Author Archives: Carolina Quintanilla

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Dom Empire in The Ramp Gallery, July 14–August 6, 2016

Blackbird is the visual story that accompanies the coming musical story of the same name. It is the story of self-mastery, the journey of becoming one’s highest self through recognition of potential, through the emotional work it takes to transform, …

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Katie Dorame in The Ramp Gallery, April 19–May 14, 2016

This work reconfigures history by blending the troubled legacy of colonialism with Hollywood revealing how fiction, fantasy and horror have shaped American culture. In Dorame’s narrative paintings and drawings, characters and storylines are inspired by history books, anthropological field notes, …

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Emma Brown in The Ramp Gallery, June 14–July 9, 2016

If her first camera was her eyes, Emma’s second camera was a big old digital camera with its batteries held in by black mechanical tape, which arrived about seven or eight years after her first one. Since then, there have …

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Solis and Eddie Valentine in The Ramp Gallery, May 17–June 11, 2016

Solis collaborates with Eddie Valentine in his latest exhibition, New Religion. This show harkens back to a San Francisco that existed before the most recent tech boom. Inspired by the magical place of San Francisco that he describes as “a garden on an …

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Dan Fenstermacher in The Ramp Gallery, March 22–April 16, 2016

These portraits illustrate unique, personas of individuals living with a diagnosed mental illness. They convey an authentic and genuine perspective of their lives to viewers. The purpose of this work is to inspire hope that one is not defined by …

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Sandra M. Ramirez Velez in The Ramp Gallery, January 10–February 11, 2017

Sandra’s art strives to bring forth positive images of queer and trans* people of color (QTPOC) in their daily lives and to demonstrate their extraordinary beauty, resilience, and strength; her photography serves to contradict stereotypes and dominant narratives of what …

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Timeless Motion, Panel Discussion, March 9

As part of public programming accompanying the group exhibition, Timeless Motion presents a panel discussion on Wednesday, March 9, 6–9pm. Film artists, scholars and curators who have been key participants in the Bay Area underground cinema will speak to the history of Bay Area …

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Izza Anwar in The Ramp Gallery , January 20–February 20, 2016

The Ramp Gallery features a curatorial project by Izza Anwar in collaboration with Jason Wyman titled Belonging in Transition, Part Two. Below, Izza shares her poetic curatorial statement and biographical response to the question “Where do you belong”? About the Exhibition …