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Gallery News


Look for work by Ryan Martin at Visual Aid's 2010 Sprint Auction on April 22, 6-9 pm at Chronicle Books.

Davide Coltro is exhibiting a "System" at the Italian Cultural Institute as part of ".IT Itialian Art Today," a group exhibition of contemporary Italian artists, through May 31. Info here.

Jeremy Mora is featured in Beautiful Decay, Book 3: the Underdogs.

Alika Cooper is featured in a group exhibition titled "100 Records" at Gallery 16 here in SF, for which 100 artists made 45 rpm record covers for fictional bands and singers. Sonny Smith is then going to compose the songs for each record.



Embroidered works by Diem Chau are on view at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art through April 3, part of the "By a Thread" exhibition. Similar works are on view at the gallery starting Feb. 4.



Jordan Eagles is featured in Re-Creation, the inaugural exhibition at the Ogilvy Chocolate Factory, Ogilvy & Mather Advertising's new gallery venture, in New York through March 31.

A thoughtful review of Jud Bergeron's recent solo show appears in the current issue of Artillery. Read it here.

Alika Cooper is exhibiting at Taylor de Cordoba Gallery in Los Angeles as part of its "The Women of Women" group show, through Feb. 20, gand at Western Exhibitions in Chicago through Feb. 6.



Alika Cooper is participating in a group show titled "Close to Home" at Galleria Davide DiMaggio in Milan, through Feb. 9, 2010.



Gao Yuan and her "12 Moons" Project, which showed here in March, 2009, are profiled in the current issue of COLOR Magazine here.

Danielle Giudici Wallis's exhibition at the Oakland Museum Sculpture Court reviewed in the East Bay Express here.



James Sansing's recent residency at the S.F. Dump was showcased on (of all places) the Voice of America News Network.

Jordan Eagles has a solo show of new, monumental blood works at the Aljira Center for Contemporary Art in Newark, NJ through December 12. Show info here. Read a New York Times blog review here.

A "Shotgun Review" of Alika Cooper's show is here.

Jeremy Mora has a solo show at Zaum Projects Contemporary Art in Lisbon, Portugal, October 9 - November 7.

Davide Coltro currently has a solo exhibition in Parma, Italy, titled "the Invention of the Electronic Frame," organized by the Comuna di Parma.  More information here .



James Sansing's show "systemic obsolescence," the capstone of his 4-month artist-in-residence sojourn at the SF Recycling and Dispoal Center (aka the Dump) opens Friday September 25, 2009 from 5-9 pm. 503 Tunnel Ave., SF, CA 94135. More info here.

"A Cold Wave," the current Alika Cooper show, gets blurbed in SF Weekly, Bay Guardian, and Bay Area Reporter.



A review of "Unified Theory," last Spring's two-person show of work by James Sansing and Jerad Walker, appears on Art Beat Bay Area here.

We are pleased to report that an edition of Gao Yuan's "12 Moons" series has been acquired by the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon, Portugal.

Works by Danielle Giudici Wallis are on display at the Oakland City Center's Sculpture Court, 1111 Broadway in Oakland, through November 13.  The show is organized by the Oakland Museum of California .  A reception will take place August 20, 5-7 pm.  Danielle will also begin a 3-month residency at the Kala Institute in September.


Dennis McNulty's current show "1981 Pervert" gets Pick of the Week by the San Francisco Bay Guardian. Read the blurb here.

Davide Coltro is exhibiting new work at the Palazzo della Ca' D'Oro in Venice, in conjunction with this year's Venice Biennale.

James Sansing is the current Artist in Residence at the San Francisco Recycling and Disposal center, aka, the San Francisco Dump. His residencey will culminate in a show in September, 2009.

Jordan Eagles is featured - with a decidedly dashing photo - in the current issue of Italian Men's Vogue, aka "L'Uomo Vogue." See it here.

Alika Cooper will exhibit at VOLTA5 in Basel, June 8-13, with Hamish Morrison Galerie, Berlin. 


Diem Chau's carved cryaons are featured in a nationwide television ad for US Cellular. You can view it here. Diem also has work in a benefit auction for LA's MOCA. taking place May 9.

Our outing at the NEXT Invitational Fair in Chicago is blogged here.

Wang Tiande is artist-in-residence at the Spencer Art Museum, Lawrence, KS. He is creating a piece using grazing sheep and goats. Info here.


We will be exhibiting at the NEXT Invitaitonal Exhibition of Emerging Art in Chicago, April 30 - May 4. The fair takes place at the Merchandise Mart in conjunction with Art Chicago. Visit us in Booth 7-8062.

Jud Bergeron is featured on the cover of the current edition of Sculptural Pursuit magazine. Inside is a feature and interview. Watch for Jud's show here this Fall.


The current exhibition, "A (re)Turn to (re)Form," featuringworks by Wang Tiande, Hong Lei, and Gao Yuan was featured on KQED-TV's "Gallery Crawl." You can view the video here.

Francesca Berrini and Diem Chau are featured in "Finds Refined," a group exhibition at the Museum of Northwest Art in La Conner, WA.



Davide Coltro's "Systems" are on display at the Concorso Museo Maxxi di Roma.

Jacob Tillman and Alika Cooper are doing a two-month residency in Caserta, near Rome, with Galeria Studio Legale.




Alika Cooper has three paintings featured in the 1/11/09 New York Times Sunday Magazine, accompanying an article by David Sanger on the nuclear threat frm Pakistan. You can read the article and view the works here.

Two gallery artists, Alika Cooper and Danielle Giudici Wallis, will exhibit work in the 75th Crocker-Kingsley Biennial of California art at the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, from  January 10 - February 6, 2009.  More info here .  Meanwhile, Alika also has a solo show up at Hamish Morrison Galerie, Berlin, through February 21.

We will be participating in the 14th Annual Los Angeles Art Show at the LA Convention Center, January 21 - 25, 2009.  The booth will feature a solo exhibition of new paintings by Jordan Eagles .  Jordan was recently profiled in the French art + design magazine "Digital Temple," which can be downloaded here .



The citizens of Dublin, Ohio, have spoken, voting to acquire three works by Danielle Giudici Wallis for the town's civic art collection. Info here.

Alika Cooper has a solo show at Hamish Morrison Galerie, Berlin, through Feb. 21, 2009.


We are pleased to announce the arrival and availability of "12 Moons," a new photographic installation by Beijing-based Yuan Gao, which was recently on view at the Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art.

Artweek reviewed last month's Jeremy Mora exhibition here.

Gallery Director Mark Wolfe will moderate a panel discussion on art, architecture and technology at the M. H. de Young Museum on Nov. 11, 2008. Panelists include local architects Brett Terpeluk and Christopher Haas, who partnered with Renzo Piano and Herzong & DeMeuron, respectively, on the new Academy of Sciences and de Young Museum Buildings in Golden Gate Park.

Danielle Giudici Wallis is featured in "Park Fiction" an outdoor sculpture exhibition in Dublin, OH. More info and images here.

Jordan Eagles is featured in "Specimen: Representing the Natural World," a group exhibition at the Paul Robeson Galleries at Rutgers University through January, 2009. More info here.



Apparently dissatisfied with the quality of work exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the producers of the upcoming film "When in Rome," starring Kristen Bell and Anjelica Houston, acquired a large diptych from Jordan Eagles to hang in a scene shot at the museum. Reported here in the New York Post.



Jeremy Mora's current show is featured on Fecal Face Dot Com here.

Alika Cooper is featured in "The Panorama Project 3," a group exhbition at the Jonathan Levine Gallery in New York, Sept. 6 through Oct. 4.



Yee Jan Bao has been awarded an Adoph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation grant for 2008-2009.

San Francisco Art Magazine reviewed the current summer group exhibition here.

You can read the review of the current group show online here (scroll down 1/2 way).

Diem Chau graced the cover the September issue of Fiber Arts magazine, which also featured a write-up here.

Ryan Martin's show was featured in a 14-page feature in the current issue of Chic Today magaine. Download .pdf here (1 MB).

Paintings by Alika Cooper are featured in a group show at the Di Rosa Preserve in Napa, through September 10.



Francesca Berrini is included in the Seattle Art Museum Gallery's annual Summer Introductions exhibit, through August 23. Info here.

Davide Coltro is featured in the Moscow International Biennale for New Art, on view at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art through July.

Alika Cooper is participating in a group exhibtion at the Cairo Collection, in Seattle, WA through Sept. 9.

Work by Kadie Salfi is included in shows at Cliff Lede Vineyards Gallery in Yountville, CA through September 10, and at the Milk & Honey Gallery in Mill Valley, CA through August 31.



Ryan Martin's show snagged the highly coveted "Pick of First Thursday" accolade from See here (scroll down 1/2 way).

Jordan Eagles is featured in the current issue of Modern Design magazine. View a .pdf of the article here.

New work by Dennis McNulty and Alika Cooper was featured in Southern Exposure's recent live auction to benefit its artist programs. Alika's work will also be auctioned later this month by Visual Aid this month, to benefit artists battling serious or terminal illnesses.

Diem Chau, who will exhibit here in November, was featured in this month's GenArt Pulse newsletter here.


Gallery artists Danielle Giudici Wallis, Randall Heath, and Jeremy Mora are fetured in a grup exhibtion titled "Art of Diorama" at the Bedford Gallery in Walnut Creek. The show was recently featured on KQED's "Gallery Crawl." Click here for the video.

New York Magazine ran a piece about Jordan Eagles in connection with his current solo show at Merge Gallery, Chelsea. Read it here.

Jeremy Mora has launched POVeditions, a fine art production and printing company and gallery in LA's Chinatown. A limited edition print by Alika Cooper was included in the inaugural run. More info here.

The "Art-San Francisco" blog featured the Alessandro Busci exhibition here.

Alika Cooper
will be featured in a solo exhibit at VIENNAFAIR, an international art exhbition in Vienna, April 24-27. Info here.


Francesca Berrini was profiled in the March, 2008 issue of art ltd magazine. Read it here.

D3 Productions, Inc., producer of the Emmy-winning documentary "Sketching the Silk Road," filmed the finale of the forthcoming "Interpreting Ancient Fashion" here at the Gallery on March 6. The shoot featued local fashion designers Colleen Quen and Jude Gabbard, who presented works inspired by their recent sojourn in China's Guizhou Province. And a star sighting. The documentary will air on PBS stations in 2009. More info about the project here.

ARTslant featured the Jordan Eagles exhibition here.

An AP article by Michelle Locke showcasing the Jordan Eagles exhibit was picked up by several media outlets internationally. Read the International Herald Tribune version here.

Work by Davide Coltro is on view at the Leila Taghinia-Milani Heller Gallery in New York as part of that gallery's inaugural exhibition in its new space at 39 E. 78th Street.



KTVU Fox Channel 2 aired a feature about Jordan Eagles's exhibition, including an interview with the artist. Video here.

S.F. Weekly wrote about Eagles's show here.

Juxtapoz magazine showcased Jordan Eagles's current show here.



ArtDaily.Org featured next month's solo exhibition of blood paintings by
Jordan Eagles here.

Jesse Nathan reviewed the current Francesca Berrini show for SF Station here.

S.F. Weekly questions Francesca Berrini's sanity here.

Davide Coltro
was one of only 12 artists chosen to exhibit at the Palazzo della Permanente in Milan. Info here.

Alika Cooper will participate in a group show at Okay Mountain Gallery in Austin TX, running Jan. 12 through Feb. 9. Info here.



New work by Jordan Eagles was featured in a recent New York Times review of recent exhibitions in Newark's emerging gallery scene. The review is here. A review of his current show in Baltimore, MD, is here.



Jeremy Mora is featured in "There's No Place Like Here," a group exhibition at the Sonoma State University Art Gallery. Other artists include Todd Hido, Nina Katchadourian, Lordy Rodriquez, and Leslie Shows.

Jordan Eagles, who will show here in February '08, has a solo show at Touchet Gallery in Baltimore. A review is here.



Read a review of Alika Cooper's recent solo outing in Rome here (it's in Italian, but Google can translate).

Davide Coltro has a solo show at Mandelli Arte Contemporanea in Milan.

Joe Mangrum is one of the artists featured in Art In Action, a new book from the Natural World Museum and United Nations Environment Programme showcasing artists and artwork addressing the environment and natural landscape. Other featured artists include Olafur Eliasson, Andy Goldsworthy, and Christo. Copies are available for purchase through the gallery.


Here's's take on the current show of work by Sarah Hirneisen and Kadie Salfi (scroll down).

Davide Coltro will be featured in the 2007 "Art of Digital" exhibition in San Diego, October 6 - November 11. Coltro's work was selected for inclusion in this juried exhibition of cotemporary art in digital media by SF MOMA Director Neal Benezra.

Alika Cooper will have a solo show at Galleria Studio Legale in Rome, opening September 27. This is her first European solo exhibition.

Dennis McNulty's recent exhibition was revewed in the September, 2007 issue of
art ltd. Read it here.


Joe Mangrum is the August, 2007 Artist In Residence at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, where he will create a new installation. Click here for more information.

Logan Hicks was the focus of a recent TV ad for K-Swiss broadcast on MTV-Asia. Download and view it here.

ArtDaily.Org featured next month's exhibitions by Sarah Hirneisen and Kadie Salfi here.

The Saatchi Gallery's on-line daily magazine included Lupe Nunez-Fernandez's review of Alika Cooper's current show here.


ArtDaily.Org featured Alika Cooper's solo exhibition here.

Art Knowledge News
featured it here.

Alika Cooper will participate in a group show at the Paul Morris Gallery in New York City, from July 13 - August 3rd. Sharing the bill will be R. Crumb, Manuela Paz, Rachel Kaye, and others.


Jordan Eagles' blood paintings, exhibited here last year, were the subject of a recent piece in the Hartford Courant. Read it here. Eagles will exhibit with us again in 2008.

ArtWeek previewed next month's exhibition of new work from Alika Cooper. Read it here.

ArtDaily.Org featured Dennis McNulty's show here; and Art Knowledge News featured it here.



Davide Coltro was profled and interviewed in the May, 2007 issue of the Italian Art magazine Inside Italia. Click here for the article (in Italian, 3MB .pdf file).

Just returned from the Bridge Art Fair in Chicago. By all accounts a great outing. Click here for images.



Percolator Magazine reviewed last month's Jeremy Mora exhibition here.

Adam5100 was profiled on KQED TV's "Spark" series.  View the segment here.  The producers also created an "education guide" about Adam for teachers to use in K-12 curricula.  Download it here.

Read the review of Ajna Lichau & Jessica Pezalla on [scroll down].

Ajna Lichau & Jessica Pezalla was featured on the San Francisco Chronicle's video "Culture Blog."  View the video here.


March reviewed Jeremy Mora's current exhibition here.

Artweek previewed next month's exhibition of new work from Ajna Lichau and Jessica Pezalla here [scroll down].

Fecal Face ran a feature on Jeremy Mora, including several excellent photographs of the current installation.

The San Francisco Chronicle ran a color image from Jeremy Mora's current show in the February 11th Sunday Datebook Section.

Read the review of Jeremy Mora on [scroll down 1/2 way]

SF Weekly
ran a feature on Jeremy Mora's current show.  Read it here.

Ajna Lichau, who will show here in April, is featured in two group shows in Belgium, "Ondes - Ondulations - Oscillations" at Gallery Les Contemporains in Brussels, and "Project E-O" at Espace 72 in Dison.  Both open in March.

January's "Gallery Crawl" series showcased the Gallery and the Davide Coltro exhibition in its January, 2007 edition.  View the video, or download the podcast from iTunes here.  

Nate Pagel's Tokyo Metro installation, which debuted at the Gallery in 2006, will be on display at the Consulate of Japan in San Francisco.

Jeremy Mora's recent show at Richard Heller in L.A. was reviewed in the January, 2007 issue of artUS magazine. Read it here.

Ajna Lichau, who will show here in the spring, was reviewed in the January, 2007 ArtWeek.  Read it here.

Alika Cooper, who will show with us this summer, will have works featured at the upcoming LA/Art in New York fair, courtesy of Lightbox in Culver City.


Read the review of Davide Coltro on ("Pick of First Thursday!")

View a slideshow of images from the opening of Davide Coltro:Systems on Coltro's website here.

TBWA\Chiat\Day commissioned Zane Peach to produce images for a forthcoming international ad campaign.

The San Francisco Chronicle featured an image from Davide Coltro's current show in the December 10th Sunday Datebook Section.

Urbis Artium Gallery is now Mark Wolfe Contemporary Art.  The Urbis website may still be viewed here.


Davide Coltro presented a lecture describing work from his upcoming show at the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco.


Harper's magazine featured Adam5100's "Leaving for Lillehammer," from the "Layered" exhibition, in its November issue.  Click here for the image.

Art Knowledge News included the upcoming Michael Ricardo Andreev exhibit in the site's weekly newsletter.

Francesca Berrini will participate in the 2006 Painting Marathon, sponsored by Seattle's Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA). The auction takes place on Saturday, September 9th, starting at 6pm, at the CoCA.

Nate Pagel's Tokyo Metro, which debuted at the Gallery in February, will be featured at the SFMOMA's Sept. 14th Closing Party for Matthew Barney's DRAWING RESTRAINT.

Read about Peach Vejvi on


Fecal Face reviewed Peach Vejvi, and posted photographs of the show.

Zane Peach was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle's August 24, 2006 edition of "96 Hours." Read the article, In So Many Words.

Jordan Eagles was featured in The Village Voice article Blood Simple.

Joe Mangrum was profiled on KQED-TV's "Spark" series. View the segment here.

New stencil work from Logan Hicks and Adam5100 will be on display at RedLetter1 Workspace in Tampa, Florida from August 5th through August 30th.


Layered, our recent exhibition of stencil paintings by Logan Hicks and Adam5100, was reviewed in the June 2006 issue of Artweek Magazine. Hicks' Hong Kong Alley graced the cover. Click here to read the review.

Caesurae was featured in the June 1st edition of the San Francsico Chronicle article, Lets Get Morbid

Caesurae was previewed in SF Weekly's article Cut it Out: Art gets at what's inside.

Read's review of Caesurae - Cutting No Corners, Caesurae Opens at Urbis Artium.


Layered was freatured in the April issue of 7 x 7 Magazine.


Express magazine's article, Graf on the Go: Stencil Graffiti on the rise in San Francisco profiles Adam5100, whose work we will be showing with fellow stencil artist Logan Hicks in the upcoming show Layered.

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