Curtis Wallin, Hydrangea Fantastique, 2018
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listening to the seen
11.7 – 12.29
Reception for the Artist 11.10 5p – 8p
This is the first solo show on the West Coast for Curtis Wallin, an American sculptor, painter, conceptual artist, and scenic designer. The gallery will be displaying his latest botanical canvases as well as a series of evocative, large-scale watercolors painted plein air along the Pacific Coast.
Gallery Talk 11.11 130p – 3p
Join Artist Curtis Wallin in conversation with Radian Founding Director Tony Wessling. They will discuss the creative process, including how Wallin has learned to “listen to the seen” to determine when a work of art is finished. A Q&A and walk around the gallery to discuss specific works will follow. Light refreshments will be served.
the vivid realm
01.03 – 02.23
Reception for the Artist TBD
Paintings of dream-like worlds that evoke a sense of the safety “inside,” while the unknown of the world is kept at a distance.
01.09 – 02.23
Reception for the Artists TBD
Paintings by artists affiliated with the gallery.
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listening to the seen: the paintings of
11.07 – 12.29
Reception: 11.10 5p – 8p
In this, his first West Coast solo exhibit, Curtis Wallin brings his outrageously false-colored canvases and contemplative large-scale watercolors to San Francisco. [Top to Bottom: Willow Pond; Fennel Head: Farms and Water, Davenport, California]
Radian Gallery supports emerging artists by participating in ARTSPAN’s SF Open Studios program, providing gallery space to artists whose studios are not located within one of the more readily accessible parts of the city. [Top to Bottom: Taca Albarracin, Untitled; Olivia Kuo, Whirlpools Part 1 (detail); Radha Mehta, Untitled]
Throughout my life, I have somehow had the luck of drawing a remarkable circle of artists as friends. From those I met as a young art student at the University of Michigan, to more recent acquaintances from Burning Man, this show celebrates their lifelong passion for making work that truly moves people. [From top: Joseph Abbati, Dani Jeffries, Rick Chapman]
Some of the works on the virtual tour are still available to add to your collection. Please inquire if you’d like to know the status of a particular work.
“The artists and collectors are the heroes of the story that’s being written through this effort. I know the power art has to change the way people think and feel, for the better of humankind, and Radian Gallery is going to be an agent of that change.” – Tony Wessling, Founding Director
The following essay is taken from the catalog for the show "Listening to the Seen: Paintings by Curtis Wallin." In this, his first solo West Coast exhibition, Curtis Wallin presents a cohesive body of paintings and prints that continue his artistic dialogue with...
On the evening of October 13 a whole bunch of art enthusiasts who had never met before came together to celebrate the opening reception for three artists who had never met before, all part of the "Chance Encounters" exhibition at Radian Gallery in San Francisco's SoMa...
I've begun to assemble the work for this show, and it's very exciting. Giant woodcuts from Holly Greenberg arrived the other day from the East Coast; This morning found me at the Russian Hill studio of Kim Frohsin collecting an assemblage of her expressive figurative...
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