Video Interview

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Last week I had the pleasure of being interviewed by my friend, California artist, Nicholas Wilton. It was a lively conversation via Skype that veered all over the map and lasted well over an hour.

Nicholas was mostly interested in the long and winding road that I’ve traveled since 1992 when I made the decision […]

Featured in Professional Artist Magazine

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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

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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 […]

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 […]

Advice for a Career Change

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Do you ever feel bored by your current life or career and long for a more creative life?

A few days ago I received this email from one of my Newsletter subscribers. It’s a question I get asked a lot and my answer may surprise you.

Dear Shirley, First, I absolutely love your work […]

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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Inspired by Spring

Spring is inspiring me. I’ve been pushing myself to experiment a bit and I like it !

Another one from my new series just completed today.

‘Nature’s Path’ 20×20 inches, acrylic on canvas© 2016 Shirley Williams Art

‘Nature’s Path’ acrylic on canvas 20 x 20 inches © 2016 Shirley Williams Art

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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 […]

Incredible Painting Retreat

Before this season slips into the next, I want to express my gratitude for your interest in my art throughout the year.

A big thanks goes to the galleries & institutions that exhibit and sell my art, and the collectors who purchase it. Your enthusiasm inspires me. Even though we may not […]

My6 Steps to a More Creative Life

A few weeks ago, while visiting my Mom & Dad in Shediac, New Brunswick, I received a disappointing email. My wonderful studio assistant, Christy Litster had been offered a full-time dream job and was regretfully resigning.

I’m actually happy for her. Christy is very talented and has the potential to do great work. In […]