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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

Bringing out the Masses at OMCA

November 15, 2014

Bringing out the Masses

OMCA celebrates local culture and community.
November 1, 2014

Cool Blue Seas and Warm Earth Tones

The art of Zsuzsanna Laszlo expresses the painter’s emotions.
November 1, 2014

Autumn Lights Festival Shines at Lake Merritt

Long after the picnic blankets have been cleared, the boats have docked, and the joggers have mostly headed home, there’s often a light burning inside the office of Oakland Parks Supervisor Tora Rocha, where she watches over the crown jewel under her charge—The Gardens at Lake Merritt, a seven-acre oasis of themed gardens on Lake Merritt’s north shore.
October 10, 2014

Wendy Lee Gadzuk Rocks East Oakland

Blues music plays softly in Wendy Lee Gadzuk’s East Oakland studio, packed with well-worn and comfy furniture, rock memorabilia, a three-legged cat, and the raw materials of her mixed-media assemblages: animal remains, a bag of baby doll heads, old jewelry, and hardware she scavenged from furniture discarded by the roadside, stripped with a screwdriver kept in her purse for just that purpose.
October 10, 2014

Chris Rummell Upcycles Ideas Into Art

Chris Rummell stands behind the counter at St. Vincent de Paul’s Redux Studios & Gallery in Alameda in his signature Buddy Holly glasses, a long way from the dairy farm and sawmill on which he grew up in Northeast Ohio.
October 2, 2014