20X200 Collectors’ Confab

20×200 is a great site offering up artwork from a variety of different artists that I have been checking out for awhile. I’ve had my eye on pieces from Beth Dow, Emily Shur (who you may remember from a Photo of the Day post), and Christian Chaize. Next week they will be having a show – the 20×200 … Continue reading

David Seiler, California Dreaming (via OAKLAND SWEE(t)ART)

David Seiler is one of our big local stars. His figurative expressionist style is definitive and immediately recognizable. When he is not at Live Art Wednesday, you can usually find him at his studio/gallery called Victorian Rat of West Mac in Oakland. You can see his latest work at Zza’s Wine Bar Gallery when it … Continue reading

Window Seat Wednesday

Welcome back to Window Seat Wednesday! Maybe if I have a slightly more structured posting schedule I won’t be so remiss in my blog upkeep so let’s try to make this a regular feature (if you approve!) One of my favorite daily blog reads is bigBANG Studio; artist Lily Stockman and her husband are currently spending … Continue reading

Oakland Art Murmur – December, Preview

Andy Goldsworthy

There is a new exhibition of work by Andy Goldsworthy at the Haines Gallery in San Francisco from November 4 to December 24, 2010. I hadn’t realized how much work he has done in California and the Bay Area. His commissioned piece at the De Young Museum has been one of my favorites ever since the … Continue reading

Dia de los Muertos

So another showing at Victorian Rat has come and gone, along with the month of October. Dia de los Muertos featured some old OE favorites as well as some new loves. I have been a fan of Randy Noborikawa and his lenticular paintings (check out the security cameras at the bottom of the page, a … Continue reading

Dia de los Muertos at Victorian Rat (via OAKLAND SWEE(t)ART)

Tonight is the last night for the Dia de los Muertos show so stop on by to see some great art. I will get my own post up soon, promise. “I am very pleased to be included in the Dia de los Muertos show at Victoria Rat in North Oakland. Curators/Artists/Fiances Brianna Brianna Brandow and … Continue reading

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