"Progressions" - solo exhibition

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progressions II, (asleep, but dreaming), 2008 Acrylic And Ink On Canvas 48 X 48 © copyright 2008-2009 Ray Lobato
"Progressions" - solo exhibition
Curated by: Ruth Altman

3071 16th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
February 15th, 2009 - March 15th, 2009
Opening: February 15th, 2009 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Daily 10:00am-12:00pm


Come see my latest series of abstract acrylic works on canvas at our very own San Francisco Mission District institution, Pancho Villa.  I will have 13 pieces hanging on over 50 feet of wall length. I hope everybody will enjoy the show.  My reception is Sunday, Feb 15, 2-4pm.  See you there!


I am motivated and commited to a lifelong journey of creating a prolific body of work that brings awareness about our passions. I want everyone who sees my work to realize their alternative potential as an attainable reality.

On the wall, My art asks, “What's happening now?”, awakening our passions as we live out our lives - each piece is a never-ending reflection, like a mirror offering the truth over and over again.  


Ray Lobato is a California native, born on Route 66 in the High Desert town of Barstow, CA. He is self-taught in art as well as graphic design. Since early on, Ray’s exceptional talents in drawing and design composition have pervaded his work. His Psychology (B.A.), and Sociology (B.A.) degrees from the University of California have certainly contributed to his social and political commentary. Besides his lifelong commitment to fine art, since 1993, Ray has enjoyed a successful graphic design business, RayDesign

In 2003, Ray remodeled a run-down San Francisco custom framing shop and reopened it along with a new art gallery where he curated many successful art exhibits showcasing local emerging artists as well as his own work. 

Highlights in 2008 include the completion of a large scale mural in Las Vegas and opening his new art gallery in Central America. His studio is in the Bayview district of San Francisco.