William T. Ayton


The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) series features 30 paintings depicting each of its 30 Articles. Honored at the United Nations on the 60th Anniversary of Human Rights Day (December 10, 2008), the Ayton UDHR art exhibit has been shown at the UN Palais des Nations in Geneva, World Expo ’92 in Seville, the National Arts Centre of Canada, the U.S. Senate Rotunda, the San Francisco Veterans’ War Memorial and Performing Art Center, The Peace Museum in Chicago, The International Cultural Centre in Krakow, Poland, and other venues during its international tours (1991-1998), with support from the U.N., the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, and the United Nations Association.