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June Artist-in-Residence Painting Demonstration

June 11, 2009

Painting Demonstration led by Todd Brown, June Artist-in-Residence

During their residency, Meklit Hadero and Todd Brown transform the Kimball Gallery into an ongoing interactive installation. The artists hope to spark the creative process in visitors and inspire them to think about their own personal surroundings.

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July Artist-in-Residence Maggie Malloy: Stones, Bones, Locks, and Boxes

July 1, 2009August 2, 2009

Ceramic artist Malloy explores the concept "earth plus mud plus fire makes stone" with a hands-on interactive project. Museum visitors are invited to create surface finishes on "stone" objects to be used in an installation as an offering to our ancestors. Visitors will work with prepared bisque ware, wet clay, and slip-cast molds.

Closing Reception Friday, July 31, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

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The Artist Studio program is supported by the Fleishhacker Foundation. Thank you to Nobilo Wines for their in-kind support.

August Artist-in-Residence John Kuzich: Imagination

August 5, 2009August 30, 2009

Enjoy an exhibit of Kuzich's mixed media art including his Fast Pass wall installation which is made of San Francisco Muni Fast Passes and CDs.  Widely known throughout the Bay Area, Fast Pass is a multipanel assemblage inspired by Kuzich's fascination with complex color relationships, his natural affinity for the elegance of design and symmetry, his passion for collecting interesting objects, and his 30-year investigation into the psychology of the human experience. The four panels combined are 5 x 28 feet in size and are comprised of 3,188 graphic elements.

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The Artist Studio program is supported by the Fleishhacker Foundation. Thank you to Nobilo Wines for their in-kind support.

September Artist-in-Residence Susan Freda: Line into Form

September 2, 2009October 4, 2009

Susan Freda invites visitors to explore the intricate and graceful workings of line. She works by drawing with wire to create two- and three-dimensional environments that refer to the animal, vegetable, and mineral worlds. Visitors are invited to bring bits of nature for inspiration and to weave, crochet, twine, and draw with wire to create "ecosystems" based on the forms we find in nature.

Closing Reception Friday, September 25, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

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The Artist Studio program is supported by the Fleishhacker Foundation. Thank you to Nobilo Wines for their in-kind support.

January Artist-in-Residence: Suzanne Husky

January 6, 2010January 31, 2010

Forest
Suzanne Husky will build and install a forest of textile trees made from fabric. Visitors will be invited to mimic nature's ever cycling of material by creating trees themselves or drawing trees from the surrounding park. The multiple fabric patterns, the handmade quality, and the replication of various tree species will bring uniqueness and singularity to each creation, reflecting biodiversity. Husky will also be showing a photography series, Modern Wild Lives, documenting the rudimentary architecture constructed by a marginal population of forest-dwellers who oppose contemporary lifestyles to live closer to nature.

Friday, January 29, 2010
6:00–8:45 p.m.

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The Artist Studio program is supported by the Fleishhacker Foundation. Thank you to Nobilo Wines for their in-kind support.

March Artist-in-Residence: Joe Cunningham

March 3, 2010March 31, 2010

Joe's Quilt Shop
Join quiltmaker Joe Cunningham and experiment with your own ideas about how to make a quilt. Learn the hand-quilting stitch. Quilt on a frame. Paste it all together, take a picture, and print it out right here in the Quilt Shop.

Friday, March 26
6:00–8:30 p.m.
Closing Reception in the Kimball Education Gallery

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The Artist Studio program is supported by the Fleishhacker Foundation. Thank you to Nobilo Wines for their in-kind support.

February Artist-in-Residence: Ann Weber

May 8, 2010May 16, 2010

Young at Art

The Young at Art festival, a collaboration between FAMSF and the San Francisco Unified School District, celebrates the creativity of local youth in the visual and performing arts. For more information, contact Ariana Bayer at 415-750-3522 or abayer@famsf.org.

Friday, May 14
6:00–8:30 p.m.
Reception in the Kimball Education Gallery


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July Artist-in-Residence: Jeanine Briggs

June 30, 2010August 1, 2010

Transformations

Be prepared to see different things and see things differently, as you encounter the figurative art that Jeanine Briggs creates from reused and repurposed materials: life-size human figures, oversized chess individuals, small fertility and guardian figures, and various exotic life forms that inhabit our living planet—in reality or imagination.

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April Artist in Residence: Ken Holden

April 7, 2010April 25, 2010

Join fine arts photographer Ken Holden to learn what a "photo anagram" is and how to interpret an environment with an impressionistic eye.  Learn how to create a photo anagram by using replicated photographs to form a design.  Apply that knowledge to create an impressionistic photograph (or interpretations).  Bring your own camera to experiment with photo anagrams and impressionism.

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The Artist Studio program is a part of FAMSF's Cultural Encounters initiative designed to attract new and diverse audiences to the Museums. Cultural Encounters is generously funded by The James Irvine Foundation, The Wallace Foundation, The Institute of Museums and Library Services, the Columbia Foundation, and The Winifred Johnson Clive Foundation.

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