William Daniels

William Daniels, a multidisciplinary artist who works predominantly in textiles, creates works that investigate the ubiquitous uses of fabric. He frequently uses traditional quilt blocking and paper piecing methods to create social commentary, creating a unique tension both literally and figuratively. “I derive inspiration from urban art practice that confronts contemporary issues and am always experimenting to integrate modern archetypes with historical, societal, or spiritual topics. While some of the concepts in my work are quite unambiguous and literal, others are abstract references to the anthropological experience, individuality, or contain esoteric philosophies and historical references from the coded glyphs of ancient cultures.”

Source: New York Public Library