ArtSlant - Recently added en-us 40 - Intersection for the Arts/ Intersection 5M - July 25th 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM <p style="text-align: justify;">Come join us for a night of casual conversation with the&nbsp;great artstech brains from, Keezy, and making amazing things for music and visualization lovers everywhere!</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>RSVP:</strong>&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:49:58 +0000 - Hespe Gallery - September 4th - September 27th Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:44:41 +0000 Gustavo Mora - Mission Cultural Center For Latino Arts - July 31st - August 30th <p style="text-align: justify;">Gustavo Mora was born in Mexico and studied Studio Arts at the Institute of Visual Arts in Puebla Mexico where he was influenced by Expressionism, Mexican Graphic Arts, as well as, literary and cinematic works. Mora&rsquo;s work is based on his drawing practice and is applied to different techniques in intaglio, relief printmaking and lithography. He has participated in exhibits and art events in Mexico, Argentina, Cuba, Costa Rica, France, Romania, Greece, the United States and Japan. Mora has been member of the California Society of Printmakers since 2008 and is currently teaching relief printmaking at Mission Grafica.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:41:57 +0000 Claire Healy & Sean Cordeiro - Gallery Wendi Norris - September 4th - November 1st <div class="artist-exhibition-landing-text" style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: small;">Sean Cordeiro and Claire Healy&rsquo;s second solo show at Gallery Wendi Norris, <em>Architects of Destruction,</em> is a multimedia exhibition that provides viewers a window into the artists&rsquo; nuanced understanding of human progress&rsquo;s inherent costs.</span></div> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:34:28 +0000 Michael Delucia - Anthony Meier Fine Arts - September 12th - October 17th Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:27:58 +0000 Shannon Ebner - Altman Siegel Gallery - September 11th - November 1st Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:27:20 +0000 Anna Halldin Maule - Scott Richards Contemporary Art - August 7th - August 30th <p>In her in debut solo exhibition at <strong>Scott Richards Contemporary Art</strong>,<strong> Anna Halldin Maule</strong> will present a series of hyper-realistic, illusionary figure paintings.&nbsp; A reception for the artist will be held on <strong>August 7, 5:30-7:30 pm</strong>.&nbsp; The opening reception is presented concurrently with the <strong>Union Square Food + Art </strong>event, which is free and open to the public. The exhibition continues through <strong>August 30</strong>.</p> <p>&nbsp;The dictionary definition of &ldquo;glamour&rdquo; reads: magic spell; an exciting and often illusory romantic attractiveness; alluring or fascinating attraction.&nbsp; The word &ldquo;glamour&rdquo; is often used to describe women&rsquo;s fashion, but in its fuller sense, it is an apt description of the exquisite beauty and psychology behind the paintings of <strong>Anna Halldin Maule</strong>. &nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;Using a restrained approach to composition and tonality, Halldin Maule explores subject matter that is anything but restrained, and actually verges on the surreal.&nbsp; Her lovely, youthful models are adorned in strange costumes: a headdress of cut-paper flowers, masses of cotton wool, or a birdcage releasing a cloud of gilded butterflies. She attributes her choice of a muted color palette to growing up in Sweden under the influence of the Scandinavian minimalist aesthetic.&nbsp; Though balanced and harmonious, the female figures are larger than life (the artist cites Chuck Close as one of her influences) and painted in hyper-realistic perfection, magnifying the focus on every element of the composition.</p> <p>&nbsp;On one level, the paintings are specifically about women and their conflicted relationship with appearance; on another, they are about our helpless shared obsession with artifice, and our tendency to disregard underlying substance. &nbsp;By reminding us of the lure and potential danger of our desire for youth and physical appeal, the works are keenly relevant to how we navigate the world we live in.</p> <p>&nbsp;Although Halldin Maule uses professional models as subjects, each painting can be read as a psychological self-portrait.&nbsp; She admits that she succumbs to the temptation of glamour along with the rest of us, stating, &ldquo;Women of today are assaulted by a continuous stream of media bytes dictating how we should look, think, and purchase. My latest paintings are part of my &lsquo;Persona&rsquo; series and through them I explore the &lsquo;masks&rsquo; women wear in their quest to discover their true selves.&rdquo;</p> <p>&nbsp;Halldin Maule is an exceptionally talented painter who is receiving an increasing amount of deserved attention. This will be her first solo exhibition in San Francisco; however she has already exhibited internationally and is held in many private collections.&nbsp; Born and raised in Sweden, she now makes her home in Hawaii.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 22:24:21 +0000 Susan Hyde Greene, John Martin, Ari Salomon, Mark Jaremko, Tara Gill, Kirk Crippens, Alan Ostreicher - SFMOMA Artists Gallery - July 19th - August 21st <p style="text-align: justify;"><em>How the Light Gets In</em>&nbsp;features the work of Bay Area photographers Susan Hyde Greene, John Martin, Ari Salomon, Mark Jaremko, Tara Gill, Kirk Crippens, and Alan Ostreicher. Just&nbsp;<em>how</em>&nbsp;the light "gets in" - what lens, camera, and aperture, or how long the exposure - is central to the creation of the photographic image, whether digital or film. These seven artists use a range of techniques to allow light in, manipulating image exposure and printed product in a variety of ways and to various effect. Viewers will see backlit transparencies, images manipulated in Photoshop, photographs printed on fabric, and prints that have been cut up and reassembled.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 16:41:56 +0000 Mission Voices Summer Youth Artists - Southern Exposure - August 6th - August 16th <p>We Took Over the City</p> <p>Mission Voices Summer 2014<br /> A Southern Exposure Artists in Education Program<br /> <br /> Opening Reception/El Grito de la Misi&oacute;n: Wednesday, August 6, 2014, 5:00 &ndash; 7:00 PM<br /> On View: August 6 &ndash; 16, 2014<br /> Gallery Hours: Tuesday &ndash; Saturday, 12:00 &ndash; 6:00 PM<br /> MVS Program Dates: July 14 &ndash; August 6, 2014<br /> <br /> Youth Artists: Lauro, Gabriel, Ericka, Lori, Clark, Qi, Kiana, Jennifer, Eli, Henry, Sonja, Kayleena, Kat, Isaias, Carlos, Joel, Neilani, Reece, Kailin, Marisa, Yenni, Angel, Rosa, Ivy, Cash, Serena, Hector, Shannon, Jasmine, Angel, Kelly, Michelle, Vicky, Marcus, Jesus, John, Karen, Jane, Collin, Trayvon, Kaitlyn, Shannon, Christopher, Doris, Amy<br /> <br /> Lead Teaching Artists: Dana Dart-McLean, Chris Fiorentini, Adrienne Skye Roberts<br /> Teaching Artist Assistants: Victoria Ayala, Ethan Rafal, Amanda Simons<br /> Teaching Artist Interns: Maeve FitzHoward, Lizzy Myers<br /> Youth Leaders: Erika Bato, Lori Bato, Marcus Robinson<br /> Social Media Guru: Grace Leary<br /> MVS Intern: Chanel Teffeteller<br /> AIE Intern: Summer Hirtzel<br /> AIE Program Director: Dave Sandoval<br /> <br /> What if, at some point in the past, adults were no longer in charge? <em>We Took Over the City</em> explores a reimagined history of San Francisco, envisioning a moment at which youth assumed control over the city. Mission Voices Summer artists use this alternative timeline to address concepts such as non-sequential narration, storytelling as a form of propaganda, power in social dynamics, as well as exploring their relationships, both physical and ephemeral, to the city.<br /> <br /> Mission Voices Summer (MVS) is an intensive arts program that focuses on arts-based community development by pairing local artists with teens. Three collaborative, multi-disciplinary projects guide learning and art making, culminating with an opening event with performances, refreshments and exhibition on view to the public.<br /> <br /> Generous support for Mission Voices Summer and Southern Exposure&rsquo;s Artists in Education Program is provided by The Drusie Davis Family Fund, Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund, The Walter and Elise Haas Fund, The Kimball Foundation, The Nelson Fund of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, The San Francisco Arts Commission Cultural Equity Grant Program and Southern Exposure&rsquo;s members.</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:54:52 +0000 - Kala Art Institute - July 19th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM <p style="text-align: justify;"><em><a href=";c=jSfhvolU1YV6L4mgKpM4g1rr4YiC78icqXsLjpG4S74F2ryuA7NyPw==&amp;ch=JffT1dq9E8ost-yTK7R5ExR0UaWcGPD97RPKVLCExwMh_HcsWNBAZw==" shape="rect" target="_blank">Kala Art Institute in partnership with the San Francisco Cinematheque present Gravity Spells: Bay Area New Music and Expanded Cinema Art.</a></em></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">This series is curated and organized by Kala Fellowship Artist John Davis</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Admission is free with a suggested donation of $5 - $20.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">This is the third in a four part series taking place every&nbsp;Saturday&nbsp;evening in July. This unique performance series celebrates the release of a limited edition hand-made gatefold double LP of music paired with four DVD's of original film featuring collaborations by: Craig Baldwin with Maggi Payne; Paul Clipson with Tashi Wada; Lawrence Jordan with John Davis and Kerry Laitala with Ashley Bellouin &amp; Ben Bracken. The publication includes a 50-page booklet of writing and images bound in a hand-made letterpress cover.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">July 19, 7-9pm:&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Zach Iannazzi<br />Thad Povey &amp; Mark Taylor<br />Steve Dye with Anthony Iamurri<br />Paul Clipson with Tashi Wada</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <div style="text-align: justify;">July 26, 7-9pm:&nbsp;</div> <p style="text-align: justify;">Chris Duncan<br />Beige<br />Tooth with Collin McKelvey<br />Craig Baldwin with Maggi Payne</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Copies of the edition of 100 publication release will be available for purchase at the four shows, or can be purchased online&nbsp;<a href=";c=jSfhvolU1YV6L4mgKpM4g1rr4YiC78icqXsLjpG4S74F2ryuA7NyPw==&amp;ch=JffT1dq9E8ost-yTK7R5ExR0UaWcGPD97RPKVLCExwMh_HcsWNBAZw==" shape="rect" target="_blank">here</a>. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:35:55 +0000 Tammy Rae Carland, Corey Escoto - Kala Art Institute - July 24th 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM <div style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: small;">Join us for a night of artist talks with 2013-2014 fellowship artists Tammy Rae Carland and Corey Escoto. Kala's Fellowship Program includes an annual series of public programs presented by current Fellows during their studio residencies. It is free of charge and open to the public.&nbsp;</span><br /><br /><span style="font-size: small;">Tammy Rae Carland is a photographer whose work explores the affinities between live performances and still images. She received her MFA from UC Irvine, her BA from The Evergreen State College in Olympia Washington and attended the Whitney Independent Study Program. She is an Associate Professor at the California College of the Arts where she also Chairs the Photography Program. She is represented by Silverman Gallery in San Francisco and primarily works with photography, experimental video and small run publications. Her work has been screened and exhibited in galleries and museums internationally.</span></div> <div style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: small;">&nbsp;</span></div> <div style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: small;">Corey Escoto is a multidisciplinary artist whose current photographic and sculptural works invert and explore the relationship of the three-dimensional world to the flat, two-dimensional surface of its representation. His multi exposure polaroid photographs act as the structural blueprint for sculptural forms rich in tactile surfaces and materials. Corey received a BFA from Texas Tech University and an MFA from Washington University in St. Louis and has shown nationally and internationally.</span></div> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:33:46 +0000 Jered Sprecher - Gallery 16 - September 5th - October 10th Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:29:04 +0000 Richard Diebenkorn - Richmond Art Center - November 2nd 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <p dir="ltr">Friends, students, collectors and artists will gather for an informal discussion on how Richard Diebenkorn&rsquo;s art, teaching and spirit have influenced the art and teaching in the Bay Area for half a century.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:12:24 +0000 - Richmond Art Center - October 5th 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <p dir="ltr">Join a long line of participants from London&rsquo;s Big Draw, the world&rsquo;s largest celebration of drawing, across 30 countries. Bring your ranunculus, your eyeglasses, scissors and spoons as we build a still life connecting us across borders and time.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:10:41 +0000 Richard Diebenkorn - Richmond Art Center - November 16th 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM <p dir="ltr">Closing Party to celebrate the work of one of the most influential painters of the past fifty years and the generous collectors who have shared this intimate journey.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:08:47 +0000 - Richmond Art Center - September 28th 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM <p dir="ltr">Join Renee Bott, co-founder of Paulson-Bott Press, for accounts of masterly pursuits in the printmaking studio as she shares stories of working with Richard Diebenkorn when she was at Crown Point Press.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:07:10 +0000