Toni Williams, a native of New York, moved to San Diego in 1972 to attend University of California, La Jolla (UCSD) and earned her Bachelor's Degree in Visual Arts in 1974. Being influenced by the landscape and painting styles of the California Impressionists at the turn of the century, Toni has pursued her love of the outdoors through en plein air work.
Affiliated with and member of: American Impressionists Society, Signature member since 2009, Oil Painters of America, California Art Club, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, Plein Air Painters of San Diego, San Dieguito Art Guild and Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild.
2018: American Impressionists Society National
2016: American Impressionists Society President’s Award
2015: Huntington Museum, Impressionists Past and Present
2016: Best of Show COAL Gallery
2016: Best of Show Offtrack Gallery Small Image
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016: Fresh Paint Exhibit, La Jolla Riford Library
2012: Best of Show, La Jolla Art Association
2012: Best of Show, Southwestern Art Association
2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 Borrego Plein Air Invitational
2011, 2012 San Luis Obispo Invitational
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 American Impressionists Society National
2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018 Laguna Plein Air Painters Association 'Best of Plein Air'