Corrine Yeomans Williams
Corrine Yeomans Williams, an Award winning artist, was raised just north of
She attended the Montserrat School of Visual Art in
Beverly, MA. where she won the 1981 Boston Art Directors Club Scholarship.
She graduated in 1982, majoring in Graphic Design.
Ms. Williams worked in the
graphic arts industry for over 10 years for many large firms and magazines
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologySubsequently starting
"Corrigraphics", as a Freelance Artist designing logo's, business cards,
brochures, etc., and creating her first series of original greeting
Bank of Boston
Corrine moved to Rolla, Missouri in 1987 and was inspired to paint.
She worked at the library as Miss Corri, Story Lady , became a member of
the South Central Missouri. Arts Council (SCMAC) and freelanced for local
printers. She completed commissions of portraits, landscapes, a mural and an artist rendition of a local church annex that was displayed
outdoors at the building site.
She moved to Columbia, Missouri in 1990 where she freelanced for
private and public clients including Pro. Contractors & Eng.
Inc. (P.C.E.) and taught dance classes at the Academy of Fine Arts and designed recital backdrops, invitations, and t-shirts.
became a member and co-chair of the Community Exhibit program at the Columbia
Art League (CAL). Also, as a member of the Ink Club, she co-illustrated a
book for the Rocheport Museum. She has received multiple awards for her
In 2003, she won First Place and Best of Show in Jefferson City, Missouri for a
portrait titled "My Fair Lady" and an Honorable Mention for a St. Charles,
Missouri River landscape (above). She entered it in a special
competition for the National Oil and Acrylic Painters' Society's (NOAPS) and was accepted for inclusion as a BEST OF MO
2004 artist. Corrine attended the show and ceremony at the Elizabeth Rozier
Gallery, in Jefferson City, by the State capitol, where First Lady of Missouri,
Lori Hauser Holden presented awards.
She exhibits at:
Columbia Art League, MO Member
Her extensive artistic background includes:
Court Street Coffee, Fulton
Elizabeth Rozier Gallery, Jefferson City
and is represented by:
the Aull's Well Gallery, Lexington, Missouri
Great Hang Ups, Columbia, MO
When her children were preschoolers she was asked to teach dance at Tonanzio's Restaurant
in Guthrie, Missouri where she choreographed recitals and designed costumes from existing outfits.
Prior, she taught private art lessons in her home and plans to continue are in the works.
Anyone interested can contact her.
Her joys are gardening where she grows floral
subjects to paint and working with children. "Children are the "FUTURE" and
it's up to ALL OF US to put forth more effort to enjoy and help them
Corrine participated in the Callaway County "Paint
Out" (Chatauqua) in Fulton by completing two landscapes on State Road "F" titled
"White Cloud Church" and "Red Barn".
In April 2001, she received First
and Third Place awards in Jefferson City for these two paintings. Plein air
(natural light) painting outdoors, in the elements, is definitely a challenge in the elements, but she
enjoys meeting interested and kind people when doing so.
She participated in
Artists Along the Katy Trail , painted, exhibited and won an award at the
Rozier Gallery for her painting titled, "Artist's View of the Capitol".
She also participated in a competition to portray "Today's Views" along the
actual Lewis and Clark trial for the Bicentennial Anniversary at the State
Capitol. She completed two paintings and both were accepted for the 3rd floor
Rotunda exhibit in the capital.
Corrine loves to paint the people and landscapes "of Today" because, as
a mother of two young children, she is all too aware just how quickly
time passes and things change. Life is so very precious. It is important
to her to capture ordinary, yet inspirational, moments on canvas and
she enjoys them to the fullest each time they are appreciated and enjoyed
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