April Dawn Alison at the SFMOMA

Private self-portrait Polaroids of April Dawn Alison, an Oakland-based commercial photographer who was known to family, friends, and neighbors as Alan Schaefer. The Polaroids were found after the artist’s death (in 2008) and present a “wide range of feminine archetypes drawn from advertising, motion pictures, and fetish and pornographic imagery, revealing a rich inner life Read more…

LINDA GASS: AND THEN THIS HAPPENED…

“Bay Area multimedia artist Linda Gass creates stitched paintings and works in glass to question the relationship between humans and their environment. Informed and inspired by her extensive research on the impact of changing waterways, sea-level rise, fire and drought in California and the American West, Gass’s work uses beauty to shed light on difficult Read more…

Girl Gang Craft – Holiday Market

Girl Gang Craft – Holiday Market is coming to the Bay Area, Oakland. “Art, ceramics, jewelry, apparel, DJ, and bar!” Click here for more info.

Cafe Alma Holiday Soiree and Pop Up Shop

Celebrate the opening of Cafe Alma at this family friendly holiday event featuring pop-up artists and vendors. Explore hand made gifts including bath and body, food and wine, clothing and accessories and artistic treasures. Magician Kenny Spade will keep the kids entertained and local artist Jiajia Chen will create beautiful bespoke portraits for all who Read more…

Native Art Market 2019

More than 30 Native artists will present their unique work at the annual Native Art Market. Silver and semiprecious jewelry, ceramics, fine apparel, handwoven baskets, traditional beadwork, dolls, paintings, prints, and sculptures made by the finest native artists. Click here for more info.