Aaron Williams was born and raised in Rhode Island.  He holds an undergraduate degree from the Maine College of Art and completed his MFA graduate studies at Rutgers University.  

Solo exhibitions in New York include: Max Protetch Gallery, Baumgartner Gallery and Mulherin + Pollard.  His most recent solo project was in 2013 with Lamontagne Gallery in Boston, MA.  Williams' work has been featured in several group exhibitions throughout the US, including: Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME; Storefront Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Garis & Hahn, NY; Memphis Social, Memphis, TN; Hal Bromm Gallery, NY; Howard House, Seattle, WA; Parallel Art Space, Queens, NY and Lu Magnus Gallery, NY.  Williams lives and works in Queens, NY.



2013 Aaron Williams, Artist Monograph, CP Publishing 2013 Canteen Magazine, Issue 8
2009 Vector Magazine, April

Awards And Residencies

2008 Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant
2002 Paintings Edge Residency Scholarship, Idyllwild, CA

Giza- Daniels Endesha Award, Rutgers University
2001 Bethanien Artists Space Residency, New Jersey Printmaking Council

Peter Stroud Scholarship, Rutgers University


2016 March 11, D'Agostino, Paul, Brooklyn Magazine, "Armory Week 2016: A Pile of Great" 2015 July 27, D'Agostino, Paul, Brooklyn Magazine, "Enchantments Aplenty: Magic Object"

May 14, Johnson, Paddy, artfcity.com, "Select Art Fair Review"

March 11, D'Agostino, Paul, L Magazine, "Mad About BK: Brooklyn Galleries in Spain" 2014 August 20, artfcity.com, "7 Rising Art Stars to Watch"
2013 December 4, Gibson, David, whyabstraction.com, "Why Abstraction Matters"

October 22, McQuaid, Cate, Boston Globe, "A 21st- Century Ode to Abstract Expressionism" September 29, Keyes, Bob, Portland Press Herald, "Portland Museum of Art Spotlights Maine Artists"