Pastel – New Mural in San Leandro

Next up on the Athen B. Gallery series of walls with San Leandro is Francisco Diaz aka Pastel from Buenos Aires, Argentina. The mural entitled “Costanoans” is over three hundred feet long and around 30 ft tall it is located off the side of Highway 880 at Marina West Exit. Photographs by Brock Brake. Here’s what the artist had to say about the piece:

“Costanoan by early Spanish colonists, are a Native American people of the Northern California coast. When Spanish explorers and missionaries arrived in the late 18th century, the Ohlone (named costanoans by the spanish colony), inhabited the area along the coast from San Francisco Bay through Monterey Bay to the lower Salinas Valley”. – Pastel

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Kelly Ording – New Mural in San Leandro, CA

Our friends over at Athen B. Gallery, just started a series of 4 walls with the city of San Leandro, CA. First up is Oakland Artist Kelly Ording. The mural is compiled of 5 different reds that break apart the bright blue background. The mural itself brings a lot of life into a neighborhood that lacks color.

Located on Arnerich Automotive Service who has been living and working on the same street he was raised on. We were excited to work with Kelly on bring some life into the local business such as Arnerich Automotive Service located at 14995 Farnsworth St. San Leandro, CA 94579. Photographs by Dominick Gray and Brock Brake.

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Laura Berger & Sarah Bowser – “Nobody, Everybody” @ Athen B. Gallery

Athen B. Gallery is excited to announce “Nobody, Everybody” a duo exhibition featuring the new works of Chicago’s Laura Berger and Oakland’s Sarah Bowser. This exhibition is compiled of paintings on panels, free standing ceramic sculptures, paper-cut/collages and paper sculptures.

Both Laura and Sarah will be present for the opening reception on March 11th at 7pm. We’re conveniently located just off both 12th and 19th Street Bart Stations in Downtown Oakland. To be added to the collectors preview being sent out this coming week contact info@athenbgallery.com. More images and artist information after the jump.

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Group Exhibition – “Spectators” @ Athen B. Gallery

We recently shared a preview post on our website about the incredible group show at Athen B. Gallery entitled “Spectators”. The gallery’s latest exhibition features an incredible body of painting work by Michael Reeder, Molly Bounds and Caleb Hahne. More images and video after the jump!

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Michael Reeder

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Group Exhibition – “Spectators” @ Athen B. Gallery

Athen B. Gallery is proud to announce, “Spectators”, a group exhibition featuring the new works of Caleb Hahne, Michael Reeder, and Molly Bounds. The opening reception is Saturday, February 11th at 7pm in Downtown Oakland. Each artist’s narrative is unique and individual but a common theme is expressed – the elements that define human nature. The idea of one being a Spectator is translated in the paintings by encompassed identity, perspective and experiences that are all key factors in how we define ourselves as people.

The exhibition will take place at Athen B. Gallery located at 1525 Webster St in Downtown Oakland. We are also conveniently located right off both 12 St and 19th St Bart Stations. To request a preview the exhibition contact info@athenbgallery.com. All artists will be in attendance for the opening reception. Learn more about each participating artists after the jump.

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Bizarre Beyond Belief Magazine – Issue #23

We are back with yet another amazing edition of our online magazine, issue number 23. This publication includes image features from Skape289, Solero, “Reset” group exhibition at Athen B. Gallery, and interviews with Dan Hampe, Denial, Ruffpup Flykidd, Skor and Rafael Sliks.

Click on the image of follow this link HERE to read for free.

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Group Exhibition – “Reset” @ Athen B. Gallery

Athen B. Gallery is pleased to present “Reset”, a group exhibition coming to Oakland January 14th featuring the works of twelve local, national and international artists. Some of the artists in the exhibition, like Augustine Kofie, Dave Kinsey and Duncan Jago, are considered to be veterans in the urban contemporary movement.

They will be hanging alongside emerging artists like Aubrey Learner, Christie Yuri Noh and Pakayla Rae. By hand selecting a diverse array of techniques, styles, and aesthetics, we have aimed to make this our most surreal exhibition to date. We’re excited to have Smithe, Pakayla Rae, Kelly Ording, Duncan Jago, Dave Kinsey, Curiot and Augustine Kofie joining us for the first time. We couldn’t be happier to welcome back Nicolas Romero, Martina Merlini, Jean Nagai and Aubrey Learner back for another exhibition at Athen B. Gallery in Downtown Oakland.

Be sure to check out the show on Saturday, January 14th at 7pm for the opening reception of “Reset”. They gallery is conveniently located in Downtown Oakland at 1525 Webster St. just off both 12th and 19th st Bart Stations. The exhibition will be on view through February 3, 2017. To inquire about available works contact info@athenbgallery.com.

More promo images after the jump!

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Augustine Kofie

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