Junior Williams: meet him Friday Jan 8, 5:30-7

Junior Williams brought his brilliantly-colored work to The Art Shoppe in late 2015, and he will be the Artist-on-the-Wall in January and February 2016. Meet him at The Art Shoppe on Friday January 8 from 5:30-7.

Thatch House

“Thatch House” is a flashback on lots of people in any culture who live or have lived in poverty.  “I sketched this from memory, living a Caribbean lifestyle. It is a reminder of my past,” he said.

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How he makes art

Junior begins each canvas with a vision or an idea, and then he sketches and paints. He uses pencil, canvas, acrylic paint, and really good brushes.

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Painting since he was 13

Junior began painting when he was 13. He became a professional artist and works hard on the detail of each piece.  He paints portraits of people and of wood carvings, and accepts commissions.

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Peter Tosh

Favorite art-making tools

It’s a tie between a good pencil and really good brushes.

 

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Why he makes art

He says “I make art because it’s all I ever wanted to do, all I want to do. I love it, and it makes me relax.”

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