Monthly Archives: August 2010

A PLACE OF HER OWN September 2 – October 3, 2010

Asian American women artists creatively respond to the question,
“If you had a place of your own, what would it be?”

Driftwood Salon, San Francisco
39 Isis St. (between 12th St & United States Highway 101)
San Francisco, CA 94103 Neighborhood: SOMA
Gallery Hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 12 pm – 6 pm

Exhibition: September 2 – October 3, 2010

* Opening Reception Friday, Sept. 3, 5 pm – 9 pm

* Panel Discussion Thursday, Sept. 16, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join panelists from API (Asian Pacific Islander) Legal Outreach and
Cameron House as they discuss how the arts and projects like A Place
of Her Own can be used as vehicles of communication, healing and
building community for their clients and staff.

* Artist Talk : “Afternoon with Nancy Hom” Sunday, Sept. 19, 2 pm – 4 pm

See her new work for A Place of Her Own as she shares her creative
process. Celebrate this amazing woman, leader, artist and activist.
The event is a fundraiser for AAWAA’s Archive project. Suggested
donation $15 – $25

* Closing Reception: Saturday, October 2, 6 pm – 9 pm

Artists Featured
Visual Artists: Nancy Hom, Vivian Truong, Xiaojie Zheng,
Isabelle Thuy, Pelaud, Solongo Tseekhuu, Shari Arai DeBoer,
Susan Kitazawa, Sue Tom and Irene Wibawa
Writers: Nancy Hom, Angie Chau and Beverly Quintana

AAWAA is supported by California Arts Council, San Francisco Arts Commission

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Meditations on the Japanese American Experience: Lucien Kubo, Shizue Seigel, Judy Shintani, and Reiko Fujii

Four Sansei women artists draw from personal, family and collective narratives to explore the complex legacies of the Japanese American experience through collage, assemblage, glass, found objects, painting, photography, image transfer, word, video, installation, and performance.

Aug 14-Sept 18, M-F 11am-5pm, Sat noon-5pm
Arts and Consciousness Gallery, John F Kennedy University
2956 San Pablo Avenue, 2nd Floor, Berkeley, CA

RECEPTION: Sat, Aug 21, 6 – 9 pm

Artist Talk, Sat, Aug 21, 4 – 6 pm Seeking the Essence: Memory, Legacy
and Untold Stories With artists Judy Shintani, Shizue Seigel, Reiko Fujii

Artist Talk, Sun, Aug 28, 2 – 4 pm Intergenerational Legacies: The Meaning of Hybridity in an Evolving California by Shizue Seigel, artist and author of In Good Conscience: Supporting Japanese Americans During the Internment

Art Making Workshop, Sun, Aug 29, 1 – 4:30 pm Honoring Ancestors Through Art, Tell their stories through writing, painting, and collage. Facilitator: Judy Shintani, JFKU Arts & Consciousness Alumna. $25 RSVP:

Multi-Media Performance, Sat, Sept 18, 3 – 4:30 pm Grandmothers From Far Away Lands; The Egg House Wall; Stories about Internment Camp; The Farm and The Glass Kimono Performed by Reiko Fujii, Judy Shintani, Lisa Petrides. Artist Q&A following performance

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