Embark Gallery Opens Exhibition Addressing Technology

For Immediate Release

Embark Gallery Opens “Technophilia” at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture

Paulina Berczynski.  Consider the Difference,  2015. Cotton, hand-woven on digital Jacquard loom.

Paulina Berczynski. Consider the Difference, 2015. Cotton, hand-woven on digital Jacquard loom.

Technophilia Features Multi-Media Artworks by MFA Students

An obsession with innovation pervades our contemporary environment. Is this reverence towards progress positive, or are there malignant implications? Technophilia explores how rapid technological advancements affect not only art practices, but ourselves, relationships and environment. 

Our esteemed jurors Amy Cancelmo (Root Division), Kerri Hurtado (Artsource Consulting) and Megan McConnell (Anthony Meier Fine Arts) selected artworks of all media that utilize technology in new and unexpected ways, and that respond to the technological shift in culture so prevalent in the Bay Area.

This event coincides with the opening reception for San Francisco Open Studios 2015, presented by ArtSpan and  Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture from Oct. 23-25. 

Embark Gallery, a 1,500 sq. ft. non-profit art space located in Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, helps create and support an engaged community of young artists, curators and scholars during their studies and as they leave their graduate programs and embark on their professional careers, while expanding the audience for up and coming contemporary art. 

The gallery represents the diversity of the talented artists studying at eight local art institutions including California College of the Arts, Mills College, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco State University, San Jose State University, Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Davis. 

Paulina Berczynski | CCA
Irene Chou | CCA
Cy Keener | Stanford
J Kung Dreyfus | CCA
Heather Murphy | CCA
Christopher Nickel | Stanford
Randy Sarafan | SFSU

Opening Reception: Friday, October 23, 6-9pm
Press Preview: Friday, October 23, 5-6pm

On view 11-5pm every Saturday from 9/23-12/5 and by appointment every Monday from 10/26-11/30

For further information, please e-mail info@embarkgallery.com

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