Bill is a South Dakota native, living most of his life in the Lead-Deadwood area. As a student at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, SD, he began studying watercolor painting. His education consists of a B.S. in Fine Arts with a double major in Communication Art. Bill is a signature member of Artists of the Black Hills and Northern Plains Watercolor Society.
Along with watercolor painting, Bill has illustrated several safety manuals and accident prevention drawings for mining companies. The illustrations were done with pen and ink. Producing daily pencil sketches or doodles help maintain his drawing skills. Painting and drawing have and always will hold his attention.
Also, Bill has illustrated several coin designs. The designs reflected the labor force of our nation. He is familiar with producing artwork per a customer’s request and has painted several commissions.