Vessel Gallery Show, Oakland, CA

Last year, I stopped by this beautiful space in Oakland, CA, and admired both the tension-filled graceful sculptures by John Ruszel and Joanne Hashitani‘s delicate, intricate wall pieces.

This coming Thursday…

Vessel Gallery (photo from Allyce Wood’s blog)

Concerns for the Environment
EXHIBITION: July 18 – August 24, 2013

Group show including artworks by William Harsh,
Carol Dalton, Jon Gariepy, Gala Bent,
Walter James Mansfield, Iris Polos, Cyrus Tilton, Allyce Wood

Thursday, July 18, 2013, 6:30-8PM, Private Reception, You’re invited! Music Performance by Haydn Enthusiasts, performing Part 1 of Haydn Strings Quartet.

Oakland Art Murmur Open, Friday, August 2, 2013, 6-9PM
Music Performance by Echo Twin

We are experiencing a shift in the environment; our weather patterns are changing, global temperatures are climbing, our oceans are acidifying, and our sea levels are rising. At this critical moment, these artists have taken a moment to not only comment on a wide spectrum of personal concerns for the environment, but also provoke deeper thought regarding the effect we are having, and allow us this opportunity to take pause, consider our actions – actions that profoundly shape our future – and this shared global place we call home.

I’m going to be there for the artist’s talk, which is Saturday August 10th, 2-3:30. Please come by if you’re in the area!


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