Bill Purnell has been influenced by artists such as Patrick Caulfield and embraces digital technology. Humour is often found in his work. He studied at the Kent Institute of Art and Design in Canterbury and graduated with a BA(hons) in 2002. He currently works as a graphic and web designer while continuing to practice his art.
Bill Purnell, in part. uses computer software to create his works and believes in embracing any tools available. His work often has hidden meaning and his imagery is simple.