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Art Curatorial Practice

Surface Tension: Joseph Liatela

Absolutely honored to be curating the work of Bay Area-based artist, Joseph Liatela. Below, you will find the curatorial statement and information about the artist. The Center for Sex & Culture will open a solo exhibition, featuring the work of Bay Area-based artist Joseph Liatela curated by Dorothy R. Santos on January 12, 2018 and […]

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Art Culture Criticism Curatorial Practice Observations

American Gun Show featured in KQED’s Fall Arts Preview 2015

“Liberator by Cody Wilson, printed by James Morgan.” medium: 3d print ABS, 2013 (Photo courtesy of the artist.) Cherri Lakey for KQED writes, “Curators James Morgan and Dorothy Santos have put together an impressive exhibition of 22 artists from the U.S. and abroad to visually weigh in on the hot button topic of guns and […]

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Art and Technology Culture Criticism Curatorial Practice Observations

Event ~ Strategies for Survival: Discussions on Artist’s Space in the Bay Area at The Wattis Institute

On Saturday, May 10th from 2-4 pm at The Wattis Institute located at 360 Kansas Street (San Francisco, CA), I will be presenting at Strategies for Survival: Discussions on Artist’s Space in the Bay Area. The event brings together local artists, arts workers, and attending audience members and welcomes a presentation of case studies on various tactics implemented […]

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Art Writing and Criticism arts and technology Curatorial Practice

Wishing there were 28 hours in a Day

Although wishing for 4 more hours in a day is futile, it probably wouldn’t be enough time for all the things I actually need to do (for work, school, and freelance projects). Yes. Call me crazy. Some of my friends think I’m pretty insane for trying to support a balance between the three but I […]

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Artist Profie: Sita Bhaumik ~ Asterisk SF Magazine Food Issue

Technology allows us to exchange pictures of our caloric intake with the rest of the world with a few clicks, swipes, and use of a snazzy filter. Specifically, in San Francisco, a cosmopolitan place brimming with an incredibly diverse population, it’s relatively easy to experience food from a seemingly vast array of cultures. Whatever you […]

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Art Curatorial Practice Performance and Conceptual Photography Sculpture Visual Arts

Meridian Gallery, Gallery Profile published to Asterisk SF Magazine’s Throwback Issue

On a clear, breezy evening on any given opening exhibition night, glowing lights emanate into the street from Meridian Gallery, revealing an exquisite exterior as well as an equally timeless and beautiful interior on the 500 block of Powell Street. The 100-year-old Victorian building certainly perseveres through the city’s constant evolution. Architect C.A. Meussdorffer designed […]