Author Archives: Carolina Quintanilla

Thalia Gochez in The Ramp Gallery, June 26–July 31

Hermanas de Sangre explores the sacred and intimate moments of Chiyó and Naomi’s childhood growing up in the Mission district of San Francisco. It showcases not only the deep love and emotional tie they have with each other but with …

Chris Watts in the Ramp Gallery, May 29–June 26, 2018

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. -George Bernard Shaw Play keeps us vital and alive. It gives us an enthusiasm for life that is irreplaceable. Without it, life just doesn’t taste …

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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 …