SF OPen Studios Exhibition 2017

October 12- Nov 11, 2017

SOMARTS CULTURAL CENTER, 934 BRANNAN, San Francisco

Over 400 works of art in a multitude of media, representing ArtSpan SF Open Studios artists from all neighborhoods.

Tuesdays- Fridays,  12 p.m.- 7 p.m

Saturdays, 11 a.m. -5 p.m

Sundays, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.

free and open to the public

Highlights from 2016:

2016 SFOS Exhibition Juror Awards and Top Ten 

Catherine Mackey

2016 Jurors and Juror's Choice Awards Artists

Debrorah Conrad- Former Intel CMO, ArtSpan Board Member

Catherine Mackey - Weekend 4 - Alcatraz Sink #1

Al Cosio- San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,  Corporate Art Coordinator

Paul Madonna - Weekend 3 - Close Enough for the Angels

Maria Jenson-Executive Director, SOMArts

Amy Ahlstrom - Weekend 2 -The Fall

Michelle Mansour- Executive Director, Root Division

Liz Hickok - Weekend 4 - Solitude

Jill Manton- Director of Public Art Trust and Special Initiatives at San Francisco Arts Commission

Katja Leibenath - Weekend 2 - Small Figure #113

Jose Portillo- Special Events Coordinator at Alliance Health Project – Art for AIDS

Ramiro Cairo - Weekend 4 - Capsula

Mark Wolfe- Owner, Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art

Robert Sakovich - Weekend 4- East Meets West

 

Top Ten Picks by Open Studios Weekend

Each juror compiled a list of 10 artists not to miss.  We've arranged them by weekend to give you a start on making your plans.

Weekend 1

Alan Mazzetti, Carol Jessen, Carol Kummer, Estelle Akamine, Ivy Jacobsen, Jason Bernhardt, Jeffrey Katz, Jenny Wantuch, Marina Berlin, Marti McKee, Rebecca Fox, Rebecca Shortle, Robin Denevan, Sivia Poloto, Wendy Robushi

Carol Jessen

Weekend 2

Alan Mazzetti, Amy Ahlstrom, Barbara Kleinhans, Brett Walker, Brian Huber, Demetra Theofanus, Elaine Coombs, Elizabeth Ashcroft, Erin Malone, Eugene Loch, Jack Mattingly, Jean Capron, Jennifer L. King, Katja Leibenath, Linda Yao, Margaret Timbrell, Mike Kimball, Philippe Jestin, Phillip Hua, Rose Heineman, Sean O'Donnell, Taiko Fujimara, Tanya Wilkinson

Barbara Kleinhans

Weekend 3

Audrey Heller, Bernard John Bolter IV, Fong Fai, Justin Teisl, Pam Borrelli, Paul Madonna

Bernard John Bolter IV

Weekend 4

Alexandra Blum, Anne Subercaseux, Aondrea Maynard, Aynur Westen, Catherine Mackey, David Wagoner, Doug Rhodes, Jack Mattingly, Jason Astorquia, Jason Mitchell, Karen Olsen-Dunn, Kent Tool, Leo Germano, Liz Hickok, Phillip Hua, Ramiro Cairo, Robert Sakovich, Ron Moultrie Saunders, Sam Hunt, Sandra Yagi, Spencer Brown, Tareq Mirza, Victoria Heilweil

Robert Sakovich

Congratulations to all of our participating artists, and thank you to our thoughtful jurors!

What a feast!

Juror Al Cosio describes why he chose Paul Madonna's piece for his Juror's award, at Art Tasting, Oct 8, 2016.