All paintings are framed.
Double click on painting to see enlarged
Bill Gotha has been painting all his life, but began painting professionally in 2014. He specializes in New England landscapes and seascapes; his favorite medium is oil paint. He paints en plein air and in his studio in Andover, MA. Pictured left with Wave Action II, 24” x 36”, oil on linen. He minored in Fine Art at Holy Cross College in Worcester, Mass. where he studied under plein air artist John Reardon. He has also studied advanced drawing and painting at the Museum of Fine Art in Boston and illustration at the George Walter Vincent Smith Art
Museum in Springfield, MA. He is a former naval officer, was art director for several publishers in the Boston area, including Sail Magazine, and managed an international marketing company for 20 years before launching his painting career. Bill had his first one-man show at Greenwald Gallery in Lowell, MA in 2016. In reviewing the show, Artscope Magazine remarked, “His work conveys the atmospheric feelings of the locations he paints, be it grass blades close by or threatening storm clouds hovering over distant mountains.” Bill’s most recent solo exhibit was in 2019 at Gallery 31 Fine Art in Orleans, MA on Cape Cod.
Bill is represented by Gallery Antonia in Chatham, MA, and exhibits at Bryan Memorial Gallery in
Jeffersonville, VT and Charles Fine Arts Gallery in Gloucester, MA. He has been a juried participant in the past
five National Exhibits at Cape Cod Art Center in Barnstable, MA and won Best American Landscape in the 2020
exhibit for his painting “Barnstable Bog”. “Cliffs at Sand Beach” was part of Oil Painters of America 2017 juried
National Exhibit. “McWain Hill Birches” was part of the 2017 juried Regional Exhibit at The Guild of Boston
Artists. “Steep Falls Panorama” was selected for Oil Painters of America 2020 juried Eastern Regional Exhibit.
Juried Artist, North Shore Arts Association, Gloucester, MA
Juried Artist, Cape Cod Art Center, Barnstable, MA
Associate Member, The Guild of Boston Artists, Boston, MA
Member, Oil Painters of America
Member, American Impressionist Society
2016 Margaret Fitzhugh Brown Memorial Award, North Shore Arts Association
2016 Emile A. Gruppe Memorial Award, North Shore Arts Association
2017 First Place Oils/Acrylics, juried Regional Exhibit, Cape Cod Art Center
2019 First Place Oils/Acrylics, juried Members Exhibit, Cape Cod Art Center
2020 First Place Oils/Acrylics, juried Members Exhibit, Cape Cod Art Center
2020 Second Place Oils/Acrylics, juried Regional Exhibit, Cape Cod Art Center
2020 Best American Landscape, juried National Exhibit, Cape Cod Art Center
William Gotha Studio & Gallery