Bill Davidson is a nationally known artist and teacher represented in galleries in several states in the Untied States. Bill has been received and juried into many national and regional competitions including; 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012 Oil Painters of America National and Regional Shows; the American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA) 2008 & 2009 National Traveling Museum Show; The International Marine Art Exhibition at the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport, 2008-2014; Paint America 2008 Top 100, Top 200, Two Top Mini 100 Oil Painters of America, 2006, 2007, 2009; Regional Show National Arts for the Parks 2006, Top 100 Mini Show & Top 200. Selected Exhibitions include: Western Visions Artist, National Wildlife Museum, Jackson Hole, WY, 2012, Scottsdale Salon of Fine Art 2011 Show, Best Landscape Award by Southwest Art Magazine, Salon International 2011 Show, Best Landscape Award, Plein Air Rockies 2012 Poster Award and Directors Gold Medal Award, and the Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters 2013 Purchase Award..
Bill’s work has also been featured in American Art Collector Magazine, Issues May 2009, Jan 2010, February 2010, May 2010 and Western Art Collector, Issue Jan 2009.
His collectors include the Buisson Estate which owns the finest collection of French Impressionists in the Southeast, the founder of Applebee’s Restaurants, the exclusive Roaring Fork Club in Aspen, Colorado, Georgia Municipal Society, U.S. Congressman Nathan Deal, and many other private and corporate collections. Galleries include: M Gallery of Fine Art, Charleston, SC; Anderson Fine Art Gallery, St. Simons Island, GA, Huff Harrington Fine Art, Atlanta, GA, Silvana Gallery, Los Angles, CA, the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport, Mystic, CT, Burton Gallery, Clarkesville, GA.
Davidson is an accomplished Plein Air painter which enlivens his larger paintings. He has studied extensively under recognized masters of representational American landscape paintings. He teaches workshops nationally and taught at the Plein Air Convention. All his paintings convey his love of the water.