Category: Exhibitions

8/3 – 8/25/2012: Oakland Now

Spoke Art presents Oakland NOW. The show will feature some of the East Bay’s emerging and established artists. With mediums ranging from illustration to sculpture to painting, this show is intended to serve as a cross section of the diverse art community living and working in Oakland and beyond. Some of the prominent lineup of artists include: Aaron Nagel, Andy Witrak, Brendan Monroe, Brett Amory, Deth P. Sun, Eddie Colla, GATS, Gina Tuzzi, Isabel Samaras, Jason Munn, Jeremiah Jenkins, Jesse Hernandez, John Casey, Justin Lovato, Kelly Allen, Ken Davis, Lucien Shapiro, Marcos LaFarga, Monica Canilao, Nicomi Nix Turner, Rich Jacobs and Scott Hove. Show pics here.


8/3 – 8/24/2012: The World Saving Device

The Hive Gallery in Oakland, CA, curator Obi Kaufmann, and designer Jason Kulp are pleased to present “The World Saving Device: Oakland Art, 250 Years from Now.” Ten Oakland painters and illustrators come together in this wildly imaginative show to explore the metaphor of a world that needs saving. The gallery will be transformed to resemble a cave, a proto-cathedral, or some sort of intergalactic womb. Participating Artists: Jon Carling, John Casey, Ernest Doty, Thomas Christopher Haag, Obi Kaufmann, Lauren Napolitano, Nathaniel Parsons, David Polka, David Seiler, and Gina Tuzzi. Show pics here.


5/4 – 7/21/2012: FAX

San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery in San Francisco, CA presents “FAX.” Participating Artists: Kathy Aoki, Brandon Brown, John Casey, Julie Chang, Adriane Colburn, Binh Danh, Kota Ezawa, Pablo Guardiola, Taraneh Hemami, Dana Hemenway, Tony Labat, John Patrick McKenzie, Geri Montano, Kelly Ording, Joshua Singer, Casey Jex Smith, Sarah Smith, Someguy, Taravat Talepasand, Charlene Tan, Josephine Taylor, Jenifer Wofford. Show pics here.


10/1/11 – 11/6/11: Tall Tales: Collaborative Projects by John Casey and Friends

Swarm Gallery in Oakland, CA presents "Tall Tales: Collaborative Projects by John Casey and Friends". The exhibition will feature a collaborative project with Mary Kalin-Casey titled "Call and Response," which will feature a limited edition companion book for sale. I am also showing a project of collaborative works with 60+ artists titled "Hands and Pants." Hands and Pants artists include Gina Tuzzi, Deth P. Sun, Kara Joslyn, Obi Kaufmann, Kathy Aoki, Jason Byers, Gregory Jacobsen, Alex Rosmarin, Nathaniel Parsons, Kerri Lee Johnson, Derek Weisberg, Narangkar Glover, Dan Nelson, Alison Tharp, Jim Kaufmann, Ronny Jones, Micke Tong, Bill Dunlap, Mia Chistopher, Marcos Lafarga, Erik Otto, Jake Watling, Amy Casey, Ryan De La Hoz, Adam 5100, Sacha Eckes, Martha Sue Harris, Teppei Ando, Tina Dillman, Pete Glover, Michele Theberge, Scott Wilson, Robert Hardgrave, Matt Decker, Dave Higgins, Morten Hemmingsen Sørup, Maya Kabat, Henry Boyle, Brett Amory, Althea James, Tara Foley, Hunter Mack, Justin Lovato, Jon Carling, Michael McConnell, Justin Angelos, Michael Mellon, Brian Caraway, Erik Friedman, Alison OK Frost, Andrew James Jones, Erik Parra, Steven Barich, Crystal Morey, Billy Sprague, Rick Beaupre, Patricia Gillespie, Faring Purth, Scott Greenwalt, Mary Mortimer, and Mary Kalin-Casey. Show pics here | Hands and Pants collaboration pics here | Opening reception pics here | Ransom Notes Feature here