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William is an established, nationally known artist who creates beautiful and inspirational commissioned, live, and studio works of art. His paintings have been exhibited and purchased from coast to coast. William brings more than twenty years of experience as an artist and a graphic designer to each painting. Thomas Lift is a socially conscious company creating inspired and beautiful art and design as a brand of love and justice. Our passion for creating commissioned, live, and studio art as well as design is to creatively engage and empower people for the purpose of bringing to light the cry of the oppressed while expressing hope and love through beautiful works of art.
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AVAILABLE STUDIO PAINTINGS

Abstract Impressionist Paintings by William Butler

– Visions of Peace & Restoration

Soul Garden is a series of 16 abstract impressionist paintings created during the most challenging time for me (and for my wife and for our sons). The hardship and suffering experienced by so many during the past many months are real and have been difficult for us and for so many in our city, nation, and especially our world.

To create this series of paintings, I needed to free myself from sadness, distraction, and despair. As my soul longs for peace, healing, and reconciliation, I contended for this peace and restoration as I worked to create this artwork. I dug deep into my soul to rise above the challenges of the day to work to complete this purposeful series of art.

Soul Garden depicts the fragile yet resilient human condition, an ever-changing landscape. Even when it is the dark of winter and even when the storms arise, there is the hope of knowing spring is near and the barren land will be transformed into beautiful vistas that nourish every season of the soul.

When I spend time in nature steeped in the stillness of creation, I am refreshed by the wellspring of the Creator. I am reminded of important words: to be still and know God is in control. God brings beautiful gardens of our soul to light.

Even in the difficult times, I have faith in the everlasting promise of what is to come. With eyes of hope, I strive to see beauty instead of ashes.

– William Butler

The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame.
You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail. Isa. 58:11

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Soul Garden #1

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 30” X 60” X 1.5” – Framed – acrylic on canvas – $4,500 – SOLD

 

 

Soul Garden #2

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 16” X 40” X 1.5” – acrylic on canvas – $1,500

 

 

Soul Garden #3

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 24” X 24” X 48” X 1.5” – Diptych – acrylic on canvas – $2,600 – SOLD

 

 

Soul Garden #4

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 24” X 24” X 1.5” – acrylic on canvas – $1,400

 

 

Soul Garden #5

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 30” X 60” X 1.5” – Framed – acrylic on canvas – $4,500

 

 

 

Soul Garden #6

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 18” X 50” X 54” X 1.5” – Triptych – acrylic on birch artist panel – $6,000

 

 

Soul Garden #7

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 16” X 40” X 1.5” – acrylic on canvas – $1,400 – SOLD

 

 

Soul Garden #8

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 20” X 24” X 1.5” – acrylic on canvas – $1,200

 

 

Soul Garden #9

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 20” X 30” X 1.5” – acrylic on birch artist panel – $1,400

 

 

Soul Garden #10

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 20” X 30” X 1.5” – acrylic on birch artist panel – $1,400

 

 

Soul Garden #11

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 18” X 30” X 1.5” – acrylic on birch artist panel – $1,300 – RESERVED

 

 

 

Soul Garden #12

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 30” X 60” X 1.5” – Framed – acrylic on canvas – $4,500

 

 

Soul Garden #13

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 15” X 30” X 1.5” – acrylic on canvas – $1,100 – RESERVED

 

 

Soul Garden #14

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 18” X 30” X 1.5” – acrylic on birch artist panel – $1,300

 

 

Soul Garden #15

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 28” X 34” X 1.25” – acrylic on artist panel – $2,200 – RESERVED

 

 

Soul Garden #16

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 20” X 20” X 1.25” – acrylic on canvas – $1,000 – RESERVED

 

 

 

The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame.
You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail. Isa. 58:11

AVAILABLE STUDIO PAINTINGS

REVELATION LOVE – Figurative Typographic Paintings by William Butler

– Symbolic icons of hope & love

Revelation Love is a series of 12 paintings which depict beauty, strength, hope, and love. These paintings are composed of multiple layers of texture and color which reveal both typographic and figurative imagery reflecting the everlasting revelatory love of God.

Vibrant colors, rich textures, semi-translucent image layers, and contrasting surface finishings express a simultaneous tension and harmony between the visual relationships found in each painting.

LOVE is repeated numerous times to creatively communicate the Gospel. God (LOVE) came into the world in human form. Jesus (LOVE) willingly gave His life to free us from sin and for our salvation, and then He returned to Heaven. He (LOVE) will return again to bring restoration. In Rev. 5:5-6, Jesus is the Lion of the Tribe of Judah, the root of David. He will return in Glory to bring love and justice into the world.

Love triumphs over all! Immersing the word LOVE with the face of a Lion is an endearing expression of God’s great love, power and protection that overcomes every challenge in the world and brings Hope to all.

– William Butler

Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. 1 John 4:11

 

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Revelation Love #1

Artist: William Butler – 2020  –  36” X 36” X 1.5” – acrylic on canvas – $3,240 – RESERVED

 

 

Revelation Love #2

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 36” X 36” X 1.5” – acrylic on canvas – $3,240 – SOLD

 

 

Revelation Love #3

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 48” X 60” X 1.5” – acrylic on canvas – $7,200 – SOLD

 

 

Revelation Love #4

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 30” X 30” X 1.5” – acrylic on birch artist panel – $2,250 – SOLD

 

 

Revelation Love #5

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 36” X 46” X 1.5” – acrylic on canvas – $4,140

 

 

Revelation Love #6

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 36” X 36” X 1.5” – acrylic on canvas – $3,240 – RESERVED

 

 

Revelation Love #7

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 62” X 78” X 1” – acrylic on canvas – $12,090 – SOLD

 

 

Revelation Love #8

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 36” X 46” X 1.5” – acrylic on canvas – $4,140

 

 

Revelation Love #9

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 30” X 30” X 1.5” – acrylic on birch artist panel – $2,250

 

 

Revelation Love #10

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 30” X 30” X 1.5” – acrylic on birch artist panel – $2,250 – SOLD

 

 

Revelation Love #11

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 30” X 30” X 1.5” – acrylic on birch artist panel – $2,250

 

 

Revelation Love #12

Artist: William Butler – 2020 – 30” X 30” X 1.5” – acrylic on birch artist panel – $2,250

 

 

Since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.  1 John 4:11

AVAILABLE STUDIO PAINTINGS

ASCENSION – Geometric Abstract Paintings by William Butler

– A visual metaphor of personal & collective journeys

Each person has a unique life journey on this earth. Each individual path intertwines and intersects with many others creating vast collective experiences that shape and define each of us. The Ascension exhibit conveys a sense of illuminated movement through the geometric emergence of ascending color, value, line, shape, pattern, and scale.

Ascension is a visual expression of the contrasting steps which shape and guide our life journey. As people, an inner desire exists to live fuller, richer lives where we are steadily climbing higher in our understanding, faith, and peace. However, as we live in a fallen world, the tragedies happen, the struggles exist, and the hurts are real. At these times, we feel as if we are descending, as if we cannot view or reach the next step up. Yet God is with us always – whether we are stepping steadily up life’s journey or whether we are moving back a step and need His presence even more.  At times, it is the step down (valley) experiences where we receive the wisdom, healing, and redemption needed to help us gracefully ascend even higher and steadier in the next stage of our lives. Scripture which inspired the exhibit is Proverbs 4.

Ascension is a collection of 10 large format, layered, multi-dimensional, geometric abstract paintings. Vibrant colors, rich textures, and fluid as well as contrasting lines throughout the Ascension paintings reveal the varied array of the steps in our lives.

– William Butler

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