Artist Talk at DZINE Gallery: 8/29 at 5:30PM

Please join me on Wednesday, August 29th at DZINE Gallery in San Francisco (128 Utah Street) for an artist talk about my voicemail paintings, my recent series based on sound waves of saved voicemails, currently on view in the exhibition Cracking Nutshells. The event starts at 5:30PM and also feature talks by artists Lucky Rapp, Emilia Burchiellaro, & Ronald Chase.  

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detail of "Voicemail #166: I Was Just Thinking About You)

Opening Party at DZINE Gallery: May 4th

Please join me Friday, May 4th from 6PM-9PM for the opening of Cracking Nutshells at DZINE Gallery, located at 128 Utah Street in San Francisco. I will be showing small abstract paintings on mirrors based on an ongoing series of saved voicemails.  

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  #166 (I Was Just Thinking About You)  • 2018 • 12x12" • Acrylic, epoxy resin, & mirror on panel

#166 (I Was Just Thinking About You) • 2018 • 12x12" • Acrylic, epoxy resin, & mirror on panel

  #11 (That Would Be The One)  • 2018 • 12x12" • Acrylic, epoxy resin, & mirror on panel

#11 (That Would Be The One) • 2018 • 12x12" • Acrylic, epoxy resin, & mirror on panel

DZINE Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Cracking Nutshellsa group exhibition exploring themes of construction and deconstruction in various mediaCurated by Philip Bewley, the exhibition features work by 32 San Francisco Bay Area artists, with a number of commissioned works created exclusively for the show, including large-scale installations and more intimate works. The works of art in Cracking Nutshells are concerned with form, geometry and information systems; the subversion of worlds turned upside-down; questioning where construction and deconstruction meet; and examining the process of creating art itself.

During the opening night reception, San Francisco’s award-winning Opera Parallèle will perform throughout the evening, inaugurating the company’s six-month residency at DZINE. Choreographer Amy Seiwert of the Sacramento Ballet will collaborate with Opera Parallèle to provide an accompanying dance to the musical performance. Pop-up dance performances by RAWdance will also take place throughout the gallery during the evening.

Exhibiting artists in Cracking Nutshells: Emilia Burchiellaro, Ronald Chase, Diane Tate DallasKidd, Paule Dubois Dupuis, Austin Forbord, Laura Hapka, Dana Harel, Jeanne Hauser, Howard Hersh, Scott Idleman, Gina Jacupke, Nina Katz, Sasinun Kladpetch, Barbara Bryn Klare, Yoko Kubrick, Sharon Kyle Kuhn, Ellen Markoff, Adia Millett, Leslie Morgan, Sherry Parker, Lauren Parks, Jenny Phillips, Carrie Ann Plank, Silvia Poloto, Lucky Rapp, Rachelle Reichert, Georgina Reskala, Kenneth Sloan, Gioi Tran, Nikki Vismara, Victoria Welling and Quinn Wharton.

stARTup Art Fair SF & Healdsburg Center for the Arts

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I am thrilled to be included in Artspan's group exhibition at the StARTup Art Fair in San Francisco. The stARTup Art Fair is an independent art fair at the Hotel del Sol and runs concurrent with Art Market SF and If So, What?. There is complimentary shuttle between the two fairs. Click here to purchase tickets to the stARTup Art Fair

left: 'oh okay' - 10x10" (rose gold metal leaf, acrylic, and epoxy resin on panel) Available for purchase in Room 217 at the Startup Art Fair in San Francisco

If you are in Healdsburg, be sure to stop by the Healdsburg Center for The Arts. I have one painting (pictured below) in this nationally juried exhibition, Pure Abstract: Visions in Line, Form, and Color opening Saturday, April 28th 5-7pm at 130 Plaza Street in Healdsburg. Click here to preview the exhibition or purchase the catalog. 

 "The Last Days of Methuselah" (acrylic on canvas, 60x48") is an emotional representation of the intense period of rain the Bay Area experienced in January 2017.

"The Last Days of Methuselah" (acrylic on canvas, 60x48") is an emotional representation of the intense period of rain the Bay Area experienced in January 2017.

stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles, January 2018

Huge thank you to everyone that came to The Venice Kinney this past weekend for the stARTup Art Fair LA at The Kinney Hotel in Venice Beach. I had a lot of interest in people wanting to purchase a duvet cover with my painting on it, so I am looking into making that happen. The event was a lot of work but I had a great time. I still have several of the Cuba mirror paintings and gold leaf mirror paintings available for purchase, please email me for purchase. 

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Abstract art takeover! The "duvet cover" on the bed is an unstretched painting on canvas.

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"To Be Determined" (22x60", 2018) pictured above toilet and "Trinidad" from Cuba mirror painting series (12x12, 2017) are still available

Duvet cover available in 2018! Please email for info

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Entrance to Room 230 during stARTup Art Fair in Los Angeles, California

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HOLIDAY ART SHOW: SUN 12/3 - HUNTER'S POINT SHIPYARD

Holiday Open Studios at Hunter's Point Shipyard

December 3rd • 11AM-5PM • Building 101 • Studio #2113

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Please join me and Carol Jessen on Sunday, December 3rd from 11AM-5PM in Building 101, Studio #2113 at Hunter's Point Shipyard for the Holiday Party & Art Show. Thanks to the generosity of Artist Carol Jessen for sharing her studio with me, this is the first year I am able to participate in the holiday open studios. I will have prints and small works available for purchase. Free admission and parking. Family and dog friendly. 

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***Please note this event will NOT take place in my studio; I will be in the Building 101, Studio #2113

 

Tracks and Echoes • DZINE Gallery • OPENING NIGHT PARTY 10/27 • 6PM 

OPENING NIGHT PARTY • 6PM-9PM • 128 Utah Street • San Francisco 

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DZINE Gallery, the San Francisco design destination, has announced the opening of its latest exhibition, Tracks and Echoes, on October 27, 2017. Curated by DZINE Gallery’s Philip Bewley, the show features work by 22 local San Francisco artists including commissioned pieces created exclusively for the event. Tracks and Echoes will be the sixth show hosted by DZINE Gallery as part of their ongoing series of gallery events in support of local artists.

During the Oct. 27 opening night reception, countertenor Matheus Court and pianist Keisuke Nakagoshi from San Francisco’s award-winning Opera Parallèle will perform throughout the evening, launching the company’s six-month residency at DZINE. To complete her residency from the previous show, choreographer Amy Seiwert of the Sacramento Ballet will collaborate with Opera Parallèle to provide an accompanying dance to the musical performance. The music will be expressed in the video art of Future Fires projected onto the walls above the performers for a truly multidimensional, multimedia experience.

For Tracks and Echoes, the artists explore visual, temporal, and spatial dimensions using line and repetition in works of fine art. An additional theme reflects the timing of the show from winter to spring and the moods of these seasons found in the poetry of classic Japanese haiku, where the words "tracks” and "echoes" could be “kigo” or seasonal words. In this tradition, winter is a subject of memory; of things stripped to their elements, and an expression of an exquisite, if spare, beauty. The show progresses from the quiet, yet intense beauty of winter, to more polychrome works that suggest the stirrings of spring and the eternal cycle of renewal.

Exhibiting artists in Tracks and Echoes include: Paule Dubois Dupuis, Austin Forbord, Diane Foug, Laura Hapka, Howard Hersh, Gina Jacupke, Barbara Bryn Klare, Adia Millett, Lian Ng, Melissa Parhm, Lauren Parks, Carrie Ann Plank, Lucky Rapp, Rachelle Reichert, Georgina Reskala, Kenneth Sloan, Tabitha Soren, Christopher Stark, Jessie Thatcher, Nikki Vismara, Victoria Welling and Jon Wessel.

The opening reception on Oct. 27 is from 6-9 PM and is free and open to the public. DZINE Gallery is located at 128 Utah Street in San Francisco. For more information, visit www.dzinegallery.com.

Artwork on Display - May 2017

Here is a list of where I currently have work on display

 DZINE Gallery -  Burning Bright Exhibition  128 Utah Street, San Francisco, CA (through Oct 2017)  I have two paintings in this group exhibition.

DZINE Gallery - Burning Bright Exhibition 128 Utah Street, San Francisco, CA (through Oct 2017)

I have two paintings in this group exhibition.

  Slate Art Offsite Exhibition  at 555 12th Street, Oakland, CA - March 30 - June 21, 2017. I have eight paintings on display.

Slate Art Offsite Exhibition at 555 12th Street, Oakland, CA - March 30 - June 21, 2017. I have eight paintings on display.

  Khrome Studios  - San Francisco Design Center - 101 Henry Adams Street, San Francisco, CA. I have one painting on display here. 

Khrome Studios - San Francisco Design Center - 101 Henry Adams Street, San Francisco, CA. I have one painting on display here. 

 This work and paintings are available through  Capstone Art, Los Gatos

This work and paintings are available through Capstone Art, Los Gatos

Upcoming Exhibition: June 2017 - The Zen Center, San Francisco California. Solo exhibition at The Art Lounge in the The San Francisco Zen Center, 300 Page Street San Francisco, CA.

Artist Reception: June 23rd, 6PM-8PM at Hotel Adagio

ArtSpan: Art-in-Neighborhoods Exhibition

One of my large abstract pieces was selected for ArtSpan's Art-In-Neighborhood exhibitions! 

When: Thursday, June 23rd

Time: 6PM-8PM              

Where: Hotel Adagio, 550 Geary Street (Click here for map)

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About the Art-in-Neighborhoods Program
ArtSpan’s Art-in-Neighborhoods program serves the city of San Francisco by connecting communities with local artists while activating spaces with vibrant, locally-made artwork. ArtSpan partners with local businesses and building owners to bring art exhibitions and art events to businesses, dormant storefronts, and empty spaces for lease that seek artwork for their blank walls. Local artists who are ArtSpan members are given the opportunity to display, promote, and sell their artwork in these diverse venues. All aspects of the program allow otherwise unused walls, spaces, or properties to become creative arenas for celebrating local arts.

The Art-In-Neighborhoods program strives to create visibility and accessibility for local arts in San Francisco. ArtSpan provides the public with free, high quality arts exposure. Simultaneously, local ArtSpan artists are given the opportunity to promote and sell their artwork. Each of the Art-In-Neighborhoods exhibitions and community events will provide clear, consistent information about ArtSpan programing to educate the public about ArtSpan’s goals and how to become a supporter – by attending our events and buying artwork from local artists!