BIOGRAPHY:

Bill Urban lives and works in Huntsville, Ontario, Canada.
He was heavily influenced by Abstract Expressionism and the New York art movements of the early 1960s.
He has exhibited in both the United States and Canada and was
represented in Toronto by Olga Korper Gallery (Gallery O) during the late1970s.


EXHIBITION HIGHLIGHTS

COLLECTIONS:      
Private collections in Canada, United States and Venezuela
National Baseball Hall of Fame, Cooperstown, New York
WORKS IN LOCAL (MUSKOKA AREA) COLLECTIONS  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:
Town of Huntsville Collection Housed in The Huntsville Public Library
Muskoka Arts & Crafts Permanent Collection  Housed in The Chapel Gallery Bracebridge
Huntsville High School Collection Housed in Huntsville High School Library

COMMISSION:       
Huntsville Festival of the Arts 2007 season, Festival Artisan

PRIZES/AWARDS:       
Award of Excellence, Muskoka Arts & Crafts Spring Show, Bracebridge, Ontario 2012
First Prize, Celebrate The art Space Exhibition, Huntsville Art Society, Ontario 2010
Award of Excellence, Muskoka Arts & Crafts Spring Show, Bracebridge, Ontario, 2010
Award of Excellence, Muskoka Arts & Crafts Spring Show, Bracebridge, Ontario, 2009
Graphic Prize, World Future society, Washington, D.C., 1978
Mrs. John L Porter Prize, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1965
Mrs. John L Porter Prize, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1964


FORMAL EDUCATION:       
B.F.A. in Painting, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1965
Teaching Certification, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario 1971-1972


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