de Young Artist Studio

Every month the museum invites artists to install and demonstrate their art form at the de Young. This interactive program enables visitors to meet artists and gives the artists an opportunity to work with the public. Artists working in various media are encouraged to apply.

Visit the Periscope Project, the artists' online studio

Contenda: A Visual Quiz Event

April 2–May 4, 2014 | de Young, Kimball Education Gallery/Artist Studio

Wednesdays–Sundays, 1–5 pm, plus Friday nights until 8:45 pm

Contenda is an experimental contest based on “quiz bowl” events at schools and universities. Contestants are provided with a "buzzer" to answer the host's questions about artists, artworks, and artistic movements. Screen-based visual clues accompany each question. The public is invited to help the artist create questions about artworks in the collection of the de Young, while also engaging in fun and challenging pop-quizzes developed by the artist.

Roseborough’s artwork and exhibitions have been covered by numerous publications and websites, including Artforum, Art in America, ARTnews, Hyperallergic.com, the San Francisco Chronicle, SF/Arts Monthly, the San Francisco Examiner, and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. Roseborough lives and works in San Francisco.

www.timroseborough.com

Artist Talk | Tim Roseborough in Conversation with Dorothy Santos from Asterisk and Ben Valentine from hyperallergic.com | Friday, April 11, 7 pm | Kimball Education Gallery

Contenda Quiz Event with Special Guests | Friday, April 25, 7 pm | Kimball Education Gallery

Artist Reception | Friday, April 25, 6–8:30 pm | Kimball Education Gallery

Join us in celebrating the artist’s residency with light refreshments.

Upcoming Artists-in-Residence

Clay robot
July 2, 2014August 3, 2014

The Artist Studio program is made possible with major support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Museums for America program. Additional support is provided by Hang Art Gallery.

 

Artist Studio Blog

The views expressed in the Artist Studio Blog are those of the participating artists-in-residence at the de Young, and do not reflect the opinions or viewpoints of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

Posted by Cynthia Inaba on November 24, 2010 - 12:02pm
It began 6 years ago as a vehicle to transcend sadness on the loss of my father, Paul Ewing, when I found myself painting and doing collages I called “Spirit Boats” as a tribute to his memory. Like a stone thrown into a pond, the ripples moved outward as my work grew with personal references.
Posted by Cynthia Inaba on October 12, 2010 - 4:46pm
Posted by Cynthia Inaba on September 2, 2010 - 4:18pm
Generally the de Young’s artist studio is the home of one artist and their process. Museum patrons can engage in a specific artist’s technique and area of expertise.
Posted by Cynthia Inaba on August 19, 2010 - 4:06pm
On August 19th, I sat down with current Artist-in-Residence, Alexandra Blum, to learn more about her artistic background and the connection between teaching and creating art. Ms. Blum strives to humanize the private expereince by bringing in different techniques that transform museum going into a shared technique.

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