May 4th, 2012

Michael Singman-Aste
Photo: Maurice Ramirez

Michael Singman-Aste is an award-winning photographer, curator, and blogging junkie. He started writing as a freelance reporter for the Daily Californian newspaper in the ’80s, while a Women’s Studies major at UC Berkeley. Originally from LA, he has been a proud Alamedan for more than two decades. Michael enjoys gallery hopping, preparing for the zombie apocalypse, and Yahtzee with Buddies.

In addition to writing this blog, Michael has covered the local Art scene for Alameda Magazine, Oakland Magazine, SF Weekly, The Alamedan, and Bay Area News Group. Michael was named “best local blogger” by ABC 7 in their Bay Area A-List in 2012 and 2013, and was a finalist in 2014. He was awarded 3rd Place in the 2013 Pacific Media Workers Guild’s Freelance Journalism Awards in the Columns/Criticism category for “Alamedia,” his monthly spotlight of local artists.

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