ABOUT

Billy is a photographer, designer and urban planner based in Massachusetts. Throughout his time as a photographer, he has won one silver and two gold medals in the SkillsUSA photography competition, received four honorable mentions from the International Photography Awards (IPA), and was a finalist in Shoot the Frame’s ‘Shoot the Land’ competition in 2017. Additionally, his work was exhibited at Lunder Arts Center in Cambridge, MA in April, 2019 and has gone on to be published, featured, and used by entities such as Unsplash, Nature Conservancy, Spartan Race, Barron's, LA Magazine, Shoot The Frame, British Science Festival and the University of Minnesota’s Bell Museum.

As a designer, Billy has had the opportunity to provide creative direction to Beeple for his year 11, day 364 everyday, work with Phil Reyneri on a projection mapping floor exhibit at FITC and develop various types of marketing materials and for the City of Chicopee and Westfield State University. He also has experience developing logos for brands such as the City of Chicopee and a local clothing company called TMX, creating conceptual graphics and re-designs and excels in layout design. Recently, Billy has begun to delve into UI/UX, motion, interactive and 3D design.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Publications
Shoot The Frame, 2017
An Invitation to Noncommutative Algebra


Awards

Westfield State University, 2019

Academic Excellence Award / Urban Planning

Persona, 2019

3rd Place / Art (Photography Collection)


Internat’l Photography Awards, 2018

Honorable Mention / Night Photography

Shoot The Frame, 2017

Finalist / Shoot The Land: October


Internat’l Photography Awards, 2016

Honorable Mention / Nature


Internat’l Photography Awards, 2016

Honorable Mention / Arch. & Industrial


Internat’l Photography Awards, 2016

Honorable Mention / Cultures & Traditions


Holyoke CC, 2015

Visual Design Award


Putnam Voc. Academy, 2015

Visual Design Award


SkillsUSA, 2015

Gold Medalist / Photography

SkillsUSA, 2014

Gold Medalist / Photography

SkillsUSA, 2013

Silver Medalist / Photography

Exhibitions

Undergraduate Photography Now, 2019

Features & Use
Unsplash, Editorial Feed, 2019

21c Cincinnati MGallery Hotel Collection, 2018

Barron's, 2018

LA Magazine, 2018

Backgrounds - Beautiful Photos, 2018
British Science Festival, 2018
Bell Museum - U of Minnesota, 2018
Viewbug, Photo Statement, 2018
Ferrini Home, 2018
Nature Conservancy, 2018
Shoot The Frame, 2017
Unsplash, 2017
Spartan Race, 2017