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July 12: Headlands Open House

I’ve enjoyed being a member of the artist’s community at the Headlands Center for the Arts for almost two years now. When I left graduate school, I wanted to make bigger work, experiment, and be a part of a larger art community, the Headlands has certainly afforded that. Now, my stint as an Affiliate Artist is coming to a close. Join me for my last Open House before I relocate my studio back to Oakland.

My studio at the Headlands 2007, preparing work-in-progress Soft Sculpture for Brougham Hall for the FRED Festival, Cumbria, UK

My studio at the Headlands 2007, preparing work-in-progress Soft Sculpture for Brougham Hall for the FRED Festival, Cumbria, UK

The Open House is a chance to visit the Headlands’ artists, writers, dancers, choreographers and musicians in their studios. There are a number of international and national artists in residence, as well as emerging talents of all kinds. Readings and performances will also be scheduled throughout the day. The Open House is free, and I encourage you to take advantage of this thrice-yearly opportunity to visit the historic Headlands buildings (including 960, around the bend, in which my studio is located, in the basement), enjoy some great local and organic food at the Mess Hall, and visit the nearby Rodeo Beach afterwards.

Great Great Great and OK OK OK, 2009, neon and glitter pen on paper, 16.75 x 24.5 inches / 42.5 x 62 cm. I'll be showing these and other new works on paper and assemblages, as well as some projects from the Breathe Residency, at the Open House.

Great Great Great and OK OK OK, 2009, neon and glitter pen on paper, 16.75 x 24.5 inches / 42.5 x 62 cm. I'll be showing these and other new works on paper and assemblages, as well as some projects from the Breathe Residency, at the Open House.

Artists in Residence: Jacob Dahlgren (installation, Sweden), Fallen Fruit (interdisciplinary, Los Angeles), Desirée Holman (interdisciplinary, Oakland), April Martin, film/video (OH), Aaron Noble (visual, CA), Tomas Phillips (music/composition, NC), Chris Sollars (film/video, San Francisco), Lysley Tenorio (writing, CA), Barry Underwood (photography, OH)

Project Space: Robert Minervini (painting/installation, CA)

Tournesol Award: Shaun O’Dell (painting)

Headlands Graduate Fellows: Michael Arcega (sculpture/installation, Stanford), Patrick Gillespie (interdisciplinary, CCA), Vera Kachouh (film/video, SFAI), Aaron Maietta (interdisciplinary, UC Berkeley), Michael Namkung (interdisciplinary, SF State), Joshua Short (installation, UC Davis), Andrew Witrak (sculpture, Mills College)

Affiliate Artists: Colette Campbell-Jones (visual), John Casey (visual), Christina Chan (visual), Julie Cloutier (interdisciplinary), Sandy Florian (writing), David Fought (sculpture), Christopher Gray (visual), Eric Hongisto (painting), Ginelle Hustrulid (film/video), Robin Johnston (fiber/visual), Julie Lara Kahn (interdisciplinary), Pawel Kruk (visual), Justin Limoges (visual), Emily McLeod (photography), Eileen Starr Moderbacher (visual), Danielle Mourning (film/video/photography), Megan Pruiett (writing), Sarah Rosenthal (writing), James Sansing (sculpture/installation/photography), Wayne Smith (visual/sound), Melissa Stein (poetry), Emily Wilson (visual), Maw Shein Win (writing), Christine Wong Yap (interdisciplinary)
Staff: Holly Blake (painting)

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