1960-61 M. A. American University, Washington, D.C.
1960 Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
1957-59 Accademia de Belli Arti, Florence, Italy
1957 B.A. American University, Washington, D.C.
1950-52 Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C.
1948-50 Abbott School of Art, Washington, D.C.
1969-2003 Professor, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
1990-2002 Director, Smith Distinguished Visiting Artist Program, GWU, Washington, D.C.
1965-1969 Instructor, Corcoran School of Art, Washington, D.C.
1964 Teacher, Painting and Drawing, St. Alban’s School, Washington, D.C.
1961 Teacher, Painting and Drawing, Madeira School, Greenway, VA
1959-61 TA, Painting and Drawing, American University, Washington, D.C.
FINE ARTS PROGRAM DIRECTOR
1996 Co-director, Summer Fine Arts Program, George Washington University, Corfu, Greece
1986 The Gems of the Museums, Museum Tour, England, Holland, Belgium, France and Italy
1986 Plein Aire Landscape Painting Seminar, Tuscany, Italy
1985 Spring Painting Seminar, Warrenton, Virginia
1977-79 Summer Fine Arts Program, George Washington University, Brittany, France
M– USEUM ACQUISITIONS
2013 The Ringling Museum, Sarasota, FL.
2013 The Huntington Museum and Library, San Marino, CA
2011 The National Gallery of Art, Corcoran Collection, Washington, DC
1992 Ogunquit Museum of Fine Arts, Ogunquit, ME
1985 Unites States Army Museum, Washington, DC
1983 National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
1982 Corcoran Gallery of Art. Washington, DC
1977 Speed Museum of Art, Louisville, KY
1975 Washington County Museum, Hagerstown, MD
SELECTED WORKS AND COMMISSIONS IN PUBLIC SPACES
2009 Jefferson at Monticello: The Thomas Jefferson Visitors Center, Monticello, Charlottesville,VA
2008 Dolley Madison rescuing the portrait of George Washington: The Montpelier Visitors Center, Madison, VA
2008 James Madison presenting the Bill of Rights: The Montpelier Visitors Center, Madison, VA
2007 A View of the Soldiers Home in Lincoln’s Time: The Lincoln Cottage Visitor Center, Washington, D.C
2002 A Loudoun County Story: The Thomas Balch Library, Leesburg, VA
1996 The Great Odyssey of Medicine: Cyrus Vesuna Conference Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Fairfax, VA
1995 Portrait commission, Goldman Sachs, Inc., New York, NY
1989 Lobby Painting, Oliver T. Carr Corporation, Washington, DC
1988 Lobby Paintings, Oliver T. Carr Corporation, Washington, DC
1987 Painting Kettler, & Scott, Vienna, VA
1986 Painting, Aetna Insurance Company, Reston, VA
1986 Mural, ISN Corporation, Vaswani Building, Rockville, MD
1985 Today’s Army Proud and Ready/Leadership: Department of Defense, Washington, DC
1983 Space Shuttle Launch, Orbital Flight STS-7: NASA, Washington, DC
1982 Paintings, Charles E. Smith Companies, Alexandria, VA
1982 Painting, J. W. Marriott Corporation, Washington, DC
1982 The Memorial Day Parade: City Hall, Rockville, MD
1981 Paintings, J. W. Marriott Corporation, Crystal Gateway Hotel, Alexandria, VA
1979 Idyllic Scenes: Clyde’s of Tyson’s Corner, McLean, VA,
1976 Portrait of John Paul Jones: National Park Service, Harper’s Ferry, WV
1975 Portrait of Benjamin Franklin for the Bicentennial Poster: National Park Service, Harper’s Ferry, WV
Aarons, Leroy. Artist Refuses to Non-Conform; The Washington Post; October 23, 1966
Benson, Legrace N. The Washington Scene: Some Preliminary Notes on the Development of Art in Washington, DC; Art International. Vol. 13, December 10, 1969
Bowers, David. Commemorative Coins of the United States; Bowers & Merena, 1991
Coleman, Nichols. Washington’s Hottest Artists; Washingtonian; September 1985
Conroy, Sarah Booth. Realism Back in Art? The Washington Post; May 17, 1971
Dupris, Georgia. Two Artists, Two Perspectives on the Nature of Life; Palm Beach Post Times; January 19, 1975
Dyson, Kathy. Artist Likes Area’s Seclusion; The Fauquier Times Democrat; March 7, 1985
-Making Art in Washington: The Washington Show; Catalog of The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, 1985
-Art Gallery… Restaurant…or Both; The Washington Star, May 15, 1980
-Alive With Knowledge, Translated from Eye to Hand; The
Washington Star; May 13, 1974
-Woodward’s Stubborn Fight Against the Tide; The Washington Star; May 4, 1969
-Geddes, Jean. A Long View of Medicine; The Washington Post, June, 1996
Iddings, John. New Designer Emerges; Coinage; Ventura, California, June, 1989
– Washington Nous Envoyer Ses Eleves de Beaux Arts; Le Telegramme; March 16, 1977
– Camaret: Avec Nos Amis Les Artistes; Le Telegramme. August 3, 1963
Lewis, Jo Ann.
– Sun Drenched Seclusion; The Washington Post; February 11, 1981
– Bolder Boulders; The Washington Post; March 2, 1985
McAllister, Bill. Coincidence of Design? ; The Washington Post; March 24, 1989
McCoy, Mary. Integrating Art and Life; The Washington Post; June 25, 1992
The New Yorker; Woodward at Hirschl & Adler; May 1971
-Un Americain en Bretagne; Le Telegramme; July 25, 1961
– William Woodward, Le Peintre Americain; Le Telegramme; August, 14, 1971
– William Woodward, Le Peintre de Washington; Le Telegramme de Brest et le Ouest. July 26, 1984
Reynolds, Theresa. Bill Woodward’s Big Art; Fauquier Magazine; Vol. 5, No. 12, Winter, 1992-93
Richard, Paul. Washington’s Most Skillful Painters; The Washington Post. November, 10, 1971
Schwartz, Madeleine. Coming, The Greatest Mural on Earth; American Artist. March 1992
– Washington Mannerists, or the Foresight to Look Backward; Americas. Vol. 19, No. 1, January 1967
-Arte de America: 25 Anos de Critica. Ediciones Gaglianone; Buenos Aires, 1979
-49 Artistas de las Americas un ltinerario Poetico; Ediciones Gaglianone; Buenos Aires, 1984
Sullivan, Terry. The Best of Sketching and Drawing; Rockport Publishers, Gloucester, Ma., 1998
Thomas Balch Library Mural: A Loudoun County Story;
Friends of The Thomas Balch Library Marquis; 2001-2002
Thompson, Rachel, and Poland, Charles. History as Art, Balch Ball to Unveil History Mural; The Journal of Loudoun County; November 1, 2002, pgs. 1, 28, 29 and 54
The Washington Post: Local Artist Chosen to do Rockville Mural,
April, 21, 1982
The Washington Post: William Woodward at Fendrick Gallery,
December 29, 1990
Wechsler, Jill. William Woodward: Traditional Themes, Modern Methods; American Artist. December, 1976
Weingrod, Carmi. Larger Than Life: “The Intrigue of Giant Paintings; American Artist. July, 1996