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    Tomorrow: Open City/Art City at YBCA

    Friday, October 3, 2014

    How can artists and the arts transform the future city for the better?  This weekend, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is teaming up with The Institute for […]

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    New Works at Recology San Francisco

    Monday, September 22, 2014

    Every four months Recology San Francisco’s artist-in-residence program introduces us to talented emerging and established Bay Area artists. Recology’s most recent artists-in-residence, Samuel Levi Jones, Jeremy Rourke, and Shushan Tesfuzigta […]

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    Be a Part of a SF Heart

    Monday, August 25, 2014

    If you’ve been taking Polaroid pictures in San Francisco, then we have the perfect project for you to be a part of.  Polaroid SF, that really superb website that shows San […]

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    “Home: My San Francisco” Opening Tonight at AIA!

    Friday, August 22, 2014

    The San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Architects is opening a new gallery tonight titled Home: My San Francisco. Curated by Julie Blankenship with photographs by Julie Sadowski, the show examines the […]

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    Mah Jongg and its Jewish History

    Friday, August 8, 2014

    As someone who is neither from a Jewish or Chinese background, my visit to Project Mah Jongg at the Contemporary Jewish Museum was an introduction to a history that I […]

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    “Artforum Excavations” by Francesca Pastine

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    I recently “rediscovered”  the Artforum Excavation Series by San Francisco-based artist Francesca Pastine.  When discussing this series, Pastine explains that she considers her “interation with Artforum magazine as a meditation on materiality […]

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    A Studio Visit with Steve Davis

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

    The “American Dream” is defined in the dictionary as freedom, equality, and opportunity traditionally held to be available to every American and/or the personal happiness and material comfort gained and […]

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    Third Thursdays at the SOMA Artist Studios

    Thursday, July 17, 2014

    It’s that time again!  Tonight is the third Thursday of the month, meaning you should be spending this evening at the SOMA Artist Studios at 689 Bryant Street for their monthly Open Studios event. Sadly, the SOMA […]

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    Tara Donovan at Pace Gallery, Menlo Park

    Friday, July 11, 2014

    Pace Gallery is known internationally as an art world elite, representing major modern and contemporary artists (even celebrity artists) and showing leading exhibitions. This year Pace did something pretty awesome […]

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    Wearing Yayoi Kusama

    Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    Yayoi Kusama is no stranger to fashion collaboration.  However, her latest one is affordable and easy to find – which means there is really no reason you shouldn’t be wearing […]

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    #unassuminglyfeminist Alyssa Eustaquio

    Sunday, June 22, 2014

    Approaching gender roles established by cultural and social expectation  SJSU MFA student Alyssa Estaquio explains “My work explores the relationship between my self-perceived role in the world and that which […]

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    Saying Goodbye to Scott Hove

    Friday, June 20, 2014

      San Francisco artist Scott Hove is moving to LA and he wants to you all come by to say goodbye this weekend.  So change your plans, and head to […]

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    Gorgeous at the Asian Art Museum

    Friday, June 20, 2014

    The latest exhibit at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum is asking what is “gorgeous” to you?  A collaboration between the Asian Art Museum and the San Francisco Museum of Modern […]

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    It’s all about Leg Guns!

    Friday, June 13, 2014

    Anyone who follows Ai Weiwei on Instagram has been bombarded with image of leg guns – lots and lots of leg guns.  But what are they all about? Beijing Cream […]

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Tapetum lucidum
2012
Enamel and wood
Aprox. 49"x56"

    Outside the Frame with Danielle Lawrence

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014

    I was recently introduced to the work of artist Danielle Lawrence who literally creates her work outside the frame as she manipulates mediums of wood, enamel, paint and other mixed […]

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Open City:Art City cropped
Oct
3

Tomorrow: Open City/Art City at YBCA

How can artists and the arts transform the future city for the better?  This weekend, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is teaming up with The Institute for […]

Read More
Samuel Levi Jones
Sep
22

New Works at Recology San Francisco

Every four months Recology San Francisco’s artist-in-residence program introduces us to talented emerging and established Bay Area artists. Recology’s most recent artists-in-residence, Samuel Levi Jones, Jeremy Rourke, and Shushan Tesfuzigta […]

Read More
PolaroidSF_Heart cropped
Aug
25

Be a Part of a SF Heart

If you’ve been taking Polaroid pictures in San Francisco, then we have the perfect project for you to be a part of.  Polaroid SF, that really superb website that shows San […]

Read More

Open City:Art City cropped
Oct
3

Tomorrow: Open City/Art City at YBCA

How can artists and the arts transform the future city for the better?  This weekend, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is teaming up with The Institute for […]

Samuel Levi Jones
Sep
22

New Works at Recology San Francisco

Every four months Recology San Francisco’s artist-in-residence program introduces us to talented emerging and established Bay Area artists. Recology’s most recent artists-in-residence, Samuel Levi Jones, Jeremy Rourke, and Shushan Tesfuzigta […]

PolaroidSF_Heart cropped
Aug
25

Be a Part of a SF Heart

If you’ve been taking Polaroid pictures in San Francisco, then we have the perfect project for you to be a part of.  Polaroid SF, that really superb website that shows San […]

home1
Aug
22

“Home: My San Francisco” Opening Tonight at AIA!

The San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Architects is opening a new gallery tonight titled Home: My San Francisco. Curated by Julie Blankenship with photographs by Julie Sadowski, the show examines the […]

2_Women_outdoors cropped
Aug
8

Mah Jongg and its Jewish History

As someone who is neither from a Jewish or Chinese background, my visit to Project Mah Jongg at the Contemporary Jewish Museum was an introduction to a history that I […]

erosion_new-1 copy
Jul
31

“Artforum Excavations” by Francesca Pastine

I recently “rediscovered”  the Artforum Excavation Series by San Francisco-based artist Francesca Pastine.  When discussing this series, Pastine explains that she considers her “interation with Artforum magazine as a meditation on materiality […]

install.037
Jul
29

A Studio Visit with Steve Davis

The “American Dream” is defined in the dictionary as freedom, equality, and opportunity traditionally held to be available to every American and/or the personal happiness and material comfort gained and […]

soma-flyervs2 cropped
Jul
17

Third Thursdays at the SOMA Artist Studios

It’s that time again!  Tonight is the third Thursday of the month, meaning you should be spending this evening at the SOMA Artist Studios at 689 Bryant Street for their monthly Open Studios event. Sadly, the SOMA […]

0011.PaceMenloDonovan_140521
Jul
11

Tara Donovan at Pace Gallery, Menlo Park

Pace Gallery is known internationally as an art world elite, representing major modern and contemporary artists (even celebrity artists) and showing leading exhibitions. This year Pace did something pretty awesome […]

Yayoi Kusama shirt cropped
Jul
9

Wearing Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama is no stranger to fashion collaboration.  However, her latest one is affordable and easy to find – which means there is really no reason you shouldn’t be wearing […]

alyssa
Jun
22

#unassuminglyfeminist Alyssa Eustaquio

Approaching gender roles established by cultural and social expectation  SJSU MFA student Alyssa Estaquio explains “My work explores the relationship between my self-perceived role in the world and that which […]

Scott Hove Cakeland cropped
Jun
20

Saying Goodbye to Scott Hove

  San Francisco artist Scott Hove is moving to LA and he wants to you all come by to say goodbye this weekend.  So change your plans, and head to […]

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