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Cover Story - January 11, 2008

Growing Mona Lisa

A local 'concept artist' charmed Alamo - and I-680 travelers - by creating a masterpiece on the hillside

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

A couple dozen workers - artists, architects and bicycle racers among them - gathered in the January predawn at the Alamo Café almost 30 years ago to execute a special project. They'd been chosen for their strong legs as well as for their ability to visualize. And they'd been sworn to secrecy.

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Posted by Annis, a resident of San Ramon Valley High School
on Nov 25, 2008 at 8:01 pm

I knew Will back in his high school days at San Ramon, and still have pieces of his early art. One of his "Captain Chemical" posters was up on the wall at a shop in Gig Harbor, Washington. What a trip running into it there!