RVCA is pleased to announce Voyagers, an exhibition of work by four Bay Area artists curated by Kanoa Zimmerman.
Kyle Fields, Barrett Gents, Jay Nelson, and Kanoa Zimmerman
Live performances and a DJ set by AC Outlaw
Beverages provided by Blue Moon and Bear Flag Wine
Barrett Gentz is a San Francisco based photographer with a background in scientific photography and an interest in the supernatural. In 2009, Barrett won 5th place in the Crystal Mining World Championships in Mt. Ida, Arkansas, and thus began an ongoing photography project documenting his interests in crystals, the landscape, and spirituality. Artistically, he very inspired by legendary surfer George Greenough and his work in the 1973 surf film A Crystal Voyager.
Kanoa Zimmerman studied photography at the New School University in New York City and at Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara. Zimmerman had a solo show of Free Dive a series of black and white underwater photographs and was featured in It’s All Around You a group show of photographs both at Mollusk Surf Shop Gallery in San Francisco. His work has recently been featured in the Surfer's Journal. Kanoa Zimmerman currently lives and works in San Francisco.
Kyle Field is an artist and musician living in San Francisco California. Field formed the group Little Wings in 1998 and has toured and shown art internationally. Since, drawings, sculptures, and now video are the usual mediums employed in Field's visual artwork.
Jay Nelson’s selected exhibitions include Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco; Baer Ridgway, San Francisco; V1 Gallery, Copenhagen; Space 1026, Philadelphia; Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland; Samson Projects, Boston; New Image Art, Los Angeles and Oakland Museum of California, Oakland. He recently completed a treehouse sculpture for artist Thomas Campbell and has created treehouses for Berkeley Art Museum Director Lawrence Rinder, the Oakland Airport, and Mollusk Surf Shops in Venice and San Francisco. Nelson has been featured in The New York Times Style Magazine, Surfer’s Journal, Blue magazine, The L Magazine, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, San Francisco Magazine and Readymade. He received his MFA from Bard College in 2008 and his BFA from California College of the Arts in 2000.