Monday, October 27, 2008

Weekend Recap 10.27.08

Weekend four of SF Open Studios focused on artists in the SOMA/Potrero Hill districts of San Francisco. I enjoyed taking in the fading industrial landscapes which inspire a number of artists working in the area. My first stop was the SOMA Artist Studios, as featured in the Arteaser Weekend Guide, where I dropped in to see Mike Kimball (below, right):

Next, I made my way down to the Noonan Building, in the historic
Pier 70 shipyards

I visited with printmaker, Sarah Newton, among a number of painters and printmakers working in the building:

Built in 1941 as an administration building, the Noonan Building still has a number of older fixtures and features that create a unique atmosphere.

Next, I headed up to the
Graphics Arts Workshop where a number of printmakers, including Lori Robi (below, left), were holding their open studios:

After that, I headed back to Pier 70, to the Substation building, the oldest steel building in the Pier:

At my last stop in the Substation building, I met with sculptor, Kent Roberts:

For more events featuring artists interviewed on Arteaser, check out the Arteaser Calendar.

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