Weaving the Landscape: The Basketry of Julia Parker
part of the Conversations About Landscape series
Wednesday, June 10, 6:00-8:00PM
Fisher Bay Observatory Gallery, Exploratorium, Pier 15, San Francisco
Free, RSVP required
Join three speakers for an exploration of the life and work of basket weaver Julia Parker, a Coast Miwok-Kashaya Pomo Native artist.
Deborah Valoma is an artist, professor, and chair of the Textiles Program at California College of the Arts. She’s the author of Scrape The Willow Until It Sings: The Words and Work of Basket Maker Julia Parker.
Malcolm Margolin is an author, publisher, and the founder and executive director of Heyday Books, an independent, nonprofit publisher in Berkeley. Margolin wrote the highly acclaimed The Ohlone Way: Indian Life in the San Francisco-Monterey Bay Area.
The series is funded by the Coastal Conservancy and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.