Fidler achieved widespread renown with innovative weaving, then walked away from it all at the height of her success.
Felix, who selects a Berkeley artist to be honored every month, is the only person ever to have served as Berkeley’s art ambassador, a position Mayor Tom Bates created in 2004.
The playwright’s goal was to create a realistic depiction of Berkeley residents and the situations in which they embroil themselves. He isn’t mocking anyone, he says.
You may be a longtime Berkeley resident and a regular patron of the arts, but not know that Berkeley has an art ambassador who honors a Berkeley artist every month.
The photographer’s egret obsession was born in 2011. He has since come to feel that his encounters with the majestic birds have altered his life.
Josh Kornbluth talks about his art, his inspirations and why he likes to present himself as a screwup. The Berkeley comic and filmmaker is at the Elmwood Rialto tonight, Monday.