Join MOTIVE artists Christa Assad, Pamela Merory Dernham, Bella Feldman, Iris Polos, and moderator Dewitt Cheng for a conversation focused on women's voices and war. The panel will discuss and reveal the perspectives of those who are frequently left out, quieted, and often more empathetic, in the conversations regarding war.
July 20 – August 26
Artworks by Christa Assad + Kevin Wickham, David Burke, Pamela Merory Dernham, Bella Feldman, Gordon Glasgow, William Harsh, Michael Kang, Iris Polos, Chaves Smith, Cyrus Tilton, and Sanjay Vora
OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, August 4, 6–9 PM during First Friday Oakland Art Murmur
ART SEEDS TALK – TITS OUT: Saturday, August 5, 2 PM, a conversation between women on war, moderated by Dewitt Cheng
Man-Made, Christa Assad + Kevin Wickham (2017), acrylic on plywood, 35” x 48”
VESSEL GALLERY invites you to join First Friday celebration with our current exhibition.
JUNE 2 – JULY 15, 2017
Collages by Edith Hillinger, paintings by Chaves Smith,
and Sculptures by William Schwob and Wayne Shaffer
MITTSU (2012) by Edith Hillinger, mixed media collage, 33 x 33"
ARTIST TALK: SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2PM By Edith Hillinger, Chaves Smith,
William Schwob, and Wayne Shaffer
ANCESTRAL KNOWLEDGE: June 2 – July 15, 2017
Collages by Edith Hillinger, paintings by Chaves Smith, and Sculptures by William Schwob and Wayne Shaffer
OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, June 2, 6–9 PM during First Friday Oakland Art Murmur
Vessel Gallery presents “Which ID?”, a film screening on May 18, 6-9 PM
Vessel Gallery is delighted to present Which ID?, a film screening accompanying Excuse Me, Can I See Your ID?. This series of films curated by Jasmine Lee Ehrhardt includes five Asian American filmmakers whose work spans issues of immigration, incarceration, interpersonal relationships, gender and gender expression, imperialism, and national identities.
Hard-Boiled Mask and the Art of Blossoming by Rose Chang
Gender Fucking by Maricar Camaya
Distance Between by R.J. Lozada
1700% Project: Mistaken for Muslim by Studio Revolt
Breathin’: The Eddy Zheng Story by Ben Wang
LOCATION: Vessel Gallery ll 471 25th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
Artist Talk on Saturday, May 13, 2PM
May is Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Vessel Gallery's group exhibition Excuse Me, can I see your ID? is an exploration of AAPI identity - in all of its complexities and nuances. Exhibiting artists Cherisse Alcantara, Rea Lynn de Guzman, Hyeyoung Kim, Kyong Ae Kim, Juan Santiago, Sanjay Vora, and Evan Yee will discuss their work on view and how their identity and experience as an AAPI artist presents itself in their work.
First Friday of May, Vessel Gallery celebrates Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month with Excuse Me, Can I See Your ID? Come and join us on Friday, May 5, 6-9 PM!