William Root (born 1957) is a painter and printmaker

with a keen interested in incorporating mixed media

as well as photographic processes into his work.

After graduating with a BFA in painting/printmaking

from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 1980 he began

experimenting with a wide variety of techniques,

processes and subjects. In addition he worked at the

Cleveland Museum of Art from 1980-1990 in both the

exhibition and conservation departments. In 1990 he

moved to Belgium along with his wife Mindy, also an

artist. He worked as an art educator at SHAPE

International School in Casteau, Belgium from 1993-

2018. He also participated in print residencies in

Venice, Italy, Assisi, Italy, Skopelos, Greece and

Barcelona Spain. In 2018 he relocated to Sedona,

Arizona and is owner of The Root Art

Studio in Jerome. Root has had one person

exhibitions in Paris, Venice, and other locations in

Europe and the US and has work in many public and

private art collections, including the permanent

collection of BP Europe Headquarters in London,