Artist Bill Myers
Bill Myers lives and works in Ocean Springs Mississippi.
His intricately detailed paper and mixed media sculptures
are pregnant with political, social and cultural comment
without overstatement or the use of clichés. A graduate of
Delta State University in Cleveland Mississippi, Myers'
work is beautifully constructed and intelligently
strive for a kind of organic quality in my work. Though the
subjects vary widely, I try for a look which makes such
good sense, where no one element appears stuck on or out of
"My main material for the 3-D pieces is usually mat board.
The sculptures are built up in layers, resulting in a
structure that you would find in architectural
construction. They are strong and built of acid free
materials. The paint on the work is a series of acrylic
glazes resulting in a luminous surface. I incorporate into
these pieces figures of polymer clay, wood and metal
objects, and other materials."
"My subjects often address my current concerns of politics,
environment, racism/sexism -- whatever my preoccupation;
but my hope is for a sort of nebulous meaning which will
remain current even after the initial concern has