William has now been painting for over a decade. Having moved from Yorkshire to London, he continues to work with a bold use of colour and texture producing evocative abstract paintings that offer a challenge to the viewer whilst maintaining a satisfying aesthetic inspired by his surroundings and his memories.
Graduating from Edinburgh College of Art he has since exhibited his mixed-media paintings at several galleries in the north of England, including 108 Fine Art and the Mercer Art Gallery, Harrogate. He has previously been shortlisted for the prestigious New Light Art Prize and has been selected for the Great North Art Show amongst others. His painting, 'Swinsty in Autumn' was the 2019 winner of the Best Picture Award at the 20th Anniversary Ilkley Art Show.
A selection of his work is available from Catesbys, Broadway, Chantry House Gallery, Ripley, Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, Molly and Maud's Place, and Sunny Bank Mills, or you can view his latest work here.