William Downs (born in Greenville, SC) has had recent solo exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia in Atlanta and the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. His work was featured in the 2021 Atlanta Biennial at Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, the Albany Museum in Albany, GA, and The African American Museum of Art in Philadelphia. He is a recipient of the MOCA GA Working Artist Project grant (2019) and Artadia Award (2018). He has taught at MICA in Baltimore and Parsons in New York City and has been a 2021 visiting lecturer at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Colorado. Downs just had his first solo exhibition with Derek Eller Gallery in New York in 2021.
IMAGE CREDIT // William Downs. Until we meet again..., 2021, Ink, Spray paint, framed drawing, framed animation on canvas11 ft x 11 ft. Photo: Fedrik Brauer
Saturday, March 19 at 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, Gail and Jeffrey Bayer Grand Atrium
1221 10th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35205