Water Music at DZINE Gallery

Water Music at DZINE Gallery - Friday, May 3rd - 6PM-9PM

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Please join us for the opening of Water Music, a group exhibition featuring top San Francisco Bay Area artists with works of art in various media inspired by the element and mystery of water: the sensual and emotional attraction we have to water; visual representations informed by leitmotifs from classic antiquity to contemporary abstractions; and works of art incorporating scientific inquiries into an element essential to life itself. Victoria Mara Heilweil and Phil Spitler are this exhibition's local makers, presenting Luminous Waveforms, illuminated seating made up of parametrically designed, sculpted wooden benches. San Francisco's RAWdance will perform throughout the evening, ending the company's six-month residency at DZINE.

Exhibiting artists in Water Music include: Sue Cretarolo, Diane DallasKidd, Paule Dubois Dupuis, Austin Forbord, Laura Hapka, Victoria Mara Heilweil, Howard Hersh, Gina Jacupke, Sasinun Kladpetch, Yoko Kubrick, Katy Kuhn, Heidi McDowell, Adia Millett, Lian Ng, Jenny Phillips, Carrie Ann Plank, Silvia Poloto, Lucky Rapp, Georgina Reskala, Christopher Stark and Nikki Vismara. 

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March Events

I am thrilled to be included in several shows across the country this month. In San Francisco, you can see a collection of my Cuba Mirror Paintings at The Drawing Room through March 31st, as well as my mixed media work at X Materia at DZINE Gallery through April 26th. I have work in nationally juried exhibition “Divergent Evolution” at Studio Montclair in Montclair, New Jersey. Three paintings from my Voicemail Series are in the Chicago area at The Art Center Highland Park in Beyond the Selfie. And next month, I will be sending one painting to Key West, Florida for a juried small works show. Scroll down to see descriptions of each exhibit.

Trinidad (II) • 12x12” • Acrylic, mirror, & resin on panel

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The Art Center Highland Park (TACHP) presents a juried exhibition of work that reaches beyond the traditional concept of a self-portrait. With over 75 entries, our guest jurors, Judy Norris and Suzette Bross, chose art that reflects interpretations of the self-portrait theme . In today’s obsession with “Selfies,” we found that often artists push the boundaries of self-expression and  representation.  

Voicemail Paintings in Beyond the Selfie exhibition

Divergent Evolution not only demonstrates an extraordinary range of materials, styles, and subject matter, but also offers the intrigue of observing common threads and preoccupations within the works of individual artists. Says Curator Emma Wilcox, “As an artist and culture worker much of the dialogue I am part of revolves around where the attributes of a given artwork come from; the connection of that piece to the other works in a series an artist is creating; antecedents in prior antecedents in prior works or series; the influences of other artists. I love this kind of talk; we all do it all the time, publicly or privately. Divergent Evolution is an opportunity to share some of that talk.”

The exhibit, featuring artwork by diverse artists throughout the United States, includes one or more artworks from each artist that demonstrate the evolution of their creative process. There will be 44 pieces of work in a variety of visual media including sculpture, installations, photography, printmaking, painting, drawing, and mixed media.

Friday Jan 18th, 7-9PM: SNAP! Off-The-Wall Sale at Arc Gallery

“SNAP!” Bay Area Juried Exhibition & Off-The-Wall Sale

I’m excited to kick off my birthday weekend with this fabulous show opening on Friday, January 18th at 7pm at Arc Gallery in San Francisco. This is a quick turnaround show featuring almost 100 works of art hung salon style. All of the art is priced at $199. Pick your piece & take it home!

WHEN: Friday, January 18th, 7-9PM 
WHERE: Arc Gallery 1246 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
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Holiday Gift Market Dec 1st at Arc Gallery

Please join me for the Holiday Gift Market at Arc Gallery (1246 Folsom Street in San Francisco) on Saturday, December 1st from 12PM-3PM. I will have small works from my new Remnant Series as well as gold leaf and mirror paintings with many works priced under $100.

New small three dimensional painting, acrylic and epoxy resin. Dimensions variable. Starting at $75 each or 2 for $100. Each artwork comes ready to hang.

New small three dimensional painting, acrylic and epoxy resin. Dimensions variable. Starting at $75 each or 2 for $100. Each artwork comes ready to hang.

So Busy, 12 x 12 x 1.5”D” - Acrylic, Gold leaf, wood, mirror tile and epoxy resin on wood panel.

So Busy, 12 x 12 x 1.5”D” - Acrylic, Gold leaf, wood, mirror tile and epoxy resin on wood panel.

Detail of new painting sculpture from Remnant Series. made from leftover acrylic paint scraped from my palette & saved for over ten years.

Detail of new painting sculpture from Remnant Series. made from leftover acrylic paint scraped from my palette & saved for over ten years.

Get a jump-start on your holiday shopping, enjoy meeting local artists & makers, and partake in complimentary holiday snacks & beverages.

- Arc Studio Artists: Amy Ahlstrom, Joshua Coffy, Su Evers, Scott Fin, Dianne Hoffman, J.L. King, Rachel Leibman, Priscilla Otani, Debra Cook Shapiro, Tracy Starr, Denise Tarantino, and Stephen C. Wagner
- Holiday Gift Market guest artists: Mark Dong, Lisa Knoop, Sasha Merritt, Doug Rhodes, Mike Sanchez, Cat Sommer, Kim Uno, Victoria Veedell, and Nikki Vismara

Arc studio artists will have their studios open to all and guest artists will be offering their wares downstairs in the main gallery & project gallery.

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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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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.