William T. Williams

William T. Williams

Born Jul 17, 1942

William T. Williams was born in Cross Creek, North Carolina, United States. He received a BFA degree from Pratt Institute in 1966 and studied at The Skowhegan School of Art. In 1968 he received an MFA degree from Yale University School of Art and Architecture. He is presently Professor of Art at Brooklyn College, the City University of New York, whose faculty he joined in 1971.… Read More

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1942 Birth Born on July 17, 1942.


1968 25 Years Old In 1968 he received a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree from Yale University School of Art and Architecture.
1969 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Williams quickly gained attention from the mainstream art world. The Museum of Modern Art acquired his composition "Elbert Jackson L.A.M.F., Part II" in 1969, and by 1970 his work was being exhibited at the Fondation Maeght in the south of France. … Read More
1970 27 Years Old In 1970 Williams was commissioned by the Jewish Museum (New York), and the Menil Collection in Houston, Texas. … Read More


1992 49 Years Old In 1992 Williams was presented the Studio Museum in Harlem Artist's Award for lifetime achievement and his role in creating the artist-in-residence program for the museum. … Read More


1997 54 Years Old His last project at the Printmaking Workshop was in 1997 when he produced a number of monoprints underwritten by art patron, Major Thomas. … Read More


2006 64 Years Old He received the 2006 North Carolina Governors Award for Fine Arts, the highest civilian honor the state can bestow. … Read More
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