One of our 2011 grant recipients, Mobule is going to be touring beginning in Paris, opening the FUTUR EN SEINE FESTIVAL, on June 19th. Then on to Barcelona, London, New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles. The Mobule is a travelling video sculpture that passes on recorded ‘messages of love’ from one city’s citizens to those of the next. This…Keep reading >>
Detroit Dream Project, a photo by Laughing Squid on Flickr. Did you know that when Scott Beale from Laughing Squid went to Detroit a few months ago he stopped to take a few photos of the Detroit Dream Project. One of our Civic Arts Projects by David Best and Crew. Thanks Scott.
Market Street Blooms sculpture by Karen Cusolito, a photo by Timbuk2 Designs on Flickr.
Bliss Dance on Treasure Island, a photo by Michael Holden on Flickr.
Spire of Fire, by local Reno artists Steve Atkins and Eric Smith, is BRAF’s fourth installation at our public art venue in Reno, Nevada, and will be on display June 20 – Nov. 15, 2011, on the corner of Sierra Street and Island Avenue, on the bank of the Truckee River in downtown Reno. Join us to celebrate this ongoing…Keep reading >>
The Black Rock Arts Foundation, as part of our ScrapEden Program helped Levi Strauss & Co. with their May 5th Community Day, during which Levi’s employees in San Francisco leave their regular office responsibilities behind and volunteer at Bay Area non-profits. BRAF was given a special role this year, supporting the company’s efforts to be better caretakers of the planet…Keep reading >>
We got this note from note from one of our Black Rock Arts Foundation 2011 Grant Recipients, BOOM Parade and thought you might be interested in helping out… Greetings Fellow DIY Bike Lovers i built a bike at the LA bicycle kitchen. i believe bikes mixed with a little magic can transform lives. i’m writing to ask y’all to donate…Keep reading >>
Bliss Dance Treasure Island, a photo by davidyuweb on Flickr.
Our latest ScrapEden project, The Composting Contraption, rolls on, delighting kids and adults alike and educating about the importance of composting. This pedal powered, fun and funky kinetic sculpture is touring events throughout the summer. If you’re at an outdoor event in San Francisco this summer, keep your eyes peeled for the contraption! The ScrapEden program is supported by the…Keep reading >>
Flying Solo Exhibit Featuring Laura Kimpton Opening Reception McLaughlin Gallery 49 Geary (corner Grant). Suite 200 San Francisco Thursday, June 2, 2011 5:30pm to 8:30pm View new works of collage, assemblage, and sculpture by Laura Kimpton. Works on exhibition from June 2nd to July 30th, 2011. This solo exhibition of 2D and 3D recycled mixed media creations draws upon Laura’s…Keep reading >>
Dr. Deb, BRAF Advisory Board Alix Rosenthal, BRAF Board Secretary Eli Peterson, BRAF Office Manager and Administrative Assistant Tomas McCabe, BRAF Executive Director Laura Kimpton, BRAF Artist and friend Laura’s work for her new show, Flying Solo Rae Richman, BRAF Board, Executive Vice President Josie Schimke, BRAF Program and Development Assistant Affinity your BRAF blogger, Pete Hudson, BRAF Zoetrope Artist…Keep reading >>
ArtPadSF Opening Night Preview Photos – by Michael Cuffe for Warholian, a photo by WarholianPics on Flickr. OMG…This is a photo from our event last night, “A Private Preview of ArtPad SF: A Benefit for the Black Rock Arts Foundation”. This photographer, Michael Cuffe for the Warholian, one of my favorite blogs, captured the venue, the Phoenix Hotel with our…Keep reading >>