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Patricia Anne Johnson Williams, American art educator. Residency fellow Ossabau Island (Georgia) Foundation, 1981, Alfred (New York ) University Summer Place, 1983, Research fellow Eastern Michigan University, 1983; Creative Artist grantee Michigan Council Arts, 1985, Instructional Computing grantee Eastern Michigan University, 1991.


Williams, Patricia Anne Johnson was born on April 19, 1944 in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States. Daughter of Ellsworth J. and Charlotte M. Johnson.


Bachelor, Carleton College, 1966. Postgraduate, California College Arts and Crafts, 1966—1970. Postgraduate, Arrowmont School Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 1972.

Postgraduate, Arrowmont School Crafts, Gatlinburg, 1973. Master of Fine Arts, Indiana University, 1976.


Assistant, Arrowmont School Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 1973;instructor division continuing education, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, 1974;associate instructor department fine arts, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1974-1976;assistant professor art department, Eastern Michigan U., Ypsilanti, 1976-1980;associate professor, Eastern Michigan U., Ypsilanti, 1980-1985;professor, Eastern Michigan U., Ypsilanti, since 1985.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Art Continuum Gallery, Ypsilanti, 1984, Ann Arbor (Michigan) Art Association, 1984, Madonna University Exhibition Gallery, Livonia, Michigan, 1994. Two-person show Clare Spitter Works of Art, Ann Arbor, 1994. Exhibited in group shows at Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, 1984, Birmingham (Michigan) Bloomfield Art Association, 1984 (award), Contemporary Art Institute Detroit, 1984, Arts Center, Iowa City, 1988, 89, 93, Studio Angelica Siena Heights College, Adrian, Michigan, 1989, Jesse Besser Museum, Alpena, Michigan, 1991, 92, Ella Sharpe Museum, Jackson, Michigan, 1992, 93, Capital I, Washington, 1992, Fiber Celebrated '93, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1993, Crafts National 28, Zolter Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1994.

      Represented in private collections. Contributor articles to professional jours.


Member American Craft Council, Michigan Surface Design Association (recording secretary 1990-1992, membership chair since 1992), Complex Weavers, Michigan League Handweavers.


Married Lawerence C. Stewart, June 24, 1989.

Ellsworth J.

Charlotte M. Johnson

Lawerence C. Stewart