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    Miyazaki – An Art Show Tribute Spoke Art is proud to present the Miyazaki Art Show – a whimsical showcase of over fifty artists from around the world celebrating the films of Japanese film-maker and animator Hayao Miyazaki. Including a diverse array of original painting, sculpture and limited edition prints, the Miyazaki Art Show offers each artists’ […]

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Autonomous InterGalactic Space Program currently at Anglim Gilbert Gallery is an exhibition of works by Rigo 23 in cooperation with artisans of Chiapas, Mexico. The collaborative sculptural installation is the result of the artist’s invitation to the community of Zapatista artists and craftspeople to build a spaceship and imagine, with him, their own exploration of […]

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“Tales of the Isolated Warriors”, Santos Shelton introduces a new series of work based on the theme of isolation. Inspiration taken from his own experiences, Shelton examines the bigger questions surrounding why people choose to isolate themselves from others and why society isolates certain individuals. This set of work is the next chapter in his […]

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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, […]

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Don’t miss an exciting exhibit of artworks by Bay Area artists Leo Bersamina and David Huffman now on view at Anglim Gilbert Gallery through August 20th. Their mixed-media paintings, with a floor sculpture by each artist, reveals their complementary explorations in abstraction with blending of figurative elements; and subject matter that explore history, memory, and cultural symbols. […]

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The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries held its fun, and engaging seventh annual Passport event this past weekend, on October 18. Through this signature event, SFAC Galleries makes contemporary art accessible to a broad and diverse audience, and remains one of the few participant-led art collecting experiences that encourages a direct connection between artists and arts enthusiasts […]

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Although technology has connected artist communities across the world, enabling them to reach beyond their immediate locales for exhibitions and career opportunities, art making is arguably a pursuit that demands site-specificity,  requiring artists, particularly mural artists, to travel not only to execute and exhibit their work, but to gain more experience and build relationships. Rocha Art’s first annual Wander & Wayfare, comprised of a mural festival and […]

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California College of the Arts’ Graduate Program in Fine Arts 2015 MFA Thesis Show on view from May 14 through the 23rd in the Nave of its San Francisco campus was an exciting culmination of fifty candidates’ journeys to achieve a Master’s of Fine Arts degree from one of California’s most prestigious schools of higher education […]

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95 artists from San Francisco Art Institute’s Master of Fine Arts graduate program presented innovative thesis work in Edge Effect, the 2015 Master of Fine Arts Exhibition at Herbst Pavilion in Fort Mason Center — incidentally, the reported proposed future home of SFAI’s MFA candidates studios. The final manifestation of an intense, 2-year period of professional and artistic development […]

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For any resident of the San Francisco East Bay GATS’ intricately-designed masks, with its somnolent eyes and flowing teeth/beard/tentacles, seem to be an omnipotent presence: slapped, painted, and sprayed upon everything from the tiny crevices and alleyways between dilapidated buildings to the grand, expansive walls of abandoned warehouses. The Oakland-based artist cultivates imagery for this iconic figure from personal reflections upon society and […]

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