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20150615180037-sfaq-issue-18-803x1024 SFAQ ISSUE 18: Sacred Rock & Roll by Txema Novelo  
Txema Novelo, Joseph Del Pesco, Pedro Reyes, Santiago Roose, Tercerunquinto at SFAQ November 13th, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Posted 6/15/15 [more]

Graffuturism Founder Starts New Gallery in San Francisco  
1/8/15 Posted 1/8/15

Following on the success of recent exhibitions A Major Minority at 1AM Gallery and L’Avenir at White Walls, the graffiti writer, painter, curator, and graff-theorist Poesia is opening a new gallery space in San Francisco on January 10. The gallery is located at 886 Geary Boulevard in the Tenderloin district, and shares the building with White Walls Gallery. 886 Gallery, Interior space Exterior of 886 Geary Boulevard. Photo: Brock Brake The curatorial program for 886 Gallery will fo... [more]

RAW Names Artist and Photographer of the Year  
1/15/14 Posted 1/15/14

The 5th Annual RAWards, from RAW: natural born artists, hits L.A. this Sunday naming the best of the underground and unconventional. Already the largest indie arts awards show in the world, RAWards is honors artists and musicians as well as filmmakers, hair stylists, makeup artists, and accessory designers. We’re particularly excited to find out about their RAW Visual Artist of the Year, Jennifer Hansen from San Francisco and Photographer of the Year, Kait O’Brien from Minnesota.... [more]

20131023130947-me-invisible_grief__68x84__oil Cheryl Callery / Thekla Hammond at Vessel Gallery  
Cheryl Calleri, Thekla Hammond at Vessel Gallery October 2nd, 2013 - October 26th, 2013
Posted 10/23/13 Author: DeWitt Cheng Curator: Lonnie Lee The mixed-media works of Cheryl Calleri and the oil paintings of Thekla Hammond, together exhibited under the unifying title "Coalesce," complement each other well enough. But the two artists went beyond that level of dialogue and coalesced — or, more prosaically, collaborated — on a joint project, a video installation, "Co-Motion," with music by Armando Mafulo. I... [more]

20130430103000-othesleepingshow5 containment and escape  
Alice Channer, Aaron Flint Jamison, Anicka Yi at Altman Siegel Gallery April 18th, 2013 - June 1st, 2013
Posted 4/23/13

O the sleeping bag contains the body but not the dreaming head on show at the Altman Siegel Gallery from April 18th to June 1st, features work by three artists; Alice Channer, Aaron Flint Jamison and Anicke Yi. The title is taken from a poem by Matthea Harvey, a dark meditation on containment, or it’s failure. This is the theme that unites the three artists, whose work at first seems unconnected in medium and subject. Alice Channer’s Body Fluids is the first to confront me as I enter the g... [more]

2012 William H. Johnson Prize (deadline: Sept. 28, 2012)  
8/24/12 Posted 8/24/12

(Excerpt from 'The 2012 William H. Johnson Prize' posted on The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts. Found on Applications for the 2012 William H. Johnson Prize are now available online with a September 28, 2012 due date for all applications The William H. Johnson Foundation for the Arts is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that seeks to encourage African American artists early in their careers by offering financial grants. The Johnson Foundation awards gra... [more]

Showcase Winner: Steve E. Chapman  
8/2/12 Posted 8/2/12

(Image: Steve E. Chapman,Trailer, 2012, Photography,11" x 14"; © Steve E. Chapman)   Steve E. Chapman (b. 1961, Honolulu) Steve Chapman is a photographer based in San Francisco.  Steve has been shooting for over 30 years and has travelled extensively around the world in pursuit of the perfect photograph.  He is passionate about finding form as the subject in architecture, landscape and urban streetscapes.  Steve takes the ordinary and presents it in a way that takes it out of its expected... [more]

Call to Salvadorian Artists: Deadline May 31, 2012  
5/15/12 Posted 5/15/12

(Excerpt from 'Call to Salvadorian Artists' posted on SOMArts.  Found on Founded in 1979, SOMArts promotes and nurtures art on the community level, and fosters an appreciation and respect for all cultures. February 1–28, 2013, SOMArts Cultural Center will present Mourning and Scars: 20 Years After the War, an exhibition about Salvadoran immigrant community issues around the 20th anniversary of the Peace Accords.  Artwork proposals from professional and... [more]

Michael Rauner: On Our San Francisco Watchlist  
3/20/12 Posted 3/20/12

(Image: Michael Rauner, Labyrinth, Sibley Volcanic Regional Preserve, Oakland; © Michael Rauner) Michael Rauner (b. 1969) Michael Rauner is a San Francisco-based photographer, bookmaker and installation artist. His photographs have recently been published by Chronicle Books in The Visionary State: A Journey through California’s Spiritual Landscape, a collaboration with author Erik Davis. He has shown his artwork at many venues, including Denver’s Museum of Contemporary Art, George Eastma... [more]

Jeff Blucher: On Our Artist Watchlist  
2/4/12 Posted 2/4/12

(Image: Jeff Blucher, Koi Pond No.1; © Jeff Blucher) Jeff Blucher (b. 1973, Saratoga Springs, NY) Jeff Blucher continues to define his artistic expression through his own balance of calculation and experimentation. He photographs the world around him with intention, creating images that have meaning, beauty, and thought behind them. He is primarily self-taught. His work has been featured in several exhibits, both local and national, including the 2011 Lensbaby Be Seen in DC exhibit. His pi... [more]

Kirk Crippens: On Our San Francisco Watchlist  
11/16/11 Posted 11/16/11

(Image: Kirk Crippens, Judgement Day 4:21 AM, photograph, 2011; © Kirk Crippens) Kirk Crippens Kirk Crippens had an early start with a camera, inspired by his grandfather, who kept a darkroom in his closet after retiring as a military photographer. As a college student Crippens ventured into photojournalism, interning with The Dallas Morning News in Dallas, Texas; The Flint Journal in Flint, Michigan; and The Patuxent Publishing Company in Columbia, Maryland. Kirk's photography draws our attention to pres... [more]

20110327083435-morethingschange_aurbach Parable through parabola: other sides of postmodern design  
at SFMOMA - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art February 25th, 2011 - July 24th, 2011
Posted 10/7/11

An explanatory placard before the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s “ParaDesign” exhibition, penned by curator Henry Urbach, decodes “para” using the terms “beyond” and “abnormal” to describe pieces which fall outside the scope of conventional design.  But while Urbach alludes to the prefix’s multiple significations, he does not name them: alternate meanings include “at or to one side of, beside, side by side.” These are arguably more relevant interpretations, as “ParaDesign” functions as a... [more]

Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories @ CJM (till Sept.6, 2011)  
5/31/11 Posted 5/31/11

(Excerpt from 'Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories' posted on Contemporary Jewish Museum website. Found on Gertrude Stein (1874–1946), one of the most influential Americans of the 20th century, is perhaps most famous as a modern writer and the creator of such oft-repeated phrases as "Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose." Drawing upon a wealth of rarely seen artistic and archival materials, Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories illuminates Ste... [more]

David Maisel: On Our San Francisco Watchlist  
4/29/11 Posted 4/29/11

(Image: David Maisel, History`s Shadow AV4,  40"x30", edition of seven; © David Maisel) David Maisel (b. 1961, New York, USA) David Maisel's large-scaled, otherworldly photographs chronicle the complex relationships between natural systems and human intervention, piecing together the fractured logic that informs them both. Maisel's aerial images of environmentally impacted sites explore the aesthetics and politics of open pit mines, clear-cut forests, and zones of water reclamation, framing the issues... [more]

20110129112743-ronsaunders_web Karen Seneferu  
Ron Moultrie Saunders, karen seneferu at Krowswork January 29th, 2011 - March 11th, 2011
Posted 3/1/11

Karen Seneferu transformed a small room for "Passage" at Krowswork in Oakland (Jan. 29 - March 11).  Carefully-placed handmade sculptures and relics stand on the ground and are arrayed on the partially exposed wooden walls. White drawings made directly on the bare floor seem to be remnants from a ritual. Video of large round rising suns and moons projects on the largest wall. This space feels charged. Three sculptures resembling human figures (approx. 4' - 5'... [more]

SFMOMA’s expansion and collections campaign  
2/10/11 Posted 2/10/11

(Excerpt from 'San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) Launches Collections Campaign' posted on Museum Publicity, Feb. 2011. Found on Strategic Additions to SFMOMA’s Collection Support Plans to Expand the Museum and Transform the Visitor Experience. The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) announced that it has received an unprecedented 195 promised gifts of art from nine lead... [more]

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