Tina Williams Brewer graduated from Columbus College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Arts and has been creating art for more than forty years. Known for her story quilts, Williams Brewer uses symbolism, textile, and fabrics to explore African American history and spirituality. Williams Brewer’s work has been widely displayed both locally and internationally including exhibitions at the United States Embassy in Ghana and the American Craft Museum in New York. Her work has been recognized by the American Arts in Embassy Programme for more than twenty years, and she is the recipient of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Governor’s Awards for the Arts. Her work is held in the permanent collections of the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Greensburg; The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg; and The African American Museum of Dallas, Dallas.
Listen to Williams Brewer speak about her work on 1-54 Forum.