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Hugh Pocock

Hugh Pocock
Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:00
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Wed, 07/30/2014 - 23:59

Hugh Pocock explores the human relationship to natural resources through sculpture, installation, performance, drawing, and video. 

City Studio » Final Exhibition Spring 2014

City Studio » Final Exhibition Spring 2014
Sat, 05/31/2014
10:30 am–4 pm » AIGA Student Workshop | 4 pm » Public Reception
The Diego Rivera Gallery and Studios 13 + 14
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 05/30/2014 - 14:22

City Studio Spring 2014 Exhibition + American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Workshop

San Francisco Art Institute's City Studio Program presents an exhibition celebrating the work of its student artists. Join the participants and teaching artists Amy Berk, Laura Boles Faw, Jaclyn Calderon, Natasha Loewy, Cathy Lu, Chris McNevin, Shannon Stovall, and Kady Monroe Tracey for refreshments and an opportunity to view dynamic art by passionate youth from around the Bay Area. 

Performance + Summer Beer Garden » Matmos and Special Guests

Performance + Summer Beer Garden » Matmos and Special Guests
Sat, 06/28/2014
6 pm » Beer Garden (free admission)
8 pm » Performance (tickets required)
Free admission for SFAI students | $10 public
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Sat, 06/28/2014 - 23:59

Matmos is M. C. Schmidt and Drew Daniel, aided and abetted by many others. Internationally known for densely allusive and emotive compositions, their work is equal parts musique concrète, electronic pop music, and inventive sound art.

Wrong's What I Do Best » Closing Reception

Wrong's What I Do Best » Closing Reception
Thu, 07/24/2014
6 pm » Beer Garden | 8 pm » Screening
Free admission
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Wed, 05/21/2014 - 15:35

Join SFAI for the closing celebration of Wrong’s What I Do Best featuring a beer garden hosted by Fort Point Beer Company and a special outdoor screening of the 1983 drama Tender Mercies.

SFAI Summer Symposium

SFAI Summer Symposium
Sat, 06/21/2014 - 09:00 - 17:00

Pre-Symposium Event » Friday, June 20
Graduate Lecture Series with Anna Shteynshleyger
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Sun, 06/22/2014

Face It: Photography, Ethics, and Identity in the Age of the Selfie
Summer at SFAI kicks off with an annual symposium addressing current topics in contemporary art and criticism. Convening artists and scholars from diverse disciplines, this year’s symposium Face It considers the relevance of photography in today’s image-saturated world.

John de Fazio

John de Fazio
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 18:30
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 07/25/2014 - 18:30

John de Fazioʼs work centers on commemorative sculptures that objectify alternative reactions to pivotal moments in pop culture. His stated goal is “the desire to make allegorical fetish objects as cultural artifacts that serve as historic relics for the future.”

Cheryl Dunye

Cheryl Dunye
Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:30
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 07/18/2014 - 18:30

Cheryl Dunye is a native of Liberia, and holds an MFA from Rutgers University. Presently based in Oakland, Dunye is associate professor of film at California College of the Arts.

Anthony Aziz + Sammy Cucher

Anthony Aziz + Sammy Cucher
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:30
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 07/11/2014 - 18:30

Aziz + Cucher are recognized as pioneers in the field of post-photography and digital imaging. They have worked as a collaborative team since meeting as graduate students at SFAI in 1990. 

Richard T. Walker

Richard T. Walker
Fri, 06/27/2014 - 18:30
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 06/27/2014 - 18:30

Richard T. Walker documents elliptical encounters in the American landscape that record expansive spaces and the human presence within them.

Anna Shteynshleyger

Anna Shteynshleyger
Fri, 06/20/2014 - 18:30
San Francisco Art Institute
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco,
CA
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Fri, 06/20/2014 - 17:30

Anna Shteynshleyger explores the complexities of contemporary identity through photography, uncovering psychological and social terrain through intensely personal images of individuals and communities.

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