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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, […]

Upcoming: Charmaine Olivia – “Muses” @ Shooting Gallery

This Saturday (February 9th), Charmaine Olivia will be opening her new show at the Shooting Gallery in San Francisco. Entitled Muses, the exhibition will be a followup to her showing there in 2012 (covered) and will feature oil paintings focused on feminine beauty. The colorful new body of work is more passionate exploration of portraiture than previous shows.  She states – “Each painting was inspired by an image of a woman with a certain look, a soft quality or expression that drew me to her […]

Preview: Ransom & Mitchell – “For Smoke & Mirrors” @ Varnish Fine Art

Tomorrow night (September 8th) in San Francisco, Varnish Fine Art will be hosting For Smoke & Mirrors, the debut exhibition by Ransom & Mitchell. The Bay Area-based duo formed by Jason Mitchell (photographer-director) and Stacy Ransom (set designer and photo-illustrator) will be putting new surreal photographs on display including a series on artist portraits that incorporate their imagery (Greg “Craola” Simkins – seen above, Scott Musgrove, Charmaine Olivia, Alex Pardee, and more). What may be mind-blowing to fans of the work is the fact that oftentimes what they […]

Preview: “Ritual: New Works by Charmaine Olivia” @ Shooting Gallery

This Saturday, January 14th, The Shooting Gallery will be presenting a new body of work from Charmaine Olivia. Ritual will be her first solo show in her hometown and will feature explorations of the female form while touching on themes of magic and earth energies. “The gallery will be transformed into a temple of altars for each of Olivia’s demigods; each surrounded byinstallations magical items, and other smaller artworks that pay homage to the central female.” More in-studio photos by Michael Cuffe (some NSFW) after […]

Openings: Handiedan, Craww, Charmaine Olivia & Tatiana Suarez @ Spoke Art

Last Thursday evening, Spoke Art hosted the opening of an exhibition featuring 4 artists from different parts of the globe: Handiedan (Amsterdam), Craww (UK), Charmaine Olivia (San Francisco) and Tatiana Suarez(New York). Although each of the artists’ techniques and styles vary greatly, it is very interesting to see how they each interpret the common subject matter of the female form. To coincide with the opening of the show, Spoke Art also released a new giclee from each of the artists (which were also on display […]