Elizabeth M. Williams Photography: Regarding Human Perception


Elizabeth resides in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Selected works of hers are available through Slate Art in Oakland, SFMOMA Artists Gallery in San Francisco and Schneider Gallery in Chicago.

Elizabeth has participated in numerous group shows, including: London's New Artist Fair, during which her work was commended by London art blogger Lisa Holmes; "Snap to Grid" at Los Angeles Center for Digital Art; "Instantly Yours" at Photographic Resource Center in Boston; "Spectrum Gestalt" at bG Gallery in Santa Monica; "Sky's the Limit" at Bedford Gallery in the Bay Area juried by Liz Ferrer, Director of Contemporary Art at BRIC in Brooklyn, during which her work was highlighted by Lou Fancher, art critic for the Contra Costa Times and San Jose Mercury News; "In Focus" at Palm Beach Photographic Centre juried by National Geographic photographer Raymond Gehman; "Realities and Illusions" at Marin Museum of Contemporary Art in the Bay Area juried by Kenneth Baker, former art critic for ARTnews and the San Francisco Chronicle; an exhibit by women artists at Joyce Gordon Gallery in the Bay Area, which received a "Don't Miss" mention from San Francisco Chronicle feature writer Mary Eisenhart; and "Urban Information" at Slate Art, which received a "Must See" accolade from Alex Bigman, art critic for 7X7 magazine in San Francisco.  Additionally, several of Elizabeth's works appear on SFMOMA's Tumblr site. Her work also is included in the Art Photo Index compendium overseen by Photo-Eye in Santa Fe.

Elizabeth's solo shows include: "Perception and Reality" at Stanford University curated by Clayman Institute Fellow Heather Green; "Selected Works" at Serpentine in San Francisco curated by the late Bruno Mauro, then-Director of Ampersand in San Francisco/Paris; "Recent Works" at Earl Warren Hall, University of California, Berkeley; and "Reinterpreting Reality" at Slate Art curated by gallerist Danielle Fox, which received a "Don't Miss" mention from San Francisco Chronicle feature writer Mary Eisenhart, a "Critic's Pick" from Oakland Tribune arts writer Jennifer Modenessi and praise from DeWitt Cheng, art critic for Art Ltd. and East Bay Express.

A magna cum laude graduate of Boston University, Elizabeth interned at that university's Art History Department and at the Art Institute of Boston and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, later holding staff positions at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Art Museum Association of America and Ansel Adams Center for Photography.

Elizabeth's work is included in private collections throughout the United States and in Europe.  Each of her photographs constitutes part of a limited edition.
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