Bren Ahearn
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Saturday, October 7, 2017
Richmond Art Center Presentation

I will give a presentation of my work, with a focus on my weaving, at the Richmond Art Center on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at noon in the textile studio. The center is at 2540 Barrett Avenue in Richmond, CA, USA.

Monday, September 4, 2017
Stitch Fetish San Francisco Show

My Mats #15 and #19 will be in the Stitch Fetish San Francisco show at the Center for Sex and Culture from October 3-December 2, 2017. The show is curated by Ellen Schinderman, and the opening will occur Friday, October 13 from 7-10. The address is 1349 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Friday, June 2, 2017
From Self to #Selfie Show

A projection of my Sampler #3 will be in the From Self to #Selfie show at SOMARTS from June 3-30, 2017. The opening is June 3 from 1-4, and the address is 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Tuesday, April 12, 2017
New Active Shooter Photos

Thanks to Miles Mattison for photographing my newest Active Shooter pieces. The images are in the Active Shooters gallery.

Friday, April 7, 2017
Artists Who Inspire Feature on TextileArtist.org

Thanks to Dan Crowder for the opportunity to share a few artists who inspire me on the TextileArtist.org blog.

Thursday, April 6, 2017
10" X 10" Art for Education Fundraiser

My Active Shooter Directions #15 will be in the 10" X 10" Art for Education fundraiser the Columbus Museum in Columbus, GA, USA from April 6-13, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017
Feminist Fiber Art Traveling Exhibit

My Sampler #2 Chart and Sampler #9 Chart will be in the Feminist Fiber Art Traveling Exhibit at Virago Gallery in Seattle, WA, USA from April 1-30, 2017. The opening will occur on April 15, 2017 from 6-9 PM, but I'm afraid I won't be able to attend.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Talk at Loom and Shuttle Meeting

I will give my Bren Ahearn: 1964-2017 talk at the Loom and Shuttle Weaving Guild Meeting in San Francisco, CA, USA on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 10:00.

Monday, February 13, 2017
Social Fabric/Moral Fiber Show

My Samplers #1, #13 and #18 will be in the Social Fabric/Moral Fiber show in Gallery West at SUNY Suffolk Community College's Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood, NY, USA from February 14-March 30, 2017. The opening will occur on February 16 at 3:30 PM, but I'm afraid I won't be able to attend.

Thursday, February 9, 2017
Woven Together Show Walkthrough

I'll talk about my Sampler #14 and Active Shooter Directions #6 during the the Woven Together show walkthrough in the East Gallery at the Sanchez Art Center in Pacifica, CA, USA on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 1:30 PM. The address is 1220 Linda Mar. Stop on by if you're around.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Work Featured on BAM Teen Arts Council Blog

Thanks to Angela Ea for featuring my work in the first post of the Bellevue Arts Museum Teen Arts Council blog. The council and I had a great conversation during my gallery tour with them back in November! Here is the blog post.

Monday, January 9, 2017
Sampler #14 and Active Shooter Directions #6 in Woven Together Show

My Sampler #14 and Active Shooter Directions #6 will be in the Woven Together show in the East Gallery at the Sanchez Art Center in Pacifica, CA, USA from January 13-February 12, 2017. I will be at the opening from 7-9 at the center at 1220 Linda Mar, Pacifica, CA, USA.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Teaching Activities at San Francisco State University

I'll be a guest critic during Vic De La Rosa's weaving course at San Francisco State University today!

Thursday, November 3, 2016
Teaching Activities at University of Washington

I'll give my Bren Ahearn: 1964-2016 talk and run a teaching activity during Julia Freeman's Art 224 class at University of Washington on November 7, 2016.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
A Conversation with Bren Ahearn and Stefano Catalani at Bellevue Arts Museum

I'll be in conversation with Stefano Catalani, the curator of the Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival show, at the Bellevue Arts Museum on Friday, November 4. Here is info on the event.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Strategies for Survival Show Featured in Surface Design Journal

Thanks to the folks at the Surface Design journal for featuring the Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival show in the On Display section of the summer 2016 issue.

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Sampler #18 in (De) Constructing Identity Show

My Sampler #18 will be in the (De) Constructing Identity show at the Greenly Gallery at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA, USA from November 4-December 5, 2016. The show is in conjunction with the Mid-Atlantic LGBTQA Conference. I'm afraid I won't be at the conference because I'll be in Seattle for other activities. I went to the conference last year, and it was great! Here is info on the conference.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Art Show

My Playgirl #1 is in the Art Show at UC San Francisco from September 26-29, 2016. The opening is from 5-7 pm on September 26 at the Millberry Union at 505 Parnassus, San Francisco, CA, USA, and I'll be there for a while.

Monday, September 5, 2016
Blouin ArtInfo Listing

Thanks to the Blouin ArtInfo folks for listing the Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival show at Bellevue Arts Museum in today's Blouin ArtInfo. Here is the listing.

Thursday, September 1, 2016
Let's Talk Art with Brooke Podcast

Thanks to Brooke Musterman and Strategies for Survival Curator Stefano Catalani for discussing the show on today's Let's Talk Art with Brooke podcast.

Friday August 19, 2016
Interview on Anti-Heroin Chic

Thanks to James Diaz for the opportunity to chat about my work on the Anti-Heroin Chic blog.

Friday, August 19, 2016
Sampler #1 Shown on Surface Design Association Blog

Thanks to the folks at the Surface Design Association for showing Sampler #1 in the August 19, 2016 "Friday Fibers Roundup."

Monday, August 1, 2016
Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival Listed as a Show to See in American Craft Magazine

Thanks to the folks at American Craft for listing the Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival show at Bellevue Arts Museum in the "Shows to See" section on pp. 16-17 of the August/September issue of American Craft. Here is the web version.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016
TextileArtist.org Interview Cited on American Craft Council site

Thanks to the American Craft Council folks for citing my TextileArtist.org interview on the American Craft Council site.

Monday, July 18, 2016
Interview on TextileArtist.org

Thanks to Dan Crowder for the opportunity to share a bit of my history on the TextileArtist.org blog.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival Review in Seattle Times

Thanks to Michael Upchurch for his review of the Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival show at Bellevue Arts Museum in the Seattle Times. Here is a link to the review.

Friday, July 1, 2016
Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival Featured in 425 Magazine

The Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival show at Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM) and the upcoming Kara Walker show at BAM have been featured in the "Boundary-Breaking Exhibits Come to BAM" article in the July 2016 issue of 425 Magazine. Kara Walker's exhibit will open on July 8.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival Review

Thanks to Nancy Worssam for her review of the Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival show at Bellevue Arts Museum in the Arts Stage-Seattle Rage review blog. Here is a link to the review.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Eastside Scene Article

Thanks to Ryan Murray for the article in this week's Eastside Scene about the Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival show at Bellevue Arts Museum. Here is a link to the article.

Saturday, June 11, 2016
ArtDaily Listing

Thanks to the ArtDaily folks for listing the Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival show at Bellevue Arts Museum in today's ArtDaily. Here is the listing.

Thursday, June 9, 2016
Seattle Met Magazine Weekend Listing

The Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival show, which opens tomorrow at Bellevue Arts Museum, is listed as one of the top things to do or see in Seattle this weekend by Seattle Met magazine. Here is the listing.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Seattle Met Magazine Listing

Thanks to the Seattle Met magazine folks for listing the Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival show at Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA, USA as one of the top things to do or see in Seattle during June 2016. Here is the on-line version.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Tour and Talk: Bren Ahearn at Bellevue Arts Museum

I will give a tour and talk at my Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival show at Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue, WA, USA at noon on June 11, 2016. Here is more info on the exhibit.
Here is more info on the walkthrough.

Sunday, May 22, 2016
QIY (Queer-It-Yourself) Expo and Faire Show at SOMArts

My new Sampler #18 will be at the QIY (Queer-It-Yourself) Expo and Faire, at SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA, USA from June 5-24, 2016. The opening will occur June 5, 1-4:30, and there will be a gallery walkthrough on June 11 at 11. I'm afraid I will be out of town for both events. Here is more info on the exhibit.
Here is more info on the walkthrough.

Monday, April 4, 2016
Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival Solo Show at Bellevue Arts Museum

I will have a solo show, entitled Bren Ahearn: Strategies for Survival, at the Bellevue Arts Museum in Bellevue, WA, USA from June 10, 2016 from January 2017. I will give a gallery walkthrough on June 11, 2016. Here is more info from the museum's site.

Monday, January 11, 2016
Interview Text in El País Article

There is some interview text in the Puntadas de doble filo article in the December 1 issue of El País. The text is in the sidebar. If you are on a mobile device, put the device in landscape mode, as it does not appear in portrait mode.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Sampler #17 Image Available

There is an overall image of Sampler #17 in the samplers section. I should have details of this piece, as well as photos of Samplers #15 & 16 soon. To navigate to the samplers section, click on the home link and then the samplers link.

Monday, December 14, 2015
Beyond the Surface Show at San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles

My Sampler #17 will be in the Beyond the Surface Show at the San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles from January 6-February 28, 2016. The curator is Deborah Corsini. The opening will occur on January 10, 2016 from 1-4 at the museum, which is at 520 South First Street, San Jose, CA, USA. I will be there for the opening and associated artist walkthrough. I hope to have photos of the piece soon.

Thursday, November 5, 2015
Queering our World Panel at Bloomsburg University

On Saturday, November 7, I will be on an artists' panel at the Queering our World Conference, which will be held at Bloomsburg University and is in conjunction with the Queering our World Show (more info below). Additionally, I'll be at the show closing the evening of November 6.

Monday, September 5, 2015
Queering our World Show at Bloomsburg University

My Samplers #9 and 12 and an installation of my Floor Show will be in the Queering our World Show at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA, USA from October 6-November 6.

Sunday, September 4, 2015
ARTshow

My Sampler #5 is in the ARTshow at UC San Francisco. The opening is On September 5 at the Millberry Union at 505 Parnassus, San Francisco, CA, USA from 5-7, and I'll be there for a while.

Sunday, September 20, 2015
Mention in Deccan Herald article

My work is mentioned in the "Men who picked up the needle" article in today’s Deccan Herald newspaper. Here's a link to the article in the event that you cannot make it to Bangalore.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Men Can Make Kickass Fiber Art Too! Zine

My Samplers #5 and 9 are in the Men Can Make Kickass Fiber Art Too! zine, which is in conjunction with the Feminist Fiber Art Show opening August 14, 2015 in Boston, MA, USA and traveling to other cities. Here's a link to the exhibit’s home page.

Thursday, August 6, 2015
Terra Infirma Show at GearBox Gallery

My Active Shooter Directions #1 is in the Terra Infirma: All Things Unsettled show from July 30-August 22, 2015 at the GearBox Gallery at 770 West Grand Avenue in Oakland, CA, USA. The opening will occur Friday, August 7 from 5-9 p.m., and I will be there for a bit at the beginning. Here's a link to the gallery’s home page.

Monday, May 11, 2015
Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show 2015 at Indiana University

My Sampler #13 will appear in the Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show 2015 from May 15-July 11, 2015 at the Grunwald Gallery of Art at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA. The opening will occur Friday, May 15 from 6-8 p.m., but I'm afraid I can't attend. Here's a link to the show's home page.

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Interview on Amy Meissner, Textile Artist Blog

An interview with me appears on the Amy Meissner, Textile Artist blog. Thanks to Amy for the honor. It was fun chatting with Amy.

Thursday, February 26, 2015
OUT/break Show

My Sampler #12 will be shown in the OUT/break show at Montgomery College in Rockville, MD, USA from March 3-April 3, 2015. The curators are Robin Meyer and Molly Nuzzo. I'll be at the opening 11:30-1:30 on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 and will do a gallery talk.

Monday, February 16, 2015
Needle's Eye Show now in Oslo

The Needle's Eye: Contemporary Embroidery show is traveling to the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway (February 21, 2015-May 16, 2015). My Sampler #10 will be in the show. The curators are Frode Sanvik (Bergen), Anne Britt Ylvisaaker (Bergen), Anne Kjellberg (Oslo), Knut Bull (Oslo).

Thursday, January 15, 2015
Sampler #13 in Down Under Textiles magazine

A photo of Sampler #13 accompanies a write-up about the Mixed Remants blog on page 76 of issue 17 of Down Under Textiles.

Thursday, January 8, 2015
Stitch Fetish III Show at Hive Gallery

Jesse Kahn's and my Collaboration #1 (1BA, 2JK, 3BA) and Collaboration #2 (1JK, 2BA) will be in the Stitch Fetish III show from February 7-28, 2015 at the Hive Gallery in Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Needle's Eye Show

My Sampler #10 will in the Needle's Eye: Contemporary Embroidery show, which will be in two locations in Norway: 1) Kode, Art Museums of Bergen, (October 10, 2014-January 4, 2015) and 2) National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, (February 21, 2015-May 16, 2015). The Bergen opening will occur Oct. 10, but I'm afraid I can't attend. The curators are Frode Sanvik (Bergen), Anne Britt Ylvisaaker (Bergen), Anne Kjellberg (Oslo), Knut Bull (Oslo).

Monday, October 6, 2014
ARTshow

My Manmade #10 is in the ARTshow at UC San Francisco. The opening is tonight at the Millberry Union at 505 Parnassus, San Francisco, CA, USA from 6-8, and I'll be there for a while.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Interview on Mixed Remnants Blog

An interview with me appears on the Mixed Remnants blog. Thanks to the Mixed Remnants group for the honor.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
First Place in Politically Charged Show

It looks as though my Sampler #11 was awarded first place in the Politically Charged show at the Blue Line Arts Gallery in Roseville, CA, USA. Thanks to Curator Shelly Willis for the honor.

Monday, September 8, 2014
Politically Charged Show

My Sampler #11, Sampler #3 and Active Shooter Directions #1 are in the Politically Charged show at the Blue Line Arts Gallery at 405 Vernon Street in Roseville, CA, USA from September 6-October 11, 2014. The opening will be Sept. 20 from 7-9 pm, and I'll be there. Hope you can stop around.

Friday, September 5, 2014
Strange Bedfellows Show is Travelling Again

The Strange Bedfellows show is travelling to Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA September 5-October 6, 2014. Thanks to Curator Amy Cancelmo for including my work in this traveling show.

Thursday, August 27, 2014
Manly Men, Girly Girls, and Everybody in Between Show

My Sampler #13, as well as Samplers #1, 2, 5 and 9, are in the Manly Men, Girly Girls, and Everybody in Between show at at the Northern Illinois University Art Museum in DeKalb, IL, USA from Aug. 26-Nov. 15, 2014. The opening will be Sept. 11 from 4:30-6 pm, but I don't think I can attend.

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Common Wealth Show

My Sampler #14 will be in the LBGT Art: Our Common Wealth show at the Commonwealth Club, 595 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA, USA from July 23-Sept.19, 2014. I'll be at the opening/artist discussion session on Tuesday, July 29 from 5-7 p.m. (I just had the piece photographed. I'll post an image when I get the photos.)

Friday, May 30, 2014
Scythia Show

My Active Shooter Directions #1 will be in the Scythia show at the Local Lore Museum in Kherson, Ukraine from June 18-28, 2014. I'm afraid I'm not able to attend the opening on June 18 at 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Trans Show

My Navy Shirt #1 will be in the Trans show at Studio Couture Detroit, Detroit, MI, USA from February 12-March 13, 2014. This exhibit is the University of Detroit Mercy and Lawrence Tech Women and Gender Studies Biennial Exhibit. The opening will occur Feb. 13, but I'm afraid I'm not able to attend.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014
Stitch Fetish II Show at Hive Gallery

My Joy of Fighting #2p, 3p, 21p and 22p will be in the Stitch Fetish II show from February 8-March 1, 2014 at the Hive Gallery in Los Angeles. The opening will occur Saturday, Feb. 8.

Friday, November 1, 2013
Crafty Queers v 4.0 Talk at Sierra College

I will give my Crafty Queers v 4.0 talk at Sierra College in Rocklin, CA, USA on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. in the Fireside Room. This is in conjunction with their Pride Days. Here's a link to the Pride Days site

Friday, September 27, 2013
Fibremen III Show at Local Lore Museum, Kherson, Ukraine

My Sampler #9 will be in the Fibremen III show from October 23-November 5, 2013 at the Local Lore Museum in Kherson, Ukraine. The opening will occur Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 6 p.m., but I'm afraid I won't be able to attend.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Transgression Show at San Francisco State University

My Sampler #1, Manmade #10, and Mat #5 (from The Floor Show) will be in the Transgression show from September 26-October 17, 2013 at the Art Gallery in the Cesar Chavez Student Center at San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, USA. The opening will occur Thursday, September 26 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. I'll be there.

Monday, September 23, 2013
Strange Bedfellows Show is Travelling

The Strange Bedfellows show is travelling to Samek Gallery at Bucknell University September 23-December 12, 2013; A&D Gallery in Chicago January 16-February 22, 2014; and Handwerker Gallery at Ithaca College March 17-April 11, 2014. Stop on by if you're in Lewisburg, Chicago or Ithaca.

Monday September 16, 2013
Appearance of Work and Reference to Website in Textiel Plus Magazine

An image of a detail of Sampler #1 and a reference to my website appear in the current issue (#225) of the Dutch magazine, Textiel Plus. I'll post a copy sometime. Here's a link to the magazine's main page.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Black and Blue at Sacramento Temporary Contemporary Gallery

I'll have a solo show from Sept. 12-29, 2013 at the Sacramento Temporary Contemporary Gallery, 1616 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento, CA, USA. The opening will occur Saturday, June 14 from 4-8 p.m., and I will be there. Here's a link to the gallery's home page.

Thursday, August 8, 2013
Review of Work in Codes of Conduct Article

Stefano Catalani, the director of Art, Craft and Design at the Bellevue Museum has reviewed my work in an article entitled "Codes of Conduct," appearing in the Summer 2013 issue of the Surface Design journal. I'll post a copy sometime.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Zeitgeist Show Walkthrough at SOMArts

The Zeitgeist Show curators will host a walkthrough, at which they'll chat about how and why they chose the work in the show. I'll be there too. The walkthrough will occur at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at SOMArts, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA, USA. Here's a link to the walkthrough page.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Strange Bedfellows show at Root Division

Jesse M. Kahn and I have created Collaboration #1 (1BA, 2JK, 3BA) and Collaboration #2 (1JK, 2BA), which will appear in the Strange Bedfellows show from June 5-29, 2013 at Root Division, 3175 17th Street (at South Van Ness), San Francisco, CA, USA. The opening will occur Saturday, June 8 from 7-10 p.m., and I will be there for the first 45 minutes or so, as I have the last train to catch. Here's a link to the show's blog page.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Zeitgeist Show at SOMArts

My Active Shooter Directions #1 and Sampler #9 will appear in the Zeitgeist Show from June 1-30, 2013 at SOMArts, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA, USA. The opening will occur Saturday, June 1 from 3-5 p.m., and I will be there. Here's a link to the show's home page.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show 2013 at Indiana University

My Sampler #1 will appear in the Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show 2013 from May 17-July 13, 2013 at the Grunwald Gallery of Art at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA. The opening will occur Friday, May 17 from 6-8 p.m., but I'm afraid I can't attend. Here's a link to the show's home page.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013
An Early Sampling Show at San Francisco State University

My Sampler #1, Sampler #2, and Manmade #10 are in the Bren Ahearn: An Early Sampling show from February 1-August 1, 2013 at the Alumni Hall Gallery in the Admin Building at San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, USA. The opening will occur Thursday, March 14 at 4:00 p.m. I'll be there, and I'll also give a presentation to the Textiles 1 course at 2:10 p.m.

Thursday, February 28, 2013
Down to Sleep Show at Essex Art Center

My Sampler #10 will be in the Down to Sleep show from March 1-April 12, 2013 at the Essex Art Center in Lawrence, MA. The opening will occur Friday, March 1, but I'm afraid I'm not able to attend.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Stitch Fetish Show at Hive Gallery

My Playgirl #1 will be in the Stitch Fetish show from February 2-23, 2013 at the Hive Gallery in Los Angeles. The opening will occur Saturday, Feb. 2 from 8-10 or so.

Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Embroidery Chronicles Class at Crocker Art Museum

I'll be teaching the Embroidery Chronicles course at the Crocker Art Museum on Jan. 20, Jan. 27 and Feb. 10. Students will learn a few foundation stitches, how to collect references, and begin a project that chronicles their own experiences. This show is in conjunction with the American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell exhibit. More info is on the Crocker Studio Classes page. There is one more spot left.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Pink Week Show

My Joy of Fighting #2p, 3p, 21p and 22p (a new pink series) will be in the Pink Week show at Bows and Arrows at 1815 19th Street, Sacramento, CA, USA from November 2-30, 2012. The opening's on Nov 2 from 6-9. (Info will be posted on the Bows and Arrows site at a later date.)

Thursday, October 18, 2012
Crocker-Kingsley Show

My Sampler #9 will be in the Crocker-Kingsley show at Blue Line Gallery at 405 Vernon Street in Roseville, CA, USA from November 17, 2012-January 5, 2013. The public opening's on Nov 17 from 6-9, but I won't be there. (Info will be posted on the Blue Line site at a later date.)

Friday, June 29, 2012
Word-Up Show

My Active Shooter Directions #1 will be in The End show at Tangent Gallery at 4th Ave and Franklin in Sacramento, CA, USA from July 14-28. The opening's on July 14 from 6-10.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Home is Where the Needle Marks Show

My Sampler #3 will be in the Home is Where the Needle Marks show at Pop Tart Gallery, 3023 W. 6th Street in Los Angeles, CA from June 2 to July 21, 2012. There will be two openings. I'll probably be at the one on June 16. Stop on by if you're around.

Sunday, May 6, 2012
Word-Up Show

My Sampler #7 (Sporno) and Manmade #10 will be in the Word-up show at Tangent Gallery at 4th Ave and Franklin in Sacramento, CA, USA from May 12-June 2. The opening's on May 12 from 6-10. I'm afraid I can't make it, though.

Thursday, May 3, 2012
Work Mentioned on Blog

My work is mentioned on the Pop-up Museum of Queer History's blog.

Monday, April 16, 2012
Pop-up Philadelphia Show

My Samplers #1, 2, & 5, as well as Straight Back to my College Days will be shown in Pop-Up Philadelphia at William Way LGBT Community Center (1315 Spruce St.) from April 21-May 19. I'll pop into the first two hours or so of the opening, which will be from 7-10 p.m. on Sat., April 21. Stop on by if you're around.

Sunday, April 8, 2012
Fertility Show

An earlier R-rated work will be in the Fertility show at Tangent Gallery at 4th Ave and Franklin in Sacramento, CA, USA from April 14-28. I'll pop into the opening, which will occur on April 14 from 6-10, for a while. Stop on by if you're around.

Thursday, March 22, 2012
UNCENSORED: Queer Art and the Church Show

An image of my Sampler #3 will be on display in the UNCENSORED: Queer Art and the Church exhibit at the Leslie-Lohman Annex at 127-B Prince Street in New York, NY, USA from March 27-April 1. Their hours are 12-6 daily.

Saturday, March 10, 2012
Boats Show

My Navy Shirt #1 is in the Boats show at Tangent Gallery at 4th Ave and Franklin in Sacramento, CA, USA from March 10-30, 2012. Stop on by if you're around.

Thursday, February 23, 2012
Behind the Mask: Women, Men and Masculinities Show

My Samplers #1, #2 & #9, as well as the Big Fight & some little fighters, and Manmade #10 (the Scrabble one) will be in the Behind the Mask: Women, Men and Masculinities show at the University of Detroit Mercy (Feb. 27 - Mar. 2) and University of Windsor (Mar. 5 - 10). More info is on the UDM School of Architecture Exhibitions page.

Friday, February 10, 2012
The Show at Sacramento Gay and Lesbian Center

My wedding sampler, Playgirl #1, some fighters, and some sporty flowers will be on display in The Show at the Sacramento Gay and Lesbian Center at 1927 L Street in Sacramento, CA, USA from February 11-25, 2011. I'll be at the Second Saturday event on Saturday, February 11.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Active Shooter #1 on Mr. X Stitch

My Active Shooter #1 was mentioned on Mr. X Stitch yesterday. More images of the piece are in the Active Shooters gallery and on my Flickr page.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Men's Work Panel

I'll participate in the Men's Work Panel on Sunday, November 6 from 3-4 at the Box Factory at the Box Factory at 865 Florida Street, San Francisco, CA, USA. The moderator will be Tina Takemoto.

Thursday, October 13, 2011
Thread of Masculinity Solo Show and Crafty Queers Talk at Sierra College

I'll have a show at the Ridley Gallery at Sierra College in Rocklin, CA, USA (Room 102 of the Library/Learning Resource Center). The show dates are October 17-November 10, and the opening reception will be 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19. I'll do a walk-through of the exhibit at the reception.

I'll also give my Crafty Queers talk on Wednesday, October 26 from 9:30-11 in the Fireside Room at Sierra College.

Friday, October 7, 2011
Men's Work Show and Panel

My Sampler #5, Navy Shirt #1 and Plaid Sporty Flowers Fabric are in the Men's Work Show at the Box Factory at 865 Florida Street, San Francisco, CA, USA from October 1-November 7, 2011. I'll participate in the panel on Sunday, November 6 from 3-4 at the Box Factory.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Armchair Quarterback listed on Apartment Therapy's Design Showcase 2011

My husband, Doug Brown,and I have formed a new design collaborative named Manmade Workshop. Our Armchair Quarterback was selected to appear in Apartment Therapy's Design Showcase 2011.

Monday, September 12, 2011
Fun R Us Show

My Sampler #8 is in the Fun R Us show at Tangent Gallery, 2900 Franklin Blvd., Sacramento, CA, USA from September 10-24, 2011. The curators are Gioia Fonda and Ianna Frisby. The gallery's open from 12-3 pm. on Saturdays.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
State Of Community - Art, Politics & Community Panel

I'll participate on a panel of artists discussing community, art & politics on Saturday, September 24, 2011, 5-7 p.m. at Underground Books at Broadway & 35th in Sacramento, CA

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Men's Work Show

Some of my works will be in the Men's Work show at the Box Factory in San Francisco, CA from October 1-November 7, 2011. The curator's Jeremy Sanders. I'll also participate on a panel moderated by Tina Takemoto. More info will be posted as I get it.

Monday, August 8, 2011
in-organic Show

My Joy of Fighting #20a will be in the in-organic show at the Collar Works Gallery in Troy, NY from August 26-September 16, 2011. The curator's Jennifer Hunold. More info will be posted on their site.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Manmade Show Extended

The Manmade show has been extended to Saturday, July 9, 2011. I'll attend the closing reception from 6-9 on July 9.

Friday, June 10, 2011
Manmade Show Preview

At this link is the on-line version of a preview of the Manmade show, which appeared in Midtown Monthly Magazine.

Friday, June 10, 2011
That's so Gay Show

My wedding sampler (Sampler #3) will appear in the That's so Gay Show at Tangent Gallery, 2900 Franklin Blvd., Sacramento, CA, USA from June 11-25. The opening will be from 6-10 on Saturday, June 11, 2011. I'm afraid I won't be at the opening because I'll be at the Manmade show opening at Evolve across town. (See the June 1 entry for more info.) The typical gallery hours are Saturdays from 12-3 p.m.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Manmade Solo Show Dates

My Manmade solo show will be at Evolve the Gallery, 2907 35th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA from June 9-25, 2011. If you're in northern CA on any of the following opening dates, please feel free to stop by & say hi:

  • June 9, 6-9 p.m.
  • June 11, 5-9 (when I'll do a gallery walkthrough & Q&A)
  • June 25, 6-9 p.m.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Interview with Mr. X Stitch

An interview of me with Jamie "Mr. X Stitch" Chalmers appears on his site on Sunday, May 22, 2011.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Play Show Opening

I'll be at the Play show opening on Friday, May 13 from 8-11 at the Brooklyn Textile Center at 505 Carroll Street in Brooklyn. Stop on by if you're in New York.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Don't Hate on Me Artist Discussion

The Don't Hate on Me show artists will be chatting a bit about their work this coming Saturday, May 7 from 3-5 at Carol's Bookstore. (See address under the April 18th entry below.)

Monday, April 18, 2011
New Website
My new website, designed by Jesse Loesberg of Websites for the People has been launched. Jesse has streamlined the site to make things easier to find. (He's also great to work with.) Thanks Jesse.
Monday, April 18, 2011
Upcoming Don't Hate Me Show
My Sampler #6 and Flag #1 will be in the Don't Hate on Me show at Carol's Bookstore, 1913 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento, CA, USA. The dates are April 23-May 7, 2011, and the curators are Allahiya and Angela Mayes. The show explores hatred and hate crimes.
Thursday, March 10, 2011
Solo Show Dates

The dates for my solo show at Evolve the Gallery will be June 9-26, 2011. The location is 2907 35th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA.

Thursday, March 10, 2011
Upcoming Play Show

Some of my cage fighters will be in the Play show at the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn, NY from May-June 24, 2011. The curator is Joetta Maue.

Thursday, March 10, 2011
Upcoming Gay for Eagles Show

Four of my large cage fighters and the wedding sampler will be in a group show, entitled Gay for Eagles, at Hotel Hadley Studios in Siler City, NC from April 15-May 14, 2011, The curator is Drucilla Pettibone, and the artists in the show are:

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Solo Show Update

I'll have a solo show at Evolve the Gallery probably spring or summer 2011. The location is 2907 35th Street, Sacramento, CA 95817.

Some Older News . . .

An interview of me by the author of Jocks, Dan Woog, appeared in his nationally syndicated OutField column. Here's the Between the Lines News version.