KCUR Arts
11:53 am
Mon March 31, 2008

KCAI Artist William Willmott

Artist William Willmott is a senior in painting at the Kansas City Art Institute. An exhibition of Willmott's pencil drawings, paintings and digital collages at the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center explore issues of race in contemporary society.

KANSAS CITY, MO – The current presidential campaign has sparked a lot of discussion about the state of race relations in America. Artist William Willmott says he views his art as a protest and a wake-up call about racism. Willmott is a senior in painting at the Kansas City Art Institute. An exhibition of his pencil drawings, paintings and digital collages at the Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center explores issues of race in contemporary society. Arts reporter Laura Spencer has more.

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