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Island Arts: Feng Jin at the Alameda Museum

Submitted by Michael Singman-Aste on 1, March 17, 2011 Feng Jin with Romancing the Metal, 2011. Copper and wood boards.* By Michael Singman-Aste Having studied Japanese for two years at the University at California, Berkeley, there was a time when I knew several hundred Chinese characters. I know I’m rusty, but I can’t make heads or tails of Feng Jin’s characters. That’s just fine. Although inspired by Chinese calligraphy, his work is not in fact a reproduction of Chinese verse in metal. Jin says that there are so many new words, in part because of the Internet. “Let’s say this one c... [more]
Posted by Feng Jin on 3/17/11

Embrace the Tao of Metal

Written by Dennis Evanosky    Published: Thursday, 10 March 2011 Alameda Sun Sculptor Feng Jin shows his sons Felix, 10, and Irwin, 6, his signature on a piece of his sculpture while his wife, Lauren Huang looks on. Jin's work will be on display at the Alameda Museum, 2324 Alameda Ave. Sculptor Feng Jin shows his sons Felix, 10, and Irwin, 6, his signature on a piece of his sculpture while his wife, Lauren Huang looks on. Jin's work will be on display at the Alameda Museum, 2324 Alameda Ave. through Wednesday, March 30. Meet... [more]
Posted by Feng Jin on 3/10/11

Alameda Museum Presents 'The Tao of Metal' by Metal Sculptor Feng Jin

Alameda Patch Posted by Lauren Huang | February 25, 2011 | Alameda Museum is presenting The Tao of Metal, a solo exhibition of sculpture by Bay Area artist Feng Jin. From March 5 to 30, 2011, the exhibition will feature Jin's new work, including pedestal and large-scale sculpture as well as a site specific installation.Jin's work offers connections between forms, symbols and architecture through a vocabulary that is emblazed with light and informed by Asian art and history. Jin uses an actual door as a background and an entry to introduce new form of Chinese calligraphy. The door not o... [more]
Posted by Feng Jin on 2/25/11

Island arts: “Cross Currents”

This article originally appeared on July 10, 2010 in The Island. Michele Ellson, editor. Submitted by Michael Singman-Aste on 1, July 8, 2010 – 4:50 am By Michael Singman-Aste Sponsored by the Island Alliance of the Arts non-profit, the fourth annual “Cross Currents” exhibit at the Alameda Museum is billed as an exhibit of California artists, with one coming from as far away as Bristol in Southern California. But with 22 out of 38 artists from Alameda and the exhibit capably installed by local wood artist Peter Sanderson, it may as well be “The Alameda Show.” "David" by Feng Jin ... [more]
Posted by Feng Jin on 7/10/10

Feng Jin’s shadow sculptures

Blog Post from Matryoshka May 30, 2010 dianaperazzo In the beginning of May while visiting San Francisco, me and my boyfriend noticed an art exhibit at the Union Square. There must have been at least 10 artists present. To our disbelief each art exhibition’s artist was there, too. After walking through the isles of sculptures and pictures, I found myself right in front of a very interesting sculpture. It had only an outline. Placed right in front of a white board, it put its shade on it, which was a naked woman with her arms up. I fell in love with it right away. I kept walking throu... [more]
Posted by Feng Jin on 5/30/10