Watchers Watching, 2012 C-print mounted on dibond 48 x 72 inches / 121.92 x 182.88 centimeters Edition of 6
A For Freedoms exhibition exploring the plight of political and economic refugees in the San Francisco Bay Area—examining sanctuary city, homelessness, and the flight of the creative class
Panel discussion at Leila Heller Gallery with Artists Shoja Azari + Shirin Neshat, Historian Shiva Balaghi, Editor + Critic, Dan Geist, and Artist, Writer + Independent Curator, Phong Bui, moderated by AKArt CEO + Founder, Amy Kisch.
As part of the artist's commitment to accessibility and equity, in June, Rodney Ewing will offer public walk-throughs at SFMOMA of his series Broken Shadows at Close to Home: Creativity in Crisis. Tufts University has recently acquired Ewing's two works, Disappearing Acts and Birmingham—from his Longitude and Latitude series, and Ewing has been awarded a $20,000 grant to finish his series The Devil Finds Work. A Headlands Artist in Residence ‘19 and Headlands Board Member, Ewing also has artwork and an experience up for auction in the Headlands Center for the Arts Annual benefit auction June 2 – 16. The artist’s self-portrait Becoming is also on view at Rena Bransten Gallery in the group exhibition When Nobody's Watching through July 2, 2021—in advance of his 2022 solo exhibition at the gallery.
AMY KISCH, AKART + COLLECT FOR CHANGE™ FOUNDER + CEO / ART+ACTION'S FOUNDER + ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL IMPACT HONORED AS PART OF THE 2020 YBCA 100
The YBCA 100 celebrates the everyday heroes—artists, activists, and community leaders—for their extraordinary commitment to building sustainable, equitable, and regenerative communities. These recipients are the provocateurs and innovators who are boldly making a difference in the health and well-being of their communities, working tirelessly in pursuit of racial equity, and using art and activism to heal and bring us together in spirit when we need it most. Honored for her work in building the Art+Action Coalition, which launched COME TO YOUR CENSUS—an arts-driven national multilingual public media and programming campaign, which was awarded an unsolicited Ford Foundation grant. Read more here.