Ann Marie Williams is an
award-winning fine artist and illustrator residing in Reston, Va.
A graduate of Howard University's fine arts program, Ms. Williams
has worked as a graphic designer, publications manager and art
director, received numerous graphic design awards, and judged
several national design competitions. She is an Associate Art
Director with the American Association for the Advancement of
Science (AAAS) in Washington, DC, and has taught graphic design
courses at The American University School of Communications.
Ms. Williams recently illustrated a children's book entitled
Nappy by noted author,
This humorous and delightfully illustrated book is a history
lesson and educational tool for parents, teachers, and older
children framed within the story of a young girl's "nappy" hair.
Ms. Williams supports art education in local communities and
serves as a member of the Board of Directors for MTC Art Studios
in Prince George's County, Md. The organization provides art
instruction for talented and gifted art students in grades 1-12,
and teaches the youth about entrepreneurship, college preparation
and involvement in their communities.
Recent group art shows include the Howard University Alumni Show,
Embassy of Ghana Ancient Traditions/Contemporary Art Show, the
Fairfax County Arts Council, Reston Art League, AAAS Spring Show,
Tri-Nubian Art Expo, and the Prince George's County Arts Council.
Ms. Williams is active in her church at First
Baptist in Vienna, Va., and the Fairfax County Branch NAACP.
Ann was the winner of
National Cherry Blossom Festival®