Oil, plein air, 2016
12 x 16 in.
About the Artist:
William (Bill) Rogers is an Elected Member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour (CSPWC) of which he is currently the Past President. He is also a signature member of the Transparent Watercolor Society of America (TWSA) and the Societe Canadienne de l’Aquarelle (SCA).
He is an avid plein air painter in both oil and watercolor and has been juried into top plein air festivals in the USA and abroad where he has been the recipient of large number of awards. In 2016 he received awards from Paint Annapolis Plein Air, Mountain Maryland Plein Air, Paint the Peninsula Plein Air in Port Angeles WA, the Oil Painters of America Salon Show, and the Open Water Exhibition of the CSPWC in Toronto.
Painting the figure from life is also a regular discipline for Bill and many of these figures in watercolor, oil and pastel are part of his exhibitions and gallery consignments.
In May 2014, Bill served as the Royal Tour Artist for the 2014 Royal Tour of Canada by HRH Prince Charles and HRH Duchess of Cornwall. It was the experience of a lifetime. A number of the works completed from the tour are now in Prince Charles’ Personal Royal Collection.
See more of Bill’s work at www.williamrogersart.com.