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BIOGRAPHY

Kent Williams has built up a formidable reputation as a powerful contemporary figurative painter. His is a bold realism with combined attributes of abstraction and neo-expressionistic sensibilities. His work is characterized by strong gestural forms combined with areas of arresting detail, rendered with rich dynamic brushwork. Williams is represented byMerry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY 1984 Drawing and Painting

WORK INCLUDES

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Instructor
California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Instructor
East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Instructor
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
Instructor

EXHIBITIONS INCLUDE

Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, "Convergence"
2011
Evoke Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, "Eklektikos"
2010
Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Berlin, Germany, "Kent Williams at Merry Karnowsky Gallery Berlin"
2008
Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, "Swim in the Deep Water"
2008
Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, "In Animate"
2007
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC, "Outwin Boochever Portrait Painting and Sculpture Exhibition"
2006-2007
Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, "Amalgam"
2006
Duke University Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, NC, "Critic's Choice: Julia Morton"
2000

AWARDS INCLUDE

The Yellow Kid: Lucca, Italy

CLASSES

Nude Body
   
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