Elizabeth M. Williams Photography: Regarding Human Perception
Elizabeth M. Williams

b. 1962, in Connecticut, U.S.A.
Lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area


EXHIBITIONS

2020
"Hold Still," National Portrait Gallery Online Exhibit, London, U.K.

2018
"Miss Perception," Tertulia, Oakland, CA

2017
"The Unauthorized SFMOMA Show," San Francisco, CA
"Nasty Women," The Knockdown Center, New York City

2016
"Spectrum Gestalt," bG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"Instantly Yours," Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA
"From Me to You," Pro Arts, Oakland, CA

2015
"Snap to Grid," Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
"Pay It Forward," New Orleans Photo Alliance, New Orleans, LA
"California in Small Works," PHOTO, Oakland, CA

2014
"Framed," Candid Arts Trust & Gallery, London, U.K.
"Sky's the Limit," Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
"New Directions in Photography," Slate Art, Oakland, CA
"Photographic Works," Montclair Gallery, Oakland, CA
 
2013
New Artist Fair, London, U.K.
"In Focus," Palm Beach Photographic Centre, Palm Beach, FL
"Three Views," Gray Loft Gallery, Oakland, CA
"Focus on Photography," Slate Art, Oakland, CA
"The International Online Exhibit," Florida Museum of Photographic Arts,
Tampa, FL

2012
"Urban Information," Slate Art, Oakland, CA
"Paper Girls," Incline Gallery, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Fine Arts Fair, under the auspices of Slate Art
"Small Works," Slate Art, Oakland, CA

2011
"Reinterpreting Reality," solo exhibit, Slate Art, Oakland, CA
"Selected Works," solo exhibit, Serpentine, San Francisco, CA
"Review/Preview," Slate Art, Oakland, CA
"Recent Works," solo exhibit, Earl Warren Hall, University of California, Berkeley

2010
"Roll Call," San Francisco Camerawork, San Francisco, CA

2009
"Women Artists," Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA
"Perception and Reality," solo exhibit, Stanford University

2008
"Realities and Illusions," Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Novato, CA
 
Earlier Group Shows:
Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Teresa Mullens Gallery, San Francisco, CA
City College of San Francisco Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA


RELATED ACTIVITIES

2018
Participant, San Francisco Camerawork auction

2017
Participant, Pro Arts benefit
Inclusion in "The Unauthorized SFMOMA Show" exhibition catalog

2016
Participant, by invitation, Art Photo Index compendium, Photo-Eye, Santa Fe
Artwork chosen by Mariecar Mendoza, Senior Digital Arts & Entertainment Editor, San Francisco Chronicle, for photographic tribute of Oakland Ghost Ship fire
Artwork used to brand "From Me to You" exhibit, Pro Arts
Selected artwork made available through Wander Atelier, Berlin, Germany
Participant, San Francisco Camerawork auction

2015
Artwork made available through SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, and Schneider Gallery, Chicago
Multiple images selected for SFMOMA's Tumblr site
Participant, Kala Art Institute auction
Finalist, Alameda County Arts Commission Artwork Acquisition Program
Participant, Oakland Art Murmur auction

2014
Finalist, London Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition
Panelist, "Fair-Use Issues in Photography," Hastings College of the Law, University of California
Artwork featured in Galleries magazine, U.K., promoting London New Artist Fair
Artwork used to brand "Sky's the Limit" exhibit and also included in curatorial audio tour of selected works in that exhibit, Bedford Gallery
Special commendation, with honorarium, and guest speaker, docent orientation, "Sky's the Limit" exhibit
Artwork featured on the cover of Diablo Arts magazine promoting "Sky's the Limit" exhibit
Mention in Contra Costa Times and San Jose Mercury News review, "An Endless Source of Inspiration," by art critic Lou Fancher, "Sky's the Limit" exhibit
Participant, Bedford Gallery auction
Artwork used by Visit Oakland, with honorarium
Participant, Oakland Art Murmur auction
Speaker, "Regarding Human Perception," Remmers Global, Oakland, CA
Artwork included in rotating exhibits, Sticks Framing & Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA
Participant, London New Artist Fair auction

2013
Mention in "Five Artists to Look Out For" blog post by arts writer Lisa Holmes, London New Artist Fair
Participant, Oakland Art Murmur auction

2012
Speaker, "Urban Information" exhibit, Slate Art
Participant, Oakland Art Murmur auction

2011
Artwork made available through Slate Art, Oakland; gallery representation, 2011-2014
Mention in East Bay Express review, "Looking in All the Right Places," by art critic DeWitt Cheng, "Reinterpreting Reality" exhibit
"Critic's Pick" by arts writer Jennifer Modenessi, Oakland Tribune, "Reinterpreting Reality" exhibit
"Don't Miss" mention by feature writer Mary Eisenhart, San Francisco Chronicle, "Reinterpreting Reality" exhibit 
Speaker, "Reinterpreting Reality" exhibit, Slate Art
Inclusion in Slate Artists publication
Participant, Oakland School for the Arts benefit

2010
Inclusion in "Roll Call" exhibition catalog, San Francisco Camerawork
Participant, Intersection for the Arts auction

2009
"Top Picks" mention, Editorial Staff, Stanford Weekly, "Perception and Reality" exhibit
Multiple images selected for "96 Hours" column, San Francisco Chronicle
Speaker, "Perception and Reality" exhibit, Stanford University

Earlier:
Participant, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco benefit


CORPORATE ART PROGRAM
Remmers Global
Sotheby's International Realty


PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA


EDUCATION
Boston University
B.S., Mass Communication, Art History minor
magna cum laude
1985

 
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