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Favorite Hometown Heros

Alamedans name Howard Mott, Jack Clark, Father William Marshall, Kyle Conner, and Emil Firpo and share their attibutes.
June 22, 2015

Christina Song Perfects Cut-Paper Illustration

An Oakland artist obsessed with paper creates whimsical scenes of her surroundings for eye-appealing art.
June 1, 2015

Daud Abdullah Turns Trash Cans Into Works of Art

An artist does his part to clean up neighborhoods and foster good will by decorating public garbage containers with beautiful mosaics full of words and pictures.
May 8, 2015

Zin Lim’s Six Degrees of Francis Bacon

Figurative painter Francis Bacon influences the style of a South Korean native.
May 8, 2015

David Burke Art Is Both Beautiful and Grotesque

An Alameda-born artist finds inspiration in nature and industry, contrasting them in his work.
April 4, 2015

Can the Oakland Museum of California Stay Relevant?

The storied 45-year-old institution smartly reinvents itself by turning to upgraded technology, capital improvements, renovations, and new programming while embracing a collaborative approach and community-driven approach for better representation.
March 22, 2015

The Most Exciting Block in Oakland

A group of artists with a vision and a sense of community turn a strip of blight into a river of creativity.
December 22, 2014

Oakland's Gallery Scene is Exciting, But Does Exciting Sell Art?

In Oakland’s evolving art gallery scene, achievement is defined more by community and expression than by commercial success.
December 15, 2014

But does exciting Sell Art?

In Oakland’s evolving art gallery scene, achievement is defined more by community and expression than by commercial success.
December 2, 2014

Bad Puns and Great Watercolors

Larry Wilson serves an artistic Bay Area tour guide.
November 26, 2014