'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 […]

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 […]

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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Thinking about Climate Change

I’ve been reading and thinking a lot about climate change this past winter. Here’s my latest painting expressing those feelings.

‘Rising Tide’acrylic on canvas, 20″ x 20″ © Shirley Williams Art

‘Rising Tide’ 20″ x 20″ acrylic on canvas © Shirley Williams Art

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The Evolution of a Painting

Lots of you are asking about the new canvas painting series I’ve been working on.

Well, to my surprise, changing gears in the studio is taking a bit more time than I’d imagined.

It takes time to establish a new rhythm with the technical side of things. There’s always the temptation to revert to […]

Natural Inspiration

My recent painting retreat in the seacoast jungles of Mexico, was truly transformational. Yes, there have been lots of adventurous trips in my past, but nothing quite like this.

“Life is Beautiful in the jungle.”

Working with other artists, sharing ideas and experimenting was so exhilarating. Painting days […]

Mark Your Calendars

Be sure to mark your calendar for this rare event !!

I’ll soon be hosting an Open Studio for the first time in 3 years. Many of my paintings have just returned from a gallery tour. Plus there are lots of new ones to see.

Invite your friends and come take a look !!!

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