Friday, March 9, 2018

Gray Loft Gallery ~ Seeing Red closing reception

This is the last chance to see our annual photo exhibit!
Don't miss it!

Please join us for the
2nd Friday Jingletown Closing Reception:
March 9, 6 – 9 pm

Seeing Red, a photography exhibit that explores and celebrates the color red includes a variety of photographic techniques inspired by the color red, including mixed media, alternative process and traditional color photographic processes.  Red is associated with passion and drama, with strong emotions such as love and anger, and can be stimulating, vibrant and exciting. Lovers of red are passionate with an enthusiasm for life – which is exemplified in this diverse and visually vibrant exhibit. 

Don't miss this diverse and visually stunning photography exhibit!
The exhibit was selected by Ann M. Jastrab, an independent curator, photography consultant, editor, and writer.  

Participating Photographers: 
Jeffrey Abrahams   |   Stephen Albair   |   J. Alderton   |   Caren Alpert   |   Robin Apple
Jo Babcock   |   Sarah Christianson   |   Marna G. Clarke   |   Sas Colby   |   Yoav Friedlander
Rhianna Gallagher   |   J.M. Golding   |   Lisa Toby Goodman   |   Marsha Guggenheim
Jeanne Hauser   |   Jessica Hayes   |   Judi Iranyi  |   Kevin B. Jones  |   Krista Kahl
Sherry Karver   |    Diane Kaye   |   Mike Kirschner   |   Lesley Louden   |   Ernie Luppi
Charlotte Niel   |   Eben Ostby   |   Troy Paiva   |   Tamara Porras   |   Pete Rosos
Jenny Sampson   |   Dean Santomieri   |   Susan Scott   |   Richelle Semenza
 Neo Serafimidis   |   SheSaidRed    |   Styrous  |   Michael Teresko   |   JP Terlizzi
George Tomberlin   |    Jon Wessel   |    Susan West    |   Anita White
Stephanie Williamson  |   Karyn Yandow   |   Yelena Zhavoronkova

Gallery Address: 
2889 Ford Street, third floor, 
Oakland, CA 94601

Also on display in the gallery is a collection of hand wrought jewelry by Dorie Meister. These pieces were inspired by the exhibit Seeing Red and feature antique red stones.

April 7 - May 12, 2018
A group show of large works, including photography, painting and sculpture 

Open Studios 2018
June 2 & 3 and 9 & 10
2nd Friday Jingletown reception: June 8, 6-9 pm
Ten artists will be showcasing their work in the gallery.
Photography, painting, sculpture, jewelry and mixed media

Summer Salon
July 13 - August 10
A selection of work by gallery artists

Art of Resistance
September 1 - October 12,  2018
Curated by Jan Watten and Professor Celeste Connor with support and guidance from  Dr. Peter Selz

Betty Jo Costanzo - Portals
October 20 - November 24, 2018

Winter Art Walk in Jingletown
group show of small works
December 1, 2, 8 and 14

February 9th was our 6th anniversary! 
Thank you for helping us celebrate this milestone!

See pictures from the opening here.

  Gray Loft Gallery - voted "Best Art Gallery"  two years in a row - 2016  & 2017 - in the Oakland Magazine Readers' Choice Award - has promoted the rich art culture of Jingletown and the greater Bay Area for 5 years. The gallery has been referred to as a hidden gem in Jingletown, and noted by Kenneth Baker, former SF Chronicle Art Critic, in his Visual Arts Don’t Miss Column as “…A space gaining prominence in the Bay Area…”   The mission of the gallery is to provide exhibition opportunities for artists in a setting that is an alternative to the traditional gallery model. We hope to inspire, engage and celebrate artists in our community and beyond.  We acknowledge the achievements of emerging, mid-career and established artists – with an emphasis on those who live and work in the Bay Area – in a non-traditional art space. A number of artists began their art career at Gray Loft Gallery.

“I have always enjoyed this gallery, superb atmosphere and lighting. The polished and worn hardwood floors creek slightly in places as you climb to the third floor, providing a granular and unique, organic aesthetic. This is a do-not-miss venue in the East Bay.”  –  Facebook Review

is a proud member of the Oakland Art Murmur, Jingletown Arts and Business Association and Oakland Grown.

Hours: Saturdays 1:00 - 5:00 and by appointment

2889 Ford Street, third floor, Oakland CA 94601