Billy Schenck

Billy Schenck

Santa Fe, NM

One of the originators of the Western pop art movement, Billy Schenck incorporates

techniques from photorealism with a pop art sensibility to both exalt and poke fun

at images of the West. Schenck is known for utilizing cinematic imagery reproduced

in a flattened, reductivist style, where colors are displayed side-by-side rather than

blended or shadowed. In the August 2014 issue of SouthwestArt magazine, his work

was described as “a stance … a pendulum between the romantic and the irreverent.”


Schenck’s artwork is n