Oakland is in transition at a rapid pace. Watercolorist Wendy Soneson presents paintings that capture our city's shifting landscape.
The artist will give a talk on Saturday, June 9 at 11:00 am.
This summer the Lakeview branch will display select pieces by Oakland artist Wesley Timms. Wesley is a recent Art school graduate who loves Oakland and the support he receives from the community of artists here. His passion for Oakland and his unique point of view are reflected in his work.
Through a series of stunning black and white portraits taken by Bay Area social documentary photographer Katie Sugarman, this exhibit affirms that indeed Black Lives Matter.
On view from June 9th to June 30th, the Giving Me Life exhibit powerfully depicts the visual testimonials of nine African American Bay Area transplant recipients, who have overcome incredible obstacles in their respective journeys toward health, wellness and living their best lives—all thanks to the gift of organ, eye, and tissue donation. The exhibit also serves as a vital catalyst for dialogue and advocacy, as the need for more registered African American organ and tissue donors is great--not just here in the Bay Area, but across the U.S.