I spied a graffiti Easter egg hanging in a tree. A down and out bottle face waiting there for me.
I'm going to survey regulars who live and work here: What creative thing could be done to change patterns of neglect and violence on our corner?
I can tell that the visual influence of east Oakland is already impacting my color sense, as well as the energy tone, and forms of my quilt patterns.
Industrial East Oakland is covered with graffiti. Every once in a while the slate is wiped clean.