ArtSpan’s SF Open Studios provides the public with an opportunity to see artists in their workspaces. Art lovers are invited to meet the artists and build their art collections. Join us in the South of Market (SOMA) neighborhood to view a multitude of artists in their workspaces, all within walking distance.
Location: 1246 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 (map)
Preview Reception: Friday, October 21st, 6-9PM
Open Studios: October 22nd & 23rd, 11AM to 6PM
Arc Studio Artists
Kathy Fujii-Oka, Dianne Hoffman, Peter Howells, Soad Kader, Bonnie Levinson, Sasha Merritt, Priscilla Otani, William Salit, Debra Cook Shapiro, Tracy Starr, Denise Tarantino, Samanta Tello, and Stephen C. Wagner
Carrington Arredondo, Johnny Botts, Jeanne Hauser, Mike Kimball, Barbara Kleinhans, John Kraft, Erin Malone, Alan Mazzetti, Michele de la Menardiere, Sean O’Donnell, Ken Sloan, and Tanya Wilkinson
I moved into a new studio this year and the resident artists have a group show in the spring. I’ll be showing some recent work in the gallery space on the first floor and large installation piece in my studio workspace on the second floor. You can visit me in my studio during the reception on Friday, March 25 from 7-10 pm and on Saturday, March 26, 12-3 pm.
Kathy Fujii-Oka, Dianne Hoffman, Peter Howells, Soad Kader, Bonnie Levinson, Sasha Merritt, Priscilla Otani, William Salit, Debra Cook Shapiro, Tracy Starr, Denise Tarantino, Samanta Tello & Stephen C. Wagner, with Matthew Frederick
Arc artist studios will be open during the Opening Reception for an opportunity to see artists in their workspaces – Art lovers are invited to meet the artists and build their art collections.
From July 1 July 4, 2012, I showed recent work at Blomster Studios in Guerneville. The gallery was open on weekend afternoons and by appointment. Here are pictures from the show and some of the work.
The large piece, title Oak, was created specifically for the space. I painted the 8 x 16 foot painting over the course of four weeks. I’ve returned to the them of the Oak tree, and especially the branching of California’s valley oaks, several times in the past and have been interested in capturing the branching patterns in real scale.
Linksoul Lab is pleased to present CUT FOLD INTERRUPT REPEAT, a two-person show featuring new work from Peter Howells and Angela Rose Voulgarelis. The show runs from September 25 -October 23, …
Here’s the bit about me.
PETER HOWELLS’ “Rearranged World” serves as an analogy to the destructive and creative processes of both nature and humanity. Using obsolete objects and found imagery, Howells carefully and systematically rearrange[d] their parts by inverting the grid, creating unexpected and engaging forms. The “ground” for each piece is a discarded letterpress typeset tray found at a junk shop. Inserted within each niche are strips of out-dated maps. A discourse on how we all process the world around us, Howells inter[wove] simple geometric patterns that disguise additional layers of order and information.
And about Angela’s work.
Paying homage to a series of texts, ANGELA ROSE VOULGARELIS translates Marianne Williamson’s poem Our Deepest Fear as read by Nelson Mandela at his 1994 Presidential inauguration, poetry by Ingrid de Kok, John Donne, and writings by Agnes Martin. These texts are meticulously beaded into strands of quartz, jade and coral using morse code. The artist describes the making as a form of meditation. Similar to prayer beads, repetition and pattern allow for the translation of text to occur automatically, and with minimal amount of conscious effort, which in turn allows greater attention to be focused to the meaning of the texts themselves…
The “Water Project” visually explores one of our most precious resources and one of the most overwhelming forces of nature. Inspired by water’s depth, colors, energy, mystery and physical properties, the artists have created work using a range of media from film and photographs to wood, canvas and paper.