Gerald Williams

Gerald Williams (b. 1941) painter and founding member of AfriCOBRA (African Commune of Bad Relevant Artist), an African American artist collective, Gerald Williams was born in Chicago. He earned a Masters of Fine Arts at Howard University, served in the United States Air Force, was a Peace Corp Volunteer for several years, taught in public schools in Chicago and Washington, D.C. and served as Arts and Crafts Director for the United States Air Force for twenty years until his retirement in 2004.

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Please join us for a discussion with Rebecca Zorach and Gerald Williams on the occasion of Williams’ first solo exhibition with Kavi Gupta.

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Interview with Gerald Williams at his home in Sumter, South Carolina, in November 2011, by Rebecca Zorach for Never The Same.

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