Living Creatures in the Paint: The Paintings Are Alive

This series of artworks incorporates living creatures in the paint of watercolor paintings. I do not know of anyone else who h

George Marshall Store Gallery Group Show, July 13 – August 18, 2019

Mary Harding has run the George Marshall Store Gallery in York, Maine for almost 25 years. This summer she brought together th

Bill Paarlberg: Drawings and Paintings at York Public Library, September and October 2019

This article is about a show of my artwork, on display at the York Public Library (York, Maine) during September and October o

DeWitt Hardy Taught the Making of Magic

This article first appeared in The Art Guide 2019, published by Phineas Graphics, Portsmouth, NH. See much more of DeWitt Hard

The Nature of the Plein Air Artist

The Nature of the Plein Air Artist This article will appear in The Art Guide 2018 (Phineas Press, 2018). By Bill Paarlberg—I

Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City

Here’s a view of the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City. Some kids came up while I was painting this and interviewed

What’s in a Title? Or, When Is a Title More than a Title?

Here are three of my pieces just installed at 100 Market Street, Portsmouth. On the left the viewer must feel the surface of t

Memorial Bridge from Prescott Park

I did this watercolor last fall (2011) before they took Memorial Bridge came down. The view is from next to the fountain in Pr

Spotlight Outstanding Illustrator 2010

Earlier this year I was honored to receive the New Hampshire Spotlight Award for Outstanding Illustrator for 2010. Here is a v