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November 2022

First Friday Reception for: The Mixed Media Art of Murray S. Nelson

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art@Archer, 431 13th Street
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
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Free

Local artist, Murray Nelson, engages our senses in any number of ways:  wood burning, collage, photography, painting.  Join us on November 4th to talk with Murray and to see his work.  Refreshments will be served. The exhibition will be on display through the end of November.  You don't want to miss it.

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Reception for Warm Glass Artists

November 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Manna Gallery, 473 25th St.
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Manna Gallery cordially invites the public to a reception for "Warm Glass" artists Sylvia Chesson, Mark Goudy, Mark Lightfoot, Bruce Pizzichillo and Mark Schatz. The reception takes place Saturday, November 5, from 2 to 4pm.  The artists will be present to discuss their work and greet gallery visitors.  Light refreshments will be served.

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MAST YEAR-DREAM FARM COMMONS

November 7

In a residency and exhibition at Dream Farm Commons Alicia Escott has built a detailed and immersive sculptural installation using the visuality of natural materials and the metaphor of California Oaks as abundant community builders and partners in biologic transformation. Seeking reciprocity, and asking consent to collaborate with the tree ( not a simple task!) has been the basis for an installation: a space that people can walk through, immerse in entangled drawings, sculptures, found materials from California burn sites, consent-asking videos, found pieces of…

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Artist talk: Diane Williams & Maryann Steinert-Foley

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Gearbox Gallery, 770 West Grand Avenue
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Free

Diane Williams’ paintings and Maryann Steinert-Foley's sculptures parallel one another in the way they interpret the contradictory terms of abstraction, realism, and myth. The Realm of Possibility begins with the artist staring at a blank canvas or a raw lump of clay and extends to the viewer when the piece is complete. Whether abstraction or realism, paint or clay, the work must include the audience. Standing with the work one may feel empowered by the energy and grace of a…

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Opening Reception – M. Mark Bauer: Painting Out of a Corner

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Transmission Gallery, 770 West Grand Ave., Suite A
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Free

All are welcome to join us for the Opening Reception, Saturday, November 12th from 1-4 pm. See the work, greet the artists, enjoy the light refreshments out on our deck (weather permitting). The event is free and open to the public with free street parking nearby. Transmission Gallery Oakland presents Painting Out of a Corner, a solo exhibition of M. Mark Bauer's colorful, intricate and fantastical paintings. ​Contemplating the absurdities of our destructive interactions with environment and each other, Bauer deals…

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Opening Reception – Jon Kerpel: EARTH GEMS

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Transmission Gallery, 770 West Grand Ave., Suite A
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Free

All are welcome to join us for the Opening Reception, Saturday, November 12th from 1-4 pm. See the work, greet the artists, enjoy the light refreshments out on our deck (weather permitting). The event is free and open to the public with free street parking nearby. Transmission Gallery presents Jon Kerpel 's Earth Gems in our small space gallery. Recognizing the vital importance of diversity of species as an indicator of the health of our natural world, Kerpel's sense of…

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MAST YEAR-DREAM FARM COMMONS

November 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In a residency and exhibition at Dream Farm Commons Alicia Escott has built a detailed and immersive sculptural installation using the visuality of natural materials and the metaphor of California Oaks as abundant community builders and partners in biologic transformation. Seeking reciprocity, and asking consent to collaborate with the tree ( not a simple task!) has been the basis for an installation: a space that people can walk through, immerse in entangled drawings, sculptures, found materials from California burn sites, consent-asking videos, found pieces of…

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BESSMA KHALAF ARTIST LECTURE – MILLS COLLEGE ART MUSEUM

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mills College Art Museum, 5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613 United States
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Free

An artist lecture from esteemed Oakland-based artist Bessma Khalaf (b.1978, Baghdad, Iraq) whose video work is featured in MCAM’s fall exhibition Shifting Terrains. Khalaf employs processes of degradation (burning, smashing, shattering, melting, defacing, eating, regurgitating) to her work in photography, video, sculpture, and performance to explore the boundaries of landscape, place, and image. Arrive early to see Bessma's work on view at MCAM!

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Oakland Walking Mural Tour

November 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$15 – $25

Looking for a family-friendly event to kick off your holidays? Join Oakland Art Murmur and Bay Area Mural Program for their walking mural tour. Bring friends, family, co-workers, and yourself to this fun Oakland-centric event! The walking art tour that will introduce you to 10+ murals along the Broadway corridor in Oakland. You’ll learn about the inspiration and process of creating some of the murals that make up Oakland's outdoor art gallery! The group will meet at The Hive at…

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CHAVES SMITH – ARTIST TALK – SLATE CONTEMPORARY

November 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Slate Contemporary Gallery, 473 25th Street
Oakland, 94612 United States
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Join us for an artist talk with Chaves Smith this Saturday at 4pm. The talk will be moderated by Oakland based artist and muralist, David Polka. The artists will discuss the process and stories behind the work in Chaves' solo exhibition titled, Enough. This will be an opportunity for audience members to take a deep dive into the paintings in this show, learning more about the figures, symbols, and personal histories that are woven throughout his work. There will be Q&A session following…

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