|Mike Williams was born in 1963 in Sumter, SC. He received his BFA in Studio Art from the University of South Carolina in 1990.
An avid outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing, he identifies with the natural world. His "fish paintings" have brought him wide-ranging acclaim, while the ethereal, watery landscapes reveal this Southern Artists' mystical sensibilities. Residing in Columbia, SC with his wife and two children, he works as a full-time painter and sculptor.
Mike's work has been exhibited in the SC State Museum, the Colombia Museum of Art in Columbia, SC; Lake County Museum, Chicago, IL.
His work is included in the permanent collections of: Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC; South Carolina State Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; South Carolina State Art Collection; Pritchard's Island Foundation; Spring Island Trust; Palmetto Richland Hospital, Columbia, SC as well as in corporate and private collections in the United States and Germany.
Paintings and sculptures by Mike Williams are exclusively represented in the Upstate by Frame Designs, Greenville, SC