Sean Williams

This site is for my painting.

Fear Loves This Place

I wanted to paint a golf course for a long time but struggled to find an interesting view.  The photograph I used for this painting was taken in January, with … Continue reading

May 10, 2020 · 4 Comments

Somewhere, Yesterday

Sometimes a photograph I’ve taken lends itself to painting and it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly why.  Although this is an ordinary, everyday scene I felt it had an interesting combination … Continue reading

May 10, 2020 · Leave a comment


The image I worked from to create this painting was a combination of two of my own photographs.  In the original the balloon was not quite in the right place … Continue reading

May 10, 2020 · 2 Comments

Access Project

This is my first attempt at painting and is a re-make of ‘No-one Is Quite Sure’, a painting that is now part of the Priseman-Seabrook Collection, something I am very … Continue reading

May 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Our Bloody Hell

An alternative title might be ‘A Summer’s Day at the Nuclear Bunker’.  This is an old anti-aircraft gun in partial shadow at the Secret Bunker in Hack Green near Nantwich … Continue reading

July 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

Field of Gold

I had fallen in love with Dutch landscape painting, particularly those featuring cattle by Aelbert Cuyp.  I wondered what it might mean, if it would mean anything at all, to … Continue reading

June 26, 2017 · 2 Comments

Historical Rubble, Contemporary Goat

My intention was to present an image on the edge of metaphor, that looked as though its true meaning might be something other than the rural poetry of a goat … Continue reading

December 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lies About Nothing: Sean Williams’ Paintings – a text by Dr Alison J. Carr

Lies About Nothing: Sean Williams’ Paintings Flat land—a flat horizon line crosses the centre of the predominantly grey painting. To the left, there are gestures that hint at maybe a … Continue reading

August 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

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July 16, 2016 · 1 Comment

Celebrate These Good Times

Highly colourful and a joyful celebration of summer. The candy-striped canopy invites revelers to dance and make merry, and the cherry tree has never looked in ruder health, its rich … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · 2 Comments