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Micheal Williams

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Mountain Truckers, December 2012 Oil 20 X 24 © Michael A. Williams International Art Gallery
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Memphis, TN
Birth year
1964
Lives in
Memphis, TN
Schools
Shelby State Community College
World Services for the Blind
Tags
art news, extraordinary people, inspirational artists, Inspirational Art, transportation, street scenes, city scenes, acrylic paintings, oil paintings, micheal a williams, blind artist, landscape
Statement

Micheal Williams is legally blind with Stargardt and has been so since birth. He is a self taught artist and has been featured on several news shows in Memphis, TN and San Antonio, TX., as well as numerous newspapers articles concerning his diability and art. Mr. Williams is also an award winning artist, having won the American Printing House for the Blind " Insight International Art Competition for Blind and Visually Impaired Artist" threee out of 4 entries since 2009 with 3rd place in 2009, 2nd place in 2010 and 1st place in 2012. The artist is also the founder for the International Associiation for Sight Impaired Artist-Global, a nonprofit formed to encourage individuals who are blind or visually impaired to get involved in the visual arts as artists, designers, photographers, sculptors and any other forms of two and thress dimensional art. The artist is determined to create art that inspires others and leave them wondering how he is able to produce detail work with limited sight.