BRAF Represents

Leslie Pritchett, former BRAF Executive Director, Current Board Member of the CrucibleFreddy Hahne, BRAF President of the Board Mark Sinclair, BRAF Board Member Melissa Alexander, former BRAF Exexutive Director, BRAF Advisory Board Member Joe Olivier, BRAF Board Member and Tim Larson Christopher Bently, BRAF Board Member Amber Marie Bently, BRAF Advisory Board Member Affinity Mingle, BRAF Advisory Board Member and…Keep reading >>

Celtic Forest will be rockin’ Summer and Fall

Here are some additional photos from the Opening Reception from Celtic Forest: Book of the Raven. Reno is looking forward to much more fire and performance to come. Maria Partridge tells us:On Tuesday and Friday evenings; Celtic Forest in downtown Reno has had 125 plus people in attendance… they are enjoying the art with flame effects, the music by DJ’s…Keep reading >>


The Black Rock Arts Foundation is proud to support the Hayes Valley Art Coalition in the installation of another public artwork on Patricia’s Green located at Octavia at Hayes Streets. This site-specific work ‘Adaptations’ by Mark Baugh-Sasaki will be constructed of welded steel and the limbs of trees trimmed and/or fallen in Golden Gate Park. Patricia’s Green in Hayes Valley,…Keep reading >>

Green Dimensions at Fort Mason

We would like to give a shout out to the The Bandshell and the PARKcycle. There is an opening reception tonight at Fort Mason as part of Green Dimensions: An Exhibit Celebrating Bay Area Artists and Reclaimed Art Materials (until August 16); Pipeline : Art, Surfing, and the Ocean Environment at the SFMOMA Artists Gallery (until August 28); and the…Keep reading >>


Join us for the next in our series of Member events, Elemental Interactions: Electricity! In 2008 we launched a new Member program, a series of quarterly events bringing together artists, scientists, social historians and others in our community to present demos, talks and performances in an informal, conversational setting. Expounding upon our wildly successful Elemental Interactions series, we take our…Keep reading >>

Laura Kimpton’s Personal Baggage

While we were in Reno last weekend, Celtic Forest artist, Laura Kimpton gave a free workshop. We had such a good time, thanks so much Laura for your great teaching skills, patience and talent. Thanks to Maria Partridge for making it happen and to the City of Reno’s Public Art Department for funding the workshop.

Reno loves Celtic Forest: Book of the Raven

Tell us about Celtic Forest photo: Loren Carpenter The Centaur photo: Wayneco Controlled Burn, the Reno Fire Performers were fabulous photo: Bill Kositzky And there was live music as well as a DJ later in the evening photo: Bill Kositzky What a great crowd, and it only got larger as the evening progressed photo: Bill Kositzky The Riverwalk is a…Keep reading >>