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Brooke Friedman

My Nakashima Connection

Born in 1959 and growing up in the family auction business, I have witnessed over 40 years of shifting furniture styles.  First exposure was the 1960’s-70’s French Provincial era; however, my family home and many others eventually morphed and has maintained the stately Federal and Georgian styles.  In 1979, when I first visited the home […]

June 12, 2018

Evangeline “EJ” Montgomery: Pioneer, Advocate, Artist & Curator

“Through art we can have a better understanding of each other.”   Evangeline J. Montgomery. Evangeline “EJ” Montgomery was born in New York in 1933.  She has had a life-long career in art, arts advocacy and curation.   Following a move to California in 1954, she began studying art at Los Angeles City College and received a […]

January 15, 2019