Chandra Cerrito Contemporary

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With Incarcerated Artists, Amy M. Ho Transforms Memory into Space

by Leora Lutz
Visitors enter a dark gallery. As their eyes adjust they find themselves faced with a wooden frame structure occupying almost the entire space. They can walk inside of it or around it. Projected on one wall of the structure is a video of a white, humble room furnished with simple white stools, tables, and shelves. Every fifteen minutes a small origami crane mobile appears near a doorway, then disappears. There is something off-kilter with the objects on screen; they are life-size, yet they seem... [more]
Posted by Leora Lutz on 9/27/16

Watchlist Artist: Penny Olson

Chandra Cerrito Contemporary is pleased to announce the opening of a new solo exhibition by Bay Area artist Penny Olson. Penny Olson’s photographybased work is an exceptionally integrated synthesis of the artist’s diverse interests and expertise—digital technology, nature, textiles, reductive aesthetics, and process-driven art. Her abstract images infused into aluminum or mounted between Plexiglas are systematically composed using digital drawing tools. Olson samples, extrudes, and overlays... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 4/26/13

Watchlist Artist: Mari Andrews

Chandra Cerrito Contemporary is pleased to announce the opening of a new solo exhibition by Bay Area artist Mari Andrews. Mari Andrews is known for delicate, haiku-like sculptures she has been making for the past 20 years.  Her “three-dimensional drawings,” as she calls them, combine collected natural objects like seeds, leaves, moss and stones with linear man made materials, such as metal wire.  Many of the materials are found on the artist’s frequent nature walks around the San Francisco... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 5/4/13

KAGAMI (Mirror)

  "Winter Night Sky"     Tanaka’s glass-based work is mesmerizing. “Mirror Surface”—bits of glass suspended on taut, delicate wires, appears to capture rain, and you are viewing the droplets from beneath the surface of still water in which they are reflected. In “Morning Dew,” large glass globes are positioned along a web of stainless steel cables, a macro view demonstrating the adhesion of water and alluding to the great proportionate strength of a spider web. And the beauty of... [more]
Posted by Michael Singman-Aste on 4/4/10
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