William H. Welch

Venice, Florida

1947 - 2018


November 9, 2018
Venice, Florida


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Beloved artist, William H. Welch, lost his battle with multiple myeloma on November 9th, 2018. In a rich career spanning more than 35 years, Bill gained international renown for his evocative work drawing from an expressive passion for light and color in the impressionist tradition.His work has...

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Years ago my husband and I became aware of William Welch's fine art. We visited his gallery on Nantucket and enjoyed meeting him there. In the late 80's my husband surprised me with a lovely framed Welch print at Christmas time. The next summer while on island we purchased another to hang with the first. They hang in our living room today. Years later we acquired a small painting which is cherished.

I only realized today, June 6, 2019 of Mr. Welch's death. We send deepest...

I was saddened to learn of Bill's passing. I'm sorry for your loss. Though I had known Bill but a short time, he was always welcoming with a hug and a kiss on the cheek. Bill would visit faithfully a dear elderly friend where I work. We miss seeing him.

I just left the Frangipani Gallery on Duval Street in KW and was saddened to learn of Mr Welch's passing. I have collected his paintings for a while and was fortunate to have him do a watercolor of my home here, which I will always treasure. A very kind and talented man. He will be missed.