As lead organizer of WAL’s First Friday events, the collage
artist is focusing less on the “party” aspect and more
on the artists and their work.
Gioia Fonda, an artist and professor at Sacramento City
College since 2006, takes every opportunity to combine art with
The Sacramento-based photographer is traveling around her
native country of Ukraine to aid refugees during the
Russia-Ukraine war, documenting their experiences along the
We’ve rounded up some of our previous Art Exposed interviews with photographers to learn how local artists make a living out of drawing with light.
As a woodworker and metal fabricator, Nancy Sayavong uses her
training both for art and remodeling jobs. Her work is
interested in the contrast between the romantic ideal of the
home and its lived reality.
Tasha Reneé sells ceramics independently and through plant shops
and home decor businesses and is currently pivoting to teach
others through private lessons, workshops and classes.
Jonathan Joiner finds inspiration in retro-futuristic gadgets,
movies and “practical things.”
Less than 2 percent of professional classical musicians identify
as Black. Lee Pringle wants to change that.
Multimedia artist Sarah Marie Hawkins uses a variety of methods
to tell not just her story, but the stories of many women.
Photographer and college professor Dan Herrera appreciates
the art of using older or alternative methods in his work; some
of his techniques date back 200 years or more.