Charles Williams is a professional contemporary painter from Georgetown, South Carolina and a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Savannah, Georgia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art. Recent achievements and awards include a Hudson River Landscape Fellowship, featured work in the Artist’s Magazine’s 28th Annual Art Competition, honorable mention from Southwest Art Magazine’s 21 Emerging Under 31 competition, 2012 Winner of the Fine Art Category from Creative Quarterly and feature cover artist of Composite and Professional Artist Magazine. Williams’ contemporary landscapes have exhibited in galleries group and solo exhibitions in New York, Vermont, California, Georgia and the southeast.
From the beginning, Charles Williams has focused on Nature, our Mother Nature, with the love of someone who knows we belong to her and we need to honor the planet Earth.
He has painted forests, carefully, capturing the smallest details with his skillful brush: rough bark of trees and soft snow on the slopes, crystalline rives flowing through wild valleys, green herbs and calm skies… a holly world to rest.
Now, Charles Williams is interested in the sea: no person, no ship, no bird, only the sea, with a hundred shades and reflections, under the infinite sky. Two mirrors which complete the old mythology (feminine and masculine… gathering at the horizon) to be reborn as a new legend: the spectator in front of its past (contained in Williams’ painting), the spectator who will build a new future, once reconciled to his/her roots.
Fantastic paintings, artist! Fantastic paintings born of your deepest soul! Charles Williams is a hyperrealist painter who has interiorized abstraction too. His delicate stains of color could be Pollock’s stains of fury, Kandinsky’s stains of music, Rothko’s plays of pink and blue. The movement of his waves lead us to other artists, to other countries, to other trips.
Charles Williams invite us to travel by his picture-boat full of past and present, of peaceful surprises and perfect dreams.
Travelers on board and good riddance!
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