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    The Fine Arts of Printmaking and Shopping

    When Julianna went to visit her sister, Ellen, in Berkeley over Spring Break, they stayed busy the whole time. Jules learned the many stages of the fine art of printmaking with Ellen, who is a resident artist at the Kala Art Institute. Julianna did not need any lessons, however, in the fine art of shopping. She can spot a bargain

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    Project Idea #1: A Better Place for Art

    So…when the three of us were in grade school and prolifically producing schoolwork, my mom was always diligent about sorting and binding a “best of” for each academic year. It’s so satisfying to be able to go back and quickly get a glimpse of yourself at 8, 12 and 16 years old. However, while the uniform pages of our academic

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    Distressed Elegance

    What is it about weathered patinas that we find so beautiful? This is a metal gate from a house down our street that is shaded by a pink tulip tree in Spring and an ornament from the Native Sons building on Mason Street in San Francisco. Perhaps it’s that nature and time seem to be more focused on the details

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