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Previews: Third Annual “Supersonic Invitational” @ Spoke Art

Is it that time already? Curator Zach Tutor from the highly addictive and widely read Supersonic Electronic blog has assembled another great line-up of new-contemporary artists for his Third Annual Supersonic Invitational. Boasting an ever growing line up each year, the annual show contains a diverse mix of 41 artists for 2014. Brett Amory, Glenn Arthur, Tom Bagshaw, Oliver Barrett, David Bray, Hsiao Ron Cheng, Dan Christofferson, Kristina Collantes, Seamus Conley, Sam Wolfe Connelly, Jason Edmiston, Jeremy Enecio, Cam Floyd, Ken Garduno, Stella Im Hultberg, […]
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Openings: “Wider than a postcard” & olive47 – “bonita bonita” @ Breeze Block Gallery

Breeze Block Gallery opened their huge group show Wider than a postcard (previewed) alongside the first solo show in their new gallery 2 space – olive47’s bonita bonita (featured) a couple of weeks back to a packed Portland crowd. Over 400 individual works went into the postcard show with 200 artists providing postcard sized works. The work was hung on the walls in grids of 24 cards, each echoing the aspect ratio of the individual works themselves as each work was 6×4 inches. The variance of work encompassed photography […]
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Previews: “Wider than a postcard” @ Breeze Block Gallery

On the back of his Space//Form group exhibition last year (covered), Arrested Motion’s Sven Davis is working with Breeze Block Gallery in Portland again on another huge group event entitled Wider than a postcard. With over 200 artists and 400 individual works, this exhibition looks to be both bigger than the previous event and also smaller at the same time as all of the artworks are postcard sized at 6×4 inches. Each artist is either making work on a found / owned postcard and adapting / adding […]
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Openings: “Oakland NOW” @ Spoke Art (Oakland)

San Francisco’s Spoke Art Gallery recently teamed with East Bay Express, fiftyseven-thirtythree and the city of Oakland to set up an exhibition that opened in conjunction with the 12th Annual Art and Soul Festival. The show features a wide selection of East Bay artists and was hosted at a pop up gallery space in downtown Oakland that was the previous home of a Far East National Bank branch. The show includes original artwork from Brendan Monroe (shown above), Lucien Shapiro (just below), Deth P. Sun, Aaron […]

Preview: “Femme Fatale” @ Cella Gallery

On February 25th, Cella Gallery will present a group exhibition curated by Nicole Bruckman & Stephanie Chefas entitled Femme Fatale. Thematically, the show features work inspired by the female form including work from artists like Aaron Nagel, Aunia Kahn, Casey Weldon, Cate Rangel, Chris Peters, Christopher Umana, Chrystal Chan, Dave MacDowell, Jeff Ramirez, Jessica Ward, Ken Garduno, Korin Faught, Linnea Strid, Paul Chatem, Sarah Folkman, Stella Im Hultberg, and more. A couple more preview images after the jump…
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Openings: Aaron Nagel, Jeff Ramirez, and Jennifer Nehrbass @ Thinkspace

A couple weeks ago, the Thinkspace Gallery hosted a trio of artists known for their realistic renderings and a new perspective on portraiture. Aaron Nagel brought his edgy nudes, Jeff Ramirez presented some paintings from unique angles as well as some masked characters, and Jennifer Nehrbass contributed some of her narrative-based works. Take a look at a photo set from Carlos Gonzalez after the jump…
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Openings: Aaron Nagel – “A Thin Line” @ Shooting Gallery

Saturday night in San Francisco, the Shooting Gallery hosted a new collection of paintings from Aaron Nagel. It has been over a year since Nagel’s photorealistic renderings have graced the walls of the Tenderloin district showspace, and he returns with A Thin Line, a classical study on the beauty of the female form with a contemporary twist. More photos, some NSFW, after the jump courtesy of Berlin Tomas.
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Openings: “The New Realism” @ Thinkspace Art Gallery

Last Saturday night, the Thinkspace Gallery in Culver City opened a new show featuring some of their young artists, particularly those whose work involved elements of photo-realism. For “The New Realism”, Aaron Nagel, Jeff Ramirez, Jennifer Nehrbass, Linnea Strid, Nathan DeYoung and Pakayla Rae Biehn each put forth their vision of the human form but with their unique twists. More photos after the jump…
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Preview: “New Realism” @ Thinkspace Gallery

Thinkspace Gallery will be opening a new group exhibition this Saturday night, December 11th, highlighting some of their artists whose work utilize elements of  photorealism. “New Realism” will include pieces from Aaron Nagel, Jeff Ramirez, Jennifer Nehrbass, Linnea Strid, Nathan DeYoung and Pakayla Rae Biehn. In addition, Germany based artist Moki will be showing some of her new paintings, entitled “Patchwork”, in the project room. More preview images after the jump…
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Openings: “A Decade With No Name” @ Best of the East Bay Party, Oakland

One thing about Oakland, it’s a city that represents to the fullest.  Want evidence of that?  Just look at this show.  Curated by a name you all should be familiar with, none other than Ken Harman, this is a show that celebrates and showcases artists from Oakland, Berkeley, and the greater East Bay area.  They include the well-known, the emerging, and the soon-to-be stars.  These include Monica Canilao, Skinner, Alex Pardee, Eddie Colla, and Mike Shine, just to name a few. The exhibition can be […]
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