Author Archives: chigirie2627

A Sailboat and MoMA?

What’s the correlation between a sailboat and MoMA? The Tiwal 3, an inflatable sailboat that fits into two bags, is available at the MoMA Design Store, Soho, NYC. Marion Excoffon designed the revolutionary boat that’s easy to carry and fast to assemble. In less than 20 minutes, you can be ready to set sail. The Tiwal […]

Art and Travel

Fort Lauderdale and Hollywood, FL  NSU Museum and The Diplomat Beach Resort Celebrate Six Decades of Art and Culture   NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale   As the NSU Art Museum prepares to celebrate its 60th Anniversary, art aficionados are invited to join in the on-going festivities. Housed in this 83,000-square foot modernist building, NSU […]

A specialty bookstore in Seattle changed my life

  Sometime around the mid-1990s, I was weary of the politics of public relations and marketing and gradually discovered art was much more relaxing and the freedom of self-employment was too good to ignore. That’s when I decided I needed a break and scaled down to a part-time temporary position as a secretary at a Scranton, […]