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Sandra M. Ramirez Velez in The Ramp Gallery, January 10–February 11, 2017

Sandra’s art strives to bring forth positive images of queer and trans* people of color (QTPOC) in their daily lives and to demonstrate their extraordinary beauty, resilience, and strength; her photography serves to contradict stereotypes and dominant narratives of what …

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Visions into Infinite Archives: Creative Response Roundup

Sarah Biscarra-Dilley’s šup, šup, šup, šup, šup (land, ground, year, dirt) Artists in Residence at Destiny Arts Center visited the SOMArts’ exhibition Visions into Infinite Archives exhibition to add their voices to the archive through creative responses. Below you can find links to …

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Timeless Motion, Panel Discussion, March 9

As part of public programming accompanying the group exhibition, Timeless Motion presents a panel discussion on Wednesday, March 9, 6–9pm. Film artists, scholars and curators who have been key participants in the Bay Area underground cinema will speak to the history of Bay Area …

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Nima Shiraz Fashion Show to Benefit Global Fund for Women

You are cordially invited to an evening of gourmet food, scrumptious cocktails and high-end fashion at San Francisco’s beloved cultural center, SOMArts. Be the first to preview the Nima Shiraz Fall Winter 2016 Ready to Wear and Couture collection, featuring …

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Izza Anwar in The Ramp Gallery , January 20–February 20, 2016

The Ramp Gallery features a curatorial project by Izza Anwar in collaboration with Jason Wyman titled Belonging in Transition, Part Two. Below, Izza shares her poetic curatorial statement and biographical response to the question “Where do you belong”? About the Exhibition …

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Calling Artists for Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party 2016

  SOMArts Cultural Center seeks “code breaking” artists to exhibit in one-night-only exhibition, Night Light: Multimedia Garden Party, on Saturday, July 23, 2016, 8:30 pm–midnight. Now entering its sixth year, Night Light blankets SOMArts indoors and out in luminous art installations, including audiovisual performances, performative …

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Meike Christine Gugel in the Ramp Gallery, February 23 – March 19, 2016

Pacific reflections is an intimate statement about the artist’s relationship with water, climate change and neuroscience. Photographer Meike Christine Gugel invites the viewer onto a contemplative journey. As an admirer of nature, she learned to swim when she was only …

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ArtSpan Artist Workshop: Taxes for Artists, February 16

Get organized for tax season. Gary Bishop of niceRecords demystifies what tax prep looks like with a special insight into the needs of individual artists. Topics to be covered include organizing expenses, tracking information, using available tax and finance resources, …