Franklin Williams is active/lives in California. Franklin Williams is known for protean, organic design, abstraction painting, silhouette fabric figures.
Biography Franklin Williams
Franklin Williams (1940- )
A painter and sculptor, Franklin Williams was born in Utah. He attended the California College of Arts and Crafts, earning a B.F.A. in 1964 and an M.F.A. in 1966. In the early 1970s, he fashioned three-dimensional creatures that suggested fanciful versions of starfish and other forms of marine life out of stuffed canvas decorated with brightly painted surface patterns and tufts of thread. He also made paintings of tropical landscapes combined with obsessively repeated design motifs that suggested the forms of cells and other microscopic organisms and were related in feeling to the work of the contemporary Visionary artists.
In the mid-1970s he introduc
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