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WILLIAMSON, B. L.

Born
Ottawa, Ontario, 1916
Died
, 2003
Biography synopsis
Williamson, also known as Betty Williamson, began her studies at the University of Ottawa, and later attended what is now the Ontario College of Art and Design. After traveling to Mexico and San Francisco in order to further her education, she returned to Ottawa to work as a commercial artist, photographer, and fashion illustrator. At the age of 86 Williamson published her first book entitled "Reflections on the Fungaloids" which she both wrote and illustrated.
Media used
Book illustration
Drawing
Photography
Printmaking
Education
Ontario College of Art & Design (formerly Ontario School of Art)
University of Ottawa
File & Archive locations
National Gallery of Canada, ON - Library and Archives
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC
BIBLIOGRAPHY

Writings about
"Betty Williamson." Canadian Art 18 (Nov. - Dec. 1961): 414.
Fischer, Doug. "Lee Valley...Books?: Newly Retired Leonard Lee Changes Gears, and Turns the Page." The Ottawa Citizen 11 Jan. 2004: 8.
Partridge, David. "Configurations." Canadian Art 17 (Sept. 1960): 286-8.

Writings by
Williamson, B. L.. Reflections on the Fungaloids. Ottawa: Algrove Publishing, 2002.

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