Wed, 23 Nov 2011 09:00:00 PSTView GALLERY CRAWL video featuring an interview with Eric William Carroll about PLATO'S HOME MOVIES, his November 2011 exhibition at RayKo Photo Center in San Francisco.
Thu, 17 Nov 2011 09:00:00 PSTView GALLERY CRAWL video featuring an interview with and short story by Courtney Johnson for her November 2011 exhibition, SEE YOU NEXT TUESDAY at Park Life in San Francisco.
Wed, 21 Sep 2011 09:00:00 PSTView GALLERY CRAWL video featuring an interview with Timothy Buckwalter about EVERYBODY'S HAPPY NOWADAYS, his September 2011 exhibition at Mina Dresden Gallery in San Francisco.
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 09:00:00 PSTView the July 2011 GALLERY CRAWL interview with Book Conservator Daniel Flanagan about SUMMER/SELECTIONS, Ratio 3's exhibition of works by Margaret Kilgallen.
Wed, 22 Jun 2011 09:00:00 PSTIn June 2011, GALLERY CRAWL interviewed Aaron Terry about his RESISTANCE TO THE INDIGNITIES OF MODERN LIFE show at Ever Gold Gallery in San Francisco.
Wed, 19 Jan 2011 09:00:00 PSTIn January 2011, GALLERY CRAWL interviewed Gallery Hijinks owner, Jillian Mackintosh, along with artists Martin Machado and Aleksandra Zee about their current exhibition, AS IT WAS BEFORE.
Thu, 23 Dec 2010 09:00:00 PSTIn December 2010, GALLERY CRAWL visited the SF Contemporary Jewish Museum to chat with artist and author Judy Chicago about her new book FRIDA KAHLO: FACE TO FACE.
Tue, 26 Oct 2010 09:00:00 PSTBob Fisher discusses how he began collecting photography and reveals the interests and ideas that have fueled his collection for nearly 30 years. FROM THE COLLECTION OF RANDI AND BOB FISHER is on view through February 2011 at Pier 24 in San Francisco.
Fri, 17 Sep 2010 09:00:00 PSTIn September 2010, GALLERY CRAWL headed south to interview Steve Dietz, curator of the 2010 01SJ BIENNIAL. Artists from around the globe were commissioned to create new, interactive works of art using the phrase "Build Your Own World" as an inspirational theme.
Wed, 15 Sep 2010 09:00:00 PSTIn September 2010, GALLERY CRAWL interviewed artist Kate Nichols about her work using nanotechnology to create "structural color" for her artwork. We visited Nichols at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where she is the first artist-in-residence.
Mon, 30 Aug 2010 09:00:00 PSTIn August 2010, GALLERY CRAWL took a road trip to Napa, California to view The Hess Collection located in a museum on the Hess Winery properties. The robust collection features emerging artists as well as a wide range of notables, including Robert Rauschenberg, Anselm Kiefer, Andy Goldsworthy, and Francis Bacon.
Tue, 28 Jul 2010 09:00:00 PSTIn July 2010, GALLERY CRAWL interviewed LA-based photographer Shannon Ebner and Bay Area painter Robert Bechtle about their selections for THEY KNEW WHAT THEY WANTED, an exhibition spread across four San Francisco galleries.
Thu, 10 Jun 2010 09:00:00 PSTIn May 2010, GALLERY CRAWL interviewed artists Alexis Arnold, Mercedes Dorame, David Marc Grant, Mimi Moncier, and Jennifer Odell about their own art projects, as well as work created by fellow graduates, Casey Gray, Laura Boles Faw and Luca Antonucci.
Wed, 21 Apr 2010 09:00:00 PSTIn April 2010 GALLERY CRAWL checked out Sonny Smith's 100 RECORDS exhibition at Gallery 16 in San Francisco. We chatted with the artist and musician who invented and wrote 100 songs for a number of fictional musicians and invited fellow artists to create matching album covers.
Mon, 8 Mar 2010 09:00:00 PSTIn March 2010 GALLERY CRAWL checked out Baer Ridgway Exhibitions' new group show PAPER AWESOME and interviewed curator and artist Brion Nuda Rosch. Also on view at the gallery is TEMPORARY STORAGE OVERFLOW PLAN OPTION 3, a hallway installation created with tape and pencil by Bay Area artist Tucker Nichols.
Mon, 1 Feb 2010 09:00:00 PSTIn January 2010 GALLERY CRAWL checked out Amy Casey's new show at Michael Rosenthal Gallery in San Francisco. Casey works with ideas of rebirth and community survival, giving the buildings she paints a relatable, anthropomorphized quality.
Thu, 28 Jan 2010 09:00:00 PSTIn January 2010 GALLERY CRAWL interviewed photographer Katherine Westerhout and her collaborator, Electric Works' digital printmaker Kris Shapiro-Lang to learn more about the process behind Westerhout's latest work in her new exhibition RUST BELT at Electric Works Gallery. Known for exploring inaccessible territory, Westerhout's latest subjects are forgotten buildings in Philadelphia, Buffalo, and Detroit.
Mon, 23 Nov 2009 09:00:00 PSTIn November 2009, GALLERY CRAWL visited the Haines Gallery in San Francisco to interview multi-media artist Kota Ezawa about his exhibition of photographs and works on paper based on the Odessa Steps Sequence from Sergei Eisenstein's THE BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN. With Katya Bonnenfant's HORTENSIA SUITCASE DELUX.
Thu, 19 Nov 2009 09:00:00 PSTIn November 2009, GALLERY CRAWL checked out SPARROW LANE, a series of photographs by Portland artist Holly Andres at the Robert Koch Gallery in San Francisco. Inspired by classic Nancy Drew book covers and Hitchcock films, Andres handcrafts highly-stylized scenes featuring a group of young girls grappling with mysterious objects, secret rooms, forbidden knowledge, and ultimately their own burgeoning sexuality.
Tue, 20 Oct 2009 09:00:00 PSTIn October 2009 GALLERY CRAWL headed to Hatch Galllery in Oakland to interview artists Stephani Martinez and Evan Holm about their new show, PLUME, a collection of mixed-media works, including a wall crawling with buttons, and a painting machine powered by piano keys.
Tue, 22 Sep 2009 09:00:00 PSTIn September 2009 GALLERY CRAWL headed to Fecal Face Dot Gallery to interview Mel Kadel and have a look at her new exhibition, ECHO TEST. Kadel incorporates vintage patterns, yellowed paper, and a persevering heroine into many of her works. Please note: Each month we release one episode featuring two galleries. This month we will begin releasing two episodes, each featuring just one gallery. Enjoy!
Thu, 17 Sep 2009 09:00:00 PSTIn September 2009, GALLERY CRAWL interviewed The Date Farmers to learn more about their collaborative process, the intentions fueling their multi-media art practice, and their new exhibit at Fifty24SF Gallery, STRANGE FRUIT. Please note: Each month we release one episode featuring two galleries. This month we will begin releasing two episodes, each featuring just one gallery. Enjoy!
Fri, 21 Aug 2009 09:00:00 PSTIn August 2009, GALLERY CRAWL headed to Rowan Morrison Gallery in Oakland to meet Carl Auge and learn about the inspiration behind the enigmatic paintings featured in his RESOUND exhibition. Nearby at Swarm Gallery, installation artist Vaughn Bell introduces her adopt-a-biosphere project, which is part of the NATURAL SELECTION exhibition, featuring painter Josh Keyes. Reenie Charriere discusses her WASHED UP installation in the gallery's project room.
Thu, 21 May 2009 09:00:00 PSTIn May 2009 GALLERY CRAWL headed over to Mills College Art Museum in Oakland to interview five graduate students about their thesis exhibitions, which were inspired by a wide range of subjects including California coastal culture, facial hair, long-lost correspondence, and escapism. The graduate students' collective exhibition is titled YOUNG AMERICANS.
Fri, 17 Apr 2009 09:00:00 PSTIn April 2009, GALLERY CRAWL visits with photographer Melanie Pullen about her latest series VIOLENT TIMES at Stephen Wirtz Gallery. At Rena Bransten Gallery, we check out Tara Tucker's FOREIGN RELATIONS exhibition and Marci Washington's DARK MIRROR. (For an additional audio-only interview with Melanie Pullen, visit kqed.org/gallerycrawl.)
Sat, 21 Mar 2009 09:00:00 PSTIn March 2009 GALLERY CRAWL focuses on two San Francisco exhibitions of contemporary Chinese art: LIMN Gallery's dual show, Ming Ren's POETRY IN PAINTING and CHINA AVANT GARDE - LANDSCAPE IN TRANSIT and Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art's A (RE)TURN TO (RE)FORM.
Sat, 21 Feb 2009 09:00:00 PSTIn February 2009 GALLERY CRAWL interviewed Bill Fontana about his sound installation SPIRALING ECHOES at SF City Hall. A few blocks away, local art collector Robert Shimshak explained his interest in musical scores and how his collection inspired a new exhbition, EVERY SOUND YOU CAN IMAGINE at New Langton Arts.
Sat, 17 Jan 2009 09:00:00 PSTIn January 2009, GALLERY CRAWL checks out the San Francisco Dump's Artist-In-Residence program, visiting with current residents Christine Lee and David King. Across town, we chat with Lori Damiano, the featured artist in the University High School Professional Artist Series.
Thu, 20 Nov 2008 09:00:00 PSTIn November 2008, GALLERY CRAWL interviews photographer Lukas Felzmann about his GHOSTPILE exhibition at the Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery, and checks out THE HUMAN DICHOTOMY, a collection of Pakistani miniatures at Aicon Gallery in Palo Alto, CA.
Tue, 07 Oct 2008 09:00:00 PSTIn October 2008, GALLERY CRAWL checks out A MOMENT FOR REFLECTION: NEW WORK BY LYDIA FONG at Ratio 3 and THESE ARE THE PEOPLE IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD at Gallery 16 in San Francisco.
Tue, 16 Sep 2008 09:00:00 PSTIn September 2008, GALLERY CRAWL checks out Patricia Sweetow and Catharine Clark's new digs, exploring a wide range of portraiture, from Jonathan Burstein's collages to Julie Heffernan's self-portraits.
Thu, 14 Aug 2008 09:00:00 PSTIn August 2008, GALLERY CRAWL checked out THERE - NEW ART FROM OAKLAND at the di Rosa Preserve's Gatehouse Gallery. While there, we took a peek at Rene di Rosa's killer Bay Area art collection.
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 09:00:00 PSTIn June 2008, GALLERY CRAWL checks out Amanda Smith's debut exhibition, CANDY GARDENS AND SPARKLING SABERS at the Jack Fischer Gallery and trompS around town to view SEEING PEACE, a collection of billboards that represent how 10 international artists imagine peace.
Wed, 28 May 2008 09:00:00 PSTIn May 2008, GALLERY CRAWL checked out the MFA exhibition at CCA, California College of the Arts. Talk about hitting the jackpot! The show was amazing; we could easily have filled several episodes with what we discovered at the school's San Francisco campus. Greedy bastards, we decided to interview as many of the graduates as we could, capturing their auspicious debut into the San Francisco art world -- and beyond.
Tue, 22 Apr 2008 09:00:00 PSTIn April 2008, GALLERY CRAWL visits the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek for a chat with Carrie Lederer, the curator of THE ART OF DIORAMA exhibition, which features Jeremy Mora, Helen Cohen, Davis + Davis, Lothar Osterberg, Tracey Snelling and Misako Inaoka.
Thu, 20 Mar 2008 09:00:00 PSTIn March 2008, GALLERY CRAWL visits San Francisco's Mission District to see STAND STILL LIKE THE HUMMINGBIRD, Paul Wackers's second solo exhibition at the Eleanor Harwood Gallery. We also checked out STARTING WITH BLADE, an international collaboration featuring works that contemplate community...starting with the work of San Francisco-based artist, Michelle Blade.
Mon, 18 Feb 2008 09:00:00 PSTGALLERY CRAWL drops into the NEITHER HERE NOR THERE show at Johannson Projects for a chat with gallerist Kimberly Johansson and the show's curator, Renny Pritikin, the Director of the Nelson Gallery and Fine Arts Collection at UC Davis. We also visit Maya Kabat and Antonio Vigil to talk about their INVISIBLE CITIES exhibition at Mercury 20, an artist-run gallery that's just a few blocks away in downtown Oakland.
Fri, 18 Jan 2008 09:00:00 PSTThe Luggage Store celebrates 20 years of supporting artists and communities in San Francisco's Tenderloin and beyond. What was once the 509 Cultural Center has grown into three venues: The Luggage Store on Market Street; The Luggage Store Annex at 509 Ellis; and Cohen Alley, adjacent to the 509 location. In January 2008, The Luggage Store presents a group survey, "IN THE FULLNESS OF TIME," which explores the organizations 20-year history.
Tue, 18 Dec 2007 09:00:00 PSTFor the last-minute shopper: a few suggestions on where to get unique gifts, of the mostly hand-crafted variety, for that oddball on your list who always poses a bit of a shopping challenge. In December 2007, GALLERY CRAWL visits Electric Works and Fabric8 in San Francisco, two art spots that serve double duty as stores and galleries.
Fri, 16 Nov 2007 09:00:00 PSTGALLERY CRAWL visits Odyssey and East of Odyssey, two islands devoted to the presentation of art, installation, and performance in the virtual world Second Life. In October 2007, GALLERY CRAWL interviewed avatar Beavis Palowakski, one of the folks responsible for the creation and curation of the Odyssey art spaces.
Thu, 27 Sep 2007 09:00:00 PSTCelebrate the second anniversary of GALLERY CRAWL by taking to the streets of San Francisco with artist Jeannene Przyblyski. After two years of shooting exhibitions in various Bay Area galleries, GALLERY CRAWL goes outdoors to highlight art that just cannot be contained. From large public sculptures to the smallest sticker, art can be found in just about every nook and cranny of the city.
Wed, 18 Jul 2007 09:00:00 PSTGALLERY CRAWL checked out heads back to the South Bay to visit a few more of the galleries in San Jose's SoFA District. We visited the new homes of the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art and Works/San Jose on South First Street.
Fri, 22 Jun 2007 09:00:00 PSTYou might have to search a little for the two downtown spots that GALLERY CRAWL visited in June 2007 -- both tucked away on the second floor of their respective homes, and nestled amongst big office buildings and high-end department stores. Across the street from each other on Geary Street, Gallery Paule Anglim and the Rena Bransten Gallery are bright oases of art in the midst of bustling commerce.
Mon, 14 May 2007 09:00:00 PSTDespite (or perhaps because of) its bad reputation, the Tenderloin has become a haven for some of the best ethnic eateries, dive bars and alternative art spaces in the city. In May 2007, GALLERY CRAWL visited two adjoining galleries in this colorful San Francisco hood, White Walls and The Shooting Gallery.
Wed, 25 Apr 2007 09:00:00 PSTGALLERY CRAWL visits Andrea Schwartz Gallery and MMGalleries in San Francisco's South Park area for the Last Saturday Art Walk, which currently includes 7 participating art spaces. NOTE: Due to a feed error, you may have received a second copy of this episode. We apologe for the inconvenience.
Tue, 20 Mar 2007 13:00:00 PSTIn March 2007, GALLERY CRAWL visited a couple of group shows in two of the city's non-commercial spaces including, "Present Tense" at the Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco and "World Factory" at the San Francisco Art Institute.
Thu, 15 Feb 2007 13:00:00 PSTIf you doubt the vibrancy of the visual art scene in San Jose, just take a walk in the SoFA District. In this downtown San Jose hood there are several great art venues, which have been hosting concurrent art receptions on the first Friday evening of every month. In February 2007, GALLERY CRAWL checked out South First Fridays and stopped in at Anno Domini and MACLA.
Wed, 17 Jan 2007 13:00:00 PSTGALLERY CRAWL profiles two outstanding solo shows at the 49 Geary building in downtown San Francisco: "Between the Two," Todd Hido's photographs at the Stephen Wirtz Gallery and "systems," Davide Coltro's multi-media work at Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art.
Mon, 18 Dec 2006 13:00:00 PSTTis the season to be shopping, so we thought it might be helpful to suggest a couple of places where you can pick up a few locally made gifts and get your art fix. In December 2006, GALLERY CRAWL visits Adobe Bookshop and Needles and Pens, two art galleries that double as stores in the boutique-filled Mission District.
Fri, 10 Nov 2006 13:00:00 PSTGALLERY CRAWL visits two galleries in Oakland, covering Misako Inaoka's "Secret Nature" show at Blank Space and "Breathe" by David Meeker at Front Gallery.
Tue, 17 Oct 2006 13:00:00 PSTGALLERY CRAWL visits Mission Street at Third, in the heart of San Francisco's Yerba Buena Arts District. We check out "Ghosts in the Machine," the inaugural exhibition for SF Camerawork's new space and "Deluge," Robin Ward's show at Lisa Dent Gallery.
Sun, 10 Sep 2006 13:00:00 PSTDoes the thought of purchasing art intimidate you? In most metropolitan areas, there is an amazing array of art to suit all tastes and budgets -- and the San Francisco Bay Area is no exception. Stephen Tourell from the Toomey Tourell Gallery hosts this special presentation of GALLERY CRAWL, giving budding collectors tips on how to access the local art scene. He visits with Claire P. Carlevaro from the Art Exchange Gallery to discuss the financial aspect of investing in art. Then at the Jack Fischer Gallery, he meets with Fischer, who explains "self-taught" and "outsider art." Finally, Tourell gives a private viewing of his gallery's back room and shares a few tricks of the trade.
Wed, 19 Jul 2006 13:00:00 PSTTwo adjoining galleries on Clementina Street in San Francisco: Michael McConnel's "not out of the woods yet" at Braunstein/Quay Gallery and Russell Crotty and Lordy Rodriguez at Hofelt Gallery.
Fri, 23 Jun 2006 13:00:00 PSTTwo galleries on San Francisco's Mission and Market streets: Carter at Jack Hanley gallery and the "Boy's Club" show at lincart.
Fri, 19 May 2006 13:00:00 PSTThree galleries in downtown San Francisco: Modernism's show featuring Jacques Villegle and Sheldon Greenberg; "Three to the Third" at Varnish, featuring Brian Elliot, Kevin Evans and Liz Orleans; and Christopher Irion, "The Photobooth Across America" and Michael Garlington: Portraits from the Belly of the Whale at 111 Minna Street Gallery.
Fri, 21 Apr 2006 13:00:00 PSTTwo galleries on Potrero Hill in San Francisco: the "Photobooks Now" show at San Francisco Center for the Book and "Thomas Hirschhorn: Utopia, Utopia = One World, One War, One Army, One Dress" at CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art.
Thu, 16 Mar 2006 13:00:00 PSTTwo galleries on Polk Street in San Francisco: Thomas Hill at Velvet da Vinci and Stephen Kasner and David D'Andrea at SPACE Gallery.
Thu, 16 Feb 2006 13:00:00 PSTThree galleries in Oakland: ALONG CAME A SPIDER, Martha Sue Harris and John Casey at 33 Grand; SKULL, Jake Hout, Summer Bell and Nate Moore at Rock Paper Scissors; USED CARS, Jake Watling at Mama Buzz. TECHNICAL NOTE: This episode has been compressed for video iPod compatibility, so it is smaller than previous episodes and best viewed at 640x480. It may look a tad dark or pixilated in full screen mode.
Thu, 19 Jan 2006 13:00:00 PSTThree galleries in San Francisco's Union Square district: Alex Kanevsky at Dolby Chadwick Gallery; Maria Park at Toomey Tourell Gallery; "Histories" at Heather Marx Gallery. TECHNICAL NOTE: This episode has been compressed for video iPod compatibility, so it is smaller than previous episodes and best viewed at 640x480. It may look a tad dark or pixilated in full screen mode.
Thu, 22 Dec 2005 13:00:00 PSTThree Palo Alto galleries: "Face Value" at Chelsea Art Gallery; "The Art of Small Painting" at Stellar-Somerset Gallery; "Two Views" at Modernbook Gallery. TECHNICAL NOTE: This episode has been compressed for video iPod compatibility, so it is smaller than previous episodes and best viewed at 320x240. It may look a tad dark or pixilated in full screen mode.
Wed, 16 Nov 2005 13:00:00 PST"Revenge of Monster" at Creativity Explored; "Perpetual Motion/Movimiento Perpetuo" at Intersection for the Arts; "Bay Area Furniture Art 2005" at Blue Room Gallery. TECHNICAL NOTE: This episode has been compressed for video iPod compatibility, so it is smaller than previous episodes and best viewed at 320x240. It make look a tad dark or pixilated in full screen mode.
Tue, 18 Oct 2005 13:00:00 PST"Will Wilson Recent Oil Paintings" at John Pence Gallery; "Seth Koen: Around the Corner" at Gregory Lind Gallery; "Gustavo Ramos Rivera: The Poetics of Painting - Paintings, Monotypes and Collages 1981-2005" at Hackett-Freedman Gallery.
Fri, 23 Sep 2005 13:00:00 PST"Practice Makes Perfect: Bay Area Conceptual Craft" at Southern Exposure; "Abstract Painting: Works by Jenny Bloomfield, Gina Borg, Sharon Shepherd, and Chiyomi Taneike Longo" at SFMOMA Artists Gallery; and "The Murphy and Cadogan Fellowships in the Fine Arts Award Show" at the SF Arts Commission Gallery.
Wed, 17 Aug 2005 13:00:00 PST"Social Insecurity" at Catherine Clark Gallery; Catharine Saiki and Anthony May at Hang Art; and Richard Tuttle at Crown Point Press
Tue, 26 Jul 2005 13:00:00 PSTRobert Koch Gallery, Brian Gross Fine Art, Jack Fischer Gallery, Patricia Sweetow Gallery and Fraenkel Gallery