'Painting provides canvas for art of recovery' an article & video feature with our neighbor Tim Snyder [SF Chronicle]

Tim Snyder is always busy creating. He walks around San Francisco wearing psychedelic shirts that he’s sewn together and bright accessories that he’s repurposed from vintage finds.

But what people don’t know is that Snyder hasn’t always been a ray of light. After losing his husband, Paul, to AIDS, Snyder went through a dark time in his life. He fell into drugs and alcohol throughout most of the 1990s and early 2000s and struggled to fill the void of his loss. It wasn’t until deciding that he “no longer wanted to live in the trauma” did Snyder get help. Read the full article and watch the video segment on SF Chronicle