the Guest Curator for an exhibition of
work by Blackmun, May 6-August 27, at the Hickory Museum of Art,
Hickory, North Carolina.
The story of Billy Blackburn is the story of a man, who as a young boy,
dared to dream of a life as an artist who could create images that
would impact the world he knew. He was able to achieve the
first-rate education, the training, the travel and the contacts that
very few young men from the rural South could hope to have.
Blackburn returned home from E
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