Giving Life to the Community
Barbara Stauffacher Solomon:
Barbara Stauffacher Solomon is a third generation San Franciscan who studied art at the San Francisco Art Institute, design at the Kunstgewerbescule in Basel, and in 1962, opened a design office in San Francisco and invented Supergraphics at The Sea Ranch. Her drawings have been exhibited at the Walker Art Center, the Urban League in New York, and galleries in San Francisco, New York, Zurich, Milan, and Venice. In 1990, she won the National Endowment of the Arts Distinguished Design Fellowship, and her San Francisco Green Rectangles as Paradise installation was exhibited in the Visionary San Francisco show at SFMOMA.
Barbara Stauffacher Solomon has taught at UC Berkeley, Harvard, Yale, and Rice universities, and since 2001 has been a San Francisco Arts Commissioner.