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four intersecting and compressed concrete slabs with the bottom two cracking

Tension and Compression (Evans Rd. Quarry/Alamo Cement Co.), 2011, cast concrete and steel, 120 x 120 x 104 inches. Photo by Todd Johnson.

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Courtyard Gallery presents work of Jeff Williams in "is what is"
Feb. 12 - May. 3

is what is exhibits work by Jeff Williams. He was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and raised in Plymouth, Michigan. Williams’ work questions the relationships between materiality, abstraction, and their correlation to time. He studied at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, received his BFA from Columbus College of Art and Design in 1998, and his MFA from Syracuse University in 2002. From 2006-2008, he was a fellow and artist-in-residence at the Core Program at The Museum of Fine Arts Houston. He received the Texas Prize from The Contemporary Austin in 2012. Williams lives and works in Brooklyn, New York and Austin, Texas, where he is an Assistant Professor of Sculpture in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin. The exhibition will be on display February 12, 2015 – May 3, 2015.