Q&A with 2022 Sondheim Art Prize Winner James Williams II
In this episode of The Truth In This Art, Rob interviewed James Williams II, a curator and interdisciplinary artist whose work encompasses painting, sculpture and photography, and discussed his art process and winning the 2022 Sondheim Art Prize winner and much more.
James Williams II is a curator and interdisciplinary artist whose work encompasses painting, sculpture and photography. His works center on topics of social and cultural identity in the United States tied together by self-portraiture and narration. His most recent project was curating the show, Whatchamacallit. The exhibition, accompanied with a publication, focused on superimposed identities and the growing obsession over them. Williams is the recipient of the MFA Joan Mitchell Foundation award, the Bromo Seltzer Fellowship, and served as artist-in-residence at School 33 in Baltimore, Maryland. Williams, originally from Upstate New York, received his master’s degree from the Mount Royal School of Art at Maryland Institute College Art (MICA). He currently teaches at MICA. He's the 2022 Sondheim Art Prize winner.
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