Tag archives: visual artist

The Arts, “Lockdown Series” Part 1:
By Joanne A Calitri   |   July 16, 2020

Toni Scott on Bearing Witness and the Transformative Power of Art For this new “Our Town” series, we are interviewing visual and musical artists in hopes of sparking larger discussions about the inherent value of art and creativity, especially at a time when the arts are playing such a prominent role in contextualizing our experiences […]

Dear Montecito: Jakob Hammer
By Stella Haffner   |   July 16, 2020

I met Jakob Hammer, son of two of my favorite MUS teachers (Jackie and Kurt Hammer), in second grade. With our diametrically opposed love of Star Wars and Star Trek, Webkinz and Club Penguin, and contradictory opinions about Crocs as footwear, Jakob and I may not have seemed like a natural pairing, but we’ve now […]