Featured Cover Artists


Spring 2019: Usha Shukla, Diablo-Alameda Branch

Usha Shukla painting

“Flower of Life,” oil on wood panel

Usha Shukla’s images are ethereal and cosmic, with no physical references. They distill the intense colors, movement, and light found in nature. Shukla developed a unique process to create her large, vibrant, abstract paintings. Instead of using conventional tools like brushes and palette knives, she moves the paint on wood panels using an air blower.

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Spring 2017: Linda Mitchell, Atlanta Branch

“Come Home”

Linda Mitchell creates beautiful, sensitive, narrative paintings that have voice and presence. Her work is unique and tells stories through patterns and colors. She was inspired by the craft of piecing together of fabric remnants to make a cohesive whole.

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