Video Interview

Shirley Williams Artist Headshot

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

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

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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 […]

'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'

Helping participants and answering questions

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 […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

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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