His paintings capture the beauty that can’t be seen by the camera. He is a landscape artist of the Canadian Rockies. Bill has hiked and skied into Lake O’Hara a number of times. Many of his painting are of Lake O’Hara and other locations such as Mt. Assiniboine, the Bugaboos. He has been to Nepal twice so some of the images are of the Everest Area. Bill is a self-taught Alberta landscape artist working in oils and watercolours. He has always been interested in art from an early age, taking courses at Alberta College of Art when he was 12. A retired teacher from Rocky View School Division and Bow Valley College, who briefly taught art, but taught computer science, math and business. Bill graduated from University of Alberta in Commerce and the University of Calgary in Education. His work is rooted in his hikes and ski trips in Alberta’s mountains. He is a landscape artist of the Canadian Rockies and is inspired by the beauty of Alberta, from the mountains to the prairies. ‘We are fortunate living in Alberta as we have some magnificent landscapes’. Bill also enjoys doing portraits. He is a member of the Calgary Artists’ Society.
Everest Base Camp