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Antonia Walker studied illustration and anthropology at The New School in New York. She worked as a professional illustrator before dedicating herself to painting. She is a realist painter and has shown her work in the United States and Spain. A series of grants and residencies took her to Spain for two years where she learned Spanish, and then back to New York where she began an artistic collaboration with artist Thalia Chantziara. Antonia loves nature and cooking and is passionate about domestic politics and women’s rights. She is currently living in Redding.

Thalia Chantziara is an artist currently living in Redding, CA. Her work has been exhibited in New York City and across the United States. Lately she has spent extensive time painting on grants and residencies. She is actively interested in domestic politics related to equality and justice and occasionally illustrates graphic op-eds. She holds a B.A. in Linguistics from Harvard University and a M.Sc. in Finance from the University of Piraeus and has studied art at Grand Central Academy and Janus Collaborative in New York.

Sally Bland is a teacher and illustrator, and above all a fervent proponent of progressive issues. She loves playing the piano and the ukulele and hates non-recyclable plastic containers. Every summer she hikes around Europe and ends up in a small village in the Dordogne.

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12 Responses

  1. Matthew Grigsby says:

    These are crazy and unpredictable times.  I love this illustration of where we are today.

  2. Frank Treadway says:

    Timely illustration, are we going to be really surprised if we ever see ‘his’ tax returns ?  I want to see the tax returns of a couple of our local State and Federal legislators, one who rarely comes to Redding and one who tends his rice fields while receiving subsidies and voting to deny Food Stamps to his own constituents in need.

    • cheyenne says:

      From 1995-2014 California rice farmers received $2.7 billion in subsidies.  For comparison in the same 1995-2014 period, all Wyoming farmers and ranchers received a total of $800,000.  Easily found on the farm subsidies several websites.  Rice is a large water user while many Wyoming farmers get lease money from wind companies.

  3. A. Jacoby says:


  4. Antonia Walker says:

    Thanks! We think Trump should release his tax returns just as every president before him for the past 40 years has done. As Americans we should know what the personal financial interests of our president are.

  5. Kirsten says:

    Fine, fine funny. And tomorrow is THE day…..
    Let’s go red, white and blue!!

  6. Richard Christoph says:

    ???????? ???

    (Lock Him Up, in Russian)




    • Richard Christoph says:

      To explain the post above, the Russian phrase “Lock him up”  in cyrillic alphabet was replaced by question marks via newscafe’s filters.

  7. A. Jacoby says:

    Oh Richard . . . the was funny. Gotta LOVE spellcheck. The cyrillic alphabet makes question marks in my brain, too!

  8. Steve Towers Steve Towers says:

    Regarding the tax returns:  I just want POTUS to come clean.  He could even do it via Sean Spicer:

    “No, President Trump will not be releasing his tax returns—not ever—and not because of the audit. The President is a thin-skinned egomaniac, and his tax returns are embarrassing. Don’t hold your breath.”

    If that were to happen, I’d be fine with not seeing them.

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