Author Archives: Sarah Pritchard

Visions into Infinite Archives

Proposals for the SOMArts Curatorial Residency due October 26

SOMArts Curatorial Residency Program is a unique opportunity for emerging artists and curators to execute their bold vision for our Main Gallery space. The support provided by the Curatorial Residency enables artists to continue their professional development, form new creative partnerships, and …

Day of the Dead 2016 photo

A Promise Not to Forget: Día de los Muertos 2016 Interactive Drawing Circle, October 21, 6:30–9:00 pm

Now in its 17th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers one of the most internationally diverse Día de los Muertos celebrations in the United States. Merging traditional Mexican altars with contemporary art installations, …

Day of the Dead 2016 opening reception

A Promise Not to Forget: Día de los Muertos 2016 Exhibition Unveiling, October 7

Now in its 17th year, the annual Day of the Dead exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center offers one of the most internationally diverse Día de los Muertos celebrations in the United States. Merging traditional Mexican altars with contemporary art installations, …

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The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, September 1–24, 2016

The San Francisco Foundation and SOMArts Cultural Center present The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, a focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual arts, September 1–24, 2016. The exhibition showcases 15 promising visual artists …

Gabrielle Hill

Murphy & Cadogan Artist Interview: Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill

“A bitch always smokes,” 2016. Gabrielle L’Hirondelle Hill. Photo by Kelly Wu. You say in your artist statement that you’re interested in exploring the histories embedded in objects. Have you done similar creative investigations of other objects, or are tobacco …

"FRUIT Spring 2016" by Andrew Wilson

Murphy & Cadogan Artist Interview: Andrew Wilson

“FRUIT Spring 2016″ by Andrew Wilson In your artist statement, you talk about how different mediums help to tell different parts of the story in your work. Can you say more about how you learned to use each medium to …

Hadley Radt

Murphy & Cadogan Artist Interview: Hadley Radt

You say your work is strategic and systematic. Does this mean that you come up with a logic and method to your patterns before you start working? Or do the logic/methods develop during the process, and you can never be quite sure …

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Makers, Music & Mimosas 2016

Please note: this event is SOLD OUT! If you’d like to attend, please sign up for the waitlist on Eventbrite and we will notify you if a spot becomes available on a first-come, first-served basis. We will also maintain the waitlist at the …