Cloyde Snook Gallery hosts Williams painting exhibit

(10-15-2008)

Father and son paintings by Paul and Roger Williams is the next exhibit scheduled for the Adams State College Cloyde Snook Gallery. The paintings will be on display from October 22 through November 21. The exhibit's opening reception is from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, and an artist lecture precedes the reception at 3 p.m. in room 227 of the Art Building.

Roger Williams is an Adams State alumnus, earning a bachelor's degree in 1977 and a master's degree in 1982. Paul Williams was an Adams State faculty member for 35 years.

Paul Williams studied art at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts. After serving in WWII, he continued his education at Western State College in Gunnison and the University of Northern Colorado, in Greeley. He has traveled and painted in many places throughout the world. Although continuously active in watercolor painting, Paul has produced works in many diverse media.

Roger Williams said: "Painting is a miraculous process for me, a truly mystical experience...I don't really understand how the inspiration comes only that it is the place where I seek not to delude myself by analyzing or criticizing, but rather discover truth while expressing what I see and feel."

For more information about the exhibit in the Cloyde Snook Gallery call the Adams State Art Department at 719-587-7823 and for more information about Roger Williams visit the website at Roger.Williams.Art.com.

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