Artist News

Photo of Marc Ellen Hamel's Cafe Alma show

Mar 8 2024

Marc Ellen Hamel solo show at Cafe Alma opens Saturday, March 9

News from Shipyard artist Marc Ellen Hamel: Expressions in Color” at Cafe Alma The reception for my exhibit of abstract paintings will be held this coming Saturday, March 9, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. I will be there to talk about my work and I look forward to seeing you. ...
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Maeve Croghan :Sonoma Hilltop Oak"

Mar 8 2024

News from Maeve Croghan

Shipyard artist Maeve Croghan announces current and upcoming shows: Solo show 'Curves & Color - Maeve Croghan’s Nature Explorations'Cobalt Gallery, 430 Main Street Ft. Bragg, CAMarch 1 - 31Open Thursday - Monday, 12-5 p.m. Opening reception: Friday, March 1, 5-7pm Click images for a larger view Solo ShowCastoro Cellars Gallery, ...
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JoeSam. at the MoAD

Mar 8 2024

JoeSam. featured in online arts diary by NBA star Bradley Beal

Works by Shipyard artist JoeSam. on display in the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) from September 2023 to March 3, 2024, so impressed Phoenix Suns guard and art lover Bradley Beal that he made it the focus of his video diary when he was in San Francisco February 9 ...
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Marc Ellen Hamel "The Confluence"

Mar 1 2024

Marc Ellen Hamel solo show at Cafe Alma

Marc Ellen Hamel "Pink Sky," oil on panel, 24 x 20" - click for larger view News from Shipyard artist Marc Ellen Hamel: I will show over 25 of my abstract paintings in the exhibit "Expressions in Color" at Cafe Alma. The walls are high and wide here, so I ...
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Marilyn Kuksht "Uncontainable Energy"

Feb 27 2024

Marilyn Kuksht in three-artist collaboration in Pacific Grove Art Center

Shipyard sculptor Marilyn Kuksht joins Tazio Childress and Ralph Joachim in a three-artist exhibition. (Tazio is also a frequent guest artist at Shipyard Open Studios.) Styles and Perspectives: An Exhibit Of Abstract Painting and Sculpture Gill Gallery at Pacific Grove Art Center, 568 Lighthouse Avenue, Pacific Grove, March 1 ...
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War on Two Fronts poster - cropped

Feb 25 2024

Stacey Carter presentation on Black history at the Hunters Point Shipyard

Read the in-depth coverage of Stacey's "War on Two Fronts" talk on the "48 Hills" San Francisco News + Culture website Stacey Carter speaks to the Shipyard Gallery audience Shipyard artist and historian Stacey M. Carter gave an illustrated talk, "War on Two Fronts: Black Workers Fight against Racial Discrimination ...
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Ira Watkins painting

Feb 24 2024

Ira Watkins artworks exhibited at the John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

Shipyard artist Ira Watkins is one of four African American artists selected for an exhibit at the John Natsoulas Gallery. Four For The Figure February 28 - April 5, 2024 John Natsoulas Gallery, 521 1st Street, Davis, | | 530-756-3938 Opening reception March 8, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. ...
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SF-Marin Food Bank logo

Feb 23 2024

Ten Shipyard artists in auction for San Francisco-Marin Food Bank at Studio Gallery

Shipyard artists Jane Woolverton, Jenny Wantuch, Marc Ellen Hamel, Mary Ciofalo, Nina Fabunmi, Paul Gibson, Pep Ventosa, Rab Terry, Robin Denevan, and Victoria Veedell are among the 180+ artists who generously donated artworks to the annual auction at the Studio Gallery to benefit the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. Auction for ...
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Elaine Michaud "Yosemite Granite #70"

Feb 18 2024

Elaine Michaud in Two-Person Exhibit at Think Round Fine Arts:

Shipyard artist Elaine Michaud will be showing her series of abstract paintings and ink drawings "Yosemite Suite," inspired by the granite of Yosemite National Park. She will share the gallery with artist Leslie Aquilar, who explores geometric abstraction, landscapes, and animals in a variety of mediums in both 2-D and ...
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Feb 10 2024

Kim Smith Studio Sale February 17-18

News from Shipyard artist Kim Smith: I'm having a studio sale next weekend, Sat. & Sun. Feb. 17-18, 10-6:00. Building 101 Studio 1117. Please come by and shop, or just say hi! It's time for a serious cleaning out! Most things are 30-50% off. I will have my own collage ...
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Necklace by Nyya Lark

Feb 10 2024

Nyya Lark in ACCI Gallery show February 1-25

View and purchase this necklace by Shipyard artist Nyya Lark in the current show at ACCI Gallery in Berkeley: Dream in Color: A Satellite Exhibition of the Richmond Art Center’s annual Art of the African Diaspora eventFebruary 1-25, 2024 Opening Reception: Saturday February 3, 4-6pm ACCI Gallery, 1652 Shattuck Avenue, ...
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Silvia Poloto photo

Feb 6 2024

Silvia Poloto in LA Art Show

Shipyard artist Silvia Poloto is showing multiple artworks in the booth of San Francisco-based Startup Curatorial at the L.A. Art Show LA Art Show - Modern + ContemporaryLA Convention Center, West Hall, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, Show Dates: Wednesday, February 14 - Sunday, February 18Opening Night Premiere: ...
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Photo of Carrie Ann Plank, Elemental Lattices Series in progress in the studio 2024

Feb 3 2024

Carrie Ann Plank announces upcoming shows and residencies

News from Shipyard artist Carrie Ann Plank: I'm happy to announce my representation with Jonathan Carver Moore Gallery here in San Francisco. I'll be showing with them at my first feature booth at Intersect Palm Springs. There will be a lecture and I'm giving a booth talk about my work. ...
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Black On Point graphic

Feb 2 2024

Shipyard Artists honor Black History Month at Cafe Alma

Black On Point presents an exhibition of recent work by Black artists with studios at the nearby Hunters Point Shipyard. Artist reception: February 10, noon to 3 p.m. Musical interlude by the Charles Unger ExperienceExhibition dates: February 10 to March 3 At Cafe Alma, 888 Innes Ave, San FranciscoHours: Tuesday-Saturday, ...
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Afatasi the Artist event flyer

Feb 1 2024

Afatasi the Artist hosts Futurism Fashion Experience February 4 at Bayview Opera House

News from Shipyard artist Afatasi the Artist: Sunday, February 4: Futurism Fashion Experience by Afatasi the Artist Afatasi the Artist returns to the Opera House for a Futurism Fashion Experience that asks: What Does Being Whole and Repaired Look Like? Sunday, February 4, 6-9 p.m.Bayview Opera House, Ruth Williams Memorial ...
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Michelle Mongan "But let there be spaces in your togetherness…,"

Jan 31 2024

Michelle Mongan work selected for juried show in Mill Valley

I’m thrilled to be showing in an upcoming show at the O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, juried by Bonnie Powers and Jeffrey Levin. Dualities Opening Reception Tuesday, February 6, 5:30-7 p.m.Show runs Feb 6 - Mar 14 O'Hanlon Center for the Arts, 616 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley, CA O’Hanlon Gallery ...
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Rhonel Roberts poster

Jan 30 2024

Artists’ designs commissioned for “Dirty White Teslas Make Me Sad”

Shipyard artists Nina Fabunmi, Ahmad Walker, Rhonel Roberts, and Afatasi the Artist created graphics for the play "Dirty White Teslas Make Me Sad" by Bayview playwright A.M. (Ashley) Smiley. Nina designed backdrops for the play, Rhonel and Ahmad created poster art, and Afatasi designed costumes, funded by a 2021 grant ...
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SFO mural elevation

Jan 29 2024

Richard Bolingbroke to help install murals in new SFO Terminal 1

News from Shipyard artist Richard Bolingbroke: Richard Bolingbroke (left) and Craig Calderwood I am fortunate to be one of five artists chosen to assist in installing several huge murals at Harvey Milk Terminal 1 at SFO. The project will run from mid-February through mid-May. We will be working three days ...
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Jan 27 2024

Ruth Geos profiled in January 25 edition of Hyperallergic’s “A View from the Easel” series

Shipyard artist Ruth Geos is featured with three other artists from across the U.S. in a January 25 article by Lakshmi Rivera Amin, part of the series "A View from the Easel" that appears approximately monthly on the Hyperallergic arts website . Ruth Geos "Le poème de l'extase" (detail)Click image ...
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Jan 27 2024

Tesia Blackburn announces upcoming art classes

News from Shipyard artist Tesia Blackburn "Acrylic Diva": As you may know, I'm kind of a crochet diva. I'm launching my first class in February, and it's in-person! Check out Crochet This Bag With Me! Spaces are really limited because we are being hosted in a private home in San ...
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