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The Printing Press Is Hot in Oakland

Nondigital printing finds popularity in Oakland rooted in a Mills College book art program that may fall by the wayside.

Steven Chabre Paints Genial Monsters

An Alameda artist turns to the subjects of his subconscious to star in his works.

Nancy Seamons Crookston Puts Color First

An Alameda oil portraitist picks her palette before her subject.

Artist Joshua Mays Tells Stories in Murals

An East Oakland artist lays the groundwork for myths and the future with murals as his canvases for storytelling throughout the city.

Hustling to be a Maker

The day-to-day grind of being a full-time maker involves wearing many different hats and constantly evolving and changing your work: Getting comfortable is your worse enemy.

Maurice Ramirez Keeps Rocking in Photos

A former rock-and-roll music photographer switches gears, aiming his camera at brides, everyday folks, corporate giants, and commercial clients.

Krowswork Becomes Artists Lab

Founder Jasmine Moorhead brings an artist in residency program to her gallery, turning an Oakland pioneer in experimental contemporary photograph, video, and installation into a projects space with working artists in charge during their tenure.

2015 Fall Arts Preview

Circle the dates for the East Bay’s most enticing art shows, dance performances, film festivals, lit events, and musical gigs.

Richmond Art Center Curator Jan Wurm Talks Art Shop

Even though the Richmond gem has been around for almost 80 years, it doesn’t get the credit or respect it deserves. Meet the newest director of exhibitions and curator of the art, Jan Wurm.

Phil Hargrave is Sprouting Knives and Catching Fire

The artist wants humans to repent, for the end is nigh.