FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Richard Williams to show his artwork, now on display at From the HeART Gallery
Galveston TX – April 22, 2017 Richard Williams has joined the Island for the first time and can now be seen at From the HeART Gallery, owned by Scott and Samitha Edwards.
Art is Williams’ passion as well as his vehicle through life; racing on a journey to find his purpose. Richard Williams is currently an art instructor the Alfred C. Glassell Museum School of Art, teaching 34 years. He graduated from the University of Houston with an M.F.A. in studio arts and a B.S. in art education. He has served on numerous art boards in Houston, including The Art League of Houston, The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake, Artists Unlimited, a former President of the Houston Art Education Association, and as an Advisory to the Board at The Arts Alliance Center at Clear Lake. Included in over 180 exhibitions and 15 solo shows in the last 40 years, Richard’s work has been displayed in Moscow, Mexico, Germany, the Cayman Islands and across the United States. Collections of his work can be seen in many top corporations, museums, institutions, and numerous private collections. Winning over 30 awards and several grants, Williams’ artwork was the featured article in the Dec. 93 issue of Museum and Arts magazine and a segment on Steve Smith’s Sunday. In May of 2001, Richard accepted a national award from the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation at the National Museum of Art in Washington, D.C. In 2004; received Houston’s Art Teacher of the Year from Culture Shapers for initiating a community Memorial Mural in honor of the Columbia Crew. In 2010, he was honored as “Artist of the Year” at The Arts Alliance at Clear Lake Gala.
Richard’s work will be on display and for sale at From the HeART Gallery starting April 22, 2017. Please be sure to join us that evening during ArtWalk at 511 23rd Street, from 6-9pm, to see his amazing, beautiful and creative work.
For more information on Richard Williams and From the HeART Gallery, please contact Scott & Samitha at 409-300-3009