Bill Wright was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and graduated from the Colorado Art Institute in 2000. He is currently a resident of Pittsfield, Massachusetts. After working in the commercial photography industry for a decade, he embarked on a monumental artistic project on American Veterans that became VETS. Other projects include Papermakers, a portrait series of the employees of Crane Paper Company, and ongoing projects such as The Answer is Never the Answer, and Chefs & Farmers. He shares his time between personal art projects and other commissioned work. His work has been exhibited in galleries and museums in the U.S. Bill Wright, is also a member of IS183 Art School’s esteemed faculty. He is actively involved in the improving the quality of life in the Berkshires through cultural, political, and social engagement.