Author Archives: Carolina Quintanilla

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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 …

Susan Almazol working on My Body- Aging as Art_2015_photo by Reiko Fujii

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. …

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A Place of Her Own, Opening Reception, Nov 19

In an exhibition rooted in arts-based healing & transformation, women artists respond to the question, “If you had a place of your own, what would it be?” Free opening reception, 6–9pm.

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Jennifer Lugris in the Ramp Gallery, October 1–November 1, 2015

California contains the largest amount of death row inmates (over 750) in the United States. The majority are housed at San Quentin State Prison in Marin County, just a few miles from San Francisco. During the Day of the Dead, …

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Artist Interview: Elizabeth “Oscar” Maynard

Behind your work are emotions of outrage, fear, and visibility. What did your process look like to create this alter? Did it differ from your usual process? My process of creating this paper-cut is intrinsically tied up in being a …