Events during the December 6th Castro Art Walk from 6-9pm

ART ATTACK SF
2358 Market St. Ste.1

Join us at Art Attack SF on Thursday, December 6th for the Castro Art Walk from 6-9pm! Artwork, limited edition prints, and pottery by more than 20 Bay Area artists will be on display and available to purchase—perfect for holiday gifts!

The exhibition is on view December 5th - 16th, 2018.
The gallery will be closed December 17th - January 1st, 2019.
Gallery hours are Wednesday-Sunday, 12-8pm. 

This event is free and open to the public.
Light refreshments will be served.


BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOME SERVICES DRYSDALE PROPERTIES
2324B Market St.

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Drysdale Properties is hosting abstract painter, Brook Casey.


BLUSH! WINE BAR
476 Castro St.

Blush! will be showcasing the photography of Gabor Beszeda and live jazz by Americano Social Club.


BREWCADE
2200 Market St.

Brewcade hosts permanent installations by Kate Wakeman and a group of artists led by Don Fluitt.


CASTRO CBD
Jane Warner Plaza

The Castro CBD will be hosting a classical duo by Be.Musical from 6-7PM.


DOG EARED BOOKS
489 Castro Street

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Dog Eared Books are featuring artists Marco Razo, and Kate Razo.


FLORE
2298 Market St.

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We’re so excited to have Flore join the Castro Art Walk this month. Stop in to check out their cannibis themed exhibit by Pat Ryan.


IXIA
2331 Market St

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IXIA is hosting visual artist and pastry chef Rick Griggs

A statement from Rick: I have many different influences: the study of organic properties, urban landscape, and fragments of the past. All of these are abstracted on the canvas and are random renderings of my subconscious. There may be some preconceived idea about what I am portraying, but the approach is always spontaneous.


LOCAL TAKE
3979 17th St

Castro Holiday Party + Castro Art Walk

We want to celebrate with you! Join us for our annual holiday party for a fun evening where you can sip on spiced apple cider and nibble on tasty treats by Michael’s Chocolates and Jake’s Castro Kitchen. This is a party you don’t want to miss!


NORDEN LIVING
3618 17th Street

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Norden Living is featuring a limited series of 5 different lithographs by late Peter Voulkos from the collection of the Ruth Braunstein Trust:

"One of the most influential American ceramicists of the twentieth century, Peter Voulkos (1924–2002), was celebrated for a radical approach that fundamentally transformed the field. His avant-garde forms and techniques defied midcentury craft norms, and he reinvented the medium by combining wheel- throwing with slab-building, traditional glazes with epoxy paint, figuration with abstraction, and by building large-scale ceramic structures with complex internal engineering.

Voulkos began his career as a traditional potter, establishing himself as one of the country’s leading postwar functional ceramicists. In 1955, he began to experiment with increasingly unconventional works inspired by a variety of influences, including Abstract Expressionism, Japanese pottery, and artworks of Franz Kline and Pablo Picasso.

His works reimagined utilitarian form, breaking down component parts and reconfiguring them, and using color and contrast to disrupt the visual integrity of his objects and monumental sculptures. Sometimes created as part of live demonstrations, his artworks reflected an intense physicality as well as a sense of immediacy and improvisation. Voulkos explored other media as well, and he developed distinctive bodies of work in painting, bronze sculpture, and prints, but continually he returned to pottery forms to demonstrate their endless potential for experimentation.

Critic David Bonetti described Voulkos’s best work as “a primeval statement, the product of an internalized primitivism. In his ‘plates,’ ‘stacks,’ and ‘ice buckets,’ he returns to the wild and pagan heart of making art.” This series of prints, created in 1979 and published by Master Editions, captures the immediacy and visceral quality Voulkos brought to his practice. First exhibited in San Francisco at the Braunstein/Quay Gallery—Recent Multiples, 6 November through 1 December 1979—they are made available by the Ruth Braunstein Trust. To learn more, visit ruthbraunsteintrust.com."


Ruby’s Clay studio will hold their annual Holiday Sale through the end of the year featuring pottery from 25 artists!


SPARK ARTS
4229 18th St.

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Spark Arts gallery will have work on display by local artists.


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Traci Hollander’s office will be showcasing work by Keith Hollander.


THE ARTIST'S GALLERY
4406 18th St. Ste. A


Be.Musical is performing at the New Harvey Milk Plaza from 6pm-7pm. In addition, Friends of Harvey Milk is hosting a preview (including sketches) of what's to come in Harvey Milk Plaza at the old "Wildcard" space (3989 17th Street) from 6-9pm. More information here!

Castro Art Walk