“Make Space” at Berkeley Art Center

Berkeley Art Center’s Make Space group exhibition, which includes artwork by Randy Dixon, Nancy Ivanhoe, Tressa Pack, Erik Parra and Dimitra Skandali explores how space, place, its property and construction affects not only the reading and interpretation of art objects but also audience’s interaction with them. Berkeley Art Center’s new executive director, Aimee Le Duc writes, “The artists in Make Space are confronting architecture as both subject and […]

“Make Space” at Berkeley Art Center

09.17.2014
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Berkeley Art Center’s Make Space group exhibition, which includes artwork by Randy Dixon, Nancy Ivanhoe, Tressa Pack, Erik Parra and Dimitra Skandali explores how space, place, its property and construction affects not only the reading and interpretation of art objects but also audience’s interaction with them. Berkeley Art Center’s new executive director, Aimee Le Duc writes, “The artists in Make Space are confronting architecture as both subject and […]

Call for Submissions: FIGMENT Oakland 2014 — Deadline Extended: October 15, 2014

09.16.2014
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Registration for FIGMENT Oakland 2014 is officially open! SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT: Enter the FIGMENT Artist Submission Portal We are excited to announce FIGMENT is now open for art project submissions for the Oakland 2014 event! Project submission deadline: September 30th, 2014 (11:59pm PST) FIGMENT Oakland Artist Meet & Greet Round 5 September 18, 2014 Final […]

Cameron Thompson, “Perched” at Loakal Gallery

09.12.2014
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“Perched,”Oakland-based painter, muralist, teacher, and social activist Cameron Thompson’s solo show at Loakal Art Gallery is filled with a completely new series of paintings, and debuts his new collection of textile works. This exhibition is not Thompson’s first time showing at the Jack London Square-based gallery; he was one of the invited artists for this year’s iteration of the […]

Call for Entries: Berkeley Art Center Collect! Annual Auction – Due September 19, 2014

09.07.2014
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Call for Entries: Collect! Annual Auction Deadline: September 19, 11:59pm 2D and 3D Media | Greater Bay Area | Free to enter Berkeley Art Center curated Art Auction Collect! will kick off this year with a preview reception on Saturday, October 18 from 5-8pm. The premier event,Collect! will be held the following Saturday, October 25, 5-9 pm. Collect! is our largest […]

Misako Inaoka, “Fractured Fauna” at Johansson Projects

09.05.2014
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Within the contemporary world, boundaries which define natural and artificial have become increasingly obfuscated, and seem to bend at the slightest will. Coming to an understanding of this relationship seems fraught with entangling associations, and compel one into a series of convoluted negotiations.  Through several series of new works including works on paper, small figure vignettes, and the large-scale abstracted sculptures for which she is perhaps […]

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

09.01.2014
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m4s0n501 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 […]