Paintings
Bathers
2018
Oil, acrylic and sawdust on linen.
16" x 19"
William Staples Paintings Oil, acrylic and charcoal on canvas.
Bird
2018
Oil, acrylic and charcoal on canvas.
14" x 17"
William Staples Paintings Oil, acrylic, sand, sawdust and wood on linen.
Tree
2013-18
Oil, acrylic, sand, sawdust and wood on linen.
19" x 24"
William Staples Paintings Oil and arcrylic on canvas.
Bathers
2018
Oil and arcrylic on canvas.
22" x 18"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand and wood on canvas.
Bird
2018
Oil, sand and wood on canvas.
14" x 16"
William Staples Paintings Oil, acrylic and thread on linen.
Dog
2018
Oil, acrylic and thread on linen.
8" x 8"
William Staples Paintings Oil and acrylic on canvas.
Sheep
2018
Oil and acrylic on canvas.
8" x 9"
William Staples Paintings Oil and acrylic on canvas.
Cow
2018
Oil and acrylic on canvas.
10" x 9"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand, sawdust and charcoal on canvas.
Clouds
2018
Oil, sand, sawdust and charcoal on canvas.
19" x 23"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sawdust, sand and wood on canvas.
Bather
2018
Oil, sawdust, sand and wood on canvas.
28" x 23"
William Staples Paintings Oil on canvas.
Bathers
2018
Oil on canvas.
28" x 23"
William Staples Paintings Oil, acrylic, wood and sawdust on canvas.
Trees
2018
Oil, acrylic, wood and sawdust on canvas.
24" x 18
William Staples Paintings Oil, acrylic and sand on canvas
Four Birds
2015-2017
Oil, acrylic and sand on canvas
20" x 24"
William Staples Paintings Oil, acrylic, wood, sawdust and sand on linen.
Tree
2017
Oil, acrylic, wood, sawdust and sand on linen.
9" x 10"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sawdust and sand on canvas.
Two Men (after Poussin).
2015, 2017
Oil, sawdust and sand on canvas.
23" x 27"
William Staples Paintings Oil, charcoal, sawdust and sand on canvas.
Clouds.
2017
Oil, charcoal, sawdust and sand on canvas.
15" x 18"
William Staples Paintings Oil, acrylic, sawdust and sand on canvas with metal leaf and acrylic on wood panel.
Cave.
2017
Oil, acrylic, sawdust and sand on canvas with metal leaf and acrylic on wood panel.
8" x 9"
William Staples Paintings
Cave (detail)
2017
William Staples Paintings Oil and wood on canvas.
Tree.
2017
Oil and wood on canvas.
21" x 25"
William Staples Paintings
Tree (detail)
2017
William Staples Paintings Oil on canvas.
Guitar Player (after Poussin).
2017
Oil on canvas.
20" x 28"
William Staples Paintings Oil and charcoal on canvas.
Clouds.
2016
Oil and charcoal on canvas.
15" x 20"
William Staples Paintings
Clouds (detail).
2016
William Staples Paintings Oil and acrylic on linen.
Cow.
2017
Oil and acrylic on linen.
9" x 10"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sawdust and sand on linen.
Sheep.
2017
Oil, sawdust and sand on linen.
9" x 11"
William Staples Paintings Oil, acrylic, sawdust and sand on canvas.
Bathers.
2017
Oil, acrylic, sawdust and sand on canvas.
24" x 25"
William Staples Paintings Oil on canvas.
Bathers
2016
Oil on canvas.
24" x 21"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand and sawdust on linen.
Bathers
2016
Oil, sand and sawdust on linen.
17" x 21"
William Staples Paintings Oil, acrylic, twine and wood on linen.
Tree
2015
Oil, acrylic, twine and wood on linen.
21" x 17"
William Staples Paintings Oil on canvas.
Horse
2014
Oil on canvas.
14" x 11"
William Staples Paintings Oil, charcoal and sand on canvas.
Building
2016
Oil, charcoal and sand on canvas.
11" x 14"
William Staples Paintings Oil, charcoal and sand on linen.
Building
2015
Oil, charcoal and sand on linen.
9" x 8"
William Staples Paintings Oil, twine and sand on canvas.
Bathers
2014
Oil, twine and sand on canvas.
23" x 24"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand, wood and twine on linen.
Tree
2014
Oil, sand, wood and twine on linen.
13" x 18"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand, sawdust, twine and wood on linen.
Path
2014
Oil, sand, sawdust, twine and wood on linen.
14" x 20"
William Staples Paintings oil, sand and sawdust on canvas.
Three Cows
2015
oil, sand and sawdust on canvas.
10" x 14 3/4"
William Staples Paintings Oil, acrylic and glitter on linen.
Sea Cliff
2015
Oil, acrylic and glitter on linen.
10" x 11"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand, sawdust and twine on canvas.
Tree
2015
Oil, sand, sawdust and twine on canvas.
18" x 20"
William Staples Paintings Oil, acrylic, wood, twine and gold leaf on canvas.
Windmill
2014
Oil, acrylic, wood, twine and gold leaf on canvas.
9" x 9"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand, sawdust and twine on canvas.
Sheep
2014
Oil, sand, sawdust and twine on canvas.
14" x 17"
William Staples Paintings Oil, and charcoal on canvas.
Bird
2016
Oil, and charcoal on canvas.
12" x 15"
William Staples Paintings Oil and sawdust on linen.
Guitar Player
2014
Oil and sawdust on linen.
12" x 10"
William Staples Paintings Oil and sawdust on canvas.
Castle
2012-15
Oil and sawdust on canvas.
9" x 12"
William Staples Paintings Oil, twine and sawdust on linen.
Trees
2015
Oil, twine and sawdust on linen.
13" x 17"
William Staples Paintings Oil on linen.
Dog
2014
Oil on linen.
8" x 8"
William Staples Paintings Oil on canvas.
Three Birds
2013-14
Oil on canvas.
24" x 26"
William Staples Paintings Water color, gouache and oil pastel on paper.
Three Birds
2015
Water color, gouache and oil pastel on paper.
20" x 32"
William Staples Paintings Water color, gouache, oil pastel and charcoal on paper.
Man (after Poussin).
2014
Water color, gouache, oil pastel and charcoal on paper.
20" x 32"
William Staples Paintings Oil on canvas and acrylic on wood panel.
Cloud
2010-15
Oil on canvas and acrylic on wood panel.
12" x 13 1/2"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand and twine on linen.
Bathers
2013
Oil, sand and twine on linen.
14" x 16"
William Staples Paintings Oil on canvas.
Dog
2013
Oil on canvas.
9" x 12"
William Staples Paintings Oil and sand on canvas.
Two Birds
2013
Oil and sand on canvas.
20" x 24"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand and charcoal on canvas.
Building
2012
Oil, sand and charcoal on canvas.
8" x 8"
William Staples Paintings Oil, arcylic, sand and wood on canvas.
Fog
2003-13
Oil, arcylic, sand and wood on canvas.
15 1/2" x 19"
William Staples Paintings Oil on linen.
Horse
2013
Oil on linen.
9" x 10"
William Staples Paintings Oil, acrylic, sand, wood and twine on linen.
May
2012
Oil, acrylic, sand, wood and twine on linen.
13" x 18"
William Staples Paintings Oil on canvas.
Bird
2013
Oil on canvas.
20" x 26"
William Staples Paintings Oil and string on canvas.
Moutain (after Poussin).
2012
Oil and string on canvas.
24" x 24"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand, sawdust, plastic, linen and metal on canvas.
Bridge
2011
Oil, sand, sawdust, plastic, linen and metal on canvas.
13" x 8"
William Staples Paintings Oil and wood on canvas.
Picture Framer
2007-11
Oil and wood on canvas.
18" x 21"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand and sawdust on canvas.
Sheep (after Millet).
2011
Oil, sand and sawdust on canvas.
24' x 26"
William Staples Paintings Oil, acrylic and sawdust on canvas.
Bather
2011
Oil, acrylic and sawdust on canvas.
16" x 19"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand, sawdust, linen on canvas.
Guitar Player
2011
Oil, sand, sawdust, linen on canvas.
16" x 14 1/2"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand, rottenstone and linen on canvas.
Castle (after Ruisdael).
2010
Oil, sand, rottenstone and linen on canvas.
16" x 21"
William Staples Paintings Oil on canvas.
Moutain (after Poussin).
2010
Oil on canvas.
22" x 23"
William Staples Paintings Oil and acrylic on canvas.
Dog
2012
Oil and acrylic on canvas.
8" x 9"
William Staples Paintings Oil and enamel on canvas with acrylic on plexiglass.
Flowers
2010-11
Oil and enamel on canvas with acrylic on plexiglass.
28" x 21"
William Staples Paintings Oil on linen.
Horse
2011
Oil on linen.
8" x 9"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand and string on linen.
Bathers
2011
Oil, sand and string on linen.
12" x 17"
William Staples Paintings Oil and linen on canvas with silver leaf on wood panel.
Sea Cliff
2010
Oil and linen on canvas with silver leaf on wood panel.
16" x 20"
William Staples Paintings Oil on canvas.
Sea Cliff
2010
Oil on canvas.
16" x 20"
William Staples Paintings Oil, wood and canvas on linen  with gold leaf and bole on wood panel.
House
2010
Oil, wood and canvas on linen with gold leaf and bole on wood panel.
18" x 21"
William Staples Paintings Oil on canvas with gold mica on wood panel.
Grotto (after Courbet).
2010
Oil on canvas with gold mica on wood panel.
22" x 25"
William Staples Paintings Oil and linen on canvas with acrylic on wood panel.
Sander
2009
Oil and linen on canvas with acrylic on wood panel.
14" x 17"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand and wood on canvas with wood panel.
May
2009
Oil, sand and wood on canvas with wood panel.
28" x 30"
William Staples Paintings Oil on canvas.
Drinkers
2009
Oil on canvas.
17" x 21"
William Staples Paintings Oil and on canvas enamel with acrylic on wood panel.
Orange Door.
2009
Oil and on canvas enamel with acrylic on wood panel.
16" x 20"
William Staples Paintings Oil and sand on canvas with acrylic on plexiglass.
Flowers
2009
Oil and sand on canvas with acrylic on plexiglass.
24" x 28"
William Staples Paintings Oil on canvas.
River (after Corot).
2009
Oil on canvas.
31" x 36"
William Staples Paintings Oil on canvas with acrylic on wood panel.
Back Porch
2009
Oil on canvas with acrylic on wood panel.
11" x 14"
William Staples Paintings Oil, sand and wood on linen with gold leaf on wood panel.
Light House
2009
Oil, sand and wood on linen with gold leaf on wood panel.
11" x 13"
William Staples Paintings Oil on canvas.
Grotto (after Courbet).
2007
Oil on canvas.
16" x 18"
William Staples Paintings


An installation shot from "Paintings" at 65GRAND, Chicago, Illinios, 2009.