Celebrate Valentine’s Day with BRAF!

Come party with us at Eat Your heART Out! Bring your beloved, bring your kids, bring your Mom and Dad, we want to meet them all! Come celebrate love and art with us! We always have fun, don’t we? This is Pilar Woodman, a fabulous photographer at the ARTumnal, our most recent fabulous event! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BsTnJJLGf0] We are very excited and…Keep reading >>

News about Global Lives!

One of our 2008 Grant Recipients Global Lives is up to exciting things. Last week they had a São Paulo screening of the Global Lives videos that went wonderfully and got some Press. And in February the Global Lives Project’s World Premiere installation will be on view at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts from February 26 – June…Keep reading >>

Eat Your heART Out, and Feed Your Soul!

Please come and join us at “Eat Your heArt Out”! February 14, 2010A Valentine’s Day brunch benefit for the Black Rock Arts Foundation and ArtLovers Everywhere!supperclub sf 657 Harrison Street11am to 3pmAll-ages; everyone is welcome! $75 Adult ticket for meal only with cash bar (no reserved seating)$25 Children between 5 and 11 years old (brunch only);Kids under 5free!$150 VIP tickets…Keep reading >>

Cardboardia Evolves

Hopefully you have been following our coverage of Cardboardia, one of our 2009 Grantees. They build and inhabit temporary towns made out of cardboard. In the summer of 2009 they inhabited ‘towns’ in Moscow, Russian, Finland and Germany. Recently they exhibited at the Darvinovskii Museum. I love the sophistication of the wooley mammoths and dinosaurs and Cardboardia gives a special…Keep reading >>

“Das Mann of Steel” in the News

I am sure you remember Passage, by Dan Das Mann and Karen Cusolito, which inhabited Pier 14 as the first piece of temporary art in that space, as part of BRAF’s Civic Arts Program. Dan, one of the sculptors is featured in the East Bay Express, check it out, Das Mann of Steel. Congratulations Dan, it is always great to…Keep reading >>

Ni Hao (Hello) to Sanlun Yishu

We have wanted to say a few words about the progress on the Sanlun Yishu Grants to Artists, mobile, interactive installation in Beijing. You may remember them, we told you about them last year here. Sanlun Yishu, the vehicle, is: 三san (three) 轮lun (wheel) 车che (vehicle) – a versatile, cheap and compact tricycle made from modified motorcycles or bicycles. Small…Keep reading >>

Tree Spire Dedication in Reno

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WRp2PVtYQz4] Check out the City of Reno Video, it is fabulous! Tree Spire Dedication – Thursday December 10, 2009 A snowy winter day in Reno, the sun was shining and it was a perfect moment. Positive remarks were given by: Councilman Dave Aiazzi, Arts & Culture Commission Chair John Shelton and City of Reno’s Director of Parks, Recreation & Community…Keep reading >>

Please join us for the dedication of Tree Spire, a permanent installation, on Thursday, December 10th at 12:30 pm. A gift to the families and citizens that enjoy Whitaker Park! Funded by Burning Man and exhibited in Black Rock City 2007, “Tree Spire” was the first project created by the Seattle art collective, the Iron Monkeys. They created 4 fifteen-foot…Keep reading >>

ARTumnal Gathering “Pilar Woodman”

Lightning, Amber & Chris Bently (a special thanks for the Bently’s generosity is donating the use of the wonderful Bently Reserve for the ARTumnal Gathering) Feast of Imagination Pendants created by JennyBird Alcantara Feast of Imagination dinnerphotos: Pilar Woodman To see a lot more of Pilar’s ARTumnal photos check out http://pilarwoodmanphotography.com/artumnal09