Scott Williams at the SF Art Institute

Opening Reception: Friday, June 17th, 5:30 - 7:30pm
San Francisco Art Institute, 800 Chestnut St., SF, CA

Scott Williams, a San Franciscan known for his innovative use of
stencils in graffiti and graphic art forms such as ’zines, artists’
books, and graphic novels, has been chosen as the 2005 Adaline Kent
Award artist by the SFAI Artists Committee.

Stencil Archive donated its Scott Williams archive (700MB of 8 years
worth of images) to this show and is honored be part of this award
celebration.

Adaline Kent Award Exhibition

Scott Williams, a San Franciscan known for his innovative use of stencils in graffiti and graphic art forms such as ’zines, artists’ books, and graphic novels, has been chosen as the 2005 Adaline Kent Award artist by the SFAI Artists Committee. The award is named for SFAI alumna Adaline Kent and has been given annually to a California artist since 1959. Williams’s work involves complex layering and repetition of imagery appropriated from popular West Coast culture, such as Hollywood, pulp fiction, and marine life.

Committee: Dave Tavacol, Annie Vought, Katie White, and Cynthia Yardley