Spray paint mars a mural painted by artist Waylon Horner for last month’s Wide Open Walls festival.
Spray paint mars a mural painted by artist Waylon Horner for last month’s Wide Open Walls festival. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Spray paint mars a mural painted by artist Waylon Horner for last month’s Wide Open Walls festival. Randy Pench rpench@sacbee.com
Erika D. Smith

Erika D. Smith

Associate editor and editorial writer

With art, everybody’s a critic – and that’s exactly what Sacramento needs

September 18, 2017 05:14 AM

UPDATED October 25, 2017 04:59 PM

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Erika D. Smith joined The Sacramento Bee in May 2015 after spending most of her career in the nebulous Midwest. She previously worked for The Indianapolis Star in Indiana, where, as metro columnist, she covered issues related to neighborhoods, community development, public safety and diversity. She also worked for five years at the Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio. She is a native of Cleveland.

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