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Speaking 2015

Bill Abright, Fred Yokel, Joe Kowalczyk, Julia
Feld, Margaret Keelan, Maryann Steinert-
Foley, Michele Collier, Michelle Gregor, Steven
Allen,  William Schwob

This third annual invitational exhibition
presents sculptural work that explores the
complexity of the human experience through
the metaphor of the human body. Figuratively
Speaking highlights the presence and
continuing relevance of the figure in Bay Area
contemporary ceramics.

August 25 – September 19, 2015

Opening Reception:
Thursday September 3rd, 6-9pm

Gallery Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30am - 5:30pm

Part of the
 Lower Polk /// TL Art Walk
tell-tale signs of

Artistic influence and inspiration can be a tricky
thing. Often artists are asked: where does
your  visual inspiration come from? Not easily
answered. This exhibition examines the tell-tale
signs of other artists (dead or alive)
connecting of thoughts, ideas and feelings  
that have influence in  our present art works.

In some cases, the inspiration might be straight
forward, stemming cleanly from a favorite
artist(s). In some cases, the influence is
unannounced and unware of the kindred
message connecting in the mind.

Tracing signs of connected(ness) in clay
sculpture will be high- lighted by  12 Bay Area
established artists during the Fourth  Annual
Group Show. Curator  Statement: Maggie

Steven Allen, Jennifer Brazelton, Monique
Castiaux, Natasha Dikareva, Alex Hackworth,
Lori Koenig, John Richard Lloyd, Maggie
Malloy, Tomoko Nakazato, Oli Quezada, Juan
Santiago, Bar Shacterman, Tiffany Schmierer

July 14- Aug 15, 2015

Opening Reception:
Opening July 18th 6-8pm with artists talks

Closing Reception:
August 6th  6-9pm with artists talks

Gallery Hours: Tue - Sat 11:30am - 5:30pm

Part of the
 Lower Polk /// TL Art Walk
Tiffany Schmierer
Bar Shacterman
Juan Santiago
Natasha Dikareva
Steven Allen
William Schwob
Margaret Keelan
Fred Yokel
Julia Feld
SMAart Open
Studios 2015

Resident Artists Members: Steven Allen,
Kelly Biermann, Lee Christina Bloch, Will
Chase, Nicki Green, Susan Gregory, Grey Lux,
Marjorie Green, Mia Lobel, Jacqueline
Regalado, Jessica  Regalado, Som Sasinun
Kladpetch, Shiho Takahashi, Sylvia
Lily Yao, Walter Xu

Emerging Artist Members:  Greg Bernal
Harry Brown, Maria Chambers, Shenny
Cruces, Jessica Diab, Britt Gerhard, Isis
Flemming, Maria Gajardo, Yoshi Hoshino,
Catlin James, Benjamin Kluewer, Lily Liang,
Susan McKinney, Samantha Minasi, Lisa
Moore-Long, Paula Moran, Alejandro Perea,
Carla Riggi, Katy Rodden, Adalina Rodriguez,
Veronica Rufrano, Michael Silver, Trisha Stiles,
Kyoko Willis, James Young, Emily Voigtlander

SMAart Gallery & Studio is pleased to
announce its fourth annual Open Studio.  
Come experience the works of art produced by
the artists of SMAart Gallery & Studio.  Buy
Local!  Eat on Local!  Come see beautiful
works of art made here in San Francisco on
Sutter Street by the artists of SMAart.  Its the
SMAarter way to support local artist and the

Dates: October 1 - 25, 2015

Opening Reception:
Thursday October 1, 6-9pm
Open Studio Weekend:
Saturday & Sunday Oct. 25 & 26, 11am - 6pm
Gallery Hours: Tue - Sat 11:30am - 5:30pm

Part of the
 Lower Polk /// TL Art Walk
Susan Gregory
Steve Allen
Mia Lobel
Sylvia Vientulis
Shiho Takahashi