Mr. Schock was born in Brazil, studied at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and received a degree in education at Kent State University. A veteran of World War II, he was corporal in the U.S. Army from 1942 to 1945, where he served in North Africa and Europe. Mr. Schock painted large-scale human figures with stark, monumental presence. Mr. Schock was a teacher at Kent State University for 25 years.

Works by William Schock