Bill Yates graduated from the University of South Florida with a B.A. in Art and Photography and received his Master of Fine Arts Degree in Photography from Rhode Island School of Design. He studied with Harry Callahan, Aaron Siskind and Garry Winogrand, among other master fine art photographers. Bill had a one man show at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. and has exhibited at the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens, as well as other museums and galleries throughout the United States. His photographs are included in the collection of the Corcoran and are also represented in numerous corporate and private collections. He was curatorial consultant for photography to the Corcoran, and Director of the University Gallery at New Mexico State University. Bill has a studio in the CoRK Arts District in Jacksonville, Florida. He shoots commissioned aerial and environmental abstract imagery for national corporate clients and travels extensively shooting for his blog downsouthernroads.com.