NYU Black Renaissance Noire Volume 18 Issue 1 - Winter 2018 - Page 104

interview Foad Satterfield: Things Known By Megan Wilkinson m Foad Satterfield Foad Satterfield and I sit in his Emeryville, CA, studio, surrounded by works in progress, pieces of his African art collection, and his vast storehouse of paintings completed throughout his venerable career. We share mint tea and chat about art, nature, travel, meditation, and the interconnectedness of life, the latter of which Foad says is the one abiding belief that has always driven his work. 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