Mary Meyer – West Pop!

Every other day I seem to get an email from a designer I love notifying me that they are doing a pop up shop… in Brooklyn, or L.A., or Toronto.  So tonight I am very happy that Oakland is getting some pop up love from Brooklyn based Mary Meyer. And by Oakland I  mean 4 blocks from … 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

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

Victorian Rat – New Show

Favorite super local gallery Victorian Rat has a new showing coming soon, ‘Dia de los Muertos‘, with a range of artists working with a Day of the Dead theme. See you there! victorian rat | 3758 manila ave, oakland, ca | 94609  

Oakland Art Murmur – September

I promised I would be back for the Art Murmur this month so here I am. Joining me as usual was MCM, as well as her art school buddy, and our good friend Al. I made my way to our meet up spot at Mama Buzz Cafe to start our night off with $2.00 PBR’s. … Continue reading

Photo of the Day

Locals and Tourists Series: I came across these beautiful maps the other day. Beautiful if you’re a tourist or a local (I love how blue Oakland is). From Eric Fischer’s Flickr set ‘Locals and Tourists‘: Some people interpreted the Geotaggers’ World Atlas maps to be maps of tourism. This set is an attempt to figure out … Continue reading

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