Sara Bouchard is a visual artist and musician. She was born in 1982 in California and received her bachelor’s degree in art at Yale University in 2003, where she met Leslie Kuo. She lives and works in New York, where she performs as a solo singer/songwriter and with the band Union Street Preservation Society.
Sara’s recent projects include “The News: Monday-Friday” – a song cycle based on newspaper clippings, “Songs of Lewis & Clark” – a song cycle based on the journals of the American explorers, as well as walking performances and narrative collages. You can listen to Sara’s music and the Union Street Preservation Society online. Sara’s website: www.sarabouchard.com.
Leslie Kuo is an artist, designer and translator. She was born in 1981 in California and received her bachelor’s degree in plant biology at Yale University in 2003, where she also studied art and met Sara Bouchard. After graduation, she continued to move in the art and communications direction, but continued to be interested in plants. She lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
Leslie’s artwork can be seen on her website, www.lesliekuo.com, including portraits of plants in greenhouses. She has also created graphic design for such leafy green endeavors as Marsh Botanical Garden, the Yale Sustainable Food Project, Young Friends of the Earth Germany, and Balkon & Garten magazine.