I am a 67-year-old artist, curator and cultural historian.  I relocated to San Francisco from New York in 2008, leaving a well-paying job to discover underemployment and unemployment in a city that fascinates me.  Following a period of homelessness I am now housed, but see longtime residents being evicted and communities upended as landlords attempt to cash in on skyrocketing real estate values.

4 Responses to “About”

  1. Francesca Rosa September 15, 2011 at 8:30 pm #

    Hi Dave.
    This is incredible, both in terms of tyour art and the writing.


    • dpduckworth September 19, 2011 at 6:12 pm #

      Hello, Francesca

      Thank you for the commentary. I must apologize for not getting the promised information to you, but it will happen soon. Life is chaotic. By the way, I mentioned your book event to my friend Bill Schwalb, who works with the annual Western Workers Labor Heritage Festival. The book sounds fascinating to him. He would like to contact you about the Festival, which takes place every January. May I share your e-mail address with him? He lives here in the city.



  2. Francesca Rosa September 19, 2011 at 7:48 pm #

    Hi Dave,

    Thank you for the information about the WWLHF. Ye, please send my e-mail to Bill Schwalb. I appreciate it.
    I’ve conveyed it to Patrick, but now to you also, I can’t thank you guys enough for making my book launch such a wonderful event. Meeting you both and hanging out with you both a bit has been an extra added bonus to finally getting the d**n book finished and in print.

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