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William Ayton

School Of Art
Visiting Artist
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1505
Biography: 

Born northern UK. Lived in England, Scotland, Spain, France & USA. Exhibited & published widely USA, Europe, etc. Major works include series on Universal Declaration of Human Rights, The War Room. Latest major installation is Augmented Reality piece "New Babel" in NYC. Married to Diana Ayton-Shenker, CEO of Leonardo ISAST (International Society for Arts, Sciences & Technology). Has 3 children who are all in science fields. Notable achievement: having an illustration on the Op-Ed page of the New York Times (Aug 6, 2001).

His work concerns social issues, humanity, myth & imagination.

Education: 

Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland. BA (Hons) in Fine Arts (Drawing & Painting)
Leicester Polytechnic, England. PGCE (Art Education)

Images
Narcissus

Narcissus

Acrylic on canvas, 1992.
New Dawn Fades

New Dawn Fades

Oil on panel, 2019
New Babel AR

New Babel AR

Augmented Reality installation, Union Sq. NYC, 2019.
Spiral Sky

Spiral Sky

Acrylic on panel, 2019.
The Amazing Unraveling Man

The Amazing Unraveling Man

Brush & ink on paper, 2019.
Head

Head

Pen & ink on paper, 2000.
The Loneliest One

The Loneliest One

Brush & ink on paper, 2008.
Oedipus

Oedipus

Brush & ink on paper, 2010.
Fleur du Mal

Fleur du Mal

Acrylic on board, 2017.
Humanity

Humanity

Brush & ink on paper, 2017.
The Hive

The Hive

Brush & ink on paper, 2015.
Mother & Child

Mother & Child

Brush & ink & brushpen on paper, 2018.
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
ART 494Special Topics
ART 598Special Topics
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