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Fletcher Williams

May 13, 2019 - June 14, 2019

Fletcher Williams III (b. 1987) is a Charleston-based interdisciplinary artist whose theoretical and conceptual art making practice is rooted in a southern vernacular. Williams studied drawing, painting, print making, graphic design, and sculpture at The Cooper Union, where he received a BFA in 2010 and worked for several years thereafter as a freelance graphic designer. While the core of Williams’ practice focused multimedia object making, a significant portion of his education was dedicated to studying ritual theory through the lenses of anthropology and sociology. These concepts play an important role in his later works. In 2013, Williams returned to Charleston and began creating multimedia objects and installations that explore historical and contemporary narratives of culture and utility that are unique to the Lowcountry.

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Support for our Visiting Artist Series is generously provided by Art Bridges, Art Mag, SC Arts Commission, and the Henry and Sylvia Yaschik Foundation.

<i>Oak</i>; 2015; Palmetto Roses, Chicken Wire, Steel Fencing; 60 x 48 x 48''

Oak; 2015; Palmetto Roses, Chicken Wire, Steel Fencing; 60 x 48 x 48''

<i>Longterm</i>; 2016; Reclaimed Wood, Palmetto Tree Leaves, Shingle; 33 x 28 x 4''

Longterm; 2016; Reclaimed Wood, Palmetto Tree Leaves, Shingle; 33 x 28 x 4''

<i>Hightop Rose Maker</i>; 2017; Acrylic on Rice Paper, Pine Frame, 27 x 20''

Hightop Rose Maker; 2017; Acrylic on Rice Paper, Pine Frame, 27 x 20''

<i>Heirs to Master Builders</i>;
2017; Acrylic on Rice Paper, Haint Blue Wood Frame; 27 x 20''

Heirs to Master Builders; 2017; Acrylic on Rice Paper, Haint Blue Wood Frame; 27 x 20''

<i>Chapel</i>; 2015, Wooden Cross adorned with Palmetto Roses, Floor: 9 Bouquets - 100 Palmetto Rose ea.

Chapel; 2015, Wooden Cross adorned with Palmetto Roses, Floor: 9 Bouquets - 100 Palmetto Rose ea.

<i>Bless'Em</i>; 2016, Discarded Wood, Steel Lath, LED, Sweetgrass, Palmetto Roses; 50 x 45 x 4''

Bless'Em; 2016, Discarded Wood, Steel Lath, LED, Sweetgrass, Palmetto Roses; 50 x 45 x 4''

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