As a documented artist in the Archives of Oral Art History Program and invited to the Archives Research Collections in Washington, DC. As a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and the Illinois Arts Council, he has participated in many one-person invitational and group exhibitions. He is widely published both nationally and internationally. His art is represented in numerous private and public collections. Following is a selected group of museums exhibiting his sculpture. William Carlson resides and has his studio in the Berkshires of Massachusetts.