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September 2021

TABITHA SOREN: SURFACE TENSION EXHIBITION – MILLS COLLEGE ART MUSEUM

September 18 - December 12
Mills College Art Museum, 5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613 United States
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Featuring photographs by Bay Area artist Tabitha Soren, Surface Tension explores the intersection of everyday technology with culture, politics, and human contact. Using an 8x10 large-format camera, Soren shoots iPad screens under raking light to reveal the tactile trail we leave behind. The images beneath are a compendium of private and public experiences, from a young child blowing a kiss goodnight to her mother, to the protests that followed the fatal 2014 shooting by police of Michael Brown in Ferguson,…

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From the Collection of Althaea Langston

September 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am - February 28, 2022 @ 4:00 pm
[email protected], 431 13th Street
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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Althaea Langston (also known as Greg's mom) has been a Bay Area Resident for over 20 years.  Her love of art, however, extends over a lifetime. Art in its many forms has inspired Althaea throughout her life.  She has collected oils, acrylics, watercolors, and photography, as well as sculpture, weaving and ceramics.  To her, art is part of everyday existence. After a lifetime of collecting, she has decided to divest herself of some of her immense collection.  Art has given…

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October 2021

A SONG FOR WATER | ALEXANDER KORI GIRARD SOLO EXHIBITION – JOHANSSON PROJECTS

October 1 - December 30
Johansson Projects, 2300 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Johansson Projects presents A Song for Water, a solo exhibition by Alexander Kori Girard. This exhibition consists of new paintings on panel, canvas, and works on paper that encapsulate Girard’s exploration of imaginative landscapes and spiritual animations. This most recent body of work – as well as the exhibition title, A Song for Water, speaks to Girard’s conscientious practice which dances at the intersection of personal past and collective history, navigating our multi-layered experiences with the environment and others. See venue for…

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EXCUSE ME, HIGHLIGHTS – VESSEL GALLERY SATELLITE

October 1 @ 10:00 am - December 18 @ 5:00 pm
Vessel Satellite at The Alice Collective, 272 14th St
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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In addition to COVID, AAPI communities now must reconcile injustices of distant and recent past, such as the six Asian women massacred in Atlanta, physical attacks on our most vulnerable elders, racial slurs and threats in communities worldwide; the traumatic events are too long to list. Grief, realization, reflection; our communities are sorting through emotions and losses. "Excuse Me - Highlights" continues to shine a light on this group of AAPI artists and make their work visible.  While we work…

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November 2021

Silver Peak: Rachelle Reichert – Local Language

November 5 @ 1:00 pm - December 18 @ 5:00 pm
Local Language, 477 25th Street
Oakland, CA Oakland, CA, 94612 United States
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Local Language is pleased to present Silver Peak, a new exhibition by Artist in Residence Rachelle Reichert. Over the course of her residency at Local Language, Rachelle Reichert created artworks using satellite images of the Clayton Valley, Nevada, the site of the only active lithium salt ponds in the United States.  Over 150 years ago, the Clayton Valley, sacred to the Shoshone tribe, was colonized by white settlers seeking silver, salt, and gold. When lithium was found near the town…

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10th Anniversary Holiday Show

November 13 @ 12:00 pm - December 18 @ 5:00 pm
Manna Gallery, 473 25th St.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Partners Mark Lightfoot, Elaine Maute` and Dan Weber are celebrating Manna Gallery’s 10thanniversary this year.   We are ending the year with a holiday show featuring an eclectic selection of paintings, prints, sculptures and drawings by gallery artists we have exhibited over the years.   Mark, Elaine and Dan welcome you to stop by, enjoy the show and select a special artwork for yourself, a family member or friend. All works are priced under $500 and are intimately scaled to fit into…

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So Much Was Lost

November 18 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
Gearbox Gallery, 770 West Grand Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Immersive Installation: Photographic Prints with Augmented Reality Experience November 18 - December 31 Please join us for the Opening Reception Saturday, December 4th from 1-4 pm. So Much Was Lost is a special installation by Victoria Mara Heilweil in the Inner Room at GearBox Gallery: In a society obsessed with wealth and fame, embracing the ordinary is a political act. I am taking a walk when I see something that speaks to me, and asks to be photographed. Slowing down, I take…

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Reflections: Jane B Grimm & Rachel Major — GearBox Gallery — November 18 – December 31

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
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Artists' Reception Saturday, December 4, 2021
Gearbox Gallery, 770 West Grand Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Artists’ Reception Saturday December 4, 1 - 4 pm770 West Grand Ave, Oakland CAContact: [email protected](510) 271-0822Gallery Hours: Thursdays -Saturdays, 12 – 5 pm GearBox Gallery is pleased to present Reflections, an exhibition of ceramics by Jane B Grimm and paintings by Rachel Major. Repetition and abstraction bring these two Bay Area artists into formal dialogue. Grimm pushes the material possibilities of clay to build sinuous reliefs and textured forms inspired by plants, invertebrate sea life and music. Major addresses the…

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December 2021

Steve Briscoe: Processors, Barriers and Implements

December 2, 2021 - January 22, 2022
Transmission Gallery, 770 West Grand Ave., Suite A
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Join us for the Opening Reception: Saturday, December 4th from 1-pm Produced primarily during the last two years of chaos and upheaval, Steve Briscoe‘s recent works offer a response, a stand in for the body/brain negotiating this new and shifting social, physical, and political territory. Mysterious, yet approachable, these objects speak to the hidden and oblique mechanisms that maintain balance, coerce cooperation, or initiate action in the face of distress. More about Steve Briscoe: Processors, Barriers and Implements

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Slow Fuse

December 4, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - January 2, 2022 @ 10:00 pm
Uma Gallery, 3630 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94609 United States
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UMA Gallery is excited to present Paulette Traverso's "Slow Fuse" in the small chapel. Be prepared to step into another world as Paulete creations are an intimate extension of a story from lost time, tempted into a new existence today. ​ For Paulette, creating is as necessary as breath. Daily art practice is essential. Her inspirations are nature, literature, history, music, science and art. Especially from earlier centuries where technology as we know it was nonexistent. The making of illuminated…

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