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Please note: This website is maintained by the artist's daughter, Nikki.   That said, Dad and I share a house, so all your comments and questions are passed along promptly.   It's just, Dad doesn't do this online stuff and would much prefer to be out in his studio creating art.   Fair enough, but someone has to let the world know what he's up to, right?** E.   Colin Williams, NDD, A.R.C.A.   Born in 1935 in Ryhope, U.K., E.   Colin Williams has worked in all media and is an accomplished printmaker, but most frequently paints with oils and in a...more
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Luova is a Finnish word that means to create. But life is busy—how do we find time for creative expression? Spend a week in a villa with E. Colin Williams, Nikki Tate and the rest of the Luova support team and let your creative side come out and pl... 

Drawing a Tree

March 5th, 2017

https://youtu.be/C14oX7VwtYk As part of a project leading up to a planned trip to Spain to walk the last 120 kilometers or so of the Camino de Santiago later this year, Dani, Dad and I have been having some conversations about the artistic pro... 

Here's Dad with the paintings - one of old town Nicosia on Cyrpus (this shows Canadian peacekeepers patrolling the Green Line) and the second of a JEEP crossing the Suez Canal on a floating/temporary bridge.  

Brush With War

June 30th, 2011

Finally! After years (literally) of waiting, the Brush With War exhibition made it to Victoria. Dad and I attended the opening at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria on Thursday, June 23. It was very cool to see Dad there with the two paintings of hi... 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaKMwUUvUT4 Curious about how a painting develops from sketchiest of sketches to finished piece? Have a look at the short (less than a minute) video I put together of Dad's painting "Preservation" as it was being paint... 

Late August, 2010 Okay, I confess that I’m a little behind with the blogging. Things have been kind of busy around here… excuses, excuses. To backtrack a little – at the end of August the merchants of Humboldt Street in downtown Victoria, BC got to... 

Now this is pretty cool! I was trying to find the dates the Brush With War Exhibition is going to be here in Victoria and I stumbled across the McMichael Gallery homepage. Lo and behold, that's one of two paintings by Colin Williams (Dad wasn't addin... 

I thought your dad was dead

June 24th, 2010

Sometimes it's tough living with a talented, but reclusive, artist, which is why I've set up this page for my father, E. Colin Williams. It is nice to see the genuine relief when people realize that Dad is still alive and well and painting up a storm...