Didier William appointed Assistant Professor in Expanded Print

Mason Gross School of the Arts welcomes Didier William to the Department of Art & Design. His appointment begins fall 2019.

William is originally from Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He earned a BFA in painting from The Maryland Institute College of Art and an MFA in painting and printmaking from Yale University School of Art. His work has been exhibited in many domestic and international institutions including the Bronx Museum of Art, The Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, The Frost Museum in Miami, The Museum at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, The Fraenkel Gallery, Frederick and Freiser Gallery, Gallery Schuster in Berlin, and DC Moore Gallery in New York. His work has received critical acclaim from the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Hyperallergic, Harper's Magazine, New York magazine, and Art In America. He was an artist-in-residence at the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation in Brooklyn and a 2018 recipient of the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award in Art from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He has taught at Yale University School of Art, Vassar College, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, and SUNY Purchase.

Image Credit: “Dantor a Anais,” acrylic, wood carving, and collage on panel, 64” x 90,” 2018.

Information accurate as of January 2019