LG WILLIAMS received his M.F.A from the University of California, Davis and B.A. from the Kansas City Art Institute. He also holds an honorary Ph.D. from ISSA, Cedar Rapids, IA. Williams has taught art, art history and art appreciation courses at the University of California-Davis, University of Southern California, California College of the Arts, and the University of Hawaii, to name a few. Author of many books and publications on art, art criticism, and poetry, Williams has appeared in Modern Painters, Juxtapoz, Artweek, Art Papers, Village Voice, San Francisco Chronicle, Honolulu Bulletin, Sacramento Bee, LA Weekly, Maui Weekly, SF Weekly, and The Bay Guardian. Williams’s recent curatorial projects include Wally Hedrick’s, War Room, at San Francisco International Art Fair. His website is www.lgwilliams.com
SOON TO BE RELEASED: LG WILLIAMS'S Drawing Upon Art: Workbook for Gardner's Art Through The Ages. (2008) Wadsworth Press, Boston, MA.
LG Williams, Drawing Upon Art: Workbook for Gardner's Art Through The Ages, is the workbook for classic art history textbook, Gardner's Art Through the Ages. The workbook is edited by Dr. Julia Friedman, and is due out April 2008. First Edition Project Editors: Sharon Adams Poore and Erikka Adams, Cengage Publishing, Boston, MA.
Drawing Upon Art was originally published by PCP PRESS in 1995. This earlier edition can still be purchased online here or you can visit: www.drawinguponart.com
About The Author LG Williams's place among the important emerging artists of this last decade is firmly established. Williams's recieved his BA degree in Art from the Kansas City Art Institute, and MFA degree in Art at the University of California, Davis. In 2005 Williams recieved a Ph.D., Docteur Honaris Caustica from ISSA, Cedar Rapids, IA. For over 15 years has taught and lectured on Art Appreciation and Art History in many colleges and universities such as The University of California, Davis, University of Southern California, University of Hawaii, the California College of Arts, John F. Kennedy University, Foothill College, Cerritos College, and Moorpark College to name a few.
During that time Williams wrote three other major texts, also covering the important issues of our time. Gorgeous Nonsense: The Missing History of Artistic Genius reexamines the major artistic landmarks of western art; The Drawing Handbook: Mandarin Ruminations on the Art of Drawing is a Introduction to Drawing handbook; and Y2K and Modern Art: Why the Modern World and Great Art is Incompatible.