The playfulness and low-brow style of Jeffrey Cheung’s contorted and often nude male figures has quickly gained traction within the Bay Area’s ever-changing art scene. Cheung’s humor translates well across his many paintings, prints, collages, drawings and even murals. Born and raised in the Bay Area, Cheung graduated form the University of California Santa Cruz, and has since shown in a variety of shows throughout the Bay Area as well as City Bird Gallery in Paris, France. Alongside his visual artwork, Cheung launched Unity Skateboarding, a queer skating collective. He also plays music in both local punk bands Meat Market and Unity. Cheung currently lives and works in Oakland, CA.
Tammy Rae Carland
I'm Dying Up Here (Carole + Mitzi), 2011 Color photograph 40 x 30
Tammy Rae Carland (b. 1965) received her MFA from the University California, Irvine in 1994 and completed the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in New York, NY in 1995. Carland’s work has been screened and exhibited in public institutions and biennales in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Berlin and Sydney. Carland was a key member of the Riot Grrrl movement in the ’90s and a co-owner of the independent lesbian music label Mr. Lady Records and Videos. She currently has work in group exhibitions at Oakland Museum and Wattis Institute, San Francisco and a solo exhibition at Linfield Gallery in Oregon. Carland is Provost of California College of the Arts, and lives and works in Oakland, CA
Demons, 2018 Acrylic on wood panel, 12 x 18 inches
Cate White b.1971 lives and works in Oakland, California. She is primarily a painter, but also makes books, videos, and the occasional sculpture. She was the recipient of Oakland’s ProArts 2x2 Solos award in 2013, the 2014-2015 Tournesol Award from Headlands Center for the Arts and was included in the Bay Area Now 8 triennial exhibition at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Residencies include a year-long, fully-funded year at the Roswell Artist-in-Residence in New Mexico and the Atlantic Center for the Arts Master Artist residency with Joan Snyder. Her work has been exhibited in five solo show and multiple group shows in the Bay Area and beyond.
St Roch Chapel, 2010 (3rd edition) Color photo print 12 x 13
Donna Personna is a San Francisco-based artist, writer and performer, and this years SF PRIDE Grand Marshall. She first hit the stage with the legendary Cockettes, and was the subject of the 2013 Iris Prize-winning short “My Mother,” by Jay Bedwani. She serves on the board of directors committees for Trans March and the Transgender Day of Remembrance, working to gain wider visibility for transgender rights.
Six Pack, 2019 Oil on wood 16x20 in
Emilio Villalba is an Oil Painter who lives and works in San Francisco. His work consists of painted objects arranged in a unique setting. This particular series was inspired by the designs of the Bauhaus movement, as well as the painters of the Modern Art movement. He is currently represented by Modern Eden Gallery in San Francisco.
J John Priola
Teal Vase, 2018 (maquette) Archival pigment print 19 x 16
For over twenty years, J. John Priola’s practice has demonstrated photography’s ability to tell a story like no other medium. His photographs allow the information depicted to speak on behalf of a bigger narrative or meaningful history. They are references to truth, even if they provide only part of the information, a moment easily missed.
Dodge Dartalope, 2017 Ink on paper 14.5 x 14.5
With a degree in painting and a focus in screen printing Jeremy's education and work experience has lead to a career as a fine artist, and a commercial illustrator. Finding a balance between exhibiting his work both across the US, and internationally in galleries and museums. while maintaining a presence designing skateboards, t-shirts, vinyl toys, album covers, periodical illustrations, murals, and sneakers. The artwork is mainly about storytelling and communication, told through a library of characters and symbols. With an emphasis on finding a balance with the imagery somewhere between all things cute and creepy. Jeremy is based in North Beach aka little italy, and has lived in San Francisco for the last 25 years.
Kelly A Ording
Sisters and Brothers, 2018 Acrylic on panel 16 x 20h
Based in Oakland, California, Kelly Ording has exhibited her work both in the U.S. and Internationally since graduating from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2000. In addition to her works on paper, canvas and collages, Ording has created several large scale public works and murals. Her work is included in several collections; such as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art collection, the San Francisco Arts Commission Public and Civic Art Collection, the Alameda County Collection, JP Morgan Chase Collection and the Ellie Mae Collection, to name a few.
Kelly Tunstall and Ferris Plock
Inside Voices, 2015 Gouche and acrylic 60 x 36 in
The experimental yet classically grounded work of Ferris Plock and Kelly Tunstall lives comfortably in a space between graphic expression, stylized representation, surrealism, and sketch. Their preferred medium is a combination of acrylic, collage, spray paint, pencil, pen and ink, gold leaf. The binary contrast of masculine and feminine as the major theme in their work is also a very real and personal visual conversation between their imagined realities. Enhanced by complex, delicate layers, their bold pieces exist not only as individual pieces, but as part of larger installations or site-specific works.
TRUST, 2014 Gesso, paint, resin on canvas 48H x 56W x 2.5D in
Lucky Rapp is a San Francisco based visual artist with a background in both fashion and art. Her style is often characterized as being text-based. Her methodology incorporates layers of resin and paint that create texture and depth within the dialogue. The end result combines inquisitive statements with a rich sculptural reflective quality that play with both language and the power of graphic communication.
Tyler Cross and Kyle Lypka
Jokes about helium, 2019 Ceramic, glaze, stain 14 x 16 x 7
Tyler Cross and Kyle Lypka have been together since 2013 and began working together in 2016. They have had two solo shows in Oakland and are represented by Pt. 2 Gallery. Their next show of collaborative sculpture will be in 2020.
Dog Rose, 2019 Acrylic, 1 of 1 20 x 24
Slick is a San Franciscan native artist specialized in illustration and comic book styles. He works prolifically around the city on various public and community art projects including Murals in the Haight & Fillmore district. He has been attending Hospitality House’s Community Art Program since his teens and says "I just like to have fun with my art."
Coppelia 3/15, 2007 (3 of 15) Archival digital pigment print 24 x 24 in
Cara Barer transforms books into art by sculpting them, dyeing them, and then through the medium of photography presenting them anew as objects of beauty. She creates a record of that book, and its half-life.
Metropolis, 2019 Clay and acrylic 18 x 24
Originally from Thailand, Eakapong Tan Sirinumas is a full-time, community-based artist who primarily works with clay, acrylics, pastels and found materials to create images focused on local San Francisco architecture. Themes that resonate throughout Tan's work are those of personal struggle, spiritual renewal and the beauty inherent in a complicated urban environment. His pieces are a meeting of raw artistic material, hand painting and laser engraving technology, brought together to create multi-layered, three-dimensional works that pay homage to the history of San Francisco’s diverse neighborhoods and communities.