Byron Williamson

"I can't think of anything more fun than taking a leisurely ride with your best bud--unless it's making ceramic sculpture."

Making people smile is ceramic sculptor Byron Williamson's biggest motivation. The humorous work makes him smile, and he thoroughly enjoys sharing the fun. Each piece has its own story to tell--a race that was won, a drive full of discoveries. He hopes everyone who sees the work comes away feeling connected with the piece and a memory of a special drive with a special friend.

Byron Williamson makes each of his whimsical sculptures using traditional ceramic hand-building methods: slab, coil, and pinching. After the main slab form is completed, additional sculptural pieces are attached. After the piece is fired to cone 5, a cold finish is applied using metallic paints.

Byron Williamson received his B.F.A. in painting from Northwest Missouri State University in 1986. He went on to be a public school teacher for 25 years, painting in his spare time. In 2007, he began to use ceramics to create his paintings in 3-D. The work has since evolved into his vibrant, fun "Car" series.

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Yellow-Spotted Tarpon
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 169
Mule Racer
Ceramic Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 330
Camel Racer
Ceramic Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 370
Mighty Pink Lips
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 169
Pink-Spotted Diva
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 169
Pretty Polly Pinkfish
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 169
Green-Eyed Beauty
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 149
Orange Aussie Pampano
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 169
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Orange-Eyed Divine by Byron Williamson (Ceramic Wall Sculpture)
Orange-Eyed Divine
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
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Emerald Tottle
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 169
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Sunny Seahorse by Byron Williamson (Ceramic Wall Sculpture)
Sunny Seahorse
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
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Pink Polly
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 169
Pretty Pink Phish
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 169
Orange Lipped Dazzler
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 169
Contessa Violet
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 169
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Sunfinity by Byron Williamson (Ceramic Wall Sculpture)
Sunfinity
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
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Miss Razzmatazz
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 169
Yellow-Tongue Snarfle
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 169
Tufted Titmouse
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 450
Blackbird
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Byron Williamson
$ 450
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
Annual Member's Exhibition, St. Joseph, MO, USA, Albrecht-Kemper Museum, 2012
MWSU Solo Exhibition, St. Joseph, MO USA, Missouri Western State University, 2009
New Perspectives, Kansas City, MO USA, Kansas City Artist Coalition, 2009
New Landscapes, Atcheson, Kansas, Muchnic Gallery, 2008
Collections
MWSU, Missouri Western State University, St Joseph, MO, 2012
Albrecht-Kemper, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St Joseph, MO, 1998
Print Symposium, William Eickhorst, Kansas City, MO, 1996