Miranda Culp (she/her) grew up in Los Angeles among artists, booksellers, actors, and teachers. She got her B.A. in radical thought from Goddard College in Vermont and enjoyed her salad days in the Bay Area working at bookstores by day and singing in dive bars by night. She authored a short story collection entitled “The Brunt” and a local history book called ”Becoming the City of Citrus Heights.” Miranda co-owns Amatoria Fine Art Books in Sacramento, and she’d like to thank you for not shopping at scamazon.
In their brightly lit, smartly appointed shop in Midtown, Topstitch owners Mallory Maupin and Samuel Rose teach workshops, fulfill custom orders, consult on product development and work on their own projects.
In revisiting her early self-portraits, Betty Nelsen has zeroed in on the strongest elements, cropping the drawings into pages that will go into a series of handmade books.
When she performs, singer and songwriter Beti Masenqo leaves this earthly plane in a way that seems entirely effortless.