Bill Looney is a talented artist and musician. Born in Dallas, he was active in the music scene in the mid 60s where he became acquainted with Jimmie and Stevie Ray Vaughan, among other Oak Cliff musicians. He learned to play guitar with Steve Wood who later went on to play with The Pointer Sisters, Kenny Loggins, wrote IMAX and Omni Theatre movie soundtracks and now produces other famous musicians around the world. Bill has preformed on stage with Sam the Sham ("Wooly Bully"), Cannibal and the Headhunters ("Land of 1,000 Dances"), The 13th Floor Elevators ("You're Gonna Miss Me") and country artist Lee Roy Parnell.
Bill is proficient in all media ranging from airbrush, oils, acrylics, pen & ink, watercolor, sculpture, and computer illustration. On this site you will find many examples of artwork, tailored to fit the wide style-range that is as flexible as needed to satisfy the client. Portraits, landscapes, caricatures and photo-realistic illustration are among the many things you will find here.
Some of Bill's clients include Ivan "Pudge" Rodrigues, Tom Hicks, Bucky Dent, Bobby Bragan, Shane Halter and many more major league personnel. He was an exhibitor at the gallery at The Ballpark in Arlington where many commissioned items were done. Most recently, Bills' artwork has been published in two books: "The True Story of Noah's Ark" and "America's Lost Dream" (New Leaf Press).
Bill always likes to tell his client that he offers as wide a range of styles and "flavors" as a candy store. Whatever your needs may be - whatever the style or venue - welcome to the candy store! What's your pleasure?