Created by Cheryl Derricotte during her 2021 Paper Machine Residency, this book chronicles the sharp wit and wisdom of the wealthiest Black woman in Gold-Rush era San Francisco.
Cheryl Derricotte is a visual artist working in the mediums of glass and paper. Her art has been featured in the New York Times, The Guardian, The San Francisco Chronicle, MerciSF and The San Francisco Business Times. Her work is in the permanent collections of the deYoung Museum, the Oakland Museum of California and the National Association of Homebuilders. Originally from Washington, DC, she lives and makes art in San Francisco, CA.