About the artist

   The art of Bill Stevens is widely collected in  public, corporate and private collections throughout the US and abroad, and he has exhibited art many prestigious western art shows. His life-long experience as a professional rodeo cowboy and artist give Bill that special ability to bring those experiences to life both on canvas and in clay. He is a Gold Card lifetime member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, competing in the bareback, saddle bronc, bull riding, calf roping, and team roping events.    
     He earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Agriculture degrees at Texas A&M University, where he competed in intercollegiate rodeos, qualifying for the NIRA finals in bullriding in 1970.
    Bill studied his art under the direction of Cowboy Artists of America, Joe Beeler, Roy Andersen, Mehl Lawson, Fritz White, Roy Grinnell, Bruce Greene,  and  Gary Carter.
    CALF  News magazine features his cartoon series,"The Bull Pen," and he is the staff cartoonist for Cattlemen's Communications in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  He teaches the comic strip classes at the Southwest School of Art and Craft, and the San Antonio Academy in San Antonio, Texas.

    Bill lives in the "Cowboy Capitol of the World," Bandera, Texas.

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