Bill Willis / Bio & CV

 

Bill Willis lives in Houston, Texas.

 

SOLO & TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016 Simple Taste is Popular, Art Palace, Houston, TX
2013 Bill Willis: New Paintings, The Joanna, Houston, TX
2010 Bill Willis / Raul Mitra, The Joanna, Houston, TX
2009 Bill Willis 40: Best Birthday Ever, The Joanna, Houston, TX
2003 L.A. Bentos, Jazz Bakery, Culver City, CA

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 Squatters, Makebish, New York, NY
2015 Summer Party Too, Hello Project, Houston, TX
2013 Group Show, The Brandon Contemporary Art, Houston, TX
2011 Dis, Dat, Deez, and Doz, Deaux, The Joanna, Houston, TX
2011 18 for the Money, Lone Star Studios, San Antonio, TX
2009 Dis, Dat, Deez, and Doz, The Joanna, Houston, TX
2007 Fucked, Sean Flournoy & Carole Smith, Houston, TX
2006 Luck of the Draw, Diverseworks, Houston, TX
2006 5×7: Art Splurge & Exhibition, Arthouse, Austin, TX
2005 New Texas Paintings, Diverseworks, Houston, TX
2005 Blue Star/Red Dot, Blue Star Contemporary Art Space, San Antonio, TX
2002 Are Friends Electric?  www.arefriendselectric.com
2002 Summer Drawings, Mixture Contemporary Art, Houston, TX
2002 Petcentric, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
2002 $Million Dollar Hotel$ and Clown Town, Holiday Inn Select, Houston, TX
2001 First Blush: New Painting from Houston, Colgate University, Hamilton NY, & Pyramid Art Center, Rochester NY
2000 XCXL: Exquisite Corpse Extra Large, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
2000 Objects of Desire, Art Scan Gallery, Houston, TX
1999 How’s My Driving? (mobile exhibition in an 18 wheeler,) Fotofest, Houston, TX
1998 Talented Americans, Art League, Houston, TX

 

EDUCATION

1997 Master of Fine Art in Painting, University of Houston, Houston, TX
1992 Bachelors of Fine Art in Painting, University of Texas, Austin, TX