Author Archives: Carolina Quintanilla

Jess Wu in The Ramp Gallery, April 24–May 29

EVERYBODY SK8s is a series of original illustrated portraits and interviews featuring skateboarders of all abilities who identify as femmes of color, and non-binary people of color. These simple black and white illustrations, along with mini interviews come from the …

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SoMapagmahal in The Ramp Gallery, March 20–April 24

SoMapagmahal presents Brown Joy, showcasing the collective cultural memories and daily experiences of Filipinx/Filipinx American youth in the South of Market. By learning how to use a 35 mm film camera, participating students explored the ways art can humanize marginalized …

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Rahmat A. Balogun in The Ramp Gallery, February 6–March 20, 2018

The Color Within is an exhibit by Bay Area-based artist Rahmat Balogun, which explores the theme of self-expression. The pieces displayed in this collection were created after she moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in mid-2015. Each piece is …

Andrea Nicolette Gonzales in The Ramp Gallery, January 6–February 6, 2018

Marked explores the current work of Bay Area artist and educator Andrea Nicolette Gonzales. Andrea paints on the human body and then photographs the performance. Along with painting models she also paints herself in various performances that are documented through photography.  In the piece …

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Ozi Magaña in The Ramp Gallery, December 5–22, 2018

Ozi Magaña presents P.U.G., a body of work that shows an alternate reality where superheroes have become pug versions of themselves. As goofy as an idea as that may seem, what would superheroes be if there wasn’t a little bit …

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Jenifer K Wofford in The Ramp Gallery October 6–November 9, 2017

Jenifer K Wofford will be showcasing a series of prints in The Ramp Gallery as part of Remembrance and Resistance: Dia de los Muertos. Now in its 18th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers …

Open Calls for SOMArts Curatorial Residencies, 2018–2019 Season

SOMArts Curatorial Residency is a unique opportunity for emerging curators and artists to gain mentorship and production assistance to execute a large scale exhibition in our 31,000 square foot gallery. Three residencies are awarded each season and are designed to …

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Francis Calimlim in The Ramp Gallery, September 5–October 1, 2017

Re-Turn is a series that consists of two separate projects, Balik and Isalate, which both document isolated subjects. The two larger prints feature moments of a performance piece titled Balik, which translates to “return”, where the artist tied together and …