Born 1938, London.
William Pye went to Wimbledon School of Art followed by the Royal College of Art in London from 1961-65. He taught at the Central School of Art in London 1965-70, Norwich School of Art in1966 and Goldsmiths' College of Art in London 1970-75. He was Visiting Professor at California State University, Northridge in 1976.
He has completed numerous commissions for public buildings in this country, including King's Cross House, Pentonville Road, 1974, and Gatwick Airport Departure Lounge, 1986-1987, and in the USA, Fiesta Mall, Mesa, Arizona, 1976, and Eastgate Mall, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1978. Most of his work deploys highly reflective surfaces in what might be described as a kinetic manner. Many of them use water and air to create a sense of movement and sound.