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SOMArts Cultural Center’s Commons Curatorial Residency Program

ATTN: BAY AREA ARTISTS & CURATORS!! SOMArts Cultural Center is now accepting applications for the Commons Curatorial Residency program! Artists/curators selected for exhibition funding receive project grants up to $3,000, exhibition space in the SOMArts Main Gallery, installation, technical and event production support, and community engagement/public relations support valued at $23,000. Want to learn more? RSVP […]

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Calling on the Spirits to Face the Future: Dia de Los Muertos Exhibition 2012

The centuries-old tradition of building altars to welcome and celebrate deceased loved ones fuses with present-day artists’ sentiments on the state of life and politics in the Day of the Dead 2012 exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center. Elaborate, traditional altars and multi-dimensional art installations are on display in Calling on the Spirits to Face the Future: […]

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Art

SOMArts Commons Curatorial Residency 2014

THE COMMONS CURATORIAL RESIDENCY PROGRAM ~ 2013–14 CALL FOR PROPOSALS SOMArts Cultural Center’s Commons Curatorial Residency Program contributes to the dynamic cultural ecosystem in the Bay Area by providing space and support for exhibitions that take creative risks, promote cultural connectivity and learning, and instigate accessible, multifaceted participation in the arts. Selected artists and groups […]

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Art Artist's Studio Culture Criticism Observations Visual Arts

Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition 2012

SOMArts Cultural Center and The San Francisco Foundation present a focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual and media arts landscape, September 4–October 2, 2012. The Annual Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition showcases the work of promising visual artists from regional Masters in Fine Arts (MFA) programs working across disciplines […]

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Conceptual conceptual art Film Multi Media Performance and Conceptual Video Visual Arts

Photos of SOMArts Cultural Center Event, Night Light: Multi-Media Garden Party

I went to the Night Light: Multi-Media Garden Party at the SOMArts Cultural Center. It was great seeing friends and meeting some wonderful artists. Below, you’ll find some footage I shot of Radka Pulliam‘s piece, Up and Down the Street. It’s quite clever in that the viewer must “look in” the building to “look out” at […]

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Art Art Theory and Movements Conceptual Performance and Conceptual

Free Money Sticky Fingers ~ 100 Performances for the Hole (2010)

Free Money Sticky Fingers from Hypermodern – Pete Ippel on Vimeo. Artist Pete Ippel created Free Money, Sticky Fingers specifically for “100 Performances for the Hole – Take Two” an art show curated by Justin Hoover at SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco, California, March 6th, 2010. ~ Text Source: Artist’s Vimeo Profile