2016 Artist Overview, continued

Bill Suys

Wisconsin's Kettle Morraine area

William A. Suys Jr. OPA

Returning to the Olmsted Plein Air Invitational in 2016, Bill Suys is a master painter whose work hangs in numerous national and international collections. Suys won “Best in Show” at the Salon International at the International Museum of Masters of Contemporary Fine Art in 2013, has been a consistent finalist in the Art Renewal Center’s ARC Salon since 2012, and won the “Award of Excellence – Best Wildlife” at the 2015 Oil Painters of America National Salon. Suys is a Signature Member of the Oil Painters of America whose paintings have been chosen to hang in 6 of the last 7 OPA National Exhibitions as well as many other OPA exhibitions. Bill Suys is often to be found traveling America in search of inspiring landscapes as well as ‘people and other animals’ to fuel his diverse repertoire.


Oil Painters of America Signature Member Salmagundi Club President’s Appointment


Southwest Art Magazine “Drawn To Painting” December 2015                            

Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine “Bringing History Alive” December 2015            

Eastern Art Collector Magazine “Mountain Summers” June 2015                         

Southwest Art Magazine “Spotlight” section April 2015