From the Sketchbook 2011

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Charity Teaches About GMO Foods

gift, marker on paper, 8" x 6", 2011 :: Charity, from the Crissy Field center, visited Lisa. Franzen's class to teach about the differences between organic, local, and genetically modified foods. Student who answered questions correctly earned Lisa dollars with which to buy ingredients to make salsa with.

Talking About Facebook for Artists at Somarts

2 sketches, marker on paper, each 8" x 6" :: Jess Young and Rudy Lemcke tell artists how to best use Facebook at the "Creating Community with Social Media" workshop at SOMArts.

Andy Thornley MC's Winterfest 2011

marker on paper, 3" x 5", 2011 :: The Master of Ceremonies at the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition annual membership party.

Mr. P. at Francisco Middle School

gift, marker on paper, 8" x 6", 2011

Students Learn Pilates from Sarah at St. Francis

gift, marker on paper, 6" x 8" :: I accompanied students from the Galileo High School Health Academy on their visit to St. Francis Memorial Hospital's sports medicine department where they got a lesson in pilates from Sarah Potoczny.

Feliz Dia De Los Muertos

marker and pencil on paper, 9" x 12", 11-2-2011 :: Feliz Dia De Los Muertos! There's a bicycle and I put a bird on it so your inner hipster will love it.

Ms. Theel and Ms. Taggart Reboot a Math Class

gift, marker and pencil on paper, 8" x 6", 2011 :: This math class at Francisco Middle School in SF hasn't been going so well (the teacher has had to take many sick days), so they talked to students about how to make it better - starting with a new teacher.

San Francisco Ticks

not available, mixed media on paper, 11" x 14", 2011 :: This is the sketch I submitted for one of those San Francisco Hearts that benefits the SF General Hospital. I had asked people, "what makes SF tick?" and used their ideas in this drawing.

The Dovekins Entertain at Tour de Fat

$30, mixed media on paper, 8" x 6", 2011

Ms. Marshman Explains GPA

gift, marker on paper, 5" x 7", 2011 :: Ms Marshman, a guidance counselor at Galileo Academy, talks about GPA with a class of students in the AVID program. galileoweb.org/marshmanl/

Susan Stauter Speaks with Passion

marker on paper, 8" x 6", 9-14-2011 :: Susan Stauter made the closing remarks after the 'Collective Impact' panel during the Arts Education Week events in San Francisco.

The PAAAARklet

$30 for 826 Valencia, 8" x 6", marker on paper, 9-16-2011 :: Interstice Architecture designed this Pirate-tree Parklet prototype for in front of 826 Valencia on Parking Day 2011 parkingday.org/ .

Art Stars and Blue Marbles

8" x 6", marker on paper, 9/14 2011 :: This is a drawing made on the spot at the Collective Impact of the Arts panel during the 2011 National Arts in Education Week. The panel spoke passionately about the impact and importance of arts education. (from left) Louis Music, Richard Carranza, Sarah Crowell, Donn K. Harris, Andi Wong and moderator Charles Chip McNeal agreed that a willingness to be vulnerable is essential to arts education and to creating partnerships.

The Tall Boys Open for Dylan

$15, marker on paper, 8" x 6", 2011 :: The Tall Boys played some bluegrassy folk before the Bob Dylan show at the Jones Beach Theater in the little plaza by the concessions where beer is not sold.

Larry Harvey and Ed Lee Kick Off the Burning Man Project

marker on paper, 8" x 6", 2011 :: Burning Man Director Larry Harvey and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee talk on a faux porch in UN Plaza to launch the Burning Man Project.

David Chiu at Arts Forum

$20, marker on paper, 8" x 10", 2011 :: David Chiu at the Arts Forum 2011.

John Avalos at Arts Forum

$20, marker on paper, 8" x 10", 2011 :: John Avalos at the Arts Forum 2011.

Ed Lee at Arts Forum

$20, marker on paper, 8" x 10", 2011 :: Mayor Ed Lee at the Arts Forum 2011.

Arts Forum 2011

$20, marker on paper, 8" x 10", 2011 :: On August 23, many of the Mayoral candidates gathered for the Arts Forum 2011 to discuss their plans for the arts in San Francisco with moderator Michael Krasny. Read their views on the arts at sfartsforum.org/mayoral-candidates/ :: Krasny is at the top. From left are Jeff Adachi, Michela Alioto-Pier, John Avalos, Terry Baum, David Chiu, Bevan Dufty, Tony Hall, Dennis Herrera, Ed Lee, and Joanna Rees.

Santa Cruz Trees

$15, marker on paper, 8" x 6", 2011 :: A view out the window in Santa Cruz.

High as a Kite Fireside Storytellers

$30 ($15 for Fireside Storytelling), marker on paper, 8" x 10", 7/6/2011 :: From left, Austin Staunch, Phil Ohst, Ames Beezer, Isaac Rodriguez, Jade Palasek, Mattthew Brauer, Suzanne Forbes - all told a story on the theme "High as a Kite."

The Mime Troupe Opens Another Season in Dolores Park

$60 ($40 will be donated to the San Francisco Mime Troupe), 8"x 10", marker on paper, 2011 :: The San Francisco Mime Troupe opened their 2011 season with their annual July 4th show in Dolores Park. This year's show is "2012: The Musical." The rest of the park was pretty full as well.

Equity DJ at Il Pirata

$15, marker on paper, 6" x 8", 2011 :: The DJ performs at the False Profit happy hour, Equity, at the SF bar Il Pirata.

Workshop with Seth Familian

SOLD, marker on paper, 8" x 8", 2011 :: Seth Familian gives us a tour of web services that we can use to share our art in a workshop at Root Division.

MAPP Meeting Dog

6" x 8", marker on paper, 2011 :: At a meeting for the Mission Arts and Performance Project, the dog is just happy to be petted.

The Crowd at El Rio's Memorial Day Show

$60, marker on paper, 8" x 10", 2011 :: This a drawing made of and at El Rio's "16th Annual Shit Kickin Memorial Day." It was a crowd that represented a fantastically wide swath of Mission District/Bernal/La Lengua demographics.

Gourdough's Donuts

$30, marker on paper, 8" x 10", 2011, Austin

At the Lustre Pearl

$65, marker on paper, 8" x 10", 2011, Austin

At the Spider House Cafe

$65, marker on paper, 8" x 10", 2011 ::

The Cathedral of Junk

$65, marker on paper, 8" x 10", 2011, Austin

East Side King Trailer at the Grackle

$30, marker on paper, 8" x 10", 2011, Austin

Romy at Beauty Bar

$30, marker on paper, 8" x 10", 2011, Austin

The Philharmonia Baroque Machine

SOLD, marker on paper, 5" x 7", 3/4/2011 :: San Francisco's Philharmonia Baroque performs on period instruments, including a large round wind sound machine.

Host of the 'Love on Wheels' Dating Game

$15 (to donate to SFBC), marker on paper, 8" x 6", 2010 :: The San Francisco Bike Coalitions annual 'Love on Wheels' live version of the 'Dating Game' at Public Works.

Christopher Simmons at Art in Storefronts Workshop

SOLD $15, marker on paper, 5" x 7", 2011 :: Christopher Simmons is kind enough to talk about his experience as an Art in Storefronts artist at a workshop about applying for the San Francisco Arts Commission program.