About Margaux Williamson
Margaux Williamson was born in Pittsburgh in 1976 and lives in Toronto. Her first book of paintings, I Could See Everything, was published by Coach House Press in 2014, alongside shows at the Mulherin+Pollard Gallery in New York, and Frith Street Gallery in London. In 2021, White Cube, London, mounted an online exhibition of her recent paintings.
Her feature-length film, Teenager Hamlet, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and is archived on UbuWeb and she also contributed movie reviews to the cultural site Back to the World. She was artist-in-residence at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Klondike Institute of Art & Culture, Dawson City; and MacDowell, Peterborough, New Hampshire. Her work has been covered by New York Magazine, The New York Times, Vogue, BOMB Magazine, The Globe and Mail, The Believer, The Huffington Post, and more.
Williamson completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Queen’s University, Kingston, and was the recipient of an exchange scholarship to the Glasgow School of Art. Her work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions in Toronto, London, and New York.