Galleries

Through bright and colorful, and deeply introspective paintings depicting seemingly simple observational still lifes, Oakland artist Anna Valdez examines how predominantly Western aesthetic history, as well as personal identity, is visually represented through individually-curated objects within domestic spaces and common objects. Both large and small paintings in “Works Sighted,” her solo show on view at Hashimoto Contemporary, […]

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 […]

Referencing a peculiar religious broadcast that the artist encountered on his family’s television as a child, Worship for Shut–Ins (Good Feeling) presents new paintings and sculptures at Guerrero Gallery by Chicago-based artist Cody Hudson. Over the last two years, Hudson has developed a more decidedly painterly approach to his work, eschewing the earlier graphic-based paintings […]

1AM Gallery is pleased to present “Get With The Program”, a collection of new collaborative work from graffiti artists Pemex and Klops. Join us for the opening reception Thursday, March 2, 2017, from 7-10PM. The event is free and open to the public, the artists will be in attendance. In the world of graffiti and […]

The Growlery is pleased to present the exhibit PEER PRESSURE featuring artists immersed in skate and street art cultures from the burning deserts of indigenous Arizona. IRWIN LEWIS is a photographer who has traveled throughout Japan. Currently working and living in San Francisco he is a graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute. His street […]

The extreme behavior of the current Presidential administration has left many people shocked and frustrated. March Forth! addresses those feelings, as well as presents the positivity that can emerge from them, including creative expression, activism, unity, and exercising our hard-fought-for civil rights. 20% of sales to benefit the Immigrant Legal Resource Center

Currently at Chandran Gallery, “Nuclear Garden,” a solo exhibition of new paintings by San Francisco-based artist, Kindah Khalidy. Over the past 10 years, Khalidy has been working in both painting and textile design, with projects that expand into fashion, wearable accessory design, paintings and sculpture. Her unique use of color abstraction and pattern work has […]

  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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