Todd Williamson ’64 lives and works in Los Angeles. He has a BA from Belmont University in Nashville TN (’88) and has studied at Cal State and UCLA. Williamson is the current Pollock Prize for Creativity winner with the Pollock Krasner Foundation, a special award given in recognition of excellence in the memory of Jackson Pollock and Lee Krasner.
Williamson’s project “Processional” was an official exhibition at the 2019 58th Venice Biennale and he has a solo museum exhibition called “California Abstract” at the MAC Museum Art & Cars in Germany.
His numerous awards include the Pollock Krasner Foundation Award Grant, Best Foreign Artist-Bluduemila Sporte & Arte Italy, 2 Artslant International Abstract Showcase Awards, and an Artistic Merit Award from Art 1307 Cultural Association in Italy. Todd was honored with the inclusion of his work “Mercy” into the permanent collection of the Pio Monte della Misericordia where it hangs next to its inspiration, “The Seven Works of Mercy” by Caravaggio.
Todd is also a published writer (Artists on Art Magazine), and lecturer, and sits on the Arts & Cultural Affairs Commission West Hollywood as well as the board of directors for “Stories: the Aids Monument”.