Megan Williams


Megan Williams has taught at the Toronto School of Art for over 20 years, offering courses in figurative drawing and painting, practical history of technique and the development of a personal creative voice. Administratively, she has served as Co-director of the School, in program development and in fundraising. Williams has also has taught at OCAD and currently teaches at Sheridan College in the School of Animation Arts and Design.

Williams is a recipient of two Greenshields grants (1981–82/1983–84) to study in Europe and is also a published author of a francophone collection of Canadian rhymes and songs from families from coast to coast, gathered during travels from Northern B.C. to the East Coast; she grew up as a bilingual Montrealer. She has also worked as a cartographer for the Near Eastern Studies Department of the U. of T., on site in the Nile Delta, Egypt, from 1981 to 1985.


1982 Joint Program in Measured Drawing for Archeology, Rhode Island School of Design/Cornell University, Rome, Italy

1982 Surveying/Cartography, Ryerson, Toronto

1981–1982 Figurative Studies/Printmaking, St. Martin’s School of Art, London, U.K. (Part-time)

1980 Associate of Ontario College of Art (AOCA), Ontario College of Art


Drawing at the Starting LineAbsolute BeginnersView
Figure and Portrait PaintingIntroduction-IntermediateView
Introduction to PaintingAbsolute BeginnersView
Introduction to Portrait DrawingIntroduction-IntermediateView
Life Drawing: Fast PosesIntroduction-IntermediateView
Life Drawing: Long PosesIntroduction-IntermediateView
Life Drawing: Short PosesIntroduction-IntermediateView
Painting the Clothed FigureIntermediate-AdvancedView