Sakura!

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Sakura – the cherry blossoms – those fleeting, etherial flowers that arrive in early spring. No matter how much work you may have to do, or things you may have on your mind, when the cherry tree blooms you must take a little time to sit and appreciate it’s beauty. Ahhh….spring.

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Jacob Levine

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When I was doing the research for my picture book, I Was Dreaming to Come to America, I had the privilege to be present at a few interviews with people who had entered the US through Ellis Island. This is Jacob Levine, a Russian Jewish man who “stole the border” and emigrated from Russia in […]

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We Want Clean Air!

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“We want clean air!” was one of the many cries heard in midtown Manhattan at lunch hour today, outside the offices of Senator Charles Schumer. The hour-long event, co-sponsored by Food and Water Watch was a rally to “urge Schumer to resist Trump’s anti-environmental agenda.” (FB link and full sponsor list HERE) I arrived to see a […]

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No Ban! No Wall!

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March and Rally: We Will End the Refugee and Muslim Ban! Last Sunday in Battery Park, in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, New Yorkers came together to support their immigrant population. On Friday evening, Pres. Trump had signed the executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries for 120 days, and on refugees […]

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My Work on Exhibit

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Happy New Year! I am proud to say that two of my illustrations will be on exhibit, one currently in Los Angeles and one in Shreveport LA starting on February 11th. My illustration of the Central Park Boathouse for Chase Private Client was awarded an Honorable Mention in the Advertising category by the Los Angeles Society of […]

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