Artist mines memories for inspiration, nostalgia

March 17, 2016 1:23 PM
Artist mines memories for inspiration, nostalgia

Toy images help art enthusiasts relive childhood Michael Sacramento has been an artist since living in Manila, Philippines. He says one major difference between Oakland and his home were the typhoons that he saw as a waterpark of fun as a child. The floods that overtook the streets were not places blocked off to frolicking children; he vividly recalls slipping, sliding and swimming in them. He lived with one brother and two half-siblings, mother, father and grandparents. It’s just that playful spirit that infuses his traditional, yet contemporary work ​30​ years later. His work was recently exhibited at the Oakland […]

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