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Didier William
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William, Didier
Born in Haiti (1983)

MFA 2009
Yale School of Art, Painting and Printmaking
Yale University New Haven, CT

BFA 2007
Maryland Institute College of Art, Painting

New World School of the Arts

Hearst Foundation Grant Recipient, 2010

Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship for Painting, 2009

MFA Fellowship, Yale University School of Art, 2008

MFA Fellowship, Yale University School of Art, 2007

Maryland Citation for Excellence in the Arts, Office of Senator Verna Jones, 2006 & 2007

Morris Louis Award for Excellence in Painting, Maryland Institute College of Art,2006

Fanny B Thalheimer Award for Undergraduate Study in Visual Art 2003

Selected Exhibitions

"Art Quake", Renaissance Fine Art Gallery, New York, NY, 2010

“I’ll let you be in my dreams, If I can be in yours”, Fredericks and Freiser Gallery, New York, NY, 2010

“Nice to meet you”, Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY, 2010

Didier William at Galerie Schuster, Berlin, Germany, 2010

Didier William at Galerie Schuster Miami, solo exhibition, Miami Fl, 2010

“The Open,” Deitch Projects Long Island City, NY, New York, 2009. Curated By Dodie Kazanjian

and Deitch Projects Directors.

“Summer Exhibition”, Kravets Wehby Gallery, NY, New York, 2009

“New Akademiks”, Galerie Schuster, Berlin Germany, 2008
“Transformers”, Gateway/BlackBox Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, 2008

MFA fall exhibition, Green Gallery, Yale School of Art, 2008 Yale Norfolk Visiting Artist Exhibition, Summer 2008

“Disegno: Contemporary Drawing Exhibition,” MICA, Kansas City Art Institute, Princeton University, California College of Art, Pennsylvania Academy of Art.

“Summer Exhibition”, Olympos, Karpathos Greece, 2005

Visiting Artist Lectures

"An Pale-Artist Talk", Haiti Cultural Exchange in Collaboration with Renaissance Fine Art Gallery. 2010

Guest panelist at New York University, New York, NY, Anna Devear Smith, 2010

Yale University, New Haven CT, Department of African American Studies/American Studies: Carribean Diasporic Intellectuals. Hazel Carby, 2009

Alexander Dreyfoos School of the Arts: Invited to administer a one week drawing seminar targeted towards high school art students. Jenny Gifford, 2010