Lucy Williams: Bio

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1972 Born in Oxford, England
1992-95 Attends the Glasgow School of Art, Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art- Painting
1999 Enters the Royal Academy Schools, London
2000 Receives Rail Europe Travel Commission
2003 Graduates from the Royal Academy Schools, Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Art, Painting
2003 Receives Royal Academy Schools Alumni Association Student Prize
Receives The Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers Graduate Prize
Receives Royal Academy Schools Hine Vintage Cognacs Award

Lives and works in London, England


2001 Graduate 2002, The Kiosk Project, London
2004 * Stranger than Paradise, McKee Gallery, New York
2006 * The Day the Earth Stood Still, McKee Gallery, New York
2007 * Beneath a Woollen Sky, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
2010 * Glass Houses, McKee Gallery, New York
2012 * Pavilion, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
2014 * Festival, McKee Gallery, New York


2001 Premiums 2001, Sackler Gallery, Royal Academy Schools
Seven Up, east73rd Gallery, London
2002 No-one Begins A Lunatic, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London
2003 Chockerfuckingblocked, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London
* Graduate Show, Royal Academy Schools Show 2003; traveled to Terrace Gallery, Harewood House,
Leeds, England
2004 The Possibility of Experiencing the Death of Others, One in the Other Gallery, London
2006 Out of Line: Drawings from the Collection of Sherry and Joel Mallin, Herbert F. Johnson Art Museum,
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2008 * Painting the Glass House: Artists Revisit Modern Architecture, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Ridgefield, CT, with the Yale School of Architecture, Princeton, NJ
2009 Traveled to: Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA
Point of Entry: The Space Between Art and Architecture. Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
2010 Traveled to: Point d’Accès: Un Espace en Art et Architecture, Galerie Pfriem, Lacoste, France,
2011 Building Blocks: Contemporary Works from the Collection, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
Made in the UK: Contemporary Art from the Richard Brown Baker Collection, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design
2013 AFTER, Curator: Marjolaine Lévy, JGM Galerie, Paris


Lucy Spriggs, “Follow the Leader,” Art Review, Volume LIII, September 2001.
Sarah Kent, “No-one Begins a Lunatic,” Time Out London, May 22 – 29, 2002.
Karen Rosenberg (editor), Art, Galleries: Solo Shows, New York, September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 2004.
Ken Johnson, “Lucy Williams,” The New York Times, Weekend, September 24, October 1, 2004.
Kim Levin, “Lucy Williams,” Voice Choices, The Village Voice, September 29 – October 5, 2004.
Listings, Galleries, 57th Street area, Time Out New York, September 30 – October 7, 2004.
Mary Hrbacek, “Lucy Williams, McKee Gallery,” M The New York Art World, October 2004.
“Lucy Williams,” Art, Goings on About Town, The New Yorker, October 11, 2004.
Steven Vincent, “Lucy Williams at McKee,” Art in America, April 2005.
David Ebony, “Art Show Shines in the Big Apple,” Art in America, April 2005.
Molly Molloy, “Intricate Layers,” .Cent Magazine, Issue 5, Autumn 2005.
R.C. Baker, “Best in Show,” The Village Voice, April 18, 2006.
David Cohen, “A Brave New Look At Yesterday’s Utopias,” The New York Sun, Arts & Letters, April 20, 2006.
Listings, Galleries, 57th Street area, Time Out New York, April 27 – May 3 2006.
Greg Lindquist, “Lucy Williams: The Day the Earth Stood Still,”, [web page],, May 2006.
Karen Rosenberg (editor), Galleries: 57th Street Area, New York, May 1, 2006.
Gerard Haggerty, “Lucy Williams,” ARTnews, Reviews: New York, Summer 2006.
Harriet Lane, “Crafty Work,” British Vogue, February 2007.
Frederic Tuten, “Self-Portrait with Beach” (accompanying illustration). Harper’s Magazine, August 2007.
“Lucy Williams Exhibition,” Wallpaper [web page],, September 7, 2007.
Serena Davies, “School’s Out,” Royal Academy of Arts Magazine, Summer 2007.
Lydia Fulton, “Other Worldly,” Design Week, September 2007.
“Lucy Williams,” [web page],, October 5, 2008; updated January 14, 2010.
Blanche Craig (editor), Collage: Assembling Contemporary Art, Black Dog Publishing Limited, London, 2008.
Allison Hersh,“Art & Soul: Artists explore Architectural Integrity,”, [web page],, October 17, 2009.
Critic’s Picks, Listings, Galleries, 57th Street area, Time Out New York, October 14 – 20, 2010.
Camilla Peus, “Die Papier- Architektin,” Architektur & Wohnen, October-November 2010.
Javier Marías, “One Night of Love” (accompanying illustration). Harper’s Magazine, December 2010.
Peter Terzian, “Lucy Williams,” Elle Decor, June 2011.
Hossein Amirsadeghi, editor, Sanctuary: Britain’s Artists and their Studios, Thames and Hudson, 2012.
Marjolaine Lévy, “Lucy Williams: Les reliefs du modernisme,” 20/27, 2012.