Todd Williamson

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Todd Williamson è nato a Cullman, Alabama U.S.A. nel 1964. Vive e lavora a Los Angeles, California. Trasferitosi a Nashville, Tennessee, dove ha compiuto i suoi studi ed ha ottenuto la laurea presso la Belmont University nel 1988. Ha vissuto in questo grande centro delle arti e della musica, dove ha perfezionato la sua ricerca artistica in un ambiente vivacissimo ed estremamente creativo che si distacca e prende le distanze in maniera molto netta dagli stereotipi classici della provincia americana. Successivamente ha seguito dei master di specializzazione presso la CAL State University e la UCLA di Los Angeles. Sue opere fanno parte di collezioni pubbliche e private.

Principali mostre personali
Conference, ART1307, PAN, Naples, Italy 2012                         
George Billis Gallery "Thoughts from a Mind Like Mine", Los Angeles CA 2011
George Billis Gallery "Todd Williamson", New York NY 2009   
Belmont University, “Blurring the Lines”, Nashville, TN 2009
LA Contemporary, “Lines of Vision “, Los Angeles, CA 2008
Irvine Fine Arts Center “ Todd Williamson “, Irvine, CA 2008
  
Principali mostre collettive
25th Silver Anniversary Juried Show Juror Joan Young, Guggenheim NYC Summit, NJ, 2011
"PLENTITUDE" Barbara Davis Gallery Houston TX, 2011
Villa di Donato, One Night, One Dinner, One Day Show, Napoli (Italy), Art 1307, 2010
Museo della Scienza e della tecnologia, Step ’09, Milano (Italy), ART 1307, 2010
"ELEVATED" Rottet Studios con Ed Ruscha, Jenny Holtzer  ed altri, Los Angeles CA 2010
Museum of Contemporary Art "FRESH" exhibition & auction, Los Angeles CA 2009
Red Dot Fair, LA Contemporary, New York, NY 2008
Zimmer Childrens Museum, The Art of Vision, Los Angeles, CA 2008
Biennale dell’Unità d’Italia, Caserta, Italy 2008

Premi
Pollock Krasner Foundation award grant 2010/2011
Artistic Merit Award City of Naples Italy 2010  
Artslant "Showcase Winner both 3rd and 4th Rounds" 2010
Curators Choice Award "Spectrum" Micro Museum NYC 2007 
Scuola Internazionale di grafica 2007  
Louise Bourgeois Artist Salon- invited artist 2006
American Academy in Rome - Visiting Artist 2006
Skopelos Foundation for the Arts (Greece) 2005

Born in Cullman, Alabama U.S.A. in 1964. He moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where he completed his studies and obtained his degree at Belmont University in 1988. He lived in this great center of art and music, where he perfected his artistic research in a lively and extremely creative environment that is separated and distanced himself very clear from the stereotypes of the classic small town America. Later followed the master's degree at Cal State University and UCLA in Los Angeles. His works are part of public and private collections. He lives and works in Los Angeles, California.

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