Started out at the tender age of 6-8 years, replicating favourite cartoon characters of the time (whacky Races), moving onto realist art and a mixture of the two finding a love for design as the wrinkles crept in.
Moved to Southampton at 18 years of age achieving high grade qualifications in Fine Art, Graphic Design, Textiles, Ceramics and Photography at Eastleigh Art Foundation College in Hampshire. Being accepted at both Salisbury and Southampton Art Colleges achieving a Fine Art Degree and a National Diploma in Design.
Billy followed a career in the print trade for over 20 years establishing hands on skills to present day digital skills.
Now working as a full time artist diversifying in all aspects of art & design. Also currently teaching art and technique for the charity Reach Arts Inclusive, First City, Memory Cafe and set design for Marlborough House.
Listed in the International Directory of Contemporary Modern Artists, First Edition. Exhibiting locally at present, yet gaining recognition worldwide with a unique style.
Paintings owned and on display and rarely taken down in the UK, France, Argentina, Mexico, USA, Canada, Romania, Spain, Australia, Germany and New Zealand.
“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.”