Artwork

West Oakland Youth Center

West Oakland Youth Center

The History of West Oakland Youth Center The West Oakland Youth Center, has been in the making since 2003, when West Oakland community members expressed their neighborhood’s need for a place dedicated to young people. Community advocates have come together to convert a former church into the West Oakland Youth Center. In 2005, the city […]


The Jacket Show 2

The Jacket Show 2

Keeping the art and culture of graffiti alive and firmly rooted,TDK/TMC Family does it again… TDK presents: The Jacket Show 2 With one of a kind artwork from local graffiti artists and worldwide, DJs on the 1s and 2s, flows in the cypher, Bboys, Bgirls and live drums, this type of all ages event only comes once […]


MyGroove Designs 9th Annual Anniversary

MyGroove Designs 9th Annual Anniversary

L I V E P E R F O R M A N C E S | V I S U A L A R T | N E T W O R K I N G We cordially invite you as our special guests to experience the new wave of Bay Area Artists at […]


My Art, My Culture Awards + International Women’s Day Celebration

My Art, My Culture Awards + International Women’s Day Celebration

Betti Ono Gallery presents: Sat March 8th | 6-8 PM | Tix $20 My Art, My Culture Awards + International Women’s Day Celebration. The first annual My Art, My Culture 2014 Awards will feature the unveiling of a commemorative mural by international artists and activists CeCe Carpio and Jessica Sabogal and an honoree reception with special guests and […]


Room for Big Ideas: The Chasm Arena

Room for Big Ideas: The Chasm Arena

Room for Big Ideas: The Chasm Arena Jan 24, 2014 – Apr 5, 2014 Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) The transition into the 21st century has been marked by the rise of ubiquitous connectivity. The proliferation of new technologies and networks has enabled millions to create a series of new experiences mediated online […]


Kidlat Tahimik

Kidlat Tahimik

  A friendly tsunami. -Kidlat Tahimik September 20 – October 5, 2013 Reception: September 20, 2013 Time: 6-9pm luggage store gallery 1007 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 Tel. 415. 255 5971 The Luggage Store Gallery is honored to present in Association with KULARTS ARTS, site specific work and films of KIDLAT TAHIMIK with CECE […]


Anguish and Enthusiasm

Anguish and Enthusiasm

Article/ Trust Your Struggle Fri 14 Jun 2013Stefanie Elrick speaks to Cece Carpio, Erin Yoshi, Miguel Perez and Shaun Burner of Oakland artist collective Trust Your Struggle… Trust Your Struggle is a fluctuating collective of artists, freedom fighters and social interpreters whose images tell stories as vivid as the medium they inhabit. In April 2013, […]


Kodakan: Pilipinos in the City

Kodakan: Pilipinos in the City

Inspired by images in the book Filipinos in San Francisco and from the San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection, Artists Wilfred Galila, Peggy Peralta and Cece Carpio, have taken a series of photographs and video images of the contemporary Pilipino community—both in posed and casual settings—to create a media project that explores changing expressions of Pilipino […]


Forgotten Stories, Remarkable Lives: Días de los Muertos 2012

Forgotten Stories, Remarkable Lives: Días de los Muertos 2012

  Forgotten Stories, Remarkable Lives: Días de los Muertos 2012  October 9–December 9, 2012 Every year during Days of the Dead, we honor loved ones that have passed away and we pay tribute to their lives. In 2012, OMCA celebrates the 18th annual Días de los Muertos exhibition, honoring the lives and stories of extraordinary […]


Fresh Start at REALM Charter School

Fresh Start at REALM Charter School

TCMP students, work in progress. True Colors is the public murals program based at Berkeley City College, fiscally sponsored by Earth Island Institute, and directed by Juana Alicia Araiza. Through Juana Alicia’s Mural Design and Creation 
classes, True Colors creates one or more public murals 
every year with social and environmental justice themes. True Colors’ […]


In Chaos, We Blossom

The Multicultural Community Center presents «In chaos, we blossom,” our 6th annual Week and 17th annual Night of Cultural Resistance theme. March 2-March 9, 2012 “In Chaos, We Blossom” celebrates rejuvenation and resilience, particularly through times of turbulence. As Amícar Cabral so aptly put, “Culture is the seed of opposition blossoming into the flower of […]


“Tuloy Po Kayo” Mural at FEC

"Tuloy Po Kayo" Mural at FEC

Tuloy Po Kayo from Pueblo Nuevo Gallery on Vimeo.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 27, 2011 SOMA COmmunity celebrates new mural at the Filipino Education Center (San Francisco, CA) – Kularts and the Filipino American Community Foundation (FADF) is proud to announce the completion of a new 25×80 foot mural, entitled Tuloy Po Kayo, […]


Halo-Halo Art Exhibit in University of Hawaii

Halo-Halo Art Exhibit in University of Hawaii

A Poet of Visual Metaphor For nearly fifty years Carlos Villa has explored the meaning of cultural diversity in his art and in doing so has expanded our awareness of what we consider as “multicultural.” What began in his early career as an attempt to understand his own heritage–a complexity of Filipino traditions with its […]


FEC Mural

FEC Mural

Kularts Visual Arts Program: The Filipino Education Center Mural 824 Harrison Street, San Francisco Community Paint Day, Saturday, September 24! In July, muralist Cece Carpio met with students and community members to get ideas for a new mural to cover a 25×80 foot wall at the Filipino Education Center Middle School. Thank you to everyone […]


Our Survival Depends on Being Creative

Our Survival Depends on Being Creative

Our Survival Depends on Being Creative UC Berkeley Multicultural Community Center  Mural,  written by Alex Tan & elisa diana huerta …shifting the emphasis away from stories of oppression, and onto stories of possibilities, both theoretically and practically. –Lekkie Hopkins ­As participants in the visioning, creation and day-to-day workings of the Multicultural Community Center, we have […]


Love and Anarchy

Love and Anarchy

Ictus Gallery Presents “Love and Anarchy,” an art exhibition featuring works by Cece Carpio, Kira Curtis, Fernando Marti, and Jermaine Rogers. An installation of indoor graffiti mural art, posters, paintings and prints celebrating all things that deviate, defy and yet carry each other. July 23rd – Sept 1st 2011 Opening reception: Saturday July 23rd, 6pm – 10pm Closing […]


Ako, Ikaw, Sila, Tayo (Me, You, Them, Us)

Ako, Ikaw, Sila, Tayo (Me, You, Them, Us)

Hitachi Warehouse, Timog corner Samar Avenue, Quezon City, Philippines A Collaborative Mural by Trust Your Struggle, Gerilya and Dolphins Love Freedom This mural was created in correlation with ILPS 5th International Assembly of Artists of Cultural Workers to be held in the Philippines on July 3-5, 2011 at the main campus of the University of the […]


Collective Consciousness

Collective Consciousness

True Colors has created six public murals in Berkeley to date, the most recent being the mural for the new YMCA Teen Center, located at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. and Center Streets. The center, which is receiving financial support from PG&E, was designed with the help of a task force of teenagers. […]


Water Writes: Oakland

Water Writes: Oakland

Oakland, California – Broadway @ 21st Street in Downtown a collaboration with local youth programs that create urban arts and urban gardens. The mural portrays everyday ways that young people in Oakland are choosing healthy alternatives and decisions that protect and conserve water. Artist Team: Estria Miyashiro Vogue TDK Cece Carpio Robert Trujillo Josue Rojas […]


Qathra: Hymn of Rain

Qathra: Hymn of Rain

A commissioned work for Qathra inspired by Badr Shakir al-Sayyab’s poetry. Badr Shakir al-Sayyab RAIN SONG Translated by: Lena jayyusi and Christopher Middleton Your eyes are two palm tree forests in early light, Or two balconies from which the moonlight recedes When they smile, your eyes, the vines put forth their leaves, And lights dance […]


Battallon de San Patricio

Battallon de San Patricio

Battallon de San Patricio, Guanajuato, Mexico With the U.S. annexation of Texas in 1846, tensions with Mexico had reached a critical point. At the same time, many Irish Catholics were immigrating to America in the wake of famine and unrest in Ireland. In the Army, as with the rest of the country, the Irish Catholics […]


Push-Pull

Push-Pull

PUSH-PULL features sixteen international multidisciplinary artists brought together by NYFA’s 2010 Mentoring Program for Immigrant Artists, who currently reside in New York while preserving strong cultural backgrounds. Dumbo Arts Festival September 24-26 A three-day celebration of the arts, the DUMBO Arts Festival brought spontaneous performance, site-specific sculptural interventions, international video art, and large scale projections […]


El Relevo at La Peña

El Relevo at La Peña

In celebration of La Peña’s 30th year anniversary, Trust Your Struggle have painted inside the historic center that has been up and running since 1975. More about La Peña: La Peña is a vibrant non-profit community cultural center with a global vision that has promoted social justice, arts participation, and intercultural understanding for over 40 […]


TABI TABI PO

TABI TABI PO

 TABI TABI PO An art benefit for the victims of typhoon Ondoy and Pepeng “Tabi Tabi Po” is an art show dedicated to celebrating Filipino folklore through urban contemporary art. The Kapre, Manananggal, Dwende, Tikbalang, and Aswang are just a sampling of these haunting creatures that will be brought to life in this exhibit. A […]