About the Artist: Making Art in the Golden State

Saturday, May 14, 2022
2 – 3:30 PM

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Discover how Sacramento artists Gioia Fonda and Omonivie Okhade balance art, work, and personal life, as well as the challenges they face pursuing their artistic endeavors, with this special screening of two documentaries from the series About the Artist: Making Art in the Golden State. After the screening, enjoy a moderated panel discussion and audience Q&A that digs into what it means to make art in Sacramento today.

Presented in collaboration with the Verge Center for the Arts, these documentaries were filmed by local filmmaker karlos rene ayala and produced by Verge’s Executive Director, Liv Moe, and Verge’s Public Engagement and Outreach Manager, Justina Martino.


FREE for Crocker and Verge Members
$15 for Nonmembers
$5 for Youth

This program takes place in Setzer Auditorium.

Please read our COVID-19 Safety Requirements HERE.

About the Series
About the Artist: Making Art in the Golden State is a documentary series highlighting California-based career artists from a diverse range of backgrounds and disciplines. Each of the artists featured have spent years honing their artistic skills and have developed creative solutions to strike a balance between art, work, and personal life. Each documentary takes the viewer into the artist’s studio, where the artist reveals the challenges, the rewards, the hard work, and the time it takes to follow their artistic calling.


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