William B. Montgomery

William B. Montgomery


Born in Tyler; resides in Elgin


Painted: Hueco Tanks SHS and Fort McKavett SHS



University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1975–1977

Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, 1974–1975

Perugia Fine Arts Academy, Perugia, Italy, 1974

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1973–1974


Career Highlights

Award for significant contributions to art in herpetology, Biology of Snakes, Chiricahua Desert Museum, Rodeo, New Mexico, 2017

Illustrated The Nueces River: Río Escondido by Margie Crisp, Texas A&M University Press, 2017

Artist in Residence, Madroño Foundation, Medina, 2010


Selected Exhibitions

Lone Star Wild: New Work by Margie Crisp, David Everett, Billy Hassell and William B. Montgomery, Davis Gallery, Austin, 2019

Contemporary Lone Star Printmakers, Foltz Fine Art, Houston, 2019

Of Texas Rivers and Texas Art, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo; Texas State Capitol Rotunda, Austin; Witte Museum, San Antonio; Mayborn Museum, Baylor University, Waco, 2017–2018 (book published by Texas A&M University Press, 2017.)

Ties that Bind: Contemporary Texas Regionalism, Turner House, Dallas, 2015

Painting in the Texas Tradition, traveled to Turner House, Dallas and Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Art, Spring, 2014–2015 (catalog)

Restless Heart: Early and Contemporary Texas Regionalism, San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, 2012

Solo, Nature under Pressure: Etchings and Lithographs by William B. Montgomery, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, 2009

Art, Science and the World around Us, Art Center Waco, 2008

The Naked Truth, Works on Paper, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, Louisiana and Davis Gallery, Austin, 2002

The Minnesota National Print Biennial, Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 2001


Selected Public Collections

Amity Art Foundation, Woodbridge, Connecticut

Art Center of Waco, Waco

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas

The Gage Hotel, Marathon

Hard Rock Cafe, Boston, Massachusetts

Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler 


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