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Nicole Eisenman CV

Nicole Eisenman CV 1965 Verdun, France, lives and works in NYC 1987 Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, B.F.A. 1994 Centerfold project for Frieze magazine, November-December issue 1995 The Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant 1995 The Louis Tiffany Grant 1995 Penny McCall Foundation Grant 1995 Magazine cover project for Art magazine, March issue 1996 […]

Mutual Aid & Resources

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Pamela Peniston, Artistic Director

Pamela Peniston is a Founding Member and Artistic Director of the Queer Cultural Center. She was an initial member of Mayor Art Agnos’ Cultural Affairs Task Force of San Francisco in 1989, which helped to establish the guidelines for the Cultural Equity Grants Program at the SF Arts Commission.
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Conversation in Black
Reception: Feb 7, 2020, 5 – 8pm

An exhibition for Black History Month Presented by the SF LGBT Community Center and Queer Cultural Center Black no longer means solely the presence of all colors (in paint) or the absence of all color (in light); it’s a simplistic term for an entire ethnicity that has been labeled African American, Afro American and Negro, […]

Income Taxes for Artists Workshop, Feb 2020

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION California Lawyers for the Arts and Queer Cultural Center invite artists and creatives of all disciplines to join us for an income tax workshop for individual artists. The discussion will include record keeping, IRS form 1040, Schedule C, self-employment schedules, itemized deductions, hobby losses, and home offices. Let’s demystify taxes for artists! This […]


Review of FACE by Jeffrey Wilson

The Queer Cultural Centers FACEs at SOMAR Gallery, June 11 – 27, 1998 by Jeffrey Wilson Recent events have caused me to reflect on an old joke from way back in the early 1990’s that was circulating around the “art world” in the wake of the first political attacks on the NEA and its funding […]

Writing an Artist Statement Workshop, Jan 2020

ABOUT A free artist statement and bio writing workshop for LGBTQ+ artists taught by Bay Area artist, Aimee Suzara. Space is limited to 28 participants. DATE & TIME Sunday January 19, 2020 11am – 1pm LOCATION & ACCESS 526 8th St Oakland, CA 94607 The venue and bathrooms are wheelchair accessible BRING Pen & paper […]

Unexpected Developments

Curator, Tirza True Latimer, features in this exhibition works by artists who use photography against the documentary grain. Their practices – which include art, performance, visual narrative, painting, sculpture, collage, inlay, montage, and video – rely on photographic technology in some phase of the creative process.