Richard Williams, Self-Portrait, 1945. oil and graphite on board, 38.1 x 25.5 cm (unframed). Collection of Gallery One One One; gift of the artist. Photo: Bob Talbot.
Curated by Cliff Eyland
6-30 September 2005.
Reception: Thursday, 8 September, 3-5 PM
Artist's talk: Tuesday, 13 September, 2 PM
Born in 1921, Williams has lived in Winnipeg since 1954 as an artist, university art teacher and long-term Director (1954-1973) of the University of Manitoba School of Art. He has also organized exhibitions, including the 1950s and 1960s nationally-judged "Winnipeg Shows" at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. William's exhibition is a small survey of his work accompanied by a CD-ROM/web publication that includes an interview with the artist and an essay by Cliff Eyland; an essay about Williams' Naked Block Party works by Meeka Walsh; and key essays from past Gallery One One One Williams shows by Dale Amundson and the late George Swinton.
Gallery One One One gratefully acknowledges financial assistance for this exhibition from the Manitoba Arts Council and the generous donation of art to Gallery One One One by Richard Williams. Thanks also to Pauline Williams, Melanie Lautt, Don DeGrow, Oliver Botar, Dale Amundson, George Swinton, Moira Swinton, and the Government of Manitoba, Department of Culture, Heritage, and Tourism.
The Richard Williams
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