The Jones-Carter Gallery will display artwork from one of the ArtFields 2022 Exhibit award winners Jere Williams. His exhibit will be on display from December 2-March 11.
Jere graduated from Georgia State University after completing work on an M.A. degree in philosophy and an M.F.A. degree in sculpture in 2002. He was an adjunct professor from 2001 through 2005, during which time he taught sculpture, woodworking, art theory, and the philosophy of art at the Atlanta College of Art, Brenau University, and Georgia State University. He taught foundations, sculpture electives and the philosophy of art at St. Paul’s School in Concord, NH for 7 years before moving to Richmond, VA in 2012. He currently teaches sculpture, photography, printmaking, digital media, and philosophy at Collegiate School. The sculpture, “We’re Having Fish For Dinner, Honey!”, won the People’s Choice Award at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art’s New Waves 2016 exhibition. In 2017, Jere was again juried into the VA MOCA New Waves 2017 show with the piece entitled It Will Return Even Without The Receipt. This sculpture was awarded Honorable Mention. Most recently, Jere was juried into the Artfields 2022 exhibition and competition where he receive a solo-exhibition award.