Animation (Major)

Stephanie Williams

Stephanie J Williams is a tinkerer and doodler whose work navigates hierarchies of taste. Williams is an interdisciplinary artist and a DC native. Current themes in her work investigate our complex relationship with food culture, materiality, home and territory, and the subtext of politeness.

Williams received her MFA in Sculpture from Rhode Island School of Design (2007) under a Presidential Scholarship, a Sheridan Teaching Certificate from Brown University (2007) and a BFA in Painting and Drawing from James Madison University (2003). In 2017, Stephanie was included in Fictions, part of the Studio Museum of Harlem’s F-show exhibitions. Additional exhibition venues include |’sindikit |, Washington Project for the Arts, The Delaware Contemporary, Grizzly Grizzly, the Everhart Museum, and Laurence University’s Wriston Art Center with reviews in The New York Times, Village Voice, Huffington Post, and The Washington Post. Williams received a fellowship from the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities (2019), was a Sondheim Finalist (2019),  and a Toby Devan Lewis Fellow (2007). She was a resident fellow at the Corporation of Yaddo (2018), Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (2016), ACRE Projects (2015), The Wassaic Project (2014), Elsewhere Collaborative (2014) and the Vermont Studio Center (2006).