Artist of the moment……William Thomas Williams

William T. Williams is an African -American painter working in an Abstract style. Williams was born in Bull Creek, North Carolina in the year 1942. For his artistic education he attended the Skowhegan School of Art, earned his bachelors degree from the Pratt Institute, and earned his MFA from the Yale School of Art and Architecture.

In 1956 Williams was able to meet the world renown Jacob Lawrence. This was key in his desire to know he could be a professional artist. His dream was not out of reach.

William T. Williams has been on the staff at Brooklyn College in the early 1970s.

Price range information: The artist has produced many series of prints. These start around $5,000. Originals in acrylics or watercolor can reach the low six figure mark.

In this clip we visit the studio of William T. Williams:

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