Carmen Williams is an artist who has lived in Tucson Arizona since 1993. She previously taught art in San Francisco, Venezuela, Southern California and Arizona. Carmen received her B.A. in Printmaking in 1973 from Cal State Hayward University and her teaching Credential in 1977 from San Francisco State. Art has always been a part of Carmen’s life. Her formal training began in high school and continued through receiving Secondary and Elementary Credentials which have provided her with the opportunity to teach art at every level, from kindergarten to Adult Education. She’s also studied dance - ballet and jazz and performed professionally.
Her special interests in landscapes, still life and under water photography add intensity to her work, providing many of the inspirations visible in her unique use of color. She relishes travel and has experienced Mexico, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Fiji, Europe, Australia and Indonesia. The flow of life in other cultures continues to express itself in her imagination and artistry.
Carmen is currently a member of The Contemporary Artists of Southern Arizona, SAZWAX, Paperworks and the Tubac Center of the Arts. She is also an active volunteer with Southern Arizona Golden Retriever Rescue.