This print depicts a B-52H Bomber being refueled by a KC-135A Tanker at high altitude. Measures 16" x 20". All prints are shipped flat.
By local artist Bill Hamilton.
About the Artist
In 1929 Bill Hamilton was born in China where his parents were missionaries. Often he traveled internationally as a youth; giving him broad view of life. He continues to enjoy history and world events.
At a young age Bill was recognized for artistic talent. In junior high he was asked to paint a currant cityscape. He enjoyed painting planes and other interests. He received a scholarship to the local art college.
After college in 1950 Bill enlisted in the US Air Force. By enlisting in this new branch of the service he avoided being drafted in the Army. He was an accomplished pilot in Korea and Vietnam and retired after 20 years of service.
While being in the AF, Bill enrolled in an art correspondence program; this gave him confidence in drawing and his artistic eye.
In 1967 Bill and his wife made their home at KI Sawyer AFB. During retirement, Bill received a masters degree in education from Northern Mi Univ. They raised three children and made their home on Little Lake.
Bill's watercolor painting depict the beauty and history of the Upper Peninsula of MI with its inland lakes, glorious skies, Great Lakes' shores and industries.