Clara Davis was born in Redondo Beach, California and moved to San Francisco for college. She is in the process of completing her BA in studio art at CCSF and SFSU. She has been shown in multiple local galleries and currently works in a shop fabricating and installing public art.
“I have been drawing most of my life, and have been passionate about art most of my life. The only other thing I may be just as passionate about is music. So in this piece I decided to meld the two passions by creating this portrait of one my musical influences.”
Joaquin Ceniceros born and raised in the Bay Area, Hayward more specifically.
Maya Archer-Doyle graduated from CCSF with an AA and a certification in Library Technology and from Mills College with a BA in creative writing. “I grew up in San Francisco and continue to live here despite everything.”
Star Mott likes playing bass and guitar. He likes motorcycles. He doesn’t like to cook.
Nicky Rodriguez is a Puerto Rican born and raised in the states. Her work explores memory, culture, the concept of home and how this all manifests in the formation of identity. She loves all things tropical and enjoys roaming around the Bay Area by foot.
Rachel Forrest is a a painter based in San Jose. Her work can be found on her website.
Save the Sloths
by Sean Taro Nishi
The thing about non-profits is: the people who work there are always beautiful. It’s as if they’re giving back for their God-given gifts, paying it forward if you will.
Paying it forward is what made me seek out the Save the Sloths Foundation. A dead relative left me a huge sum of money with one request: that I donate at least part of it to a charitable organization of my choice.
So I looked through some brochures and saw one with a picture of a beautiful tall woman holding a baby sloth in her arms. The tagline said “Be a boss, save a sloth.” I was attracted to her immediately.
Another thing about beautiful people: they’re good for advertising.