Bill Kane's Photographs and Neon Mixed-Media works have been extensively exhibited in the US, Europe and Asia since 1980 in over 20 one-man and 60 group shows. His work is represented in the collections of the Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfort, Germany, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, the Carnegie Mellon Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, the Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, the Museum of Neon Art, Los Angeles, CA, the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA, the Southland Corporation, Dallas, TX, NW Ayer Advertising, New York and the Arthur Anderson Co, Chicago, IL among others.
Kane's work has been published twice in individual catalogues "Bill Kane, Photo/Neon Works", Foster Goldstrom Fine Arts and Boca Raton Center for the Arts, 1982 and "Bill Kane, Selected Photography and Neon Works", Foster Goldstrom Inc., 1983. Additionally his work has been published in numerous exhibition catalogues and books including "Glass in the Modern World" and "Contemporary Glass -- Australia, Canada USA & Japan", National Museums of Modern Art, Tokyo and Kyoto, 1981, "Lensless Photography", The Franklin Institute Science Museum, 1982, "Neon Fronts", the Washington Project for the Arts, 1983, "Extending the Perimeters of Twentieth-Century Photography", San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1985, "Dalla Pop Art Americana, alla Nuova Figurazione", Opere del Museo d'Arte Moderna di Francoforte, Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea - Milano, 1987, "Contemporary Neon", by Rudy Stern, Retail Reporting Corporation, 1990 and "American Art Today, Surface Tension", the Art Museum at Florida International University, 1991. His work was featured in the movie "Robocop".
Bill Kane was awarded the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship twice, in 1981 for Photography and again in 1990 for Painting. He was awarded grants from the Eyes and Ears Foundation twice, in 1979 and again in 1984. He is included in the Who's Who of American Art.