CROSSWALK marathon

artist and team

Anne Devine, Artist / Walker

Anne Devine
Artist / Walker

ROLE: Anne is the CROSSWALK marathon walker. She is the originator/designer of the CROSSWALK marathon, and functions as the director and organizer of the event. She currently trains for the marathon and will be performing the 26.2 mile walk on SUNDAY 10 September 2006.

BIO: Always an avid walker, in May of 2006 Anne began an 18 week marathon training program specifically for this piece. During her training, she has walked in New York, Cape Cod, and Sonoma, and walked from San Francisco to Marin. Her training walks include the 2nd half of the San Francisco Marathon on 30 July 2006, and the inaugural New York City Half Marathon on 27 August 2006.

Anne is a resident of Lower Potrero Hill since 1994. On any given day, she crosses Sixteenth Street at least twice to get to and from her studio at California College of the Arts, where she is a 2007 Masters of Fine Arts candidate in the Visual Arts : Social Practice program.
Angela Somers, Personal Trainer / Fitness Consultant

Angela Somers
Personal Trainer / Fitness Consultant

ROLE: Angela is the artist's personal trainer. She trains Anne at World Gym (Sixteenth Street), and they often walk together out on the streets of San Francisco and beyond.

BIO: Angela is a personal trainer at World Gymproviding her private clients with weight training, cardio, and strength training.
Jennifer Bryce, Personal Masseuse / Certified Massage Therapist

Jennifer Bryce
Personal Masseuse / Certified Massage Therapist

ROLE: Jennifer is the artist's masseuse during training, marathon, and post-marathon.

BIO: Jen's Potrero Hill massage therapy practice Phoenix Body Works specializes in hot stone massage. She has been a lower Potrero Hill resident since 1980s, and is an avid walker often spotted throughout the neighborhood.
Tomas Estes, Personal Chef / Artistic Coach

Tomas Estes
Personal Chef / Artistic Coach

ROLE: Tomas is the artist's high carb meal enhancer and motivational artistic coach throughout the summer's training season. He also provides the artist and her sneakers a relaxing, remote mountain retreat when refuge from the urban walking environment is needed. He will be phoning in his enthusiam and inspiration during the marathon event.

BIO: Tomas Estes is Manager of El Dorado Kitchen in Sonoma, California. He is known for his years of work with Thomas Keller at the Yountville, California restaurants French Laundry and Bouchon, his étage with Le Notre in Paris, and his family restaurants Cafe Pacifico and La Perla throughout Europe.

Tomas, a.k.a.Twiga Truth, is a frequent artistic collaborator with Anne Devine, and a founding member of Board of Directors of GreenScene Media. He received his BFA in film and photography from San Francisco Art Institute and also studied at School of Visual Arts in New York.