Army brat, Wade Meyers spent his early years at Fort Bragg, North Carolina before his family moved to Bossier City, La. when
he was ten years old. Fulfilling a dream, Wade soloed a Cessna 150 at age 17 and went on to earn his Commercial and Flight
Instructor pilot certificates. After high school, he earned a B.A. in History from Louisiana State University in Shreveport
while serving in the US Air Force Reserve at Barksdale Air Force Base.
marriage came a move to the beautiful Birmingham, Alabama area. Diving in head first, as the saying goes, Wade quit his job
at an aviation museum in 2003 and began to work full-time as an aviation artist. He started accepting commissions immediately,
and to this day his work is primarily commission-driven. Along with his painting, Wade took the time to pen Perspective
Projection by Descriptive Geometry: A Manual for the Artist, a popular guide that explains the secrets behind this rather
complex but versatile technical drawing system that is almost a lost art in the computer age.
and his wife Maria live with their four children in Hoover, Alabama
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(Artist photo by Randy Haskin)