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Categories: Artwork, creativity, News | Comments Off on After Oakland Ghost Ship Fire, Cities Need Solutions To Cultural Witch Hunt

The recent Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire here in Oakland, CA. has ignited a Witch Hunt by city officials across the country from Oakland, Richmond, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, Nashville, Philadelphia, Baltimore to New York and counting. Unfortunately for hundreds of artists this tragedy is being used as an excuse for city officials, in an attempt to save […]

Categories: Artwork, creativity, Events, Reviews | Comments Off on Common Ground – Group Show at Gray Loft Gallery
Philip Dow © 2015

Second Fridays Art Murmur @ Gray Loft Gallery in Oakland yesterday was a wonderful surprise. The current show is a group show that includes Larry Davidson, Philip Dow, Katie Hawkinson, Joe Slusky, Jon Wessel, and Hadley Williams. A great selection of artists who are all in tune creatively. I was particularly drawn to the work of Hadley […]

Categories: Artwork, creativity, Events, News | Comments Off on Free Speech Retrospect: Don’t Draw That réspondez s’il vous plait

It has been a while since I posted. I have been occupied with completing art works for a display at Art Basel , follow up show at AutoBody Fine Art, and a movie project. My first show in 2015 is participation in a group show at Works/San Jose, a community art center in downtown San […]

Categories: Artwork, creativity, Events, Reviews | Comments Off on Art Review: Derek Van Beers @ Roscoe Ceramic Gallery
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Oakland’s art scene is booming. The First Friday event is fun but definitely more of an overcrowded night on the town. It’s quite difficult to maneuver and see the various galleries. Fortunately we have Third Thursdays which is my choice for gallery hopping. This month artist Derik Van Beers has a couple of works at Roscoe Ceramic […]

Categories: Artwork, Events, News, Reviews | Comments Off on Review: Art Hazelwood and William Wolf @ ArtZone 461 Gallery
Steven Lopez and Eric Koehler at ArtZone 461 Gallery : Art Hazelwood and William Wolf Print show

San Francisco, CA. – Up now at ArtZone 461 Gallery March 1 – April 6, 2014 is a two man show of printmakers Art Hazelwood and William Wolf. This show is produced in conjunction with the SGC International 42nd Annual Conference in San Francisco. ArtZone is the host gallery. Both Artists have incredible artistic vision […]

Categories: Artwork, business, creativity, Marketing | Comments Off on Fine Art: Sell it but never do this!

This post is for the young uninitiated artist. Don’t ever (ever) place a sign on your art that says: Clearance. This is tantamount to placing a sign that says: Garbage. Admittedly the panels in this picture, with what seems to be acrylic paint smeared on them, can be debated as to whether they are Art […]

Categories: Artwork, Events, News, Reviews | Comments Off on Aqua Art Miami 2012

This year my work was displayed at Aqua Art Miami during Art Basel through Jacqueline Cooper Fine Art. Aqua Art has been operating during Art Basel Miami as a satellite show for 8 years and has developed a solid following as well as a reputation for displaying great art from West Coast galleries with a […]

Categories: Artwork, Events, News | Comments Off on Upcoming Artist’s Reception at Sun Gallery
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I have 5 paintings in the Group Show: El Color de la Cultura at Sun Gallery. Please Join me at the Artist’s Reception: Saturday November 5th, 3pm – 7pm Sun Gallery 1015 “E” Street Hayward, CA 94541

Categories: Artwork, Events, News | Comments Off on Oakland Underground Film Festival
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This September 22-24th is the Third Annual Oakland Underground Film Festival. Live music, DJs, Taco Trucks, Beer a true Oakland style event. Opening Party: September 22 @ 10pm Closing Night Party September 24th All Shows $10 Located at: Grand Street Tavern 3200 Grand Avenue Oakland, CA 94610 510-452-3556 Check out there Website for details Oakland […]