Milieu Magazine Fall 2023 Issue

William’s life-size bronze bust, Diadji, is featured in interior designer Betsy Brown’s Chattanooga home.


Salmagundi Club Figurative Exhibition

William’s painting of Loredana was selected for SCNY fall exhibition, August 28 to September 29, 2023.

Profile, Garden & Gun

“How a downtown loft became the ideal launchpad for a young artist with old-world style.”
June/July 2023 issue of Garden & Gun.

Birmingham Lifestyle, The Local Love Issue

“The only way the [sight-size] technique can be passed down is through apprenticeship.”

Profile, Create Birmingham

“I look for subtlety. Being able to capture the feeling underneath a calm exterior is challenging…and that’s what I aim for—to capture personality and emotion that isn’t always outwardly expressed.”

Solo Exhibition

William’s portraits, sculptures, and still lifes are on display at Canary Gallery, 2201 Second Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama.

Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2020

William Rushton’s “Woman with a Red Earring” was selected for the juried Annual Exhibition of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in London—one of the most noteworthy international exhibitions in contemporary portraiture. For a virtual tour of the exhibition, click here: