painting now you see me

Now You See Me

My current body of work is a series of paintings and drawings of people, who are looking right back at us. These faces, rather than smiling or posing in portrait mode, gaze at the viewer, unaware, as if reacting to a work of art. Capturing the attention of the viewer is the primary focus of [...]


Ballet series “The Muses”

Paintings from 2013. This year I won the commission to create a work of public art to be installed at Milwaukee Ballet, which was unveiled in October 2013. The paintings are oil on canvas, 68″ x 68″ each. The title of the series is “The Muses.” Each painting represents a muse from Greek mythology, represented by [...]

stacey williams ng williamsng painting art

Figure paintings (children)

Motherhood brought with it a fascination for children as figure subjects. I painted a large number of children’s portraits from 2006-2011 featuring both my own children and commissions from others for theirs.

Stacey williams ng astrojammies illustration

Children’s Book Illustration

In 2010, I wrote and illustrated “Astrojammies,” one of the first interactive storybook apps for iPad. The next year, it came out as a hardcover picture book by Little Bahalia Publishing. In 2012, I illustrated Ellie Alldredge-Bell’s book “Sitting on a Zinnia,” by Little Creek Press. I’m currently working on another book for Little Bahalia [...]

stacey williams ng chalk art

Chalk art

Each summer I do large-scale chalk art, also known as “street painting,” at a variety of festivals and events nationwide. I’m also a frequent performer at the Bristol Renaissance Faire here in Wisconsin.