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About the Author

Dorothy Nissen
dorothynisse Berkeley, California

I grew up in a suburban house on an antediluvian riverbed near the orange groves at the foot of the Sierra Madre Mountains in Southern California. Lulled to sleep by crickets on summer nights, I woke early to nearly touch the blue mountains filling my window. One day backpacking I knew that I had to draw the mountains showing the evolutionary striation of the rocks. Later I felt some sense of wholeness drawing the moving figure of a friend dancing around the pool. After MA in Claremont went to NYC with award from Brooklyn Museum School. Mid-60s delirium and working in inner city schools in East Harlem and East New York, Brooklyn. Marriage to a life of love and nightmare… Returned together to CA 1971, lived in the Castro for 20 years, moved to Berkeley in 1994 living happily ever after.

Publish Date  June 15, 2012

Dimensions  Standard Portrait  24 pgs ProLine Pearl Photo Paper

Category  Fine Art

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dorothynisse says

THIS BOOK IS BY DOROTHY NISSEN!!! I AM TRYING TO SEPARATE THE PAGES FOR NANCY BRESKI for whom I produced the book "The Passionate Art of Nancy Brzeski" and the pages that relate to books I have authored and produced!!! Please help me out here!!

posted at 02:36pm Jul 30 PST

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