Berkeley Public Library Foundation

Berkeley Public Library Foundation

Cleo Papanikolas 

Cleo Papanikolas is the author/illustrator of The Opposite Is Also True: A Journal Of Creative Wisdom For Artists and Cook Until Desired Tenderness. After Berkeley High School she earned a BFA in printmaking from California College of Arts and an MFA in painting from the University of California, Berkeley. As a working artist, Cleo has painted large public murals, oil-on-canvas paintings for fine art galleries, and illustrations for print and her Cleomade craft business. She currently teaches illustration at California College of the Arts extension.