Artist, educator. Judy Williams was born in Vancouver in 1940. She received a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton University (1961). As Assistant Professor of Fine Arts at the University of British Columbia (1979-2001), Williams taught painting, drawing, theory, and installation; she now holds the title of Assistant Professor Emeritus. She has won a Canada Council Junior Award in Painting (1968) and an Honorable Mention from The Haig Brown Regional Award (2007) for Clam Gardens: Aboriginal Mariculture on Canada’s West Coast. She has had solo exhibitions at the Charles H. Scott Gallery, the Art Gallery of Victoria, the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, and the Vancouver Art Gallery. William’s work displays a sensitive and insistent engagement with socio-political matters, particularly in relation to ecological justice. She lives and works on Cortes Island, British Columbia.
Discrete project sites documenting the work of specific artists and collectives in detail.
Essays and conversation providing a context for exploring the Project Sites and Archives.
Video interviews conducted between December 2008 and May 2009 reflecting on Vancouver’s art scene in the sixties.