live / work artists
SINGER / COMPOSER / SONGWRITER
A distinctive, unique vocalist, sings in English, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese. Shared the stage with; Joan Baez, Spyro Gyra, Lee Ritenauer, Black Uhuru, Joni Haastrup.
DRUMMER / MUSIC PRODUCER
A third generation African drummer now music producer currently focusing on making and mixing music electronically. Creating a new fusion of styles (i.e. Reggae, Afro, Hip Hop, jazz, pop, dance, etc.) Also a painter in the tradition West African style of acrylic on canvas that portrays African figures with themes of peace, freedom and justice.
From multimedia visual art that’s traveled the world on hand-painted guitars, mandolins, jackets, boots and jeans, to songs written and recorded and played on radio stations from North America to Europe, to published poetry and editorial essays, Mariel’s professional creative offerings have been and remain multifaceted.
Micha Scott is a Modern dance professional with more than 25 years of performing, choreographing, and teaching experience.
INSTALLATION / SCULPTURE
Maha is a 3–dimensional artist raised in the East Bay and started her art education at the local Peralta Community Colleges.