North Shore Studio


Billy Borgerd was born in 1986 and has been a member of the Arts of Life since 2010. His artwork is inspired by his love of wrestling, movies and action heroes. The depth and intensity of these themes are evident in his paintings- dark under-paintings tempered by vibrantly hued details.

“I’m watching wrestling every night. I like to do them. I paint them. The big show!”

With his use of bold colors and blended hues, Borgerd creates works of art that you can’t help but feel yourself drawn towards.

“It wasn’t easy to paint them. Shape, I did really good on them. Oh yeah! Color is good! Movement is a good one. I’m excited painting!”

Borgerd’s artwork has been featured on studio merchandise, including a series of greeting cards.

Selected Exhibits

Permanent Collection

The Waisman Foundation, Madison, WI - 2017

A is for Artist

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL - 2017

Carson's Furniture Gallery

Wilmette, IL - 2017