Technique: In portraits, Bill captured people’s stories and personalities through natural posing. In production, Bill added variety and depth. He developed a technique for digital backdrops to complement the photos.
He printed photos on unique mediums, such as metals or watercolor paper, often doing his own matting and framing, too.
Organizations: According to Bill's obituary, Bill was active in the Lemont and Homer Township Chambers of Commerce. He helped found the Lemont Artists Guild; was president, treasurer and general board member of the Lemont Historical Society and served as director of the Alliance of Fine Arts for nine years.
He remained on the board for the Alliance of Fine Arts and helped produce the Best of the Best fine arts show for more than 20 years.
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