These are two previous fire quilts that I made. Firestorm is about the 1991 firestorm in the Oakland/Berkeley hills and Houses on Fire is about the housing fires in Hayward in the 1960s.
Firestorm is presently exhibiting at the California Humanities Gallery in Oakland. The exhibit ends on December 31, 2016.
With all of these events we are looking at loss of life and property and the ramifications of loss of housing or in some case insufficient, affordable housing.
I don't want to leave out the families and institutions that have been effected by the fires in southern states. We send them our thoughts and prayers also. So very quickly things change for so many.