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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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ArtAuction16: Transforming Art Into Action, September 15, 2016

The Coalition on Homelessness is pleased to invite you to Art Auction 16, Transforming Art into Action // Right to a Roof. The auction showcases the work of over 150 Bay Area artists in a show benefiting the work we do …

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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 …

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 …