Ellis Omar Williams García 

b. 1989.  Puerto Rico.

Ellis O. Williams García was born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico in 1989. He grew up in a family of musicians and artists, making him passionate about creating and sharing his ideas through multiple forms of art. 

 

In 2009 he was accepted to the School of Plastic Arts of Puerto Rico (Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Puerto Rico or E.A.P) as a transfer student from Bayamon University of Puerto Rico (UPRB). During the course of his academic studies at the E.A.P, his work was recognized various times. In 2012, he was awarded in the school’s annual exhibition; 2013 he was awarded in the school’s first drawing competition; and in that same year he received an Honorary Mention in the school’s annual exhibition


In August 2013, he had his first solo exhibition titles “Brutos y Animales” in Área Gallery: Lugar de Proyectos in Caguas, Puerto Rico. 

He completed his Bachelor’s Degree with an honorary title (Cum Laude) in 2014 with a concentration in Sculpture at the School of Fine Arts. 

Tropical Warming #3, 2017, Body Filler, Resin, 12" x 7" x 6"

He has participated in various exhibitions at museums and galleries in Puerto Rico; Ellis has been reviewed several times on various online platforms, and has been published on an international artist book called "Caribbean: Together Apart. Contemporary Artists from (part of) the Caribbean” in 2014 that’s currently being sold worldwide.  

Apart from his artwork, he currently uploads his music videos onto YouTube and Facebook, whilst playing his ukulele he sings about the crisis in Puerto Rico. Ellis’s songwriting has gotten himself viral several times on his Island. He has been invited various times to sing on TV programs, radio shows, and has had various performances with live audiences. 

 

At the present time, Ellis remains active as an artist in his hometown of Puerto Rico working with a group of young artists known as “Grupo Graderio. Ellis also works at the museum of San Juan as a guide and educator, he gives art seminary to kids, composes music on social media and continues to create art, always hoping to help create a better society.

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