Pictoplasma presents at the Musée d’Art contemporain de Bordeaux, France "Characters R Us" In conjunction with Pictoplasma’s "Pen to Paper" book. Artists Include hand-drawn work by Thomas Bernard, John Casey, Mark DeLong, Fia, Frederic Fleury, Charles Glaubitz, Lane Hagood, Joey Haley, Mehdi Hercberg aka Shoboshobo, Andrew James Jones, Matt Lock, Arnaud Loumeau, Yu Matsuoka, Allyson Mellberg Taylor, Stephane Prigent aka Kerozen, Luke Ramsey, Seth Scriver, Eric Shaw, Ian Stevenson, Team Macho, Dennis Tyfus and Ola Vasiljeva.
Art Gallery, SRJC presents "Crossing the Line, New Perspectives in Drawing." Artists include Bryan Barasch, Todd Barricklow, John Casey, Wendy Crittenden, Jen Garrido, Jonn Herschend, Kurt Kemp, Kathryn Kenworth, Evri Kwong, Jean Robison, Frank Ryan, Lisa Soloman, and Jennifer Sturgill. Curated by William Smith. Pics here.
Rowan Morrison Publishing presents "Scarecrow" by John Casey, the collectible new art book featuring over 60 unseen biomorphic drawings from the depths of the subconscious. Specs: 6" x 9", 2-color offset printing, limited 1st edition, signed and numbered by the artist, intro by James Kaufmann, $20.
Oakland Art Gallery presents "Bay Area Currents," an annual juried exhibition showcasing the depth and variety of inspired artists currently working in the Bay Area art scene. Artists include Steve Allen, Alexis Babayan, John Casey, Bill Domonkos, Bradley Hyppa, Andrea Land, Jessica Pezalla, Robb Putnam, Alanna Risse, Michael Ryan, Noah Sakamoto, and Allison Watkins. Juried by Aimée Reed. Pics here.
Lobot Gallery presents "The Dead Show" an art event showcasing and celebrating former Oakland galleries that have, for one reason or another, hung up their spackle and red dots and called it quits. Featured galleries include Boontling, Auto 3321, and 33 Grand. Pics here.