Featured in Professional Artist Magazine

Professional Artist cover containing Shirley Williams article

On December 31, New Years Eve, I opened the mail and was thrilled to see an article about me in Professional Artist Magazine (FEB/MARCH 2017 issue) Great way to begin 2017 !! See page 44 & 45 Through networking over the years, the publisher reached out to me. Someone had forwarded her my Blog Post […]

Happy Holidays 2016

Merry Christmas Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa & Merry Festivus For over 20 years, I celebrated the holidays by showing my appreciation to friends, family, and collectors by sending my hand painted cards. Three years ago, I stopped painting them. There were health issues in my family that became a priority. After that, I never got […]

'Tis the Season' Holiday Group Show

The holiday season is always a blur of activity for everyone. In the midst of it all, I was invited to show a few pieces in a group show at SB Contemporary. It was called ‘Tis the Season’ and featured about 100 small works by various artists. The Opening night was packed. Lots of paintings […]

Caesars Features One of My Paintings

Abstract Painting by Shirley Williams,

Out of the blue last week, I got a call from the designer/art consultant Helena Ventrella. She needed an oversized painting right away, for a massive wall in Caesars Casino Windsor.

The Grand Opening Launch event for Caesar’s spectacular VIP Banquet room, ‘Augustus-27’ was scheduled for two nights later.

‘Forces of Nature’ […]

Art Gallery of Windsor's 'Sip & Paint'

The ‘Sip & Paint’ evening hosted by the Art Gallery of Windsor on October 27th, 2016 was a smashing success !!

AGW ‘Sip & Paint’ set up before workshop

It was the first time the gallery had tried something like this. The more generic “Sip & Paint” evenings popular at restaurants and bars are […]

Do You Think This is Art?

This past weekend I met up with a group of artist friends after going to Art Toronto at the Convention Centre. Going to Art Fairs is a frequent pilgrimage for me, as I like to see what the top galleries are showing. But seeing what is supposed to be amazing art gets to be more […]

‘SIP & PAINT’ Social Workshop at AGW

'Sip & Paint' workshop with artist Shirley Williams

I’ve been invited to be the Featured Artist for a social evening of “Sipping & Painting at the Art Gallery of Windsor on October 27. It’s going to be a super fun experience for one and all. This is for everyone, even people who tell me they can’t even “draw a straight line.”

Art […]

I Give Up !!

Shirley Williams Art

Of course I’m not giving up painting !!!

I’m giving up painting with brushes.

   

Last December 2015, I participated in a life-altering painting retreat totally off-grid in the seaside jungles near Sayulita, Mexico. Read my Blog Post HERE and HERE

We were a small group of […]

New Small Encaustic Painting Series

encaustic on wood, 12 x 12 inches, float-framed

 

‘Beneath the Surface #S1605 © Shirley Williams $450.

      Over the past year, I’ve been exploring new ideas using mixed media on small canvases and wood. What’s Mixed Media you might ask! In the arts, “mixed media” basically means anything goes. However it’s not truly anything goes. Professional artists always make […]

Painting Fnds a New Home

This painting was just sold today to a new collector in Ontario. ‘Wish You Were Here” 4 x 6 feet, acrylic on canvas.

‘Wish You Were Here” 48 x 72 inches, © 2015 Shirley Williams SOLD

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