C. V.

C. V.

Gail Williams — visual Artist, Iya l’Orisa

  • 2019     Infinite River Commemorative Plates, Rituals of Remembrance & Praise, California College of the Arts, San Francisco

    2018     The Once and Future Goddess—Honoring Elinor Gadon, Women Rising! Conference, CIIS, San Francisco

    2017     The power of spirit is an infinite River. US Dept. Arts & Culture celebrates 50 years of Dr. King’s “Revolution of Values”

    2017     Praise Oya, Queen of the winds of change, Altar Installation, Art Span Open Studios, San Francisco

    2014     Altar for the Waters of the World, Collaboration with Uzuri Amini, La Pena Cultural Center, Berkeley

    2013     Body Maps, Group Exhibition, Sophia University Art Gallery, Palo Alto, California

    2010     5 Directions Ancestor Altar, Festival of the Bones Community Ritual, Center for Spiritual Living, Oakland

    2009     Odu Meji Flags & Altars, Collaboration with Xochi Maes Valdez and Lulit Taka, Honoring 16 Festival, Oakland

    2005     Altar for Victims of Hurricane Katrina with Luisah Teish & Ile Orunmila Oshun, Dia de los Muertos, Oakland Museum

    2004     Seven Artists from Bay Area No Limits for Women in the Arts, Women on the Way Festival, Venue 9, San Francisco

    2003     Body and Soul: Connecting With An Expanding Community, New College of California Gallery, San Francisco

    2002     Dark Mother: African Origins and Godmothers, Namaste Gallery, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco

    2001     Embodied: Feminist Self-Portraits, Galleria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, California

    2000     Altar for the West and Waters, Oshun & Yemaya , Daughters of the Goddess Beltane Festival, Orinda, California

    1998     The Female Gaze: Women Looking at Men, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, California

    1997     Symbols for a New Millenium, Women’s Caucus for Art, SOMAR II Gallery, San Francisco


    2001     M.A. Philosophy & Religion, California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), San Francisco

    1975     B.F.A., Major: Painting, Minor: Ceramics, Kansas City Art Institute, Missouri