“The Skull Show” at Bedford Gallery

Depictions of skulls act almost like a portrait. Instead of an individualized visage, its lack of distinction and yet basic universality reveals the ubiquitous face of all humanity that encompasses everything about us; from our vast history to certain future. And, as the seat of the brain and primary location all five senses, it will retain […]

Lauren Napolitano, “Loyal” at Redux Studios & Gallery

08.26.2014

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, […]

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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p5rn7vb 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 […]

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 […]

Call for Entries: Kala Art Institute Artist in Residence Program — Due: October 15, 2014

08.10.2014
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ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM Artists working in various printmaking techniques, photo-processes, book arts and digital media including video production can apply to become an Artist-in-Residence at Kala Art Institute. Residency applications are accepted online three times per year. Artists who apply for residency should be familiar with at least one of the media offered at Kala. Considerations […]