Exhibitions

Sanctuary City: With Justice and Liberty for Some

Sanctuary City: With Justice and Liberty for Some

Exhibition Dates: March 25 – April 8, 2017 Exhibition Location: SFAC Main Gallery 401 Van Ness Avenue (War Memorial Veterans Building), Suite 126, San Francisco, CA 94102 Opening Reception: Saturday, March 25, 6 – 9 p.m. Free and open to the public The San Francisco Arts Commission Galleries is pleased to announce the first installment of Sanctuary City, a […]


Échame Aguas

Échame Aguas

  Saturday, March 11, 2017 – Sunday, April 30, 2017 Galería de la Raza presents Échame Aguas, an exhibition that centers water as the source of all life. We examine water through various lenses, as it connects to the political, spiritual and physical realms within our society. We use the phrase “échame aguas” which translates […]


Hometown Heroes

Hometown Heroes

On February 10 The Greenlining Institute will host a grand opening event at its newly renovated building in downtown Oakland.  Formerly a dilapidated bank office, Greenlining set out to reclaim and revitalize the structure as a flourishing, energy-efficient nonprofit center built with local, minority-owned businesses. In addition to providing space to several other nonprofits at […]


Brass and Cooper

Brass and Cooper

The artist has a symbiotic relationship with its environment. Oakland’s cultural vibrancy owes much to its artists in the same way the artists interpret the town, the people, the sights, the sounds, the movements and migrations onto mediums that tell stories not easily captured in words. E14 Gallery showcases master and upcoming visual artists with deep […]


Lunada ~ Fall 2016 Season

Lunada ~ Fall 2016 Season

Lunada ~ Fall 2016 Season Spoken Word * Música * Open Mic Tuesday, December 13, 2016 | 7:30 pm Featuring Rio Yañez‘s Night Time on the Internet, Norm Mattox‘s debut chapbook Get Home Safe! Poems for Crossing the Community Grid, and a report back from Standing Rock with images and stories by Cece Carpio and Nancy Pili. […]


Estamos contra el muro | We Are Against the Wall

Estamos contra el muro | We Are Against the Wall

A PROJECT WITH SITA KURATOMI BHAUMIK September 9 – October 15, 2016 Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday, 12:00 – 6:00 PM Southern Exposure presents Estamos contra el muro | We Are Against the Wall, an exhibition by Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik in collaboration with Piñatas Las Morenitas Martínez, Little Piñata Maker, Cece Carpio (Trust Your Struggle), […]


Ba-e Makiling

Ba-e Makiling

Kularts newest dance theater production, choreographed by master Philippine dance choreographer Jay Loyola and original music score by renowned musician and composer Florante Aguilar, Ba-e Makiling is a 1 hour, 15-minute dance theater production inspired by Philippine myths and native spirituality. The new dance work will explore the story of the deity Ba-e Makiling, guardian […]


AtHAck!: Art As A Tool for Survivor Empowerment

AtHAck!: Art As A Tool for Survivor Empowerment

Art and Social Justice: Art As A Tool for Survivor Empowerment Apr 27, 2016 · 6:00 PM at The Growlery FREE EVENT! Come join ATHack! at The Growlery as we present Co-Founder of ATHack! Inc., Alia Whitney-Johnson, as she speaks about: Art As A Tool for Survivor Empowerment and Healing. We will also be showcasing […]


When She Rises

When She Rises

Opening Reception :: Saturday, March 12, 2016, 8pm-11pm with DJ Leydis on the ones and twos. FREE On View: March 12, 2016 – May 14, 2016 In partnership with the Trust Your Struggle Collective and Galería De La Raza, Studio Grand is pleased to present When She Rises, an exhibit dedicated to the resilience of […]


17th annual Dia de los Muertos Festival at Hollywood Forever

17th annual Dia de los Muertos Festival at Hollywood Forever

Hollywood Forever Cemetery is proud to present the 17th annual Dia de los Muertos festival: THE TREE OF LIFE – EL ÁRBOL DE LA VIDA Health For All This weekend’s festival includes an altar honoring the lives of undocumented immigrants who’ve lost their lives because, like more than one million Californians, they lacked access to […]


Of Love and Riots

Of Love and Riots

In a time of a riot, artist collective, Trust Your Struggle, installs reflections of love at the city capital of California. Of Love & Riots July 11- September 8, 2015 Gallery Hours: Tu, Weds, Th 2-5pm and by appointment only. Location: SolCollective Gallery 2574 21st Street, Sacramento, CA 95818 Special Events (free and open to […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]