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Lisa Solomon was born in Tucson, Arizona, but has lived most of her life in California. She received her BA in Art Practice from UC Berkeley in 1995 and her MFA from Mills College in 2003. She regularly teaches art at various colleges in the Bay Area including San Francisco State University, UC Berkeley, Mills College, CCA, and Cal State East Bay.

Profoundly interested in the idea of hybridization (sparked from her hapa heritage), Solomon’s mixed media works revolve thematically around domesticity, craft, and masculine and feminine triggers. She is drawn to found objects altering them conceptually so that their meanings and original uses or intents are re-purposed. She often fuses “wrong” things together – recontextualizing their original pu
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Average rating: 3.82 · 34 ratings · 11 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
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who knew that an advice column could be SO moving. not i. not i.
there were so many absolute wonderful moments in this book... uplifting, true, motivational [without trying to be].

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ok rainbow. i like you. i really do like you. eleanor and park sucked me in. so did this - even with it's goofy time bending plotline. yet again another quick /good read. i saw a lot of myself in georgie. a lot of the reality of relationships in the ...more
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is this an amazing piece of literature? NO. but... it was perfect for what it is. reminded me of being a kid and devouring stephen king books with a flashlight under the covers. scary - a refreshing concept - the inability to open your eyes outside f ...more
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my teenage self would have really loved this book. emily dickenson as sleuth - feminist, thoughtful women doing what she shouldn't in another era.
this was an entertaining, fun, fast read, but not much beyond that.
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it's adorable. it really is. in that teenage angsty oh my god what does this all mean and i like this person so much and how could this possibly end, but it's going to because i have horrible luck kind of way.

and the music references. yeah. ju
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