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 […]

Happy Holidays 2016

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 […]

Art Gallery of Windsor's 'Sip & Paint'

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 […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Just Finished Paintings

Just finished a pair of new abstract paintings. I’m already beginning to loosen up with my new creative direction.

With these I imagined myself walking through a neighborhood enjoying the day.

“Meandering 1 & 2” acrylic on canvas 12 x 36 inches each © 2016 Shirley Williams Art

‘Meandering 1’ acrylic on canvas, 12 x 36 […]

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 […]