Showing posts from May, 2012


Old Roots, New Growth -- Cultivating Communities
May 3rd - 6th 
Conference Headquarters: Oakland Marriott City Center

The 2012 California Preservation Conference will be held in Oakland - a city with great beauty, vibrant culture, new industries and innovation.  In just 3 days you will gain a year's worth of education and networking with 125 speakers and 500+ expected attendees.  Don't miss your chance to make valuable business connections, earn continuing education credit and experience Oakland. 

Educational sessions cover a range of topics such as preservation basics, economic development, new technologies for historic buildings, planning for change, industrial reuse and preservation in the 21st Century.  

Join us in Oakland and you will learn why the New York Times listed Oakland as one of its top 45 places (#5) to visit in 2012.   

Register for the whole conference or by the day Regular Registration CPF Member:  $255Non-Member:  $295 (includes …

Line, Space and Abstract Expression

Line, Space and Abstract Expression
Curated by Eric Murphy and Joyce Gordon
May 4 – May 26, 2012
Opening Reception: First Friday, May 4th, 6-9pm

Artist Talk: Saturday, May 12th 1-3pm

Joyce Gordon Gallery
406 14th St
Oakland, Ca. 94612

Participating Artists-
B. Aliza, Pauletta Chanco, Tracy Ricks, Emily Weil

For more information please contact:
Curator: Eric Murphy 
Gallery: 510.465.8928

Joyce Gordon Gallery and A.I. Oakland presents “Line, Space and Abstract Expression”, an excursion of four abstract painters finding a similar path along the elements of line, texture and plane; becoming voyagers of an alternative abstract expression. These biomorphic paintings all share a common thread of curvilinear lines
and divided spaces or planes as Kandinsky may as well refer to them; however each artist finds their own technique to understand their path regarding the natural. No matter the journey, all four painters utilize the same expre…