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Richmond Arts Center Tackles Nature and Culture

Here Is the Sea and Faces Without Noses, a pair of Richmond Art Center exhibitions, examine environmental and aesthetic themes. Nature and culture, again, do their eternal parallel-evolution dance, seen through sociopolitical/informational and aesthetic/poetic filters. It’s style-plus-content art that looks good and is good for us.
April 12, 2019

Artist Susan Brady Lets Chance Guide Her Pursuits

The El Cerrito painter and assemblage artist, who will be part of the Love Our Island Art Walk on April 12 in Alameda, turns to subject matter driven by everyday things: nature, discarded/found items, architecture, and the weather.
April 10, 2019

Hopi Breton Lets Her Sculptures Become Her Voice

The Alameda sculptor is a master manipulator of artistic material.
March 13, 2019

Sculptor Albert Dicruttalo Moves Beyond His Beasley Apprenticeship

The sculptor’s work reflects his interest in industry and nature but is informed in part by the art of his mentor and friend Bruce Beasley.
March 12, 2019

Alison OK Frost Paints Harsh Subjects as Gentle Watercolors

The Oakland artist catches viewers by surprise with her juxtaposition of media and subject matter.
February 07, 2019

Art Connects Cuisine and Culture at Dyafa

Reem Assil invites artist Chris Gazaleh to celebrate food and heritage on canvas at her restaurant Dyafa.
January 15, 2019

Celebrating the History of Contra Costa County’s Jewish Community

‘Pioneers to the Present’ exhibition shares unique stories and hosts special events.
January 14, 2019

Pro Arts Hosts Program to Uplift Sexual Assault Survivors

Choreographies of Disclosure seeks to empower queer and trans people who have experienced sexual violence.
January 11, 2019

Sculptor Andrew Miguel Fuller Creates Figurative and Nonfigurative Art

The Oakland artist takes urban detritus with a former life and makes it something anew through artistic detour.
January 03, 2019

Two Shows Explore Materials, Culture, and Identity

Naturalized American citizen artists show that, in the empire of art, people can have dual loyalties and resolve their cultural differences.
January 03, 2019