The Black Rock Arts Foundation had a very successful 2013 and has many exciting projects in the works. As a result, we are looking to expand our staff to keep up with the growth of the organization. Below is a short job description and application instructions for the new position. Position Available: Operations Coordinator, Black Rock Arts Foundation Location: San Francisco, CA ** Please submit…Keep reading >>
In This Issue: The Temple for Christchurch – Support this project! Save the Date: The Artumnal Gathering – November 23, 2013 BRAF at Burning Man Urbanauts: Sean Orlando + Rebar Grantee Updates The Great Wall of Oakland The Music Box of New Orleans Cardboardia of Moscow
In this video, collaborators Matthew Passmore (co-founder of Rebar) and Sean Orlando talk about the different facets of Urbanauts, an urban exploration project that merges fieldwork with installation. Through environmental expeditions, mappings, photography and sculpture, Urbanauts is a multi-layered investigation into the aesthetics, purpose and socio-cultural implications of hidden “systems” in the world around us. Join the artists at the…Keep reading >>
In This Issue: Save the Date! Artumnal 2013 Artist Update – Brian Goggin and Dorka Keehn Grantee Updates Swap-O-Rama-Rama Global Lives Project ME’DI.ATE Art Group Skate Stump Bambufonomat (Bamboo Element) The Metamorphosis Project Silent Lights
The Black Rock Arts Foundation (BRAF) invites you to submit a proposal for our new project “Big Art for Small Towns.” A project of BRAF’s Civic Arts Program, Big Art for Small Towns seeks to share the cultural and economic benefit of public art with rural towns in Nevada and beyond.
Big Art for Small Towns is funded by generous private donors, in-kind contributions from the City of Fernley, and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Our Town grant. Continue reading
In This Issue: Aurora at Maker Faire Grantee Updates Festival of Street Art at Bartlett Events Imagine Figment The Pool by Jen Lewin The Temple for Christchurch Partner Organizations American Steel Studios present Art + Industry Don’t miss Maker Faire! The Youth Education Spaceship will be there, too!
Michael Christian talks with BRAF about collaboration, the creative process, and his work on the Bike Bridge, as well as hinting at upcoming projects. Continue reading
In this Issue: Bike Bridge Opening Reception – Postponed – March 1 Urbanauts - January 19 Grantee Updates Black Forest Fancies – Request for Proposals The Pool Before I Die… The Global Lives Project FIGMENT - Request for Proposals
In this Issue: Urbanauts Event- Save the Date! Bike Bridge Opening Reception – Save the Date! Raygun Gothic Rocketship – Delayed Departure The Artumnal Gathering – Photos and more! Grantee Update Don’t forget to make your tax-deductible end-of-year gift to BRAF! With your help, we’ll enjoy another year of inspiring art projects!
BRAF Social Media Volunteer Job Description The Black Rock Arts Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization, is currently interviewing for a Social Media Superstar to join our team! This is a great opportunity to learn social media marketing and the non-profit sector while working on a specific project and developing key skills that will be very marketable for college students looking for…Keep reading >>
Save the date and mark your calendars: Tickets for this year’s Artumnal Gathering go on sale September 13th! The Black Rock Arts Foundation has much to celebrate this year. Please join us for this very special annual engagement in honor of our artists and in support of BRAF’s future endeavors.
BRAF and the Hayes Valley Arts Coalition (HVAC) have teamed up again to bring another beloved work from the Burning Man community to San Francisco. We hope you could join us for the Opening Reception on May 10 to welcome Future’s Past, by Kate Raudenbush, to its new home at Patricia’s Green. The work will be on display for at least one year.…Keep reading >>