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Mathis Miles Williams, 1964 | Figurative painter

Mathis Miles Williams is an American artist🎨 born in Texas. He currently lives in Western Massachusetts.
He graduated in Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Texas in 1984 with a degree in philosophy.
Later in 80’s he switched his career and won the Alkazzi Fellowship to study fine art at the Tate Gallery in London in 1990.

  • Lyndon B. Johnson School Of Public Affairs, Austin, Texas. 1984. A two-year masters program in politics and management. Full Merit Scholarship. Withdrew to pursue art career.
  • University Of Texas, Austin, Texas. 1982-1984. Graduated Summa cum Laude (3.9 GPA) in May 1984 at age 20 with a Bachelor of Arts. Double Major in Philosophy and Latin, minor in History. Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi honor societies. Special Honors in philosophy.
  • Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania. 1981. National Merit Scholarship, National Honor Society Scholarship, Junior Classical League Scholarship (for Latin). Studied Liberal Arts.

Selected Awards🎨 and Exhibitions

  • Weinstein Gallery, San Francisco, CA - November 2003 - Trio- three-person show.
  • National Academy Of Design, New York, New York - March 2001. Finalist and Honorable Mention. American Society of Portrait Artists.
  • Austin Galleries, Austin, Texas - May 1999 - One-man show of paintings, sculpture, drawings and photography, including the Triptych Altarpiece of Harriet Shelley.
  • Quast Galleries, Taos, NM - June 1998 - Two-person show.
  • Oil Painters Of America, Taos, New Mexico, 1997. Purchase Award🎨.
  • Austin Galleries, Austin, Texas - March 1997 - Group show.
  • Oil Painters Of America, Taos, New Mexico - 1996 - Awarded🎨 Best Portrait and Grumbacher Gold Medal.
  • Oil Painters Of America, San Antonio, Texas - 1995 - Awarded🎨 Best Portrait and People's Choice Award.
  • Vanier and Roberts Galleries, Scottsdale, Arizona. April 1995. Group exhibition.
  • Jan Ballew'S Northern Gallery, Santa Fe, NM. December 1994. Group show.
  • Artworks Gallery, Austin, Texas. September 1994. Group show.
  • Vanier and Roberts Galleries, Scottsdale, Arizona. March 1994. Group show of miniatures.
  • Marble Gallery, Marble, Colorado. July 1993. One-man show.
  • Leslie Levy Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ. April 1993. Group show, The Figure in Art.
  • Artworks Gallery, Austin, Texas. September 1992. One-man show.
  • Akron Society Of Artists, Akron, Ohio. September 1991. Grand Exhibition.
  • National Arts Club, New York, New York. September 1990. 18th Annual Open Exhibition, Pastel Society of America.
  • Five-State Exhibition, Irving, Texas. May 1990. Irving Art Association Annual. Awarded Second Place, oils.
  • Degas Pastel Society, New Orleans, Louisiana. March 1990. Third Biennial National Exhibition. Awarded the NOAA Award of Merit by Aaron Shikler.
  • American Artists Professional League, New York, New York. November 1989. Grand National Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club.