Murphy & Cadogan Artist Interview: Manny Robertson

I see that you explore a wide range of mediums, do you have a favorite, or does it depend on the project/idea you might be trying to get across? I’ve never been able to choose a favorite medium, because so …

Tyler Holmes by Angi Ahlers

AH MER AH SU hosts The News, September 6, 2016

On the first Tuesday of each month, SOMArts Cultural Center presents The News, featuring new, queer work by Bay Area artists. The News is a monthly cabaret evening that spotlights 10-minute or less performance pieces, experiments, and works in progress …

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Elvira Dayel in The Ramp Gallery, September 7–October 1, 2016

Born in Ukraine, Elvira Dayel is currently based in San Francisco Bay Area. Dayel is a multi-media artist, who works in series of large abstract works of drawings done in soft/dry pastel on paper, 3D-printed mixed media sculpture, cut-paper abstractions. …

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Alan Khum in The Ramp Gallery, August 9–September 3, 2016

Khum’s art practice highlights the importance of Campodian diaspora through cultural preservation, life experience and family history. As a product of Cambodian refugee parents, he seeks to find interpersonal connections with people who have gone through similar traumatic life events. …

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The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition Opening Reception, September 1, 2016

Opening with a reception and awards ceremony Thursday, September 1, 6:30–9pm, awards at 7:00pm, The San Francisco Foundation & SOMArts Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition surveys new work from the 15 recipients of the competitive Jack K and …

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Calling Artists for Día de los Muertos 2016

Installation by Victor-Mario Zaballa for Today is the Shadow of Tomorrow: Día de los Muertos 2015. Important update: The deadline to submit proposals to participate in Día de los Muertos 2016 has been extended to 5 pm on Monday, August 22. Please …

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YLI 25: Youth Leadership Institute Celebrates 25 Years, September 22, 2016

Join Youth Leadership Institute and 300 of our closest friends as we celebrate 25 years of amplifying youth voice, over 100 policy victories, and the launch of our new Youth Fund. Together, we can invest in cutting edge projects and …

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On the Edge 7, Erotic Photography Exhibition, Feb 10-12

On the Edge 7, Erotic Photography Exhibition, will feature 25 photographers displaying hundreds of erotic photographs from fine art nude to extreme erotica. This annual major group exhibition will be held at SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco on Valentine’s Weekend, …