Bill Outcault, along with Lilla LoCurto, was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2014 for their collaboration as visual artists, having focused on the human body and its relationship to technology. Currently they are working with AI towards a future of creative interactive intelligent sculptures and animations. They have received numerous grants and are in the collections of major institutions such as the Smithsonian America Art Museum, Washington D.C. and the J. Paul Getty Trust.
Solo exhibitions of their work have been at MIT, Harvard, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Neuberger Museum of Art and they've held artist residencies at the Max Planck Institute in Tübingen, Germany, Ohio Wesleyan University and the University of North Carolina Charlotte. Publications and articles on their work include The Meaning of Photography, Clark Institute; Mapping in the Age of Digital Media, Yale University, and the journal Cartographic Perspectives. Among published essays on their work are Lilla LoCurto and William Outcault: Self-Portraits for a New Millennium by Helaine Posner for Art Journal and [un]moving pictures by Patricia Phillips for a ten year survey exhibition at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz.