Posts Tagged ‘artists’

Muralist Dave Young Kim uses art to tap into his Korean roots

Dave Young Kim painting a mural in Oakland. Photo by Julie Chang.

Oakland is known for its lively art scene. From murals, to sculptures, to street tagging, art is ubiquitous in this East Bay city. One artist is using his art to tap into his native Korean roots. Dave Young Kim channels into his work a dilemma often faced by children of immigrant families–how to make sense…

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Artist Liz Maxwell invokes nature, math, flight

by SAMSON REINY A few times a year, Liz Maxwell drives from her home in Rockridge up to Calistoga, in the Napa Valley.  For the past 40 years, she has walked the scenic little town for inspiration.  She’ll bring a point-and-shoot camera and snap everything around her.  “It might be a cracked road, moss growing…

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