3 SOLO EXHIBITIONS
October 23 @ 12:00 pm - November 28 @ 6:00 pmFree
Mercury 20 is pleased to present Tara Esperanza's first solo show at the gallery, I SEE YOU, an exhibit of large paintings of succulents with a new perspective.
Andrea Brewster's work is often comprised of otherworldly, organic, abstractions, which reference biological life and natural processes. She is particularly intrigued by the mathematical order underlying growth patterns and often utilizes similar algorithmic systems of repetition.
Artist Name: FERNANDO REYES, Andrea BREWSTER and TARA ESPERANZA
About Artist: ANDREA BREWSTER graduated cum laude with a BA in Sculpture from Pomona College, Claremont, CA and obtained her MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in New Genres. In 1993 she received a National Endowment for the Arts grant for Works on Paper. TARA ESPERANZA earned a BFA in Painting and graduated cum laude from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She has exhibited her paintings in galleries throughout the Bay Area, including Orangeland Gallery in San Francico, Sanchez Contemporary Gallery in Oakland, and Marin Society of Artists in San Rafael, as well as Sturt Haaga Gallery in Los Angeles, and the Museum of Northern California Art in Chico. Art is a second career for FERNANDO REYES who spent 17 years in banking in San Francisco. He began as a self- taught artist, then decided to seek formal art education at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago graduating with a BFA in 1997. He then returned to the Bay Area and has lived in Oakland since 1998. Fernando's studio is located in the Jingletown neighborhood in Oakland at Ford Street Studios.