Bill Myers is an artist and illustrator of numerous posters, books and magazines for adults and children, murals, and album covers. For the film Nashville, he created the artwork used in the opening credits, the soundtrack cover and poster.
Clients and publishers include NBC, ABC Paramount, CBS, RCA, Mercury Records, The Encyclopedia Britannica, The Franklin Library, and Simon and Schuster. His portraits include those of Dolly Parton and Alex Haley, drawings of Vanessa Redgrave, James Galway and Robert Redford, and album covers of Benny Goodman, Charlie Daniels, Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings and numerous classical performers. He has created storyboards for films, music videos for Hank Williams, Jr., Alan Jackson and Brooks and Dunn, and television commercials, most recently for CMT and Stage Post. Mr. Myers' numerous citations and awards include ADDY Awards, the Golden Pen award, and one of his Myers/Hansen Family Design Group's CAO Brazilia cigar box won the SAPPI Gold Medal in Venice in 2002 and another, Italia, won the "Best of the Best for 2005" on the cover of the prestigious Robb Report. One of his three murals, "The Scopes Trial", which adorn the lobby of the Vanderbilt University Law School, is being reproduced in the new college 2007 edition of "Liberty, Equality, Power - A History of the American People".
He earned his Degree in Illustration from the Harris School of Advertising Art in 1962 with further studies in art in Arezzo, Italy in 1960 and the Illustrators Workshop in 1982. He taught as an Adjunct Professor
of Storyboard Design at the Film School of Watkins College of Art and Design for ten years.
He maintains a large home studio in Nashville where he lives with his wife, Bonnie.
|In The News|
|Myers awarded 2 Gold Addy Awards|
|Artist enjoys one-man show at Leu Art Gallery, Belmont Univeristy|
|Elmer Gantry World Premiere Party|
|CAO to launch "America" Box and Band|
|Smoke Magazine selects Brazilia Band one of the best.|
| Remembering “Nashville”
and Robert Altman