770 West Grand Ave
Oakland, CA 94612
510 567-4108


   

Artist's Opportunities


Now at GearBox:
Work by Deborah Benioff Friedman & Phyllis Lasché
with Linda Ellinwood: Recombinance
in the Inner Room
Mar 21 - Apr 20

Artist's Reception:
April 5th, 6-9pm


Special Events:
The Joy of Limitations: Lisa Kokin Talks About Her Process
March 30th, 2-4pm

and Slow Art Day
April 6th, 12-3pm


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Read on to find out about special events and the other things GearBox Gallery artists are up to:


Free and open to the public!
Oakland Art Murmur First Friday Art Walk:
the First Friday of every month from 6-9 pm
Meet the artists, enjoy the refreshments,
check out the galleries nearby during the First Friday Art Walk!


Current:

Marsha Balian in
If I Only Had Time to Tell You:
Personal Political, True or Fictional Tales,
juror, M. Lousie Stanley

February 8 – March 3, 2019
Route One Gallery
11101 Highway One, Ste. 1101
Point Reyes Station, CA 94956


Gina Telcocci & Tamera Avery in
Flora + Fauna, a group show
February 16 - March 21, 2019

Jen Tough Gallery
942 + 940 Tyler Street, Suite E,
Benicia, California, 94510


Marsha Balian in
For the Love of Art, Pop Up at the Bank
February - June 2019

Jen Perlmutter @ the Bank
3525 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA


Recent and Past:


Tamera Avery
, First Place
in the Crocker-Kingsley Competition

Blue Line Arts
1405 Vernon Street, Suite #100
Roseville, CA

January 11 - February 23, 2019


Tamera Avery in Wild Things
February 7 -10, 2019

Jen Tough Gallery Popup Exhibition
in San Francisco’s Dogpatch

1599 Tennessee Street, San Francisco, CA 94107



Tamera Avery
in the Salon at the Triton Competition
Triton Museum of Art,
1505 Warburton Avenue, Santa Clara, CA

November 3rd 2018 - January 20, 2019

Award: First Finalist Painting


Arts Benicia Presents:

Irene Nelson at the Relik
726 First Street, Benicia, CA

October 8, 2018 – January 7, 2019
Diane Williams, curator


Art with Marsha Balian, Jacquie Cole
and Alise Anderson


at SoBu Oakland

November 3 – December 31, 2018


Gina Telcocci & Tamera Avery in
New Lands
October 26-28, 2018

Jen Tough Gallery Popup Exhibition
in San Francisco’s Dogpatch

1599 Tennessee Street, San Francisco, CA 94107



Tamera Avery in After Dark

curated by Jen Tough
at Arts Benicia Gallery


Benicia, CA 94510

September 15 – October 21, 2018



Marsha Balian
work purchased by
Hayward Library:


Grand Opening Reception, October 27th


     
Tamera Avery at Art Santa Fe
with Jen Tough Gallery

July 12-15, 2018



Ruth Santee in The Steady Removal:
the third iteration of Altered at Minnesota Street Projects

July 7 - 14th, 2018

OFF Space.org, Minnesota Street Projects Gallery #104
1275 Minnesota St., SF CA


Open Studios:
Marsha Balian

The New East Bay Open Studios, Map Pin 100

June 9th, 10th


Darrell Hunger in
The Gun Show: Art of Peace

417B Ninth St. in Oakland

June 1 - 13, 2018


Solo exhibition:

Marsha Balian Mixed media Art

Town Books
411 San Anselmo Avenue in San Anselmo

March 6 - April 28, 2018




Tamera Avery

at Merced College Art Gallery
Merced, CA

February 20 - March 15, 2018



Irene Nelson in
The ARTISTS’ ANNUAL EXHIBITION
at Kala Art Institute
2990 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94702
February 1 - March 17, 2018


Jules Campbell and
TaVee McAllister Lee in
Art of a Community
at Arts Benicia Gallery
Benicia, CA 94510

January 27 - February 25, 2018


Special Event: GearBox Poetry
Featuring Clara Hsu
Saturday, February 17, 2 - 4 pm


Special Event: GearBox Poetry
Featuring Steve Arntson
Saturday, January 20, 2 - 4 pm


TaVee McAllister Lee and Ruth Santee
featured in

Kurt Edward Fishback's
71 Women Artists

at Pence Gallery
November 24, 2017 - January 14, 2018
Reception: Friday, Dec. 8, 6-9 PM


Marsha Balian in Gatherings
with Inez Storer, Joy Broom, and Katie McCann
November 17, 2017 - January 7, 2018

IceHouse Gallery
405 E. D Street, Petaluma, CA
curated by Victoria Swift of Vita Collage


Jeff Snell in
Guilty Pleasures, a group show
November 10 - December 3, 2017
Jen Tough Gallery
336 Georgia Street, Vallejo, CA 94590


Special Event: GearBox POETRY
Featuring Richard Loranger, reading from his book, “Sudden Windows”

Saturday, November 18, 2 - 4 pm
Open Mic sign up at 1:30 in the gallery


Harry Clewans in
Earth, Wind, and Fire
September 12 - November 18, 2017

at Richmond Art Center
2540 Barrett Avenue in Richmond, CA



Jerry McLaughlin, solo exhibition

Savage Beauty
October 13 - November 5, 2017

at Jen Tough Gallery
336 Georgia Street, Vallejo, CA 94590



Ruth Santee, Marsha Balian & TaVee Lee in
Momento Mori,
curated by Robert Ray

October 14 - November 3, 2017
at White Buffalo Gallery
Sacramento, CA


Irene Nelson, solo exhibition
No Things, Only Connections
July 10 — October 10, 2017
at Domain Art Gallery
1389 Jefferson Street, Oakland


Congratulations on the book!

Jerry McLaughlin & Rebecca Crowell
COLD WAX MEDIUM
The definitive guide to creating beautiful art with cold wax medium.

www.coldwaxbook.com


Ruth Santee
Visions of the Wild Installation
September 8 — October 8, 2017
Temple Arts Loft Window
Virginia Street, Vallejo, CA 94590


Jeff Snell
Visions of the Wild Installation (Inner Gallery)
September 8 — October 8, 2017
at Jen Tough Gallery
336 Georgia Street, Vallejo, CA 94590


Jukes Campbell in
Habitat III, Seasons
a collaborative series

August 1 - 31, 2017

Orinda Books
Village Square, Orinda CA


Gina Telcocci,
Cat Kaufman Award winner
Fiber Arts International VIII
July 28 – September 3, 2017

Sebastapol Center for the Arts, 282 S High St, Sebastopol, CA


Irene Nelson, solo exhibition

MAKING A MARK
August 11 — September 5, 2017

at Arthouse Gallery,
1021 R Street, Sacramento


Phyllis Lasché in
NEST: Women Artists of Helper
An Invitational Exhibit

Anne Morgan-Jesperson, Curator
Donna Poulton, Catalogue Essay

August 12 - September 30, 2017
amjworks Gallery
167 South Main Street
Helper, Utah 84526


Ruth Santee in

12th National Exhibition,
curated by Mat Gleason

August 4 - 27, 2017

Axis Gallery
625 S. Street,
Sacramento CA


Marsha Balian in
Magical Realism: Allegory, Dreams and Myth
Paul Pratchenko, Juror
June 3 – July 9, 2017
Arts Benicia Gallery, 991 Tyler St, Benicia, CA


Irene Nelson in
Women in the Abstract
Invitational

at Jen Tough Gallery
336 Georgia Street, Vallejo, CA 94590
June 9 - July 9, 2017


The Long Path to Quiet by Jerry McLaughlin
in encaustiZINE, June 2017
A digital publication of International Encaustic Artists

and see the Nicholas Wilt
Studio Interview with Jerry McLaughlin


Irene Nelson: At Home
a series of photo etchings in the Inner Room
at GearBox Gallery
June 1-24, 2017
770 West Grand Ave, Oakland, CA


Ruth Santee at

the Donkey and Goat Winery

1340 5th St.
Berkeley, CA

June 2, 6-9pm


Jerry McLaughlin in

California: Weird, Wonderful + Wild
Group show

at Jen Tough Gallery
336 Georgia Street, Vallejo, CA 94590
May 12 - Jun 4, 2017


Danny Rosales

Raku Sculpture
in the Inner Room
at GearBox Gallery

March 23 - April 22, 2017
770 West Grand Ave, Oakland, CA


Jerry McLaughlin in
WAX: explorations in encaustic and cold wax mediums

at Jen Tough Gallery
336 Georgia Street, Vallejo, CA 94590
March 10 - April 8, 2017
Opening Reception: March 10, 5pm


Marsha Balian in Delicate Balance

at The Gallery at 48 Natoma
Folsom, CA

March 17 - May 4, 2017
Opening Reception: March 17th, 6-8pm


Irene Nelson in Abstract Spaces, with Valerie Corvin

at Piedmont Center for the Arts
801 Magnolia Avenue, Piedmont, CA 94611
March 18 - 26, 2017
Opening Reception: March 18, 5-8 pm


Kari Brinck, Jules Campbell, David Fitzgerald,
Joseph Mele and TaVee McAllister Lee in
Art of a Community
at Arts Benicia Gallery
Benicia, CA 94510

January 21 - February 19, 2017


Darrell Hunger

Mountain Roomers
in the Inner Room
at GearBox Gallery

January 12 - February 11, 2017
770 West Grand Ave, Oakland, CA


David Fitzgerald in
NonOb: of or relating to abstract art
November 26, 2016 - January 7, 2017

3RD SATURDAY RECEPTION:
Saturday, December 17th, 6-8:30pm

at Blue Line Arts
Roseville, CA 95678


TaVee McAllister Lee
solo exhibition

Poems and Verses
October 10, 2016 - January 8, 2017
at the Rellik
726 First Street, Benicia, CA

Courtesy of Arts Benicia Presents
Curated by Diane Williams & Renee Marie Jordan


Past events 2015 - 2016