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artist , curator , educator

William Earle Williams, American artist, educator, curator. Fellow in photography, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, 1986, 1997, 2002, Pew fellow, 1997, Guggenheim fellow, 2003. Member of Society Photograph Education (board directors 1996—2003, vice chair 2000, treasurer 2001), Philadelphia Athenaeum, Franklin Inn Club.

Background

Williams, William Earle was born on April 19, 1950 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States. Son of Willie and Estella (Steele) Williams.

Education

Bachelor, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1973;Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1978.

Career

Professor art, Haverford (Pennsylvania) College, since 1978. Board directors Midtown Y Gallery, New York City, 1988. National consultant in photography Center for Study Southern Culture, U. Mississippi, Oxford, since 1981.

Member committee VisualArts Hamilton College, 1989. Member of advisory board Institute of Contemporary Art University of Pennsylvania, since 1993.

Works

Membership

Member Society Photographic Education (board directors since 1987, chairman Mid-Atlantic region), Print Club Philadelphia (Elinor Williams purchase award 1986), Yale Club, Philobiblian Club, Athenaeum, Franklin Inn Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, bicycling, walking.

Connections

Married Mary Katherine Meermans, August l9, l978. Children: Emily Katherine, Daniel Earle.

father:
Willie Williams

mother:
Estella (Steele) Williams

spouse:
Mary Katherine Meermans

child:
Emily Katherine Williams

child:
Daniel Earle Williams