Amanda Williams is a visual artist who trained as an architect at Cornell University. Raised in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood, she is interested in how combining art and architecture might help make all parts of cities thrive. Her work spans the fields of painting, installation, and photography, and reflects the cultural relationship between color, race, and space. In addition to her visual arts practice, which includes traditional paintings, cut paper maps, and public art, Amanda has previously served as an Adjunct Professor of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Visiting Assistant Professor at Washington University's Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts in St. Louis, Mo.
Amanda is a sought-after lecturer, and has participated widely in individual and group shows, including an entry in the 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial, and forthcoming exhibitions at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation, The Arts Club of Chicago and the MCA Chicago. She is based in Chicago.
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