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All That Glitters (HERE: Part 2)
Juried by Walter Maciel

Featuring Jennie Braman, Mary Burger, Dana DeKalb, Donna Fenstermaker, Shelley Gardner, Christine Meuris, Kimberly Rowe, Sally Smith, Simon Tran, Stephen Whisler and Rochelle Youk

January 26–February 16, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 2, 6pm–8pm


The second part of BAC’s annual members’ exhibition presents works by a diverse group of artists selected by guest juror Walter Maciel. It reflects the varied strategies artists use to capture viewers’ attention and imagination — from bold color to deft handling of material to light touches of humor and whimsy. In a wide range of styles, these works celebrate the artistic spirit while touching on themes both personal and political.


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Outside the Lines:
BUSD Young Artists Exhibition

March 1–March 16, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, March 2, 3pm–5pm


Every two years, BAC celebrates and honors students in Berkeley elementary and middle schools with an exhibition of juried works selected by BUSD art teachers. In conjunction with Alameda County’s Art is Education Month, the show increases public awareness about and interest in the importance of art in our public schools. 


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GLAS Animation Festival

March 21–24, 2019

Featuring Kim Laughton


Look at Me Hungry
curated by Mel Prest

April 13–May 25, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 13, 6pm–8pm

Featuring Kim Bennett, Arthur Huang, Xi Nan, Joyce Nojima, Sandra Ono and James Sansing


The works in this exhibition evolve from an obsessiveness and immersion in the process of making — something like hunger — while evoking the tension between being fully realized abstract “things” and pieces disintegrating into their many components. Crossing boundaries between painting, sculpture and installation, the artists in the show lay bare their creative processes through works that embody time and the presence of their hand.