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Bill Teeple Art

Bill Teeple is the Founder and Artistic Director of Iowa Contemporary Art (ICON), a nonprofit art gallery and Bill Teeple Fine Art, in Fairfield. He has a degree in art from the University of California at Berkeley and has taught art in Fairfield for over 15 years. In the 1970s, Bill and his artist partner Lynn Durham were living in California. Their fantasy or fairy art cards and calendars, published by Green Tiger Press, were sold nationwide. Simultaneously, Doug Henning’s World of Magic had commissioned a poster-art from the pair for his stage shows. During a thoughtful hiatus from the commercial art world and trips in and out of Fairfield, Bill did what he wanted to do, produced miniature graphite drawings and grew heirloom vegetables. Bill also taught painting to MFA students. He eventually acquired a private studio space and with the support of artist Lynn Marshall, began teaching students. He wanted to share the work of local artists like Bob Horlein, Gillian Brown and the Cains, so he began to hang contemporary art in the space. In November 2001, he and his wife Janet Teeple, a top-notch graphic artist, opened Gallery 51 East. Together, they created a permanent niche in the community. As the gallery’s reputation grew, Bill, artist Stacey Hurlin and others organized a highly successful studio crawl. In 2002, it became Fairfield 1st Fridays Art Walk, anchoring the reputation of the arts in our community. Eventually, Gallery 51 East reorganized as the non-profit ICON and moved to its current location on the square in downtown Fairfield. As ICON flourished, Bill’s reputation as a teacher grew. ICON Thursdays and ICON Radio is a must for anyone interested in exploring fine art. Bill’s passion and thoughtful guidance come through as he explains that, “I don’t teach how to be a beginner your whole life. But from day one, I introduced advanced techniques. I don’t want my students to paint a formula painting. Each student is unique in this world and the reason we need your painting is to say who you are. Anyone can learn the language of painting, but just learning a language doesn’t make a poet,” he continues, “I encourage students to explore what they love, what they have strong feelings about. I want to know about that.”

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Artist: Bill Teeple
"Christ #5," Original Miniature Graphite Drawing on Paper signed by Bill Teeple
By Bill Teeple
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Christ #5" is an original graphite drawing on paper by Bill Teeple, signed in the lower right corner of the mat. This small image of a moon glowing through the clouds over the water...
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2010s Contemporary Bill Teeple Art

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Paper, Graphite

"Light #104," Original Miniature Graphite on Paper signed by Bill Teeple
By Bill Teeple
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Light #104" is an original graphite drawing on paper by Bill Teeple, signed on the mat in the lower right corner. This small image of a sunrise over the water is surrounded by a lar...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Bill Teeple Art

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Paper, Graphite

"Ascension #4," Original Miniature Graphite on Paper signed by Bill Teeple
By Bill Teeple
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Ascension #4" is an original graphite drawing on paper by Bill Teeple, signed in pencil in the lower right. This small image of a sunrise over the water is surrounded by a large whi...
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2010s Contemporary Bill Teeple Art

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Paper, Graphite

"Full Moon #26," Original Miniature Graphite on Paper signed by Bill Teeple
By Bill Teeple
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Full Moon #26" is an original graphite drawing on paper by Bill Teeple, signed in the lower right corner of the mat. This small image of the moon over the water is surrounded by a l...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Bill Teeple Art

Materials

Paper, Graphite

"Full Moon & Clouds #4," Original Miniature Graphite signed by Bill Teeple
By Bill Teeple
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Full Moon & Clouds #4" is an original graphite drawing on paper by Bill Teeple, signed in the lower right corner of the mat. This small image of a the moon over the water is surroun...
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2010s Contemporary Bill Teeple Art

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Paper, Graphite

"Light 2010 #3," Original Miniature Graphite on Paper signed by Bill Teeple
By Bill Teeple
Located in Milwaukee, WI
"Light 2010 #3" is an original graphite drawing on paper by Bill Teeple, signed in pencil in the lower right. This small image of a sunrise over the water is surrounded by a large wh...
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2010s Contemporary Bill Teeple Art

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1stDibs offers a wide variety of authentic Bill Teeple art available for sale. You can also browse art by Bill Teeple in graphite, paper, pencil and more by medium. Much of this artist's original work was created during the 21st Century and Contemporary, and is mostly associated with the Contemporary style. Not every interior allows for large Bill Teeple art, so small editions measuring 11 inches across are available. Customers who are interested in this artist might also find the work of Audrey Frank Anastasi, Henry Hablak and , Saikat Maity. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at $432 and tops out at $540, while the average work can sell for $540.

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