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San Francisco

Femina Potens

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Curated by: Tina Butcher
2199 Market St
(between 15th St & Sanchez St)
San Francisco, CA 94114


February 2nd, 2008 - February 24th, 2008
Opening: 
February 2nd, 2008 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
 
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WEBSITE:  
http://www.feminapotens.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Castro
EMAIL:  
feminapotens@gmail.com
PHONE:  
415-864-1558
OPEN HOURS:  
Thursday - Sunday 12-6pm
TAGS:  
Water, transgender, queer
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Jamie Spinello explores parallels between shifting internal elements of the body and the temporality of landscape utilizing cut paper and plastic. Branching lines and organic forms swim between layers of Plexiglas alluding to digestive, cardiovascular and geological systems of transference. Atmospheric layers of mylar cloak these formations like an overlaying skin creating peepholes through which intricacies can be observed. Website: jamiespinello.com

Dana Hemenway received her BFA, with college honors, in 2003 from University of California, Santa Cruz. Since moving to San Francisco in 2004 Dana has exhibited her artwork at Intersection for the Arts, Femina Potens Gallery, Mission 17 and Artist Television Access in San Francisco; the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek; and San Jose/Works in San Jose. In addition to showing her own artwork Dana has curated exhibitions at Artists Television Access, the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery and was on a jury for Root Division. Both her curatorial projects and artwork have been reviewed- curatorial work in the SF Bay Guardian and SF Weekly and artwork in Afterimage Magazine. Dana has worked in the fine arts printmaking industry, as a teaching assistant at UC Santa Cruz and is currently the gallery manager at the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery.   
Website:  http://danahemenway.com

Kimberlee Koym views the home as someplace taken for granted. It is a place that offers refuge for people to reengage their interior processes, to recharge from the trials of an alienating, over-stimulating, and demanding world. She utilizes art processes that echo these hands-on household actions. Light, water, video, ordinary supplies, such as pegboard and plastic bottles, are my current materials of choice. They highlight my appreciation of the commonplace, allowing me to explore the mystery of the unknown embedded within the everyday. To get there, I work at finding ways to coax seemingly magical effects from plain home staples. She employ a collage strategy that pulls in video, electronics, mirrors, hardware store sundries, and unlikely things found around the house. "My work investigates the energy that drives us. I transform this internal power to invent processes that generate a sense of wonderment."
Website: http://www.kimberleekoym-murteira.com/

Jana Rumberger uses the layering and recontextualization of objects and images to recreate portions of her history and family mythology. Through this practice she addresses the universals that exist within the personal. She is a 2007 MFA graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute and a 2006 recipient of the Edwin Anthony and Adelaine Boudreaux Cadogan Fellowship. Rumberger has shown her work in San Francisco, Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia, and Portland, Oregon.


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