Bill Carroll received his BFA from Pratt Institute in 1973, and his MFA from Queens College C.U.N.Y. in 2007. For over twenty-five years he has been involved in the New York art world in a variety of roles. He was the Director of the Charles Cowles Gallery in Soho for nine years and the Elizabeth Harris Gallery in Chelsea for eight years. Before that he worked in non-profit at the Dia Art Foundation and the Brooklyn Museum. Bill has curated numerous exhibitions. Presently the Director of the EFA Studio Program at The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts he also teaches Professional Practice to MFA students at Pratt Institute. In November 2007 he had his first one-person exhibition of NYC paintings at the Elizabeth Harris Gallery in Chelsea, which was reviewed by Joe Fyfe in the March 2008 issue of Art in America. His third solo show with the gallery was in March 2012.