Tag Archives: volunteering


Pro bono work for AXIS Dance Company

One of the ways I support Oakland’s AXIS Dance Company as President of the Board of Directors is to provide pro bono design services from time to time. Designing pro bono work for AXIS is a satisfying way to use my professional skills to serve the community. Most years, I design a series of promotional pieces for […]

AXIS Dance Company’s 25th Anniversary Home Season

This year marks the 25th anniversary of an arts organization that’s near to my heart, AXIS Dance Company. For a quarter century, AXIS has been an incredible asset to the local community — and far beyond. They provide engaging, inspirational educational programs on dance and collaboration and disability to local schools, outreach programs to community centers, independent […]

Ten Sweet Tweets

Ten Sweet Tweets — January

Here’s a round-up of the ten most popular Tweets of the month. January’s favorites include Steven Heller on Marcel Duchamp and View Magazine, Wordmark.it — an app for choosing fonts, and public speaking. Marcel Duchamp as magazine designer. Steve Heller on View magazine http://bit.ly/W1NxGd Wishing You A Healthy and Prosperous 2013! http://lnkd.in/nY4Gia AXIS Dance Company’s 25th Anniversary […]

Mini Case Study: Joaquin Miller School

Joaquin Miller’s website had outgrown its structure over the years, making its wealth of content difficult to navigate and find. I completely reorganized and redesigned the site to meet modern standards and reflect the school’s vibrant community. Features of this 2010 Bronze Horizon Interactive Award winner include a Google Calendar, allowing the parent community to […]

Interview: why I joined the AXIS Dance Company Board

In 2008 I joined a Taproot Foundation team of marketing professionals to create a brochure for AXIS Dance Company. Little did I know then that it would be the start of a great working relationship, both as a volunteer donating my time and skills to help with various marketing campaigns, and later, as a board […]