A few shots of the Fire of Spire Installation: 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…Keep reading >>
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.
Bliss Dance Treasure Island, a photo by davidyuweb on Flickr.
ArtInStorefronts_Launch_236, a photo by arts.commission on Flickr. The Composting Contraption was a hit at the Art in Storefront’s event on Friday that included the Black Rock Arts Foundation’s installations of Karen Cusolito’s Valiant Flowers and the Dandelion. More photos to come.
4782_MayorEarthDay_0008f, a photo by SF Environment on Flickr. San Francisco Environment’s Director Melanie Nutter (BRAF’s partner with Scrap Eden and the Compost Contraption) with event sponsor Jason McBriarty, (BRAF’s partner and sponsor, Director, Global Community Affairs Levi Strauss & Co., and the Levi Strauss Foundation, and the Black Rock Arts Foundation’s Executive Vice-President, Rae Richman and Executive Director,Tomas McCabe.
We stopped by to see Karen Cusolito and her crew installing the first part of the Market Street Blooms installation, the Valiant Flower a couple of days ago. This installation is part of BRAF’s collaboration with the San Francisco Arts Commission as part of their Art in Storefronts program in an effort to revitalize a once-vibrant commercial corridor in San…Keep reading >>
The Raygun Gothic Rocketship, a photo by davidyuweb on Flickr. Another fabulous photo! Thanks so much!
ecstasy, a photo by Estify on Flickr. I keep thinking that there cannot possibly be a new way to see Ecstasy at Patricia’s Green, and then there is. Thanks for the fabulous photo Estify.
A shout out from Living in the O, first about partnering with The Black Rock Arts Foundation to provide art for a temporary sculpture garden in Oakland, funded by the Oakland Cultural Arts Department and a $200,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. At the bottom of the post is a lovely story about their visit to Ecstacy…Keep reading >>