For the first time, Abrams Claghorn Gallery will be showcasing 10 local writers and 16 Bay Area artists, collaborating but having never met. This display of poetry and visual art encompasses women’s hopes for 2018.
“I always hope to capture either some part of the person’s personality or some of their backstory. I think by doing so it makes the photo so much more meaningful to me and the subjects in the photograph.” – Maya Bloemhard
The Abrams Claghorn Gallery will continue to push to be a place where under the radar, under represented artists can have their voices heard and their work seen by their local community, continuing the rich tradition of the locale.
Aliza Cohen has an important job in our community. As an artist and educator, Aliza is teaching the Albany youth how to express themselves, find their voice, and visually represent it. This years fourth annual Albany High School Art Showcase will display more than 25 student artworks in the gallery.
A fascinating interview by the Abrams Claghorn Gallery with artist Georgia Carbone for her show Healing Images: A Prescription For America, showing February 6 – March 4, Artist Talk Tues. Feb. 27, 5-7pm