Bill Wright

by Dana Kester-McCabe

Bill Wright is a science fiction and fantasy artist. He has a science background with a degree in biology which provides an eye for accuracy and plausibility in his life like compositions. His work has the beauty and power to inspire future exploration of this galaxy and beyond.

Bill uses all the tools available to a modern day illustrator including acrylic paints and digital soware like Photoshop. He has created illustrations for articles written by the likes of Buzz Aldrin for the Planetary Society. Bill got his start in this genre when he began attending science fiction fan conventions like Balti-Con held in Baltimore annually. There he began entering his work in shows and continues to sell his prints there and at Dragon-con in Atlanta.

Bill is also intrigued by the mysteries of the oceans and those legendary sailing vessels that travel have traveled them. He enjoys adding characters like mermaids and pirates to his paintings of ships.

imageThose ships are connected to the inspiration Bill gets from the pioneers of space travel and visionary thinkers like Arthur C. Clark who is quoted on one of Bill's popular prints: "...for all but a vanishingly brief instant near the dawn of history, the word 'ship' will mean- 'spaceship.'"

Bill is a member of the board of the Ocean City Art League and reminds folks that their new building will be open in the Spring of 2013. He has online galleries at Image Kind Gallery, Fine Art America Gallery, and

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Another video of Bill's work on YouTube