"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.  

WHICH ID? FILM SCREENING + Q & A with Filmmakers: SAT. 4/15, 2-6PM

Vessel Gallery presents “Which ID?”, a film screening + Q & A with filmmakers of Asian American Films on April 15, 2-6PM

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
If you can't make it in April, there will be another film screening on May 18, 6-9PM  

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"EXCUSE ME, CAN I SEE YOUR ID?" OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, 4/7 6–9PM

A Group Show Celebrating Asian-Pacific Islander American Artists
Artworks by Cherisse Alcantara, Dave Young Kim, Hyeyoung Kim,
Kyong Ae Kim, Omid Mokri, Juan Santiago, Sanjay Vora, and Evan Yee

OPENING RECEPTION: April 7, during First Friday 6–9PM

LOCATION: Vessel Gallery ll  471 25th Street, Oakland, CA 94612

MONOTYPE DEMO WITH BARRY EBNER ON ART MURMUR FIRST FRIDAY : 3/3, 6-9PM

Artist Barry Ebner will be working the printing press during Oakland Art Murmur on First Friday, March 3. Come learn more about the process and collect a work that you see Ebner create. Monotyes start at $150+ and will be available at these special prices during First Friday (6-9) and the following Saturday, March 4 (11AM-6PM). Artist-made books will also be available for collection. 

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3rd THURSDAYS ON 25TH STREET, FEBRUARY 16, 6-8 PM

We are excited to celebrate Black History Month and to announce we are dedicating a space in the gallery for rotating artworks that are for contemplation and in response to contemporary social issues. It will be be a place for visitors to view an array of artworks that express artists' perspectives to the social and or political climate of the day. We will provide seating, to encourage reflection. We are dedicating and naming the wall after the inspiring former Ohio Senator Nina Turner. The space will be designated and used for this purpose for an ongoing period. We hope you'll join us!

 Be inspired! Watch Nina Turner's speech at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington, DC.