photo Inge Ybema
Mike Williams born 1963 in Sumter, SC, received a BFA from the University of South Carolina in 1990. In 1988 he began a professional career as a fine artist and sign painter while finishing his degree. Residing in Columbia, SC, with his wife and two children, he works as a full-time painter and sculptor.
His work has been exhibited in the South Carolina State Museum, the Columbia Museum of Art, the Lake County Museum, Chicago, Ill., the Carillon Building in Charlotte, NC, the Sun Trust Plaza in Atlanta, GA, and the Volksbank in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Permanent collections include: the Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC, South Carolina State Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, the South Carolina State Art Collection, the Pritchard’s Island Foundation, the Spring Island Trust, Palmetto Richland Hospital, Columbia, SC.