Billy the Artist is a designer, commercial artist, and painter who works out of New York City, where his East Village studio is home base for his highly successful creative and commercial enterprises. Billy thrives on the artistic power of the essential American city and its vibrant art scene. Author of a style he dubs “Urban Primitive Pop,” Billy makes intricate, patterned work that hums with joy and celebration of the human spirit. Beloved in the world of fine art as well as the commercial realm, Billy saves time for public art projects and philanthropic efforts. Clients include Swatch, MTV, Mountain Dew, Hyundai, Suzuki, Microsoft, The Nescafe Champs Snowboarding Championships and the musical RENT to name a few.