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Morning Dusting Above Boulder by William Frew
Sunrise Above Boulder by William Frew
Lake Tahoe Panorama by William Frew
Sacred Heart by William Frew teacher
Early Morning North Atlantic Convoy WW II by William Frew
Convoy Morning North Atlantic WWII by William Frew
Gentle Sunrise above Boulder Photo by William Frew
Early AM Above Boulder-Photo by William Frew
Sunrise Above Boulder-Photo by William Frew
Boulder Lovers of Jazz Summer party by William Frew
Early Snow South Boston by William Frew
Worlds End Boat by William Frew
To The Surf by William Frew
Swordfish Beach Club by William Frew
A Day For The Beach by William Frew
End Of A Beautiful Day by William Frew
Surf Play by William Frew
The Beach at Plymouth by William Frew
Out of Season by William Frew
Early Color on Esplanade by William Frew
Vatican Contemplation by William Frew
Autumn Serenity by William Frew
Tower Falls by William Frew
Still Flying High by William Frew
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About William Frew
I was brought up in South Boston. I went to the Gate of Heaven School in South Boston until midway through the 8th grade when I had to enter a boarding school due to a death in the family. I attended high school at Mt. St. Charles Academy in Woonsocket,R.I. and then Boston University.
I was an Aviation Cadet in the Air Force and then flew KC-135 jet tankers in the Strategic Air Command for almost eight years. I then left the Air Force and flew as a pilot with TWA for 30 years. One year into my career with TWA I was sidetracked for a few months because I was the victim of a random shooting in Kansas City where I was training for International flights. I got one shot in the back from a range of a few inches and managed to duck a few more shots that followed. Fortunately I was able to continue flying after a few months recuperation.
My wife Renee Heenan was a flight attendant with TWA. Renee passed away in 1994 of breast cancer. I have a son Joseph, who is a graduate of Stetson University, Florida and a daughter Nora.
I started painting in the Air Force while stationed in Oklahoma and North Dakota after seeing another officer in the BOQ (bachelor officer quarters) have success in his initial attempts to paint. I continued painting a short while after joining TWA. Due to the time demands of commuting to fly from JFK in NY and the family I had to give up painting for a while. I started painting again about 10 years ago. I had no formal training in painting but I read as many instruction books as I can. I also have a good friend, Frank Strazzulla, who is a member of the prestigious Guild of Boston Artists. Whenever I visit his studio I pick his brains and learn a great deal. I took my first class in painting outdoors from Frank in September, 2005.
I joined the South Boston Arts Association and have found it to be an amazing group of highly intelligent and talented people who are very supportive of each other. That support enabled me to have the nerve to exhibit some paintings at a street festival for the first time. I was amazed to find that some people liked my work. I have exhibited in a number of shows in Quincy since and have won four awards there.
Exhibits and awards:
Quincy Art Association September Artsfest â€“
2002- Third award , Members category
2004 - Second award, Juried art category
2004 - Best Quincy Park Painting
2006 â€“ Second award â€“ Members category
South Boston Street Festival â€“ 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006,2007,2008
South Boston Arts Association Open Studios â€“ 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,2008
South Boston Arts Association group exhibit in Boston City Hall, July, 2004
Quincy Marina Bay Art Fest, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,2008
Sovereign Bank, South Boston, Nov., Dec. 2004, Jan, 2005
Crane Library, Quincy, Ma. April 1 â€“ 29, 2005
375 views of Boston, Boston City Hall, May -Oct. 2005 -3 paintings â€“ Mayorâ€™s Gallery
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