A Graduate in Fine Art from the Central School of Art, Bill Bate has been successfully exhibiting for many years, including in the Advocate Gallery. His main body of work focuses on the human form.
Painting primarily in Oil his recent series of works concentrate on the female form within water, here his adept brushwork interlaces light and figure to create the shimmer of movement within a floating world.
His atmospheric works are emotional responses to the body in nature, the body at rest and the body observed. His paintings demand an instant response supplanted with gentle observation to lead the viewer to the inherent beauty on view and within.