About

Bill is an award winning member of the prestigious Texas Association of Professional Artists, National Western Artists Association, Southwest Society of Air Force Artists and an honorary member of the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame. He has been featured in several books, television productions, and magazines such as Southwest Art, Southwest Airlines, Texas Homes, and others. His work hangs in many prominent collections including Coca-Cola Company, Dr. Pepper Company, Dresser Industries, State Farm Insurance, 3M, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, State Bar of Texas, and several universities. Museums that have exhibited or archived his work include the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Canyon, The Lubbock Collection, Texas Tech University; Museum of the American West, Houston, Bywaters Research Collection on American Art and Architecture, Southern Methodist University, Dallas.

A native of the High Plains, Bill was raised on the family farm near Abernathy. He studied art at three Universities and taught public school art a few years before resigning to devote full time to his painting career. He recently relocated his home studio near the small town of Florence, at the edge of the Hill Country, about 17 miles west of Salado. 

Museum Exhibitions and/or Archives:

  • Bywaters Research Collection on American Art & Architecture, S. M. U.
  • Museum of the American West, Houston
  • National Ranching Heritage Center, Lubbock
  • Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Canyon
  • Texas Ranger Hall of Fame, Waco
  • The Lubbock Collection,
  • Texas Tech University

Collections:

  • 3M Corporation
  • Baylor University
  • Coca-Cola Company
  • Dr. Pepper Company
  • Dresser Industries
  • Oklahoma City Community College
  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Farm Insurance Company
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Tech University
  • United States Air Force
  • University of Texas

Memberships:

  • National Western Artists Association
  • Southwest Society of Air Force Artists
  • Texas Association of Professional Artists
  • Texas Wild Bunch