Friday, April 12, 2013
“Art & Taxes” F3 at the Cotton Mill in Jingletown, Oakland, CA
“Art & Taxes” F3 at the Cotton Mill
Community Art Event
WHEN:Friday, April 19, 6 to 10 p.m.
Cotton Mill Studios
1091 Calcot Place
Oakland, CA 94606
The beautiful and historic live/work Cotton Mill Studios, located in the Jingletown Arts District in East Oakland, will be exhibiting artwork of resident and guest artists for its ninth F3 event, with the "Art &Taxes" theme. Artwork consists of various media, including painting, sculpture, photography, fashion, mixed media, jewelry, furniture, and more. Artists include Michael Clark, Trina Merry, Kimberly Wells, Alvaro Contreras, Mary Shisler, Simona Rackauskas,Bre Gipson, Rachel Visalda, Justin DeRosa and Styrous. Vendors in the Design Bazaar include Citizen Snap Designs,
CuriOhs Handmade Jewelry, Dawn Kathryn Diskowski, Diamond Dazed, Esoteric Brewery, Haej.Co, The Stroopie Gourmet, Rose La Mer, Nature as Muse, Tofufu, Give Fleece a Chance, Stonewyre, Serena Toxicat, and Protea. Meet the artists and enjoy live performances, unique artwork, and delicious food in this thriving arts community!
The Clock Tower Studio/Gallery is an exhibition venue on the fourth floor, created by multi-disciplinary artist Larissa. spatoochna.com
FLOAT Gallery, located in the Cotton Mill building, will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. as well. www.thefloatcenter.com
Other venues include the Fourth Floor Gallery and the Design Bazaar, featuring artwork of guest and resident artists. Many of the Cotton Mill Studios' resident artists will open their studios. The Champagne Bar and print sales provide additional places to view art, purchase items, and enjoy the community. Live performances will include an acoustic performance by Gina Glover, spoken word by Victoria Massie and Joy Sledge, positive rap from Kenneth Jelks, standup comedy by Mean Dave, as well as performances by Ryan Salet, Bear’s Belly and Mad Noise.
Food trucks will be on site. Fist of Flour pizza, fivetenburger artisan burgers and sandwiches and Boffo Cart’sItalian food will give attendees a delicious variety of vegetarian and meat-eater options.
Free BART shuttle transportation will be provided to and from the Fruitvale BART station to the Cotton Mill Studios from 6:00-10:30 p.m. Look for the F3 logo on three SUVs. Please use public transportation or park at the station, since street parking at 1091 Calcot is limited to residents and artists.
Mike Taft, F3 President
F3 at the Cotton Mill website: www.f3oakland.com
For additional information:
Cotton Mill Studio’s available live/work lofts: www.cottonmillstudios.com
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