Meet the Judges
Natalia Bertotti resides in Petaluma, Califonia. She is best known for her collaborations with partner Michael Garlington. On any given day you can watch as they channel the horror and wonder of the universe through their creations. Their work has been supported by SF Camerawork, National Endowment for the Arts, Andy Warhol Foundation, and Burning Man Honoraria. Their Burning Man installations “Totem of Confessions” and “Photo Chapel” have received international acclaim.
Debi Tucker is best known for her vibrant color palette and a continuous theme of feminine playfulness which often has a vintage-like feel reminiscent of a time when life was simple and the chrome was thick. Over the years she has gained experience in ceramics, fused glass, collage, mixed media, art assemblage, window dressing and acrylics. She studied visual arts at CalArts and was awarded the National Arts Award in 2010. In 2017 she co-founded Altered Art Studios- Northern California’s premier art and cannabis experience for creative adults. Born and raised in the heart of the Emerald Triangle in Mendocino County, Debi now resides in Santa Rosa with her husband and their two young children.
Zelda Flowers is a professional writer covering the Northern California cannabis industry. She focuses on lifestyle and cannabis culture content targeted at the novice consumer. Having experienced the healing properties of medical cannabis firsthand as a patient, Zelda is a strong proponent of federal legalization and compassionate care programs. She’s held a lifelong interest in writing and art.
Lisa holds a degree in Display and Exhibition Design from The British Display Society, has been Senior Window Dresser for House of Fraser (Subsidiary to Harrods) in England, has 6 years experience selling original and limited edition artwork worldwide, Director of Visual Merchandising for Media Arts Group and 18 years representing industry leaders in the home décor and custom picture framing industry.