Michael Wertz Special Guest on It’s A Question Of Balance with Ruth Copland Saturday 28th November 9-10 PM
This week as her special guest from the arts Ruth Copland is pleased to be interviewing Michael Wertz author, illustrator and printer. Based in Oakland, California, Michael creates images for books, products, designers, ad agencies, musicians, publishers, and movie trailers. His images start with the pencil, and finish as digital collages, monoprints, letterpress prints, and screen prints. His clients include The San Francisco Chronicle, The Bark, Bill Graham Presents, Camper Van Beethoven, Camelbak, Chronicle Books, The DeYoung Museum, The Elsewhere Philatelic Society, The Exploratorium, Farrar Strauss Giroux, Gingko Press, Hostelling International, McCann Erickson, Oaklandish, Random House, Rickshaw Bagworks, The New York Times, Nike, The Oakland Museum, Scholastic, The SFMOMA, United Way, and Wired. Michael’s work has been recognised by Communication Arts, American Illustration, and the Society of Illustrators (LA). With a BA in French Language from UCSC and a BFA in Illustration from California College of the Arts (CCA), Michael is currently back at CCA teaching for the Illustration department. Michael is the author of the delightful illustrated book Dog Days and co-author with poet Betty Franco of A Curious Collection of Cats, A Dazzling Display of Dogs, and the recently released A Spectacular Selection Of Sea Critters.
Tune in Saturday 9-10 PM to find out more about the life and art of Michael Wertz. For more info and to hear previous shows visit www.itsaquestionofbalance.com