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Press Release December  2021
For Immediate Release  
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Academy of Art University Announces Award-Winning Artist LG Williams as Endowed University Instructor 
December 8, 2021

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San Francisco — Academy of Art University, one of the largest private, accredited art and design schools in the nation, has announced that award-winning artist LG Williams has joined the University as an endowed instructor in fine arts.

"I am grateful to have been selected for this coveted position and believe my experiences and expanse of knowledge within the arts can go a long way for both the University and its students," said LG Williams. "We have been able to do a lot of great work thus far, and I hope to continue to contribute to the mission and goals that the Academy sets out to achieve for its students." 

Williams joins the Academy of Art University as a multidisciplinary artist holding an MFA in Art from the University of California, Davis, where he studied under Wally Hedrick, Wayne Thiebaud, Robert Arneson, Manuel Neri, David Hollowell, and Mike Henderson. He recently served as The Robert Hughes Distinguished Visual Artist-In-Residence at The Lodge in Hollywood. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Japan Times, Los Angeles Times, La Stampa, Bookforum, Purple Diary, Huffington Post, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Juxtapoz Magazine, LA Weekly, and OC Weekly, among others. In 2014 Donald Preziosi (Emeritus Professor of Art History, UCLA) included Williams in "Art, Religion, Amnesia: The Enchantments of Credulity..." 

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