William Charles McNulty (1889–1963) was an American artist, who created realistic etchings and drawings of New York. He was born in Ogden, Utah. He studied art in 1908 and 1909 at the Art Students League in New York, where he also later taught. He was a successful editorial cartoonist for the Seattle Star. Works by McNulty are housed in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Public Library, the Newark, Detriot and Whitney Museums, the U.S. Library of Congress and the University of Nebraska.McNulty started as a newspaper artist in Nebraska and Montana, but wasn't content to stay there. In New York, he studied at the league between 1907 and 1909. After returning to the journalism field, going to New Orleans and Seattle, he took up printmaking under the encouragement of Joseph Pennell, founder of the graphic arts department at the Art Students League. He worked in the League and was exhibiting prints by 1927. He had prints included in the first International Exhibition of Etching organized by the Art Institute of Chicago in 1932, and the institute continued to display his work until 1946.In 1931, he began teach at the Art Students League. He taught until 1958.