Embark Gallery presents “Backbend,” an exhibit of 10 local artists exploring the role of optimism in contemporary discourse, at Fort Mason Center For Arts & Culture. “Backbend” features artists using altered photographs, woven textiles, and sculptural installations to highlight how we process memories, the impulse to join a call to action, and the importance of achieving environmental legacies. The juror for this exhibit is Angelica Jardini, Curatorial Director At Embark Arts.
Participating artists are: Margot Becker (California College Of The Arts, CCA) Lizzy Blasingame, (San Francisco State University), Santino Gonzales (CCA), Alexandra Lee (CCA), Sean Peeler (San Jose State University), Collin Pollard (San Francisco Art Institute, SFAI), Mengjiao Zhang (SFAI), Yourong Zhao, (SFAI), and Connie Zheng (University Of California — Berkeley).
The opening reception takes place on Friday, October 25, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.