Press Release
For Immediate Release
April 2021
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An Open Letter to Dr. Ari Kelman, Interim Dean of the College of Letters and Science at The University of California, Davis

Wally Hedrick Uninfluencer:
A Forgotten Generation

A Review of Wayne Thiebaud Influencer
at Manetti Shrem Museum of Art

LG Williams  @lgwilliams | |

Dear Interim Dean Ari Kelman,

My name is LG Williams, and I am writing regarding the recent exhibition, Wayne Thiebaud Influencer: A New Generation, currently on view at the Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at the University of California, Davis. The show is curated by Rachel Teagle and Susie Kantor.

I received my MFA from UC Davis and taught in the Art Studio department as a lecturer in the late 90s. I could be wrong, but I suspect you may be unaware of this particular exhibition. That said, I thought it essential to take this opportunity as an alumnus, former lecturer, and artist to write to you with my observations. Perhaps they might persuade you to regard this public art exhibition with disdain and dread...

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