Chris Williams MA ARBS
2011 Welsh Artist of the Year
Chris Williams is an artist who works primarily in wood to make sculptural work that draw upon astronomical themes. A background in furniture making influences his current practice where consideration of craftsmanship is central to the work.
He has work in both public and private collections and has recently completed commissions for Coed Cymru, The British Medical Association and The Herschel Museum of Astronomy. He gained MA in Furniture Design and Technology BCUC, High Wycombe 2006.
He was recently selected for the Venice Biennale.
Selection of recent exhibitions:
2011 Welsh Artist of the Year, Cardiff
2011 Joint, Cafe Nisse, Swansea
2011 CAS Festival, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff
2010 Loan Art, Llantrisant Library, Llantrisant
2010 Outer Space, Rebecca Hill Gallery, Princes Risborough
2010 Gods and Planets, Corinium, Cirencester
2009 Unique Perspectives, Chapel Gallery.
2009 Cosmic Distance Ladder, St Davids Hall, Cardiff