The beautiful and historic live/work Cotton Mill Studios, located in the Jingletown Arts District in East Oakland, will be exhibiting artwork of resident and guest artists for its eighth F3 event, with the "Full Wolf Moon" theme. Artwork consists of various media, including painting, sculpture, photography, fashion, mixed media, jewelry, furniture, and more. Artists include Haejin Chun, Michael Coy, Peter DeLucchi, Christie Goshe, Jessica Shackelford Hutchinson, Lauren May, Nite Owl Studios, Meredith Snow, and Susan Tuttle. Vendors in the Design Bazaar include Citizen Snap Designs, CuriOhs Handmade Jewelry, Dawn Kathryn Diskowski, Diamond Dazed, Esoteric Brewery, Give Fleece A Chance, Haej.Co, and Protea. Meet the artists and enjoy live performances, unique artwork, and delicious food in this thriving arts community!
The Clock Tower Studio/Gallery is an exhibition venue on the fourth floor, created by multi-disciplinary artist Larissa. spatoochna.com
FLOAT Gallery, located in the Cotton Mill building, will be open from 6 to 9 p.m., featuring paintings by Darwin Price and sculptures by Christopher Kanyusik.www.thefloatcenter.com
Other venues include the Fourth Floor Gallery and the Design Bazaar, featuring artwork of guest and resident artists. Some of the Cotton Mill Studios' resident artists will open their studios. The Champagne Bar and the Wolf Den provide additional places to view art, purchase items, and enjoy the community. Live performances will include a dance by Jatara Sehart, an acoustic performance by Gina Glover, spoken word by Michael Ting, Joy Sledge, Wulf Losee and Epiphany Castro, as well as the bands Jukebox Nightmare and The Wyatt Act.
Food trucks will be on site. Get Goes Mobile Cafe is a family-owned and -operated business -- locally roasted and always fresh. Featuring Ruby's Roast as the house decaf and Get Goes Special Blends for everything else, each cup is individually dripped. Look for them in your neighborhood! Get Goes mission is to pamper the hard-working employed and unemployed people of Oakland. They hope to add more trucks as they grow -- creating jobs for our community. Mobile wood-fired gourmet pizzas get their smoky flavor from almond firewood, and the garden ingredients help keep things local and sustainable! James Whitehead hauls in his mobile oven and offers a wide variety of tastes for all appetites. From the simple to the seasonal and sublime, enjoy a hearty, personal-sized pie made custom to your order. James will be offering a meat selection, a vegetable selection, and possibly a vegan selection, too!
Free BART shuttle transportation will be provided to and from the Fruitvale BART station to the Cotton Mill Studios from 6:00-10:30 p.m. Look for the F3 logo on three SUVs. Please use public transportation or park at the station, since parking at 1091 Calcot is very limited.