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Adair L. Williams, American artist. Recipient Art of the Golden Generation award, Kennesaw University, 2001.


Williams, Adair L. was born on April 15, 1928 in Jackson, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Horace Adair and Mary Elizabeth (Nelson) Lovin.


Bachelor in Art, Randolph Macon Women's College, 1950. Postgraduate, Atlanta School Art.


Home studio art teacher, Atlanta, 1960s-70s. Speaker Emory University, 1978. Demonstrator Roswell Fine Arts Association, 2000.

Co-op, owner Golden Easel Art Gallery, Atlanta. Speaker in field.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Church of Atonement, 1970, Georgia Technology Student Center Art Gallery, 1971, The Tea Room, Nashville, 1977, exhibitions include in group shows DeKalb Federal, 1980-1989, Atlanta Artists Center, 1980-1999, Patron's Watercolor Gala, Oklahoma, 1984, one-woman shows include Kennesaw College Art Gallery, 1984, exhibitions include in group shows Winter Arts Festival, 1985 (MGAA, 1985), Coker Creek Artists, Brasstown, North Carolina, 1987, Marietta Gallery, 1987, Albany Museum Art, Georgia, 1989, one-woman shows include Church of Atonement, 1990, exhibitions include in group shows Roswell Fine Arts City Show, 1991-1993, Valdosta State Fine Arts Gallery, 1991, Roswell Visual Arts Center, 1993-1994, Central Southern, Parthenon, Nashville, 1993 (Nations Bank award, 1993), Grandview Gallery, 1995, Gwinnett Fine Arts center, 1996, Georgia Watercolor Society, 1996, Atlanta Botanical Gardens, 1996, one-woman shows include Houston Lake Country Club, Perry, Georgia, 1996, Church of Atonement, 1996, exhibitions include in group shows Georgia Watercolor Society, 1998, one-woman shows include Barnes and Noble, Northern Point Mall, 1998, exhibitions include in group shows Roswell Visual Arts Center, 1999, Northern Fulton Invitational, 2000, Georgia State Capitol, Governor's office, 2001, Work of Our Hands in Buckhead, Atlanta.


Volunteer Girl Scouts United States, Senior Citizens, Northside Methodist Church, Atlanta, 1960—1970. Art teacher Methodist Settlement House, 1960—1979. Scenery painter Sandy Springs Players, Northern Springs High School, 1967.

Member Atlanta Arts Council, 1970—1979. Member of Atlanta Athletic Club (chairman), Tennessee Art League, Atlanta Arts Center (president), Southern Watercolor Society (signature member), Georgia Watercolor Society (signature member, board directors), Alpha Omicron Pi.


Married Thomas Schuyler Williams, Junior, June 13, 1950. Children: Thomas Schuyler III, Elizabeth Leigh, Nelson Lovin.

Horace Adair Lovin

Mary Elizabeth (Nelson) Lovin

Thomas Schuyler Williams

Thomas Schuyler III Williams

Elizabeth Leigh Williams

Nelson Lovin Williams