Bill Hastings is a multi-disciplinary artist, incorporating sculpture and drawing. His interest in found objects and mixed media has also led to a life of collecting unusual objects, creating one-of-a-kind furniture and lighting and buying and selling art and antiques. He is a 1992 graduate of Ithaca College with a degree in Planned Studies: an interdisciplinary major that incorporated areas of education from the departments of Communications, Business, Art history and Studio Arts. He received honors from the Art Department with a focus in Sculpture. After leaving Ithaca, he attend The University of Connecticut on a fellowship. In 1997, he received an MFA from UConn with a focus in sculpture. He has been teaching at Ithaca College since 1998.