Don’t Miss: Anna Valdez, “Works Sighted” at Hashimoto Contemporary

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, […]

Photo Feature: ‘Peer Pressure’ at The Growlery

03.18.2017
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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 […]

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Photo Feature: March Forth! at Luna Rienne Gallery

03.15.2017
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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

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Photo Feature: Kindah Khalidy “Nuclear Garden” at Chandran Gallery

03.14.2017
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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 […]

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Gallivanting Gallery Gals Get Going

03.05.2017
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  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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Photo Feature: Sanaz Mazinani ‘Signal to Noise’ at SF Camerawork

03.04.2017
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    For this site-specific exhibition, Mazinani presents an array of artworks based on images mined from the Internet and transformed into dazzling, intricately patterned three-dimensional photo montage evocative of traditional Islamic ornamentation. Through a process-intensive method of creating original patterns, Mazinani dissects our normative experience of news images within the ubiquity of the digital […]

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Photo Feature: Miyazaki Art Show at Spoke Art

02.21.2017
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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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Photo Feature: Jeremiah Jenkins ‘Everything Must Go’ at Hashimoto Contemporary

02.17.2017
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  Jeremiah Jenkins: Everything Must Go February 4 – February 25, 2017 Hashimoto Contemporary is pleased to present “Everything Must Go”, a solo exhibition by Jeremiah Jenkins. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the artist introduces a brand new body of work for his first solo appearance in the gallery. Jenkins creates sculptures, installations […]

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Photo Feature: RIGO 23 ‘Autonomous InterGalactic Space Program’

02.15.2017
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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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Photo Feature: Santos Shelton “Tales Of The Isolated Warriors at ELL

02.12.2017
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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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Underground Spaces Elusive Environments

02.05.2017
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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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