Nathaniel Williams studied visual art at the newARTschool in Switzerland. After art school he learned and toured theater with a puppet troupe. He currently works as an independent artist and teacher and lives in Philmont, New York. He was a member of Think OutWord’s first core group, a co-founder of Free Columbia and an adjunct professor and doctoral candidate at the University at Albany. He is currently orchestrating the 2020 launch of a new trans-disciplinary program at Free Columbia rooted in contemplative inquiry, aesthetic education and action research.