Green links that you may like to check out:
Michael Rios - His extensive body of work includes original paintings, unique clothing designs, a series of lithographs, concert posters, record cover artwork, and some of the first hand-painted murals in San Francisco's Mission District. His list of clients includes the Latin Recording Academy, the Mars Family, the Andre Agassi Foundation, Poncho Sanchez, Steve Winwood, and Carlos Santana. www.mvrios.com
Carlos Villez - He is a self taught artist with a love for all Mexican art. Working with a variety of different media but primarily with polymer clay, he has been inspired by the wonderful Mexican celebration of Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Carlos says: "I love the amazingly bright colors of Mexico and incorporate these colors in the fotos of my work" www.myspace.com/carlosvillez
Susana Witte - Autumn Express manager Susana Witte grew up surronded by artificial flowers made in her parents small workshop in Uruguay, Latin America. Here is San Francisco, she has mastered her paper flowers!
Dolores Guido - Her family tought her the art of traditional paper flower making. From making their own glue, waxing each petal and leaf and so on. Now relocated to the Mission District following her daughter and grandchildren, Dolores who is now seventy, spends her afternoons making these deliciously sweet and delicate flowers.
Green organizations and companies:
New Leaf Paper leads the paper industry in the development and distribution of environmentally superior printing and office papers. www.newleafpaper.com
Autumn Press is your one-stop source for the highest quality, competitively priced commercial and political printing in the Bay Area. www.autumnpress.com
Greenaction mobilizes community power to win victories that change government and corporate policies and practices to protect health and to promote environmental justice. www.greenaction.org
NepalesePaper.com - Exquisite handmade Journals, Stationery, Photo Albums, Wedding Invitations and Wrapping Paper from Nepal. All products are Fair Trade and tree-free. www.NepalesePaper.com
Print Directory: http://www.printdirectory.org