Place of birth
United Kingdom
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National identity
United Kingdom

Evelyn Williams

Short biography
Evelyn A. Williams is a researcher, painter and writer born in London and trained at Stoke-on-Trent College of Art. She currently lives in Fife, though she has lived in Europe, Africa and the Caribbean, and has studios both in Scotland and Guyana.

She worked for the Fine Art Department at St Andrews University before embarking on her teaching career, and was a Principal Teacher of Art and Design, with a special interest in the History of Art and Critical Appreciation. 

She contributed to and co-edited the recently published Denis Williams: A Life in Works. New and Collected Essays (Cross/Cultures; Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, 2010) comprising fourteen specially commissioned contributions from leading scholars, including a number of Williams’ friends and contemporaries such as Wilson Harris and Stanley Greaves.