'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 […]

Tough Choice to Make

Judges Mayor Ken Antaya with Artist Shirley Williams

One of the advantages of being an artist for over 20 years, is that you get invited to do some really interesting things. It’s always an honor to be involved with the local creative community whenever I can. Last week I had the pleasure of being one of three judges to select the winning paintings […]

Never a Dull Moment in the Studio

Have you ever had one of those times when both happy news and sad arrive at your door in a whole slew of rapid events? It kind of makes your head spin a little.

The past few weeks have been a career roller-coaster for me in just that way. Every day seemed to bring […]

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 […]

New Show at The Bartlett Gallery

If you happen to be visiting the great tourist area north of Toronto over the next month, drop by my latest exhibition called ‘Vibrations’ at the Bartlett Gallery in Alton, Ontario. Also showing are sculptor Mark Puigmarti and Elena Henderson. I haven’t had the pleasure of meeting either artist, but their work looks amazing. The […]

Cool Colors ‘Natural Networks’ – AGW Exhibit

'Natural Networks' ID-1038, 36"x36", (c) 2010 Shirley Williams

Here are the 4 canvases in the ‘Natural Networks’ series in the Cool Color range. Each painting is acrylic on canvas and measures 36″ x 36″.

'Natural Networks' ID-1038, 36"x36", (c) 2010 Shirley Williams

'Natural Networks' ID-1037, 36"x36", (c) 2010 Shirley Williams

'Natural […]

Warm ‘Natural Networks’ AGW Exhibit

'Natural Networks' ID-1036, 36"x36" (c) 2010 Shirley Williams

As part of my exhibition at the AGW called ‘Forces of Nature’, is a series of 7 canvases called “Natural Networks”. There is actually an eighth in this series of 36″ x 36″ canvases. But we ran out of wall space. The lonely “orphan” is in […]

Cool “Spectrum” Paintings

Here are the 4 Cool paintings in the series.

Shirley Williams 'Violet Spectrum' ID-1014, 72"x36" (c)2010

Shirley Williams 'Blue Spectrum' ID-1021, 72"x36" (c)2010

Shirley Williams 'Blue Spectrum' ID-1027, 72"x36" (c)2010

Shirley Williams 'Green Spectrum' ID-1028, 72"x36" (c) 2010


Warm “Spectrum” Paintings

This series of 8 paintings called “Waterfall Spectrum” are each 72″ high and 36″ wide. There are 4 in the warm range and 4 in the cool range. They have been hung in the “Forces of Nature” exhibit at the AGW with the warm on one wall and the cool on the opposite wall. This […]

New Art Photos Posted Daily

Happy Holidays !! I am overwhelmed and deeply touched by the positive response to my paintings at last night’s Opening of my AGW exhibit “Forces of Nature” Thank you to each of you who came. What fun to see about 200 people simply vibrating with a positive hum. I was a little busy !!! 🙂 […]