BAIPA member Claudia Chapline, author and artist, will be reading from her latest book, the memoir of her creative life, Moving Out of the Frame, published by Norfolk Press, on March 7, at 7pm at Folio Books, 3957 24th Street, San Francisco.
It is sponsored by Odd Mondays, a series of readings organized by Judy and Ramon Sender.
About Moving Out of the Frame (from Norfolk Press website)
On art from the studio to the community, including modern dance, art performance, installation, feminism, public art – a must for anyone interested in feminism and the arts. Written in a reader friendly style with many illustrations, an inspiration for dancers, artists, and creative people of all ages. Falling Up the Stairs, Chapline’s first memoir was called by Leda Sanford, “a little masterpiece.”
Claudia Chapline is an internationally known artist and recipient of the 1996 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Northern California Women’s Caucus for the Arts. She taught dance at Washington University in St. Louis, California State University, Northridge and UCLA where the Art Library has the archive of her 1970s art performances. She was a co-founder of Womanspace in Los Angeles and other non-profit arts organizations in California. She has published over 200 articles in arts journals and newspapers, and 10 books of poetry and art. She owns an art gallery in Marin County.