Currently on display

  • Sculpture by Truong Tran

    Aug 19, 2018 to Oct 28, 2018 Truong Tran finds inspiration on the sidewalks of his neighborhood in San Francisco: Read more
  • Paintings by Julie Huang and James Su

    Aug 19, 2018 to Oct 28, 2018 Julie Huang and James Su are painters who studied art in mainland China, and now work out of their Twin Peaks Studio in San Francisco. Their joint statement for this show at PMA reads: Read more
  • Assemblage by Harriete Estel Berman

    Aug 19, 2018 to Oct 28, 2018 Harriete Estel Berman uses post consumer, recycled materials to construct artwork ranging from jewelry and teacups to large sculptures of social commentary. She uses multiple frames fabricated from recycled tin cans and vintage steel dollhouses. The steel is cut, folded, and riveted together.  Berman also works in silver repair and restoration. A Peninsula resident, Berman’s artwork has shown throughout the United States, Europe, and Africa. Read more
  • John McNamara: Time Machines

    Jul 29, 2018 to Oct 7, 2018 John McNamara, who recently retired from teaching at UC Berkeley, makes surrealist photo collages, then slowly covers his cascade of images with sumptuously applied oil paint. By mixing figures and abstracts, he raises contemporary questions about representation, but with an Old Master’s dedication to paint: "I am intrigued by the 'time machine' aspect of collage, and the way paint interacts with it. The content of my work focuses on conceptions of transcendence, moments in popular culture, and sharable life realities."—John McNamara Read more
  • M. Louise Stanley: Consulting the Oracle

    Jul 29, 2018 to Oct 7, 2018 Berkeley-based M. Louise Stanley's work follows in the tradition of narrative painting documenting current and fictitious events using myth and allegory.  The human condition, modern day romance and political issues are often explored.  Voyeurism, a longing to 'be someplace else’ and a sense of places and events remembered are recurring themes.  Her sense of humor is the catalyst and bridge to explore darker, more troubling issues in her work. "During art school in the 1960s I worked in the Rare Book Room at UC Berkeley Library where I had access to the vault!"  —Louise Stanley Read more

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