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Artist / Fierce Mama Bear | Art Matters Director

Abbey Williams is an NYC based artist and the Director of Art Matters. Williams’ work has been exhibited widely in the U.S. and internationally. Selected group shows and screenings include TATE Britain, London; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; The Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv; Studio la Città, Verona, Italy; BAM, NY; The Studio Museum in Harlem, and Williams was a part of the 2005 Greater New York exhibition at MoMA PS1.

Solo exhibitions include Bellwether Gallery, NY; and Foxy Production, NY, Sargent's Daughters, NY and the Philadelphia Art Alliance, PA.

She has been a visiting artist at The Cooper Union, NYU, Harvard, and SOMA Mexico. Before arriving at Art Matters she worked as Program Manager for Socrates Sculpture Park, Creative Director of The Rusty Fields Project at The Weeksville Heritage Center, and registrar of 80WSE Gallery. She received her BFA from The Cooper Union, her MFA from Bard College, and was a participant at The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.

She lives and works in occupied Brooklyn (Lenapehoking) with her sculptor husband, zany son, and a bossy puppy.