Editor’s note: This story was produced through a partnership between the INDY and The 9th Street Journal , which is published by journalism students at Duke University’s DeWitt Wallace Center for Media & Democracy.
“VA 2-211-685” is scrawled in black marker across a sheet of paper. Wade H. Williams, artist at his own company Artist at Large, holds up his handiwork to his computer cam. He is sitting in his studio, with a charcoal portrait he’s just finished in the background. He wears large round glasses and a silver earring dangles from his left ear. Above his lip a […]