The Pennsylvania State University

School of Visual Arts

Anderson Lecture Series presents Stephanie J. Williams

Anderson Lecture Series presents Stephanie J. Williams


Lecture Time: Tuesday, February 19, 11:30 a.m.  

Lecture Title: Too Obviously From An Animal

Lecture Location: Lipcon Auditorium, Palmer Museum of Art


STEPHANIE WILLIAMS is a Washington, D.C.-based tinkerer and doodler whose work navigates hierarchies of taste. She received her MFA in Sculpture from Rhode Island School of Design (2007), a Sheridan Teaching Certificate from Brown University (2007), and a BFA in Painting and Drawing from James Madison University (2003). In 2017 she 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 Lawrence University’s Wriston Art Center with reviews in the New York Times, Village Voice, Huffington Post, and the Washington Post. Williams is a Sondheim Semi-Finalist (2018) and a Toby Devan Lewis Fellow (2007). She was a resident fellow at the Corporation of Yaddo (2018), with residencies at Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (2016), ACRE Projects (2015), The Wassaic Project (2014), Elsewhere Collaborative (2014) and the Vermont Studio Center (2006). She currently teaches stop motion in the animation department at Maryland Institute College of Art.