Many talented and dedicated people contributed to my website. I am grateful to all of them and would like to acknowledge them here.

Web design and production:

Pixel By Inch, LLC, Strategy, Technology and Design
Heejung Yoon
Ryan Carnrick

Content development:
Mariangela Sassi

Professional Photography:

Tim Bellen

Richard Jung
Greg Habiby
Nikki Ritcher
Caren Alpert
Jessica Hobbs
Penina Meisels
Barry Jan
Elizabeth Pepin
P&J Photography
Mark Rutherford
Kim Steele
Tomas Tucker

Jamie Grenough
Michael Kagan Photography
Geoff Lung
Michal Venera
Stock photography from

A special thanks to my students who have contributed many more photos and wonderful memories from classes, tours, and events over the years!

I would also like to take this opportunity to thank the amazing team at A La Carte Communications (Nat, Geof, Allie, Hope), Paul Swensen Productions, KQED, and my publishers Ten Speed and Simon & Schuster.