William Hoey

"Conch on the Beach" Realist Still Life, 20th Century



Oil Paint


Lovely oil on canvas titled "Conch on the Beach" by William "Bill" Hoey. Painting has wonderful color and composition and is framed in a gold leaf frame.

Artist Biography

Professor Hoey was born on May 9, 1930, in Abilene, Texas. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees in art from The University of Texas. Professor Hoey, considered a "magic realist" painter of the American Southwest, was well known for his work in still life and portraiture. Hoey operated two galleries in Austin, the Carriage House Gallery and the SOHO Gallery and taught at the Houston Museum of Fine Art's Glassell School as well as in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas.


H 13 in x W 15 in x D 2 in