Feature Articles

February 2011

Hitchcock Health Center in Aiken, SC, Offers Works by Lorenzo Williams

Award winning North Augusta, SC, artist, Lorenzo Williams, will be featured as the Aiken Artist Guild Artist of the Month at the Hitchcock Health Center in Aiken, SC, on view from Feb. 2 - 28, 2012.

Williams was born in Jonston, SC, and has been a professional artist for twenty years or more. He has been drawing since kindergarten and was self-taught until he received his Bachelor Degree of Art in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of South Carolina at Aiken in 1996. In 1999, the artist received his Master Degree of Art in Teaching from Lander University in Greenwood, SC.

Williams has presented a variety of solo exhibits and received various awards throughout the South. In 2009, he received the Community Champion Award in Education in Augusta, GA, and was chosen as a Star teacher for 2007-2008, at Butler High School. He continues to teach at Butler High School in the Fine Arts Department.

“It was always a teacher who encouraged me to do my best. My goal is to inspire, motivate, and encourage others to live their dreams to the fullest. I believe that everyone is successful if they stay focused.” says Williams.

The exhibit will offer the artist’s acrylic works. The paintings incorporate lively color in portraits and varied other subject matter.

For further information check our SC Institutional Gallery listings, call the Center at 803/648-8344 or visit the Aiken Artist Guild at (www.aikenartistguild.org).


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