Posted by Simone Calbi

Was There Life Before Photoshop?

Was There Life Before Photoshop?

Calling all artists and graphic designers out there: I want to know, was there life before photoshop? My answer is, of course there was. I realized this recently when my seven-year old Mac reached the end of its life and I was stuck wanting to do a graphic design project. I didn’t have the right … Continue reading

Crowdfunding and the Arts Community

Crowdfunding and the Arts Community

By Simone Calbi We are all aware of this dreadful truth: far too little funding exists for the arts. However, crowdfunding has proven to be a method to battle this phenomenon. Luckily, online platforms such as kickstarter.com can act as a light at the end of the tunnel for those of us who are itching … Continue reading

Waves, The Way I See Them

Waves, The Way I See Them

Photos and text by Simone Calbi I have always accepted that the ocean is a force larger than myself. The sound of the waves crashing is relaxing, but having a wave throw you for a spin is a whole different sensation. Sure everyone has had this feeling before; a wave has you whirling in its … Continue reading

Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos

Photos and text by Simone Calbi I was two years old when I went to my first wake and asked, “Is that a dolly?” when I stared into my great aunt’s open casket. Since then who would have known I would become so fascinated by grief, the feeling of loss one gets after death? Since … Continue reading