Billy Megargel

Boston

William "Billy" Megargel lives with autism and doesn't use words to communicate but the power of his artistic expression. Passionate and laser focused, Billy turns the ordinary into the extraordinary with an arsenal of tools ranging from artists brushes, ball tip whisks, paint rollers, rubber colanders, bamboo salad utensils and bubble wrap to create expressive modern paintings that command attention with their physical and emotional power.

Billy rakes, flicks, rolls, sprays, throws, and weaves paint onto canvases, resulting in works that are striking, original, and memorable combustions of color, texture, and physical virtuosity. A rubber spatula, an XO Easy Grip turkey baster and a dish rag-all ordinary kitchen tools, but in Billy’s hands they are his ply and trade as he creates a lively and intricate network of colors.

The physical and emotional power of his painting is Billy’s signature trademark. His personal story, however, reveals why he is so committed to his life as an artist. For years, Billy has endured acute episodic pain. His medical realities coincide with his diagnosis of autism. For some individuals on the autism spectrum the social world is complex as well as physically grueling. Suffering is a part of Billy’s life. But Billy does not see his pain as defining who he is or will become.

 Anyone who knows Billy and witnesses his passion for colors and his delight in music are moved by his choice to express beauty in the midst of intractable obstacles. Billy relishes all of life’s sensations. It is his gift to humanity.

Billy has permanent installations at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and Lurie Center for Autism in Lexington, MA.

 

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Originals by Billy Megargel

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Billy Megargel

$ 2,700.00

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$ 3,050.00

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$ 3,050.00

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$ 2,700.00

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$ 1,750.00

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$ 2,050.00

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$ 4,100.00

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$ 5,200.00

Blue Shade
Billy Megargel

$ 3,050.00

Brother Ben
Billy Megargel

$ 2,600.00

Copper
Billy Megargel

$ 3,200.00

Earth From Space - Madagascar
Billy Megargel

$ 1,750.00

Glacier
Billy Megargel

$ 4,100.00

Green Light
Billy Megargel

$ 3,050.00

Horizon
Billy Megargel

$ 3,200.00

Inspired by Alice Aycock
Billy Megargel

$ 4,100.00

Inspired by Joseph Stella's Flowers in Italy 1931
Billy Megargel

$ 4,100.00

Inspired by Le Champ de Ble D'Or et de Sarrasin
Billy Megargel

$ 3,050.00

Ladybug 1
Billy Megargel

$ 4,100.00

Ladybug 2
Billy Megargel

$ 4,100.00

Leopard
Billy Megargel

$ 3,050.00

Loves Me, Loves Me Not
Billy Megargel

$ 3,050.00

Ocean Dreams
Billy Megargel

$ 2,050.00

Papua New Guinea
Billy Megargel

$ 2,050.00

Red Flurry
Billy Megargel

$ 1,750.00

Sequoia
Billy Megargel

$ 3,050.00

Posters by Billy Megargel

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Billy Megargel

$ 30.00

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