Sarah Williams

Exhibitions

Area Codes, 2016, Talley Dunn Gallery

Biography

Education

2009 MFA in Painting and Drawing, University of North Texas, TX.
2006 . BFA in Studio Art, William Woods University, MO

Grants And Awards

2015 Willapa Bay Artist in Residence Oysterville, WA
Summer Faculty Fellowship; Missouri State University Springfield, MO
2013 Ucross Foundation Artist Residency Program Participant Clearmont, WY
Department of Art and Design Travel Grant; Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
College of Arts and Letters New Faculty Summer Research Fellowship Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
2011 Finalist - Hunting Art Prize , Houston, TX.

2010

Summer Residency - Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.
Artists’ Grant - Vermont Studio Center , Johnson, VT. 
Finalist - Hunting Art Prize Finalist, Houston, TX.
2009 Places Purchase Award - University of North Texas Art in Public , Denton, TX.
Outstanding Graduate in Studio Art Award; University of North Texas, Denton, TX.
2008 First Place Award, P.A.N.T.S. Open Exhibition, Denton, TX.
2007 Category I Award, Visual Arts Society of Texas 2nd Annual 125 Mile Exhibition Denton, TX.
2005 _.. Craftsmanship and Design Award; William Woods University, Fulton, MO.
2004 Muriel Braeutigam Memorial Prize; St. Louis Artists’ Guild, St. Louis, MO.

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Area Codes, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX
2015 Flyover Territory, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
City Limits, McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, TX
2014 Peripheral 36, Sinclair Gallery, Northwest College, Powell, WY
Glow, Mildred Cox Gallery, William Woods University, Fulton, MO
Midwest Noir, Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY
2013 New Works, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, TX
Remote America, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, TX
Blacktop Country, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 
30 Miles Between, McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, TX
2012 County Line, McMurtrey Gallery; Micro Space, Houston, TX
Nightfall, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
Homeward, Blue Gallery, Kansas City, MO
2011 Outside the County Seat, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX
On the Periphery, McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, TX
2010 Outskirts, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO
Population 4,769, McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, TX
2009


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Night Vision, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
The Places In Between, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
Pinned, University of North Texas Union Gallery, Denton, TX

Group Exhibitions

2017 AS IS rural realism, The Grace Museum, Abilene, TX
2015 The Real Show, The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, TX
Destination Unknown, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX
MSU Biennial Faculty Show, Brick City Gallery; Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
Art Auction 47, Yellowstone Art Museum, Billings MT; Curator: Eric Wimmer
2014

Wonder Wall, Blue Gallery, Kansas City, MO
The Cityscape Show IV, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Homeward Bound: An American Pictorial, Fowler-Kellogg Art Center, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY
Night Music, Trudy Labell Fine Art, Naples, FL
Seven, McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, TX

2013 Object, Object!: A Selection of Smaller Works, Helmuth Projects, San Diego, CA; Curators: John Oliver Lewis and Jessica McCambly
Wonder Wall, Blue Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Amy Blakemore and Sarah Williams, The Gallery at UTA; The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX
2012 Natural Constructed Spaces, The Painting Center, New York, NY. Curated by Marianne Van Lent and Galen Cheney.
Big and Bright: New Work from Texas, Southwestern College Art Gallery at Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA.
The Cityscape Show II, George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2011 Annual Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Brookhaven College Gallery, Dallas, TX.
Hunting Art Prize Finalist Exhibition, Friedkin Corporate Gulf of Toyota Exhibition Hall,
Houston, TX.
Now. Here. This. 3-Art, Curated online exhibition. Curated by Sara Jones.
Winter Exhibition, PS Gallery, Columbia, MO.
2010 500X Past and Present Member’s, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX.
Annual Faculty and Staff Exhibition, University of North Texas Art Gallery, TX.
Annual Faculty and Staff Exhibition, Brookhaven College Gallery, Dallas, TX.
Biennial Texas/Oklahoma Art Show, Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Midwestern State
University, Wichita Falls, TX. Curated by Janis Goodman.
HWH, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX.
2009 Back in Red, Group Holiday Exhibition, McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, TX.
Annual Faculty and Staff Exhibition, University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX.
Graduate Student “Launch Exhibition", Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas Art Lab,    
Dallas, TX. Curated by Ann Lawrence.
Front Room=Back Room, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX.
2009 Annual Voertman’s Art Competition , University of North Texas Art Gallery, TX.
Curated by John Pomara.
Observation/Insight: Drawing from the Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum, Eagle
Exhibition Hall/ Elm Fork Education Center, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.
2008 P.A.N.T.S Open, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.
ArtHouston 2008: Two From UNT, McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, TX.
Current Works by Sarah Williams and Julon Pinkston, McMurtrey Gallery, Houston, TX.
Summer Exhibition, PS Gallery, Columbia, MO.
University of North Texas Graduate Exhibition, University of North Texas Art Gallery, TX.
H2OMG, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX.
Visual Arts Society of Texas 40th Annual, Spring Exhibition, Visual Arts Society, Denton,
TX. Curated by Nic Nicosia.
Annual Voertman’s Student Art Competition, University of North Texas Art Gallery, TX 
Annual College Art Association Regional MFA Exhibition, Cora Stafford Gallery,
University of North Texas, Denton, TX.
32nd Annual University Union’s Student Art Competition, University of North Texas
Union Gallery, TX.
2007




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Not To Be Missed By Anyone, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX.
Pocket of Schemes, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.
Peripheral Vision, University of North Texas Union Gallery, Denton, TX.
Ghost Town Arts Collective, Austin College Ida Green Gallery, Sherman, TX.
Visual Arts Society of Texas 2nd Annual 125 Mile Exhibition, Visual Arts Society, TX.
Paint Trap, Cora Stafford Gallery, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

Museum Collections

The Grace Museum, Abilene, TX

Public Collections

The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, TX