Rachel Davis

Gross Magazine is an arts and culture magazine that is amping up all that a publication can be and do. Although, only a few years in the making, Gross is fast attracting attention and has already obtained national and international distribution. Having worked in artistic capacities themselves, founders Victor Gonzalez and Kevin Peth started Gross […]

On view at Luggage Store Gallery, the group exhibition Lil SWIM continues the legacy of implementing diversity with inclusion, and creating community. The space, which launched the careers of many noteworthy artists such as Barry McGee and Clare Rojas of the Mission School movement, continues to create a strong sense of active creative social engagement. This […]

Curated by Erin Fong and Taylor Reid, who are the founders of the Bay Area letterpress print shop, Western Editions, The Peep Show at Mule Gallery aims to raise funds for Planned Parenthood and raise awareness for women’s rights and women’s health issues. I spoke with Fong and Reid about the show, and how it came […]

  The role of the artist in society is constantly changing and evolving. This is due to the ways in which artwork questions, comments and responds to societal norms and current issues. Creating a visual portrait of a particular time, art functions like a mirror. Through its prism, it reflects the surrounding culture, asking, in […]

Cary Leibowitz: Museum Show at the Contemporary Jewish Museum runs through June 25th, 2017. This is the first career survey show for the New York-based artist. The exhibition includes over 350 works from 1987 to present, all dealing with subjects of the art market, queer politics, and kitsch. In an evocative and humorous manner, Leibowitz […]

  Gallivanting Gallery Gals Get Going  Who are those girls?  What do they think they’re doing? They are R/SF and they are creating a new diverse artistic community. What about you? R/SF is a collaborative, experimental and diverse art gallery in the Tenderloin Nob hill neighborhood of San Francisco.  Nestled between a bakery and a […]

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When we think about contemporary art, white walls, large canvases and Manolo Blahniks come to mind. What about the creativity, the voices and the movements within our communities now? The bay area, Oakland and San Francisco respectively, have a rich artistic tradition embedded with empowerment, love and activism.  Community is a practice in dialogue, a […]

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