Posts Tagged ‘ ART ’

Jessalyn Aaland artist talk at Swarm Gallery!

April 3, 2013
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My good buddy, Jessalyn Aaland, is giving an artist talk this Saturday, April 6 at 3PM at Swarm Gallery! If you haven’t already, make sure to stop by and see her discuss her solo show, Thank You For Your Waiting, which is up through April 21! GO GO GO!
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Real Life Weekend Adventures

October 4, 2012
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I’ve been avoiding the internet lately in exchange for real life encounters. It’s AWESOME, you should try it! Here’s a list of exciting real life adventures happening this weekend … hope to see you all out and about! THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012 Design Night at Autodesk! This month’s theme is From Idealism to Realism:...
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Time Travel Tuesday: Nancy

August 28, 2012
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Really excited to be back on the Time Travel Tuesday train with Sara from Brown Paper Bag! Head over to BPB for my post on Mexican surrealist aritst & muse, Leonora Carrington. And without further ado…Sara’s TTT post on NANCY!!! One of my favorite cartoons as a kid and whose sweet tooth I can...
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Trees Can Draw

August 21, 2012
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While visiting my family in the British countryside several years ago, we stopped into the New Art Gallery Warsall and I saw these photos of trees drawing. I forgot about them for a while and today decided to try to find them again. I searched for “pens tied to tree drawings” and lo and...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: SARA

August 6, 2012
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Sara from Brown Paper Bag and I have been internet buddies for almost two years now. I had to do a quick dive into gmail archives to figure out when we first started corresponding- December 2010! With a penchant for all things paper and a loving commitment to her art community, Sara has built...
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Time Travel Tuesday: Viola Frey

June 19, 2012
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After a mini-hiatus, we are back with Sara from Brown Paper Bag for Time Travel Tuesday! This week she wrote about Viola Frey, a Bay Area artist who explored gender power & dynamics in her expressive, figural ceramic sculptures. Don’t forget to visit BPB for my post on Jean Charlot, a French muralist whose...
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Weekend Plans?

May 11, 2012
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Lots going on this weekend in the SF art world- hope to see you out and about! Here’s the agenda: FRIDAY: I’ll be covering CCA’s Fashion Show for Modeconnect! My bff Nico and friends are opening a “The Field as the Frame, the Raster as the Rake“ at Alter Space in SOMA! Tom Marioni &...
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Celebrate Earth Day w/BIG THINGS x The California Academy of Sciences!

April 19, 2012
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BIG THINGS is SO excited to be partnering with the California Academy of Sciences for a radical Earth Day celebration! Join us at the Academy next Thursday, April 26th for Dirty, Earthy NightLife, an evening dedicated to the EARTH and getting in touch with nature. Award-winning nature photographer, Ian Shive, will present his stunning portfolio of...
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heading south

March 14, 2012
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The charming folks at Oxford American wrote the other day to share their latest issue: The Visual South, which includes a list of their top 100 emerging visual artists of the American South! While the print issue contains the first 40, the latter half of the list is available online. I can’t wait to...
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sarah dougherty, MFA!

March 7, 2012
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for those of you who have been following the blog for the past few years, you might remember my first ever BIG THINGS AHEAD interview with artist, sarah dougherty. nico and i went to north carolina in 2009 and stayed with sarah in greensboro, who was about to leave for los angeles to start her...
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