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Susan Silvester

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Whimsical Creative Journey

PRESENTED ON FEB 09, 2017
IN SACRAMENTO @ VOL 26

"Y'know when you show up at a party and you're like 'Oh My God, everybody's dressed up one way!' So I thought that's my type of humor."

In Whimsical Creative Journey from PechaKucha Night Sacramento Vol. 26, Susan Silvester walks us through her artistic career, highlighting places where it was unheard-of for women to work. She inspires us to follow our where our creativity takes us, regardless of society’s expectations.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 27th, 2017. 

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