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SFMOMA Artists Gallery Announces March/April Show

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SFMOMA Artists Gallery Announces March/April Show

Fort Mason Center
2 Marina Boulevard, Building A
San Francisco, CA 94123
March 10th, 2011 - April 21st, 2011
Opening: March 10th, 2011 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.sfmoma.org/artistsgallery
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Marina/Presidio
EMAIL:  
artistsgallery@sfmoma.org
PHONE:  
415-441-4777
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Sat 10:30-5
TAGS:  
photography, conceptual, abstract, modern
COST:  
FREE

DESCRIPTION

SFMOMA Artists Gallery Announces March/April Show Featuring Painting and Photography

Opening Reception: Thursday, March 10, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Dates:  March 10 – April 21, 2011

Location:  SFMOMA Artists Gallery, Building A, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco

 SAN FRANCISCO – The SFMOMA Artists Gallery presents Katherine Westerhout and Tom Bolles in an exhibition that highlights each artist's ability to manipulate atmospheric and implicit light. Tom Bolles' longstanding interest in luminosity is reflected in his recent body of mixed-media paintings. A concept he first explored through neon sculpture, Bolles has created a glow in this body of work - without the aid of electricity - through careful juxtaposition of color and layering of material. 

Katherine Westerhout's photographs capture the psychological resonance of long-abandoned industrial, institutional, and ecclesiastical spaces. Westerhout works with the camera in four- to six-hour sessions to produce one or two carefully chosen color images. Using only available light, she creates large-scale works depicting uninhabited spaces that hold visual clues of past lives.

Though divergent in media and subject matter, when viewed together the two artist's works hold a dialogue about the emotive quality of color and light and create sensory experiences that transcend established preconceptions of subject matter and media.

SFMOMA artists Gallery offers a diverse selection of original artwork by Bay Area Artists.  Rental and purchase of the artwork supports the Gallery's year-round exhibition program. 

The SFMOMA Artists Gallery is located in Building A at Fort Mason Center. Gallery hours are 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission to gallery exhibitions is free of charge.

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