William Ressler was born on a farm in Lancaster County. After serving in the U.S. Army engineers in the Phillipines he graduated from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia majoring in illustration. His subject matter has ranged from cartoons, architectural renderings and industrial themes. He is a member of the American Watercolor Society and a life member of the Philadelphia Watercolor Society. A reception will be held on Saturday, September 23rd from 1:00 to 3:00 in the C.X. Carlson Gallery.