Birmingham artist Willie Williams, Jr. chosen to display sculpture in Chicago
Local artist Willie Williams Jr. recently took a trip up to Chicago to install his sculpture, “Trinity,” in West Pullman Park. But how did an artist from Alabama grab the attention of a Chicago art group? Keep reading to find out.
Alabama artist’s sculpture on display in Chicago park
Birmingham artist Willie Williams Jr., the owner of Studio 2500,has a sculpture on display in Chicago. Chicago Sculpture International selected Williams’ carbon steel sculpture “Trinity” as part of Sculpture in the Parks, its exhibit in collaboration with the Chicago Park District. Williams’ sculpture is currently in Chicago’s West Pullman Park.
Studio 2500 launches ‘Identities’ summer art series
July 18, 2018, 3:00 PM
Studio 2500 started two years ago with a simple vision: to give budding artists a creative platform and physical space to exhibit their art in the community. As of summer 2018, the gallery is about to engage with the Birmingham community much more frequently.
“I want to get the community to see that there’s another side to Birmingham that’s untapped, and that’s through artists,” said Studio 2500 creator and director Willie Williams. “The more people invest in the artists and their future, then the more creative we can be in community development and redevelopment and growth.”……..