Bill Lilly
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Studio Member since 2010

b. 1972

A self-proclaimed “metal-head,” Lilly’s work is very much inspired by the music he listens to.

“I’m a metalhead and that’s what my art is about. I draw tornadoes, lightning, skulls… anything rock and roll!”

Skulls, flames, tornadoes, cyborgs and a multitude of other subjects of impending doom are common symbols in Lilly’s work. Most fascinating is his ability to combine all of these influences together, into a single, cohesive work.

“I love to make art. It keeps me occupied. I want my art on t-shirts, hoodies, posters and album covers. People say my artwork is cool.”

Like heavy metal, Lilly’s art is a force of technical dexterity, distortion, aggression, masculinity, and pure, raw, unapologetic loudness. In July of 2017, Lilly was recognized as the studio’s “Artist of the Month.”

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Def Leppard, 2019
marker
17" x 14"
The Electric Storm, 2019
marker
24" x 19"
Metallica Albums, 2020
marker
14" x 11"
The Best of Def Leppard, 2020
marker
14" x 11"
Whitesnake Come an’ Get It, 2021
marker
17" x 14"
Metallica, 2021
marker
14" x 11"
Def Leppard, 2020
marker
18" x 14"
Hard Metal, 2021
marker
14" x 11"
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80’s Hair Metal, 2019
marker
17" x 14"
Death Metal, 2019
marker
17" x 14"
Still of the Night, 2019
marker
14" x 11"
Destructive Tornadoes, 2017
marker
17" x 14"
Metallica Kill ‘Em All, 2018
marker
9" x 12"
R.I.P., 2016
marker
14" x 20"
Metal Storm, 2014
acrylic
18" x 24"
Lightning Strikes, 2018
marker
18" x 12"
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Terminator T-600, 2015
marker
18" x 12"
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Horns of Hell, 2012
marker
19" x 24"
Tornado Alley, 2019
marker
20" x 16"
The Ultimate Tornados, 2018
marker
18" x 11"
Two Sisters, 2017
marker
14" x 11"
King Cobra, 2018
marker
11" x 14"
The Grim Reaper, 2013

11" x 14"
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The Graveyard, 2014
marker
11" x 14"
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W. Axl Rose, 2014

9" x 12"
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Untitled, 2014

11" x 14"
The Worst Tornado of 2018, 2018

12" x 18"
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Sword of Death, 2014

11" x 14"
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Overture Def Leppard, 2014
marker
12" x 12"
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Def Leppard, 2012
acrylic
9" x 12"
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Def Leppard Part One, 2014
marker
18" x 12"
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Shotgun Lilly, 2013
marker
24" x 19"
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D Twister, 2014

14" x 11"
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3 Sisters, 2015
marker
14" x 11"
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Night Robbers, 2013
marker
30" x 20"
Dance Dance Dance
Circle Contemporary - 2020
The Beasts
Circle Contemporary - 2018
Mugs
Club Nutz - 2018
Chicago Studio Award Show
Circle Contemporary Gallery - 2017
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Def Leppard, 2019
marker on paper
17" x 14"
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The Electric Storm, 2019
marker on paper
24" x 19"
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Metallica Albums, 2020
marker on paper
14" x 11"
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The Best of Def Leppard, 2020
marker on paper
14" x 11"
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Whitesnake Come an’ Get It, 2021
marker on paper
17" x 14"
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Metallica, 2021
marker on paper
14" x 11"
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Def Leppard, 2020
marker on paper
18" x 14"
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Hard Metal, 2021
marker on paper
14" x 11"
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80’s Hair Metal, 2019
marker on paper
17" x 14"
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Death Metal, 2019
marker on paper
17" x 14"
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Still of the Night, 2019
marker on paper
14" x 11"
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Destructive Tornadoes, 2017
marker on paper
17" x 14"
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Metallica Kill ‘Em All, 2018
marker on paper
9" x 12"
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R.I.P., 2016
marker on paper
14" x 20"
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Metal Storm, 2014
acrylic on panel
18" x 24"
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Lightning Strikes, 2018
marker on paper
18" x 12"
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Terminator T-600, 2015
marker on paper
18" x 12"
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Horns of Hell, 2012
marker on paper
19" x 24"
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Tornado Alley, 2019
marker on paper
20" x 16"
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The Ultimate Tornados, 2018
marker on paper
18" x 11"
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Two Sisters, 2017
marker on paper
14" x 11"
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King Cobra, 2018
marker on paper
11" x 14"
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The Grim Reaper, 2013

11" x 14"
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The Graveyard, 2014
marker on paper
11" x 14"
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W. Axl Rose, 2014

9" x 12"
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Untitled, 2014

11" x 14"
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The Worst Tornado of 2018, 2018

12" x 18"
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Sword of Death, 2014

11" x 14"
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Overture Def Leppard, 2014
marker on paper
12" x 12"
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Def Leppard, 2012
acrylic on paper
9" x 12"
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Def Leppard Part One, 2014
marker on paper
18" x 12"
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Shotgun Lilly, 2013
marker on paper
24" x 19"
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D Twister, 2014

14" x 11"
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3 Sisters, 2015
marker on paper
14" x 11"
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Night Robbers, 2013
marker on paper
30" x 20"
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