Black Rock Arts Foundation – Newsletter – May 2014

In this Issue: Sunset Piano Opus 3 at the Central Market Microhood Fiscal Sponsorship for Burning Man Honorarium art Artist Update Bryan Tedrick Five Ton Crane Grantee Update Compression Sesquicentennial Peregrinations Why Can’t the First Part of the Second Party be the Second Part of the First Party? The Pool by Jen Lewin Burning Baskets by Mavis Muller

Year in Review – 2013

For BRAF, 2013 was all about collaboration! We worked with a number of artists and other organizations on a number of exciting projects that reflect our evolution and demonstrate an ever-deepening commitment to creating work that reflects the core principles of our community. Read on to learn more about the great things that your support made possible last year! Continue reading

Upcoming free illuminated events in San Francisco

  At BRAF we are very excited to partner with SF Travel and Illuminate the arts to produce two upcoming free events in San Francisco. Kate Raudenbush talk: On the evening of Sunday, November 24th, artist Kate Raudenbush will discuss her work and Future’s Past in particular at the current installation location of that piece in Hayes Valley’s Patricia’s Green…Keep reading >>

ArtPad SF 2012

Thank you to everyone who attended the fabulous second installment of ArtPadSF on May 18th. It was an exceptional night celebrating the wealth of our artistic community in the Bay Area. Attendance and spirits were high as patrons explored the converted rooms of the Phoenix Hotel. Photo by Philippe Glade.  More after the jump: 

El Radio Fantastique at the ARTumnal Gathering this Saturday

El Radio Fantastique was inspired by a bizarre family tale of a sinister radio that possessed its listeners, bandleader Giovanni DiMorente approaches his music as if turning the dial, transmitting a vibrant spectrum of musical styles, lost in time, yet timeless. This eight-piece ensemble serves up a dizzying cocktail of beautiful darkness and achingly sublime melodies – called everything from…Keep reading >>

Flying Solo – Laura Kimpton

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 >>

ArtPadSF – A Benefit for the Black Rock Arts Foundation

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 >>