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William Chadwick

(American, 1879–1962)

barn near old lyme by william chadwick

William Chadwick

Barn Near Old Lyme

Biography

Timeline

1879
Born in Yorkshire, England
1882
Immigrated to the United States when his family left their home in England to settle in Holyoke, MA
1901
During the summer of 1901, Chadwick traveled to Rome, visiting museums and art galleries and studying the work of the Old Masters
1902
Made his first visit to the Old Lyme Art Colony located on the coast of Connecticut
1912
Traveled to Europe, spending much of his time in Rome
1915
Returning to America, Chadwick and his family settled in Old Lyme, where he quickly became an important member of the colony and continued to carry on the Impressionist tradition
1924 - 1926
Taught at the Telfair Academy in Savannah, GA
1927
Telfair Academy honored Chadwick by hosting the first, and only, solo exhibition of his career
1962
Died in Old Lyme, CT
1994
The artist's studio was reconstructed on the grounds of the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, CT