The Empathy of Patience: Michael F. Rohde Tapestries
It only took seeing three of Michael F. Rohde’s tapestries at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art’s 2013 exhibition of Tapestry Weavers West, to know that if SLOMA could possibly give him a solo exhibition someday, that our Museum visitors could have the special privilege of seeing this world class weaver’s subliminal texture and his masterful interaction of light and color for themselves.
2019 Off the Walls: Pop Up Gallery
POP-IN to learn why SLOMA needs a new home and enjoy an ART SHOW by contemporary California artists. Sales benefit the artists and the building fund to construct a 26,000 sq ft, 3-story architectural gem on SLOMA’s current location on Mission Plaza. Free admission.
Clay x 3
Ariane Leiter, Maria Teresa Rode, and Catherine Schmid-Maybach are ceramic artists who all live in the central California region, residing in communities of Atascadero, Ojai and San Francisco respectively…
Banners: Prints & Patterns
Banners: Prints & Patterns is a collaborative exhibition featuring contemporary prints made by members of the Central Coast Printmakers Group. A series of repeating prints and motifs will grow into six-foot-long banners produced using an eight-by-eight inch linocut process.
Phantom Project 16
Visit the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art’s Pop Up Gallery at 959 Higuera Street (at Morro Street) in downtown San Luis Obispo. Phantom Project 16 features original artwork in all media by artists of SLO County
Norman E. Riley: Disparate Elements
The photographs in this collection span the period from 1986 to 2011. Most were made in 2007 or later, and with respect to that majority, all were made against the same background…
The Coastal Awakening:
An Esalen Perspective
Artwork by ten artists who either taught at Esalen Institute in Big Sur, or were connected in other ways, are being featured in An Esalen Perspective, one facet of The Coastal Awakening, an arts and cultural movement centered within and around San Luis Obispo County, sponsored by the Shanbrom Family Foundation.
Phantom Project 15
Visit the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art’s Pop Up Gallery at 959 Higuera Street (at Morro Street) in downtown San Luis Obispo. Phantom Project 15 features original artwork in all media by artists of SLO County. Jurors were Robin Corell, Abigail Gumbiner, and Sarah Halpern.
Kids’ Eye View 2018
Celebrating the prowess of the younger artists in our community, this annual Kids’ Eye View showcases selected artwork created by 5-year-olds to teenagers who have attended this summer’s six week-long “brains-on” art camps taught by inspiring teaching artists.
Pressing Matters 2018
The leaders of the Central Coast Printmakers selected Artist Juan R. Fuentes, a long time social activist, art teacher, poster maker, and printmaker as their juror for Pressing Matters 2018—the artist group’s biennial exhibition at SLOMA. Their nationwide call for artists this Spring attracted 56 artists who submitted 144 images for possible selection. Juror Juan Fuentes culled the entries to 64 images that will be installed by Curator Ruta Saliklis in the Museum’s Gray Wing.
by Noah Erenberg
Noah Erenberg is a self-taught artist, poet, experimenter, colorist, lover of the eccentric and eclectic, and an individual on the autism spectrum. His art reflects his imagination-— creating characters like the Sheep on Stage shown in the banner above, left.
Home Sweet Home
Museums have long been at the forefront of breaking down barriers. One important effort has been the facilitating and enhancing the relationship between disabled artists and their community. The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art (SLOMA) is doing exactly that effort with their exhibition Home Sweet Home, an exhibition on view October 19 through December 9, 2018—engaging disabled artists, giving their artwork a bigger stage, and reaching a wider audience.
A Roomful of Ghosts
For David Limrite, A Roomful Of Ghosts is all about the art process.
As an artist-in-residence in SLOMA’s McMeen Gallery from October 5 to December 2, 2018, Limrite intends to pull back the curtain on the mystery of creativity; to reveal the creative process and make it accessible. As Limrite works on his art in the gallery, viewers will see and experience creativity happen and witness the emergence of the visions of one artist.