Lauren Napolitano, “Loyal” at Redux Studios & Gallery

Throughout the past several years, artist Lauren Napolitano has gained wider recognition as an illustrator and fine artist whose unique and instantly-recognizable precise, patterned line work that seems to appropriate traditional, ethnic motifs and patterns from multifarious cultures transcends its oft-categorized Lowbrow style.  Like many of the artists and exhibitions that have been previously shown at the Redux Studios & Gallery, […]

New Bohemia Sign Painters, “Everything Must Go!” at Compound Gallery & Studios

09.01.2014
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Hand-painted signs are seen perhaps without a second thought to their importance; not only for direction and guidance, but also bringing art into our every day lives: Super Duper Burger’s swirled ice cream cone; the shiny, gold foil addresses in the transoms of Victorian homes; the A-frames outside shops that beckon us in with curious taglines. For those signs that remain from […]

Lauren Napolitano, “Loyal” at Redux Studios & Gallery

08.26.2014
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p5rn7vb Throughout the past several years, artist Lauren Napolitano has gained wider recognition as an illustrator and fine artist whose unique and instantly-recognizable precise, patterned line work that seems to appropriate traditional, ethnic motifs and patterns from multifarious cultures transcends its oft-categorized Lowbrow style.  Like many of the artists and exhibitions that have been previously shown at the Redux Studios & […]

Call for Entry: Pro Arts The Annual 2015 — Due: October 10, 2014

08.22.2014
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Selections by: Cesar Garcia Founding Director and Chief Curator, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles Naima J. Keith Assistant Curator, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York Entry Deadline: Friday, October 10, 2014, midnight Exhibition Dates: December 2, 2014 – January 16, 2015 Online Artist Registration THE ANNUAL The Juried Annual presents a survey of Bay […]

Photo Feature: 4th Annual Printmakers Picnic in Mosswood Park

08.22.2014
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On Sunday August 17, a variety of local artists brought their printwork on all materials from t-shirts to canvases, paper, and panel to Oakland’s historic Mosswood Park, set up a blanket to display their artwork, and spent the day exchanging ideas and socializing with fellow artists and their audiences. Participating artists included Endless Canvas, David […]

Photo Feature: Nite Owl, “The Pursuit of Slappiness” at Loakal Gallery

08.13.2014
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The versatile Oakland-based artist known only under the pseudonym Nite Owl, whose iconic large, colorful murals, stickers, and wheat pastes that are proliferated throughout the streets of the Bay Area and beyond, returns to Loakal for his second solo show with the gallery, “The Pursuit of Slappiness,” on view the month of August. Through his iconic wily, multicolored owl […]

Call for Submissions: “Obsolete Technology” at B4BEL4B Gallery — Due September 22, 2014

08.10.2014
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Obsolete Technology Group Art Show *****OCTOBER***** ::::CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:::: B4BEL4B Gallery is accepting submissions for our Art Show on Thursday, October 9th, with the theme of “Obsolete Technology”. The art piece must use technology that has become obsolete in some way in our modern culture. We are looking for pieces that have reinvented older discarded […]