Oakland Latest Stories

Openings: Max Kauffman – “Aether Ceremony” @ Black Book...

arrestedmotion.com March 20, 2014
Openings: Max Kauffman – “Aether Ceremony” @ Black Book Gallery

Oakland based artist Max Kauffman made the trek back to his former home town of Denver, Colorado for his 100th art opening, the solo show Aether Ceremony at... [Read more]

Overtime: March 3 – March 9

arrestedmotion.com March  9, 2014
Overtime: March 3 – March 9

More stories from the week that ended March 9 (click on bolded words for more information): Parker Ito's show where he gave all of the pieces he created... [Read more]

NINA, Girl Mobb – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com February 10, 2014
NINA, Girl Mobb – Oakland, CA

Photographer: Madeleine Tonzi [Read more]

JAMES, ODDFELLOW, VISER, DEEJ – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com February  6, 2014
JAMES, ODDFELLOW, VISER, DEEJ – Oakland, CA

Photographer: Madeleine Tonzi [Read more]

Jet Martinez Spotted Around the City

whitewallssf.com February  4, 2014
Jet Martinez Spotted Around the City

Divisadero and Oak, San Francisco. The reasons to love the Bay Area are manifold, and while we could expand on that simple fact for days, let’s suffice it... [Read more]

Upcoming: Olek at White Walls

whitewallssf.com January 30, 2014
Upcoming: Olek at White Walls

Boys, Oakland, California 2013 Polish crochet artist extraordinaire, Olek will be exhibiting at White Walls February 8 through March 8. The artist who... [Read more]

LENS, ENUF, KOPIT – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com January 30, 2014
LENS, ENUF, KOPIT – Oakland, CA

Photographer: Madeleine Tonzi [Read more]

ANEMAL – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com January 29, 2014
ANEMAL – Oakland, CA

Photographer: Madeleine Tonzi [Read more]

PRYME, BEKS, SEDEK – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com January 28, 2014
PRYME, BEKS, SEDEK – Oakland, CA

Photographer: Madeleine Tonzi [Read more]

BROKE Wheat Paste – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com January 27, 2014
BROKE Wheat Paste – Oakland, CA

Photographer: Madeleine Tonzi [Read more]

“BY THE NUMBERS II” – Interactive Group Show – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com January 27, 2014
“BY THE NUMBERS II” – Interactive Group Show – Oakland, CA

(Endless Canvas is not organizing this show) On display:February 7 – March 4, 2014 While we often judge art by the complexity of the artist’s skills with... [Read more]

VOTE Tribute – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com January 23, 2014
VOTE Tribute – Oakland, CA

Photographer: Digggs [Read more]

ODDFELLOW – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com January 23, 2014
ODDFELLOW – Oakland, CA

Photographer: Madeleine Tonzi [Read more]

RAINBOW WARRIOR – Sightings in Guatemala

endlesscanvas.com January 22, 2014
RAINBOW WARRIOR – Sightings in Guatemala

We asked our friend Sarah Sexton to do a short write up about the Rainbow Warrior phenomenon.  Here is what she had to say: “Recently I traveled to the... [Read more]

Trevor Luikart’s “Angelica” EP on BARO Records

pawnworksstickerclub.com January 20, 2014
Trevor Luikart’s “Angelica” EP on BARO Records

Brooklyn, based producer and Cleveland, Ohio native, Trevor Luikart is making some noise on BARO Records. BARO, Breathing And Receiving Oxygen, is a DIY... [Read more]

Adam Caldwell Returns With Limited Edition Prints +...

whitewallssf.com January 18, 2014
Adam Caldwell Returns With Limited Edition Prints + Original Artwork (1xRUN)

Signal Flare – Limited Edition Prints, 16 x 20 Inches Archival Pigment Print on 330gsm Fine Art Paper 1xRUN interviewed the Oakland-based painter Adam... [Read more]

Refraction New work from Fishe, Sinner and Dreye

graffuturism.com January 17, 2014
Refraction New work from Fishe, Sinner and Dreye

SURVIVE LA // MIAMI CAPSTONE from SURVIVE | ART + DESIGN | MMXIII on Vimeo. Dont miss this chance to see “Refraction” and a collective body... [Read more]

Refraction New work from Fishe, Siner and Dreye

graffuturism.com January 17, 2014
Refraction New work from Fishe, Siner and Dreye

SURVIVE LA // MIAMI CAPSTONE from SURVIVE | ART + DESIGN | MMXIII on Vimeo.   Dont miss this chance to see “Refraction” and a collective... [Read more]

FERAL, DOODLES – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com January  2, 2014
FERAL, DOODLES – Oakland, CA

Photographer: Madeleine Tonzi [Read more]

JEANS – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com December 26, 2013
JEANS – Oakland, CA

Photographer: Madeleine Tonzi [Read more]

PARMES – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com December 19, 2013
PARMES – Oakland, CA

Photographer: Madeleine Tonzi [Read more]

ODDFELLOW, ORFN – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com November 21, 2013
ODDFELLOW, ORFN – Oakland, CA

Photographer: Madeleine Tonzi [Read more]

PEMEX Hollow – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com November 17, 2013
PEMEX Hollow – Oakland, CA

Read an interview with Pemex in our recent Endless Canvas Zine  Issue #5… EndlessCanvas.bigcartel.com [Read more]

Speaking with NEPO

streetartnyc.org November  7, 2013
Speaking with NEPO

We are thrilled that Puerto Rican native Nepo has brought his superb skills to us here in NYC, delighting us with his wondrous characters, sensuous styles... [Read more]

DONT FRET, YENTA – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com November  7, 2013
DONT FRET, YENTA – Oakland, CA

Photographer: Madeleine Tonzi [Read more]

Survive Oakland

senseslost.com November  4, 2013
Survive Oakland

Survive is an exhibition featuring a conceptually coherent and signifcant, original body of work by L.A. based emerging artists SINER, FISHE, DREYE, KYLE... [Read more]

The Board Show – Naming Gallery, 335 15th St, Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com October 30, 2013
The Board Show – Naming Gallery, 335 15th St, Oakland, CA

BROKE’S ARTIST STATEMENT: “To the ones who feel that art can only be viewed in a library or museum, I respectfully say FUCK YOU. Art can be everywhere and... [Read more]

gatsone: Oakland, CA on Flickr. #APM #Art #GATs...

artpeoplemake.com October 23, 2013
gatsone:

Oakland, CA on Flickr.

#APM #Art #GATs #Graffiti...

gatsone: Oakland, CA on Flickr. #APM #Art #GATs #Graffiti #Sicc [Read more]

CUSS Throwie – Oakland, CA

endlesscanvas.com October 17, 2013
CUSS Throwie – Oakland, CA

Photographer: Madeleine Tonzi [Read more]

Interview with Oakland Artist, Lauren Napolitano (Oakland...

whitewallssf.com October 11, 2013
Interview with Oakland Artist, Lauren Napolitano (Oakland Art Enthusiast)

As September neared it’s end, Oakland Art Enthusiast caught up with Lauren Napolitano for an in-studio interview. The artist opened up her work space,... [Read more]

Preview: A Well-Marked Path by Lauren Napolitano...

whitewallssf.com October 11, 2013
Preview: A Well-Marked Path by Lauren Napolitano (Arrested Motion)

Arrested Motion previews Oakland-based Lauren Napolitano‘s latest body of work, A Well-Marked Path, in this post by Senior Writer, Sven Davis. In addition to... [Read more]

Prism: Urban Art and Culture Festival Estria Battle

graffuturism.com October  9, 2013
Prism: Urban Art and Culture Festival Estria Battle

Estria Battle Festival Oakland 2011 from Estria Foundation on Vimeo.   We are proudly announce that we are a media partner for the Prism: Urban Art and... [Read more]

Over 125 New Uploads to the Stencil Archive

stencilarchive.org April  7, 2014

Stencil Archive News What do April Showers bring? Less drought and more stencils…..Thanks to everybody who submitted work for this upload.Musika... [Read more]

Underground art exhibition draws community together -...

dailycal.org February 13, 2014

Underground art exhibition draws community togetherDaily CalifornianWalls of street art canvases filled the Loakal Art Gallery in Oakland. Event co-curator... [Read more]

Oakulture: An All-Star Benefit Elevates Oakland; A New...

oaklandlocal.com February 11, 2014

Oakland Local Oakulture: An All-Star Benefit Elevates Oakland; A New Art Show Spotlights ...Oakland LocalWe keep getting reports of world-class DJs being... [Read more]

Mysteries of Nature Explode from Layers of Stacked Paper

mymodernmet.com February  2, 2014

Liquid Hymn is an explosion of colors and natural forms that burst with life from layers of ink, pencil, and stacked paper. Created by Oakland-based artist... [Read more]

Press Release: “City of Eternal Springtime” by Jet Martinez

whitewallssf.com January 31, 2014

Shooting Gallery Presents: City of Eternal Springtime Shooting Gallery is pleased to present City of Eternal Springtime by Jet Martinez. The opening... [Read more]

Jet Martinez: “I get to do what I love for a living” (KQED)

whitewallssf.com January 23, 2014

Jet Martinez talks with KQED reporter Tana Castro about his journey as an artist, his influences and how he became Facebook’s first artist-in-residence in... [Read more]

Local artists restore West Oakland mural (Community...

oaklandlocal.com January 18, 2014

Oakland Local Local artists restore West Oakland mural (Community Voices)Oakland LocalStreet art is ephemeral. Work pops up and then it's gone. The... [Read more]

Oakland First Fridays boost local businesses: study - San...

bizjournals.com January 14, 2014

Oakland First Fridays boost local businesses: studySan Francisco Business Times (blog)On the first Friday of every month, the street art festival and... [Read more]

OAKLAND: Crafting a New California Art Scene - wandermelon

wandermelon.com January 11, 2014

wandermelon OAKLAND: Crafting a New California Art Scenewandermelon“Let her sing! Let her sing,” insisted a young woman as she pushed her friend to the... [Read more]

Artists appreciate art in original ways - The Piedmont...

tphnews.com December 19, 2013

Artists appreciate art in original waysThe Piedmont HighlanderStudents also attend street art galleries like First Fridays in Oakland, or CCA student... [Read more]

Extortion or art: Oakland grapples with graffiti - San...

mercurynews.com October 28, 2013

Extortion or art: Oakland grapples with graffitiSan Jose Mercury NewsThe city is enjoying a golden age of murals and street art. But it also is grappling... [Read more]

Extortion or art: Oakland grapples with graffiti - San...

mercurynews.com October 26, 2013

Extortion or art: Oakland grapples with graffitiSan Jose Mercury NewsThe city is enjoying a golden age of murals and street art. But it also is grappling... [Read more]

Graffiti plagues Oakland as mural art thrives. - San Jose...

photos.mercurynews.com October 26, 2013

Graffiti plagues Oakland as mural art thrives.San Jose Mercury News media centerAs the city of Oakland enjoys a golden age of street art and murals, it is... [Read more]

Extortion or art: Oakland grapples with graffiti - Contra...

contracostatimes.com October 26, 2013

Extortion or art: Oakland grapples with graffitiContra Costa TimesThe city is enjoying a golden age of murals and street art. But it also is grappling with a... [Read more]

Extortion of art: Oakland grapples with graffiti -...

timesheraldonline.com October 25, 2013

Extortion of art: Oakland grapples with graffitiVallejo Times-HeraldThe city is enjoying a golden age of murals and street art. But it also is grappling with... [Read more]

Extortion of art: Oakland grapples with graffiti -...

insidebayarea.com October 25, 2013

Extortion of art: Oakland grapples with graffitiOakland TribuneThe city is enjoying a golden age of murals and street art. But it also is grappling with a... [Read more]

Graffiti battle in West Oakland has racial edge - Contra...

contracostatimes.com October 25, 2013

Graffiti battle in West Oakland has racial edgeContra Costa TimesSimon, who has strong roots in Oakland, also mourns the destruction of street art from his... [Read more]