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Preview: Meet Fernando Reyes

by Dormain Geyer
I first met Fernando Reyes at the Bay Printmakers Open Studios in October. Last week, I ventured out to Jingletown, in Oakland, where Reyes has a studio. I was already intrigued by his background in financial services, but learned much more about the fruits of his artistic labors. In a family of eight struggling to make ends meet in Fresno, Fernando Reyes didn't grow up with much exposure to art. Nonetheless, by junior high his interest in art had begun to develop: "I would draw caricatures... [more]
Posted by Dormain Geyer on 2/13/09

Leaving Hearts in San Francisco: David Imlay at Reaves Gallery

by Dormain Geyer
Arteaser)   I stopped by the opening of the David Imlay (below) show at Reaves Gallery on Friday night and was pleased to find that several new pieces had been added since my last visit. The show is up until February 4: Imlay's paintings center around scenes in public spaces, both crowded sidewalks and empty driveways. There's a reconnection with the familiar in his paintings, as if the volume had been turned down and the audience is able to see the city around them for the first... [more]
Posted by Dormain Geyer on 1/26/09
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