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


   

OPEN HOURS:
Thurs - Fri: noon - 6 pm
Sat: 11 am - 5 pm
and during the First Friday Art Walks from 6-9 pm


Now at GearBox:
CHROMATIC CONSTRUCTS:
Hunger & Huncilman


First Firday Reception
March 2nd, 6-9 pm

A Conversation with the Artists:
Saturday, March 3rd,
stop by any time between 1 & 4 pm


Coming soon:
ASSEMBLED CHARACTERS:
Harry Clewans & TaVee McAllister Lee

with special guest artist Deborah Benioff Friedman in the Inner Room

Special Events:
Gearbox Poetry:
March 24, 2-4 pm
Open mic signup at 1:30


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2018 Calls for Entries

ON the EDGE
Jules Campbell & TaVee McAllister Lee




with a special small works show in the Inner Room,
featuring guest artists including:
Angela Baker, Paula Boas, Carol Dalton, Lucia Dill, Jane Fisher, David Fitzgerald,
Ann Holsberry, Daniel McClain and Robert Ray.

November 30, 2017 - January 6, 2018

Oakland Art Murmur Art Walk Opening Reception, December 1st, 6-9 pm

Closing Reception, Saturday, January 6th, 2-4 pm

"On the Edge" might refer to these two artists' current geographical location - the East San Francisco Bay, situated at the Western edge of the continent. It might refer to their status as cultural workers, usually on the fringes of popular culture, or to a subtle commentary on consumerist society. It surely describes a tendency on the part of each to deftly emphasize visual and physical edges in collage/paintings and installations.

The recent works of Jules Campbell and TaVee McAllister Lee feature ephemera - fragments of paper from newspapers, magazines, and random discarded text and imagery. The fractured pieces are employed in aesthetically formal compositions that imbue them with depth, meaning, and mystery.

"On the Edge" will run from November 30 through January 6, with an opening reception for the artists on First Friday, December 1, from 6 - 9 pm, and a closing reception on Saturday, January 6, from 2 - 4 pm.