Author Archives: Carolina Quintanilla

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Artist Interview: Postcommodity Collective

Place seems to be an important theme in your video installation “Gallup Motel Butchering.” Can you explain what you mean by “non-place” in the context of your work? Cristóbal Martinez: A non-place is a phenomenon of the built environment in the context …

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Artist Interview: Natalie Ball

This piece carries collective tribal history and individual experiences from the 1800′s to current day. How did this influence your creative process? “Circa Indian” is my first installation and my first attempt at meshing historical narratives with counter memory, a …

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Maegan Wynn in the Ramp Gallery, November 30–December 12, 2015

What is it that moves you?  Could it be a single identifiable moment that sets one into motion? Is it a multidimensional sum of experiences that brings a person to one place over another? Or is it subtle, an inexplicable …

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A Place of Her Own, Artist-led Tour

Hear from exhibiting artists about their personal journeys and arts-based healing process behind the 30+ artworks and large-scale installations featured in A Place of Her Own, on view with free gallery hours until December 10, 2015. The artist-led tour is free to attend, Sunday, December 6, 1pm–4pm.

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The Tiny Painting Collective in The Ramp Gallery, November 3–November 24, 2015

The Tiny Painting Collective was started in 2014 by four San Francisco artists Susan Mullaney, Amy Harcourt, Lalit Nadkarni and Susanne Friedrich, who got together to create small paintings on wood blocks ranging from 1 x 1 in. to 8 …

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Artist Interview: Susan Almazol

Can you explain the title, “Saying Yes,” as it relates to your work? “Saying Yes” means being receptive to and curious about anything that can happen when one gets older. I have learned to accept with the same welcoming attitude …

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Artist Interview: Laura Ming Wong

Your photography depicts the comfort of a bed surrounded by the outdoors. What does the contrast of furniture and the outdoors symbolize to you? People I’ve interacted with professionally and personally have told me that I’m guarded to the point …

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Artist Interview: Natalie Sacramento

What was your process like in selecting the found objects that make up your work? As a “non-artist” entering the A Place of Her Own Residency in the Fall of 2014, the thought of making art was a daunting one. …