Artists and Marine Service Workers of Galilee Harbor
Born on World Book Day, Nora Sawyer was destined for a life spent lost in a good book. After reading and doodling her way through childhood, she grew up to become a librarian and illustrator. She writes and draws on her boat in Galilee Harbor, where she lives with her husband and a small but ridiculous dog. https://norasawyer.com
Captain Heather Richard takes small groups of people for private sailing excursions on San Francisco Bay on S/V Corodon her classic racing yacht. She was the original visionary behind the creation of Sausalito’s first community boating program at Cass Gidley Marina. www.cassgidley.org. https://finedayforsailing.com
Photo Bruce Forrester
Raylene Gorum works primarily with intricately cut vinyl to create that blur spatial boundaries. Her works have been exhibited in San Francisco, New York, London, Milan, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Taipei, and Brazil. Raylene is a Parks & Recreation Commissioner in Sausalito, and volunteer educator at Willow Creek Academy. https://www.raylenegorum.com
Heidi Madison’s passion for boats grew as she was photographing ships as background for adventure. She has photographed three transatlantic voyages of the Queen Mary II, a Pacific Coast excursion on Mary Crowley’s Kaisei, and holiday cruises on Billy Martinelli’s Gaslight. For the past couple of years, she has been at the helm of the Galilee Harbor project team.
Sonya Hammons grew up on the Sausalito waterfront. When she returned after having served as served as an environmental health and sustainability advisor at the United Nations, US Congress, and US Department of State, art became her primary focus. She works with materials she salvages from industrial yards in the Marinship. https://sonyahammons.com
Marc Gounard designs and makes one-of-a-kind jewelry with rocks, shells, pearls, and gems set in silver and gold. He also coaches sailboat owners on their own boats to give them confidence to sail in the San Francisco Bay or offshore, sometimes sailing with them up or down the California coast to train them in the cruising life style. He also delivers sailboats within the United States and internationally.
Brian Andrews’ wood sculptures explore contemporary cultural and environmental issues, including ideas of self and of man’s place within the landscape. His gigantic wood-sculpture blue heron parade costumes are typical of his generosity to the wider community of Sausalito. https://www.brianandrews.net