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Bill Kolbe

 
Bill Kolbe Professor Emeritus Bill Kolbe taught art at SWT for 39 years--1964-2003. His whimsical style, sardonic wit, and technical skill made him a favorite of colleagues, students, and critics alike. An active University citizen, he served on the Faculty Senate and designed several Faculty Handbook covers. At 81, he continues to paint daily, and among other things publishes an annual calendar which features samples of his paintings. The total body of his work is enormous, but he is best known on campus for his University Christmas Cards, pictured below, watercolors which he produced during the decade 1982 through 1992. He lives in San Marcos with Ella, his wife of 57 years. Bill Kolbe

1982 Old and New The Kolbe Christmas Cards - Texas State Icons of the 80's 1983 Moon Glow
1982 Old and New Contact Bill 1983 Moon Glow

1984 River View 1985 The Mustangs 1986 The Storm of '85
1984 River View 1985 The Mustangs 1986 The Storm of '85

1987 Taylor-Murphy 1988 Transitions 1989 Aquatic Center
1987 Taylor-Murphy 1988 Transitions 1989 Aquatic Center

1990 Coming Attractions 1991 Foggy Christmas
1990 Coming Attractions 1991 Foggy Christmas