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Mysterious Artwork Unsanctioned By City, Chained to Public Spaces


Take a stroll through Midtown, and you might come across a positive sign.

A sign like the one on 15th and Q streets that reads, “You Are Great.” 472 more words

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Setting up for "Some Kind of Accident"

“Some Kind of Accident” opens tomorrow at beatnik studios and features new work by Jeff Mayry, Amanda Cook and Emily Swinsick. I dropped by the gallery today with baby Bijou and checked in with Jeff and Kelly. 23 more words

Beatnik Art Gallery

Amanda Cook Studio Visit

On July 10th, Beatnik is proud to open a new show featuring the work of Jeff Mayry, Emily Swinsick and the always colorful Amanda Cook. We took a little stroll over to Amanda’s studio to see what she has been up to. 18 more words

Beatnik Art Gallery

Meet Arturo Romero

Arturo Romero believes that what you put out into the universe, you get back. It is no surprise then the 33-year-old Sacramento painter is finding success in the local arts scene and in life. 422 more words


Sac Metro Arts Commission goes big with $1.5 million towards local, regional art

The Sacramento Metro Arts Commission (SMAC) recently announced a proposed $1.5 million donation to commission regional artists for public art at the new downtown arena. This latest contribution is historic—it’s the largest single amounted pledged to public art by regional artists in the city, ever—and marks the next chapter in Sacramento’s efforts to be a destination city for art, culture and entertainment. 371 more words


Sacramento takes a broad brush to funding arts projects

Painting a bigger picture

With the capital city on the brink of a revival, Sacramento continues to direct unprecedented public/private investments to the local landscape. This investment can be seen in the steel beams beginning to go up for the new Entertainment and Sports Center (ESC); lofts and brownstones; and a… 498 more words

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Portrait of a Boy

I’ve been working on a few projects this summer, this being the first.

This is the first time I’ve attempted a multiple-block linocut portrait.  It’s a 3-block/4-tone 4″x6″ image.  48 more words

Contemporary Art