Interview with Gross Magazine founders Victor Gonzalez and Kevin Peth

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 […]

Call for Artists: Headlands Center for the Arts Affiliate Artists Program — Deadline: March 21, 2016

02.24.2016
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Headlands Center for the Arts Affiliate Artists Program Click here to Apply   The Affiliate Artists Program is an immersive studio practice program awarded to approximately 20 Bay Area artists, writers, and designers annually. Affiliates receive partially subsidized studio space, public presentation opportunities, and discounts on Mess Hall meals and public events. Affiliate Artists are […]

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“Looking East: How Japan Inspired Monet, Van Gogh, and Other Western Artists” at the Asian Art Museum

11.09.2015
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When rattling off major artistic influences in Western art during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, U.S. Navy Commodore, Matthew Perry, might not be the first name to spring to mind. But it was Perry, who — after roughly 200 years of national seclusion — insisted that Japan open itself up to international trade. […]

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Photo Feature: San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries, Passport 2015: Japantown

10.21.2015
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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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Photo Feature: “Devolution” at Fifty24SF Gallery

09.09.2015
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“Devolution” now at San Francisco’s Fifty24SF Gallery, includes artwork by international and national artists Smithe, Tina Lugo, and Benjamin Constantine; and Bay Area artist Lauren YS.  Through each artists’ surreal, human figurative images rendered in bizarre novel mutations, the group exhibition explores the limits and the possibilities of the physical form. Benjamin Constantine, working in Brisbane, Australia, and Mexico […]

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Casey Cripe, “One Is All Is One” at Mirus Gallery

09.03.2015
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It may seem like a contradiction in terms to say that in order to tell the story of the universe, from its very nascent origins to its  undetermined future, there requires just as much artistic license as scientific evidence. But that is perhaps what Casey Cripe aims to reveal in his ambitious solo show, “One Is All […]

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Photo Feature: Dave Kinsey, “The Modern Condition” at FFDG

08.31.2015
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Los Angeles based artist David Kinsey’s solo show “The Modern Condition” now at San Francisco gallery FFDG expounds upon the works in three major exhibitions throughout the world since his last solo show at FFDG in 2013: “Cushion of Memory” at Detroit’s Library Street Collective, “Casa Grande” in Zürich’s Trace Gallery, and “Ashes to Ashes” at Galerie Die Kunstagentin in Cologne, Germany. Taking cues from […]

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Call for Artists: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco 2017 Artist Studio Program — Deadline: October 1, 2015

08.21.2015
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  What is the Artist Studio/Demonstration Program? This program enables museum visitors to meet artists and gives artists an opportunity to work with the public. By watching an artist work, talking with an artist, and engaging in art-making activities, visitors will learn more about various techniques and processes, thus gaining a greater understanding and appreciation […]

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Kelly Ording and t.w.five, “The Line Up” at Luna Rienne Gallery

08.21.2015
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Paint, pen, or paper may be some of the artist’s elemental tools, but a finesse with shape, color, and particularly the line are certainly just as essential. The intricate fashioning of the many lines composing a picture can just as equally form a figure as it can suggest a mood or convey an emotion. “The Line Up” at Luna Rienne […]

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Call for Applications: Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship — Deadline: September 30, 2015

08.04.2015
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Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship: call for applications Application deadline: September 30, 2015 sfaicalls.slideroom.com San Francisco Art Institute and Headlands Center for the Arts are currently accepting applications for the fall 2016 Richard Diebenkorn Teaching Fellowship. Established in 1998 by the family of painter Richard Diebenkorn—an alumnus and former SFAI faculty member—the Fellowship provides a unique opportunity […]

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Call for Artists: “Bay Area Digitalists” at Root Divsion — Deadline: August 16, 2015

08.03.2015
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Bay Area Digitalists Rhiannon Evans MacFadyen, Founder and Director of A Simple Collective Deadline:  Aug 16, 2015 Root Division invites artists working in digital media to submit for an exhibition entitled Bay Area Digitalists, to be presented at Root Division, 1131 Mission St. in November 2015. Bay Area Digitalists is an exhibition of digital artists […]

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