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 […]

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’ […]

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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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 my familiar […]

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 were long […]