Wendy MacNaughton - 1440 Multiversity

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Wendy MacNaughton

Wendy MacNaughton is a New York Timesbest-selling illustrator and graphic journalist based in San Francisco. Her books include Meanwhile in San Francisco: The City in Its Own Words; Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them; Knives & Ink: Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos (with recipes); The Essential Scratch and Sniff Guide to Becoming a Wine Expert, among others.

Wendy is the back page columnist for the California Sunday Magazineand cofounder of Women Who Draw, and has been featured widely in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Timemagazine, Bon Appétit, Edible San Francisco, Bitchmagazine, TED, and others.

Wendy studied art and social work and worked as a copywriter in advertising, a campaign director for nonprofits, a bookseller in a used bookstore, and a counselor on a suicide hotline.

Wendy also created the national campaign for the first democratic elections in Rwanda, health education materials for nomadic tribes in Northern Kenya, and a short film in Eastern Congo. She lives in Potrero Hill with her partner (and frequent collaborator), the writer Caroline Paul, two cats, and a dog.


Previous Programs

Power of Artful Storytelling

February 15 - 17, 2019

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

We live in a world of sensational headlines and what feel like increasingly shallow online interactions. How can we really see other people, and ourselves, at the deepest levels? Join author and thought leader Courtney E. Martin and artist Wendy MacNaughton, collaborators and friends, for an accessible experiential workshop to re-spark your own resilience and...