John Will

About John Will

John Will was born in Waterloo, Iowa in 1939 and moved to Canada in 1971. He holds a BA from the University of Northern Iowa and an MFA from the University of Iowa. He was a Fulbright fellow to Amsterdam and he has been a visiting artist over 30 institutions. In 1965 he was a visiting artist at Yale University where he thought he knew everything. In 1997 he was a visiting artist at Keyano College in Ft. McMurray, the site of the Canadian tar sands and he began to realize he knows nothing. (It only took him 32 years.)