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PORTFOLIO ARCHIVE COVER ART

The portfolio archive contains images of some of Bill’s art from the past few decades. We hope you enjoy seeing the progression of his work over the years.

Bill has had the opportunity to have his work featured on many magazine and book covers throughout the years, and it continues to be a frequent request he often consents to. But there is one publication who has featured Bill's work more than any other, and that is Western Horseman. His artwork has graced their cover thirty-one times, as of the July 2012 issue; and was the first artist to have a two-page fold out Western Horseman cover. These covers are all framed and proudly hanging in Bill's studio, so it felt appropriate that they be shared with viewers of his site. This page will be updated with recent covers from time to time. We hope you enjoy them!

 

PORTFOLIO ARCHIVE
 
 
 
 
 

A Lifetime in the Saddle
2003, Oil on canvas, 20” x 30”

And Still Fighting
1984, Oil, 28” x 40”

Batchin' and Patchin'
1977, Bronze, 10” H

 
 
 
 
 

Bill's first known piece of art
Pastel, 8” x 10”

Bull Headed
2006, Oil on canvas, 24” x 30”

Cattle on the Horizon
2005, Oil on canvas, 24” x 36”

 
 
 
 
 

Cowboss Scattering the Hands
1996, Oil on linen, 38” x 48”

First Day of the Fall Works
1983, Oil on canvas, 28” x 40”

Gold Dust
2005, Oil on canvas, 24” x 36”

 
 
 
 
 

In a Hurry
2007, Oil on canvas, 16” x 20”

Laying a Heel Trap
1973

Moving the Remuda
1996, Oil on linen, 22” x 36”

 
 
 
 
 

Mustangs of the Santa Maria
1996, Oil on linen, 24” x 36”

No Place for a Gunsel
1973, Oil, 30” x 40”

On the Drags
1995, Oil, 30” x 40”

 
 
 
 
 

Ooh-ha!
2006, Oil on canvas, 32” x 32”

Peek-a-boo
2005, Oil on canvas, 16” x 20”

R and R
2007, Oil on canvas, 18” x 24”

 
 
 
 
 

Reluctant
1984, Oil, 18” x 24”

Rocky
2005, Watercolor on paper,
20” x 10”

CO Bar Roundup
2004, Triptych - Oil on canvas, center 24” x 32” & sides 24" x 20"

 
 
 
 
 

Soaking Wet
1992, Oil, 20” x 24”

Starving Cowboy
1986, Bronze, 26” H x 14” L

Surprise Encounter
1992, Oil on linen, 24” x 30”

 
 
 
 
 

Takin’ the Jerk
1978, Bronze, 20” H x 15” L

The Ambush
1984, Oil, 30” x 48”

The Cutting Horse
1979, Bronze, 22” x 26” x 11”

 
 
 
 
 
The Matriarch
2002, Watercolor on paper,
14” x 20”

Three Little Pigs
2003, Oil on canvas, 24” x 30”

Watering Hole
2006, Oil on canvas, 24” x 36”

 
 
 
 
 

When Ropes Sing
2005, Oil on canvas, 32” x 50”

When the Evening Sun
Goes Down

2006, Oil on canvas, 20” x 44”

Study for The Ranch Horse

 
     
     
 

The Ranch Horse
2003, Bronze, 29” x 5” x 8-1/2”

 
 
COVER ART



 
 
 
 
 

Western Horseman
August 2003
Fixin' to Lay a Trip

Western Horseman
June 2003
Soggy 'n Wet

Western Horseman
March 2002
Leadin' in a Maverick

 
 
 

Western Horseman
On the Rocks
This article appeared in the January 2000 publication.

 
 
 
 
 

Western Horseman
October 2001
Flanking Calves

Western Horseman
January 2000
Fort Rock Cowboy

Western Horseman
January 1999
Cowboss of the Diamond A

 
 
 
 
 

Western Horseman
February 1998 (Fold-out cover)
Mustangs of the Santa Maria

Western Horseman
November 1997
Surprise Encounter

Western Horseman
April 1996
On the Drags

 
 
 
 
 

Western Horseman
October 1995
Moving Camp at Windmill

Western Horseman
December 1994
...And to all a Good Night

Western Horseman
April 1994
Jumping the Slick Ears

 
 
 
 
 

Western Horseman
June 1993
Reluctant

Western Horseman
October 1991
Lickety-Split

Western Horseman
February 1991
Not Exactly Banker's Hours

 
 
 
 
 

Western Horseman
September 1987
When the Honeymoon's Over

Western Horseman
June 1986
Converting a Maverick

Western Horseman
June 1984
5 A.M. on the Cataract

 
 
 
 
 

Western Horseman
August 1983
Orejanos on the Big Sandy

Western Horseman
August 1982
Break of Dawn

Western Horseman
February 1982
Counting CO Bar Cattle

 
 
 
 
 

Western Horseman
February 1981
First Saddle

Western Horseman
October 1980
Rimfired

Western Horseman
February 1979
Winter Range

 
 
 
 
 

Western Horseman
August 1978
Another Bronc

Western Horseman
February 1978
Blanco Flat

Western Horseman
September 1977
No Place for a Gunsel

 
 
 
   

Western Horseman
December 1976
Christmas Saddle

Western Horseman
November 1975
Colt Branding at Tom Moore

 
 
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