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Richard Griffith Williams

art gallery director

Richard Griffith Williams, American art gallery director.

Background

Williams, Richard Griffith was born on August 29, 1946 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Richard Elmer and Mary Elizabeth Griffith.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Art History, Wayne State University, 1974. Master of Science in History Preservation, Columbia University, 1976.

Career

Senior analyst Larry Smith & Company, Chicago, 1976-1977. Real estate representative Centennial Bank & Trust, Chicago, 1977-1979. Assistant regional director National Housing Partnership, Washington, 1979-1982.

Research assistant Detroit Institute Arts, 1971-1972. Director ARTSPACE Enterprises, Washington, since 1982. Consultant Limestock Developers, Miami, Florida, 1984-1985, County Atlantic, New Jersey, 1984-1985, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, 1984-1985, Attention Deficit Disorder Inc.

Architects and Planners, Boston, 1984-1985.

Works

  • Contributor articles to magazines and newspapers. Committee chairman Advisory Neighborhood Commission, Washington, 1982-1983.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1967-1971, Vietnam. Member International Sculpture Center, Washington Sculptors Group, Corcoran Gallery Art, Washington Project for Arts, National Trust for History Preservation. Club: Les Cheneaux.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing; scuba diving. Squash; skiing.

Connections

Married Martha Isabel Donovan, November 3, 1984.

father:
Richard Elmer

mother:
Mary Elizabeth Griffith

spouse:
Martha Isabel Donovan