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Once per year, San Francisco Art Institute’s studios for its graduate students, housed in a large, industrial warehouse space in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood are open to the public, and are invited to view a wide range of installations and displays of multidisciplinary works in progress. The assortment of artwork includes many forms of and approaches to painting, photography, printmaking, […]

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Scheduled in conjunction with Headlands’ three Artists in Residence seasons, Open House at Headlands Center for the Arts take place on three Sundays each year and are a great way to explore the center, meet the artists in the Affiliate, Artist in Residence, Graduate Fellowship, and Tournesol Award programs and see the works in progress […]

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REC, a solo exhibition of artwork currently at Luna Rienne Gallery by self-taught San Francisco artist Romanowski is comprised of a delightful collection of assemblage work and dioramas made of recycled and reclaimed materials that reference popular music, current politics, and contemporary culture. The coordination of implemented found objects and the artist’s careful attention to their individual […]

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For a fourth year running, Spoke Art presents its “Bad Dads” exhibit, a tribute to the films of director Wes Anderson. The group show features multiple interpretations of Anderson’s quirky, distinctive movies like Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, and his most recent release, Moonrise Kingdom. Since debuting “Bad Dads” to wide popular response in 2010, Spoke […]

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Passport, San Francisco’s annual DIY art collecting event benefiting the San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries brought out a stellar group of artists to the Divisadero Corridor Sunday, October 13.  Each year since 2009, Passport has organized a new lineup of celebrated Bay Area artists and invited the public to create a limited-edition artist’s book by collecting original, […]

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Portland-based artist Ron Ulicny returns to San Francisco’s Spoke Art for “Paintures,” his second solo show at the gallery. Each of these ten new sculpture/painting hybrids are intriguing visualizations of the artist’s recent studies into the patterns, colors and forms of objects encountered daily. Seemingly un-categorizable as either painting or sculpture, Ulicny’s artworks within his second solo exhibition […]

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By Caitlin Kearney   Guerrero Gallery’s July Group Show opened on Sunday with a summer BBQ, fitting for the show’s bright neons and playful geometries. Participating artists include Samantha Bittman, Claire Collette, Ken Davis, Aaron de la Cruz, Francesco Igory Deiana, Sam Friedman, Maya Hayuk, Mr. Kiji, Matt Leines, Isaac Lin, Patrick Martinez, Matt Mignanelli […]

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Separating its large exhibition space this month into “mini solo shows,”  “Shared Secrets” group show at Ian Ross Gallery is composed of artwork by three artists:  Eddie Colla, Allison Torneros, and Daniela Cunha Lay. Brazil/California-artist Daniela Cunha Lay’s black and white tonal portraits of high-profile celebrities of the past and present are “blinded” by a single spatter […]

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On Saturday April 20, San Francisco Art Institute graduate students in the Dogpatch neighborhood opened their studios to the public, providing visitors to this one-day only event a unique look at the experiments and challenges within disparate media, and a chance to see the visually stunning results of the creative processes the students have undertaken throughout their academic career. Over 200 students engaged with […]

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“Visions and Reflections” at Gauntlet Gallery, a new arts space in the Tenderloin, features new artwork by fifty San Francisco Bay Area artists who created 12-inch by 12-inch pieces inspired by their interpretations of “visions and reflections,” real and imagined. This particular challenge to every artist in the group show to make artwork using identical one foot square […]

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