Bill Vaccaro (b. 1950 in Buffalo, New York) is a self-taught fine art photographer based in Chicago, IL, whose work explores Americana in all its varied forms and, most recently, the subject of personal loss. Bill's work has been exhibited nationally including LightBox Gallery in Astoria, OR, RayKo Gallery in San Francisco, CA, wallspace gallery in Santa Barbara, CA, New Orleans Photo Alliance Gallery and the Houston Center for Photography. His work has been published in B&W Magazine, BLUR, Flak Photo and Lenscratch, among others. BWGallerist.com named him one of 'The Best of the Best' emerging fine art photographers for 2012.