Visiting Artist Didier Williams
Date: 7:30pm PST November 19, 2013 Location: Miller Hall room 102
Miller Hall room 102
Didier Williams- holds an MFA in painting from Yale University, and a BFA in painting from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). His paintings examine a fictional narrative that dismantles fixed notions of home, place and time. William currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He was a 2009 recipient of the Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship in painting as well as the 2006 recipient of the Morris Lewis Award for painting. He has exhibited paintings in group shows at Kravets Wehby gallery in New York, Deitch Projects in Long Island City, Swann Galeries in New York City, Gallerie Schuster in Berlin, as well as traveling exhibitions in Baltimore, Kansas City, Philadelphia, and Greece. He will be a 2012/13 Artist in Residence at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation’s Space Program in Brooklyn NY. He is currently on faculty in the Art/Art History Department at Vassar College as well as Adjunct Foundation Faculty in the School of Art and Design at Purchase College in NY.