TITS OUT: A CONVERSATION BETWEEN WOMEN ON WAR : SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2PM

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. 

Peace Bomb, Christa Assad + Kevin Wickham (2015), wood stain on plywood, 9.5” x 10.5”; Pillow Talk, Bella Feldman, bronze and steel, 3" x 16" x 6"

Peace Bomb, Christa Assad + Kevin Wickham (2015), wood stain on plywood, 9.5” x 10.5”; Pillow Talk, Bella Feldman, bronze and steel, 3" x 16" x 6"

"MOTIVE" OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 6-9PM

MOTIVE 

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” 

"Ancestral Knowledge" : First Friday Celebration

VESSEL GALLERY invites you to join First Friday celebration with our current exhibition.

ANCESTRAL KNOWLEDGE

JUNE 2 – JULY 15, 2017

Collages by Edith Hillinger, paintings by Chaves Smith,
and Sculptures by William Schwob and Wayne Shaffer

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MITTSU (2012) by Edith Hillinger, mixed media collage, 33 x 33"

"ANCESTRAL KNOWLEDGE " OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, 6/2, 6–9PM

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
 

WHICH ID? FILM SCREENING: Thursday, May 18, 6-9 PM

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

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ARTIST TALK for "EXCUSE ME, CAN I SEE YOUR ID?": Saturday, May 13, 2PM

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.