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Professor Byrd Williams

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A fourth generation photographer, Byrd is best known for his urban work in the U.S. and Europe. He produces extremely detailed photographs, usually as triptychs, using a very large format view camera. Byrd is currently working on a project about cultural violence and religion in Texas.

Byrd Williams has been teaching photography for 26 years and is now the chair of the photography/graphic design department at Collin College. Williams is a published writer and international artist whose work has been shown and collected at the Amon Carter Museum, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, and the Stadt Museum of Trier Germany as well as many publications and collections through out the US and Europe. For the year 1997, Byrd was selected as an artist in residence in Bad EMS, Germany and lived at Wagner's Castle the "Schloss Balmoral". His work on the civic use of German, French, Belgian, English and Dutch street corners was featured on television and exhibited in several west German cities in 1997 and 2007.


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