All posts and stories tagged with 'artist'

19 Aug

Raised by earth-loving parents, Crystal Morey moved to Oakland from the Sierra Foothills and found a “strong emerging art scene” that has inspired and nurtured her life as an artist in an urban landscape. “I like to explore ideas of human interaction with the natural environment,” she says, “and Oakland is a wonderful example of human adaptation and ingenuity over time.”
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18 Jun

After more than two decades living in San Francisco, artist + illustrator Lisa Congdon found a new home in Oakland. It was quite a change, but on her first morning waking up in the little bungalow she shares with her wife, she says, “All I could hear were birds chirping, and the sunshine was streaming in through the blinds on what was a gorgeous February day. I decided right then to treat my Oakland move like an adventure.”  Read the story…