Originally from Northern California, Keith Williams spent most of his life in Texas. He is an art professor and a professional artist who has earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors from Southern Methodist University in 2001 with an emphasis on drawing, painting and printmaking. From 2001 to 2003, he was a resident artist in sculpture at SMU. In 2006, he earned a Masters of Fine Arts degree with honors with an emphasis on drawing and painting.
The subconscious mind and the dream state heavily influence his painting and drawing in figure, portrait and landscapes. The element of time and movement are important concepts in William’s artwork. Deconstructing the composition allows him to think how to rebuild the structure in a different understanding or from another viewpoint.
Since 2008, he has been teaching fine art as an adjunct professor at Richland Community College. Teaching Painting 1 through Advanced Painting and Mixed Media. In these classes, he introduces color mixing, color theory, various drawing and painting techniques, as well as, figure drawing and the anatomy of the face.