FIGURATIVE ABSTRACT PAINTER
Bill Prochnow initially focused on photography when he received his BFA from Arizona State University in 1966. But in the early-1970’s, his interest shifted to drawing and he began a career as an illustrator. His work received recognition from the NY Society of Illustrators, the LA Society of Illustrators, the San Francisco Art Director’s Club, Communication Arts Magazine, and others. During the 1980’s-1990’s, he specialized in publication design and was the Design Director for the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy from 2000 to 2014. Originally from Winslow, Arizona, he now lives in Oakland, California where he paints in acrylics and draws with pastels.