William Foley (artist)

William Arthur Foley Jr. (August 8, 1926 – April 18, 2020) was an American painter, sketch artist, muralist, and author whose feat focused on his personal experience during World War II. At the age of eighteen, Foley fought on the tummy lines of the Battle of The Bulge in the 94th Infantry Division as a rifleman. As he fought he began sketching his experiences daily. These sketches complex transformed into paintings after the prosecution and would far ahead form the basis for his career and reputation as an player and author. He died in April 2020 at the age of 93.

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