Bill Hemmerling

The influence of Southern folk culture and many diverse life experiences are incorporated in the eclectic paintings of William Hemmerling.

Bill was born in Chicago and migrated to Ponchatoula, a small town in Louisiana near New Orleans, some thirty years ago, where he was a visual artist for Sears setting up interior store displays. He is an untrained artist, having had no formal training, yet his work reflects sophistication in both subject matter and materials used. Bill is constantly searching for and using “found” materials and objects which frequently suggest the subject and theme of the painting.

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