Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Monday, November 3, 2014: Power In Our Hands: Artists Surviving Gentrification

We meet three of the women artists showing at SF Open Studios this weekend: Carmen Melendez-Lugo, Sawyer Rose and emiko oye, and hear about their influences, their art and the challenges for artists trying to survive the gentrification of San Francisco.

emiko oye makes jewelry of gems, recycled materials and repurposed plastic Legos. Check out her website: REWARE. On November 8th and 9th see Lego Haute Couture at 1830 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA.

Sawyer Rose is a mixed-media and electronics artists. Her work include metalworks, sculpture, and lightboxes. On November 8th and 9th Rose's Native Plant Inspired Installations will be on exhibit at Fort Mason, Building A, in the Golden Gate Room, San Francisco, CA.

Carmen Melendez-Lugo works on paper use bold lines and colors to describe and express.She comes from a long tradition of socially conscious artists. You can see her art November 8th and 9th at 1659 26th Ave at Lawton, San Francisco, CA. 

For a complete guide to Open Studios go to www.artspan.org.

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