The Sam Francis Gallery
, located in the Peter Boxenbaum Arts Education Centre, is dedicated to the display of student art and to presenting cutting edge exhibitions of work by locally and nationally prominent artists.
Thematically based group exhibitions are often organized by independent curators and participating artists give public lectures and student workshops. Each spring a group of student curators works with the Gallery Director to organize an exhibition of works by local artists.
EXHIBITION: Logistical Gymnastics—An Exhibition of Work by LA-Based Contemporary Artists: Amy Garafano, Patrick Killoran, Devon Tsuno and Jemima Wyman
Curated by Janice Gomez and Jesse Robinson, Crossroads Art Faculty
DATES: October 23 – November 21, 2014
RECEPTION: Thursday, October 23, 6-8 p.m.
LOCATION: SAM FRANCIS GALLERY
1734 21st Street Santa Monica, CA 90404
Peter Boxenbaum Arts Building, 2nd floor
HOURS: Monday–Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Distribution, redistribution, and dissemination. The exhibition titled Logistical Gymnastics
brings together artworks that travel out from the gallery space into the larger world. Using various forms of physical and digital transmission these works invite chance, collaboration and contingency in ways that expand our traditional notions of both authorship and the static art object.
Learn more about the work and the artists here
Moonlighting: An exhibition of Work by Crossroads' Teaching Artists
Susan Arena , Melissa Bouwman , Janice Gomez, Kate Johnson, Peter Melville, Rich Mudge, Pam Posey, Jesse Robinson, Jean Robison, Leslie Rosdol, Vernon Salyers
DATES: September 17 – October 17, 2014
RECEPTION: Wednesday, September 17, 6-8 p.m.
Moonlighting featured artworks made by the members of Crossroads School K -12 Visual Art Department. Each teacher has her/his own art practice, and each brings a unique creative voice to the department. The works in this show ran the gamut of contemporary art practices and present a wide array of materials and methods – from installation, video and performance art to painting and sculpture. Everyday, Crossroad's teaching artists bring their extensive knowledge, experience and passion from their own studio into the classroom.
Learn more about the work and the artists here.