Canessa Gallery

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© Canessa Gallery
Floating Worlds, 12 - 2008 Acrylic 24 X 24 © yes
Canessa Gallery
708 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Venue Type: Gallery

Representing Artists
ruth brophy, gayle muehring, diane goldstein
Open hours
Wednesday 12-3 & by appointment

Gallery type

For more than 45 years, Canessa Gallery has been at the center of San Francisco's rich artistic, literary, and cultural history. Our mission is to support and showcase the work of artists who 
want to be artists for their lifetime. To date, more than 600 new, emerging, and established sculptors, painters, photographers, and performance and literary artists have presented their work at Canessa Gallery. Artists who have shown at Canessa Gallery include Grant Johnson, Trudy Myrrh Reagan, Mokhtar Paki,  JohnMattos and Chico MacMurtrie .

We are located in the landmark Canessa Building -- a diminutive old-brick gem that is one of downtown San Francisco's last links with her colorful, bohemian past. While many of the original buildings in the area did not survive the era of high-and-higher architecture, the historic Canessa Building has -- and  continues to glow with the light, life, and magic of  artists at work.