Adam Williamson is an award-winning calligrapher and sculptor, he undertaken a long list of prestigious commissions and exhibited internationally.
Adam is a skilled calligrapher, geometer and stone/wood carver. He is interested in particular shapes and patterns that can tessellate into perfectly balanced structures. His work tries to embrace universal principals of nature and the hands-on application champion’s high craftsmanship and minimal design.
Adam has been commissioned by:- HRH the Prince of Wales, Oxford University, Shakespeare’s Globe London, Kew Gardens, Westminster Abbey, British council, Foreign Office in Vienna and London Zoo.
He has also undertaken a series of permanent public art works around the UK, follow this link to view a project for Sustrans in Wales link.
Adam has been a sessional lecturer at Birkbeck, University of London and has given workshops and public lectures at many of the leading cultural institutions in the UK and beyond, including:-
The British Museum, Cambridge University, The British Library, The V&A Museum, The National Portrait Gallery.
Adam comes from a family of craftsmen and artists, he has travelled the globe to work with artists from diverse backgrounds in places such as Mount Athos in Greece, Spain, Morocco and Turkey. He was the subject of a documentary when he travelled to Malaysia and Indonesia looking at the woodcarving in that area.
Since 2010 Adam has regularly visited Jamaica working as a consultant for an on going PSTA project, which is supporting a group of woodcarvers. In 2013 he also undertook consultancy work in China and Azerbaijan which focused on preserving traditional craft skills in those areas. He is currently involved in an outreach program in BC Canada.
In Search of the Dot that Created the Circle: Geometry in Nature
November 1 – 30, 2014
BOA Gallery, West Hollywood Los Angeles, CA.
Absolute and Infinite: New Interpretations of Geometric Designs
October 18 – January 10, 2014
The MADI Museum, 3109 Carlisle Street, Dallas, TX.
Adam works from his studio in Hackney wick, London.
Consultancy / Teaching
Adam undertakes teaching and consultancy worldwide, sharing his technical skills in geometric and biomorphic design and experience in craft skills and product design.