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Mary V. Williams

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Welcome to the creative website of Mary V. Williams. I do work in two disciplines: 
  • Dance instruction and choreography in jazz and tap including private lessons in my home studio;
  • Graphic arts, oil painting and drawing
This page is an introduction to all my creative specialties. Simply select one of the menu buttons on the left to take you to the area of your interest.


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Classical Training




I studied at the Colorado Academy of Art in the full time Foundation Program 2007-2008, and started training with a new studio founded by Michelle Philip, the Classical Art Academy. Classical Art Academy. I have also studied at the Denver Art Students League, with Tyler Alpern at Front Range Community College, and other instructors at the Art Workspace.

Classical studies have included sight-size and cast drawing and painting, anatomy, Barque drawing, life drawing, alla prima portraiture and Verdaccio technique. Click on "Drawings" or "Paintings" to view some of my art.

I currently create art in my home studio in Boulder, Colorado.





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Tap and Jazz Dance Instructor

Jazz and Tap Dance

I taught a variety of dance classes from 2000 to 2014 at the City of Boulder Parks and Recreation's Dance Program. This included dance company, jazz, tap, hip hop for all levels and pre ballet.  In 2014 this program became part of Kinesis Dance, LLC, Kinesis Dance and I am an Instructor there. Registration is through Kinesis Dance starting for Winter Session,which runs January through April. Kinesis Dance LLC Phone: (720) 583-0068.

I completed a year long tap Tap Teacher Certification with the American Tap Dance Institute in 2006.

 

 

 

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Graphic Artist


I do independent contract work for small organizations, primarily non-profits. I specialize in illustration work and logo designs. I create brochures, flyers, ads and other materials in Illustrator, Photoshop, QuarkXpress and Adobe. You may see some of my work in the "Graphic Designs" album. Here is the website I manage: Community Dance Collective