Samantha Bittman, “Material Data” at Johansson Projects

Historically it has been seen that as new materials with propensity for creative use have come to prominence, many designs, motifs and even techniques are transferred from existing, traditional mediums and crafts, creating an intriguing continuity of culture, as well as a furthered examination of arts’ objecthood and its significance. Samantha Bittman’s new series of works in Material Data now […]

Samantha Bittman, “Material Data” at Johansson Projects

05.14.2015
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Historically it has been seen that as new materials with propensity for creative use have come to prominence, many designs, motifs and even techniques are transferred from existing, traditional mediums and crafts, creating an intriguing continuity of culture, as well as a furthered examination of arts’ objecthood and its significance. Samantha Bittman’s new series of works in Material Data now […]

Photo Feature: “New Normal Two” at New Normal Brewing

05.04.2015
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Recent socioeconomic and political issues, and the ensuing changes in the Bay Area have often created schism between the cities of Oakland and San Francisco. It has now seemed to become a great topic of debate where artists reside and exhibit, where they have been forced to move, and the status quo and future of each city’s separate arts […]

Call for Applicants: 2015-2016 Kala Fellowship Award — Deadline: May 22, 2015

05.01.2015
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2015-2016 KALA FELLOWSHIP AWARD Kala Art Institute is pleased to announce the thirtieth year of the Fellowship Program. The Kala Fellowship award is an international competition open to artists from the U.S. and around the world. Artists producing innovative work in all mediums including printmaking, digital media, installation art, social practice, photography, and book arts […]

Call for Art: “Superstrata: 3D Printed Art” at The Compound Gallery — Deadline: June 1, 2015

04.18.2015
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SUPERSTRATA: 3D PRINTED ART OPEN CALL FOR 3D PRINTED ART There is a $25 submission fee for up to 5 works Submission Deadline: June 1st, 2015 midnight Notification of acceptance: by June 15th, 2015 Show dates: July 18th-August 30th, 2015 If accepted, drop off/deliver work by: July 8th, 2015 If work is accepted: Artist must […]

“New Paintings” at Aggregate Space

04.15.2015
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Aggregate Space Gallery’s current group show, New Paintings presents a collection of works by five locally-based artists: Tara de la Garza, William Emmert, Adam Hathaway, Clive McCarthy, and Evan Reiser that each contend with the assumptive conflict between traditional painting and new media, and experiment with hybrid aesthetics, exploring new avenues of expression in traditional painting practices. By implementing techniques […]

Berkeley Art Center Agility Projects: Claire Colette: Ever/After; and Rhonda Holberton: You Are Something the Whole World is Doing

04.09.2015
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Berkeley Art Center’s current solo shows of commissioned new work by Bay Area-based artists Claire Colette and Rhonda Holberton are the debut of the new Agility Projects series: exhibitions and public programs that engage audiences with the diverse array of artists within the local community. This series provides artists with the critical tools that will encourage them to further explore new […]