With the Wind 2011–13 52″H x 86″W x 9″D Crochet Jam invites participants to communally crochet Spirit Tapestries from shredded rags, harkening back to traditional craft practices of reusing and transforming textiles. In these free, public events, artist RAMEKON O’ARWISTERS offers a public space for nourishing a sense of belonging and connection between strangers, as well […]

Our hearts and thoughts are with everyone affected as fires continue to burn in Northern California. Northern California is not unique to the devastation of recent natural disasters, we support the resilience of Puerto Rico and all those impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose and Maria. The generosity of those who are giving their time and […]

PSG is crossing the Bay Bridge to San Francisco, 315 Potrero Avenue to be exact.  San Francisco was home to PSG for 18 years, at 49 Geary Street for 10 years, then 77 Geary Street for the remainder. We’re moving back to San Francisco, into the former George Lawson Gallery, an exhibition space with clean lines, breathtaking […]

Chandra Cerrito & Patricia Sweetow Gallery have coordinated events: CCC – July 15 – 2:00-3:30 Artist talk with Brian Caraway and Mitras Fabian, Moderated by Cathy Kimball, Executive Director of San Jose ICA PSG – July 15 – 2:00-5:00 Intimate Abstractions: Ceramic Invitational Reception CCC – August 5 – 4:00-5:00 Conversation with Artist August Muth […]

By Craig Nakano The explicit nudes in needlepoint, the erotica rendered on a quilted duvet cover, the expletive-laden hooked rugs, the remarkably detailed (and anatomically accurate) knitted sculpture of body parts — the sheer subversive glee of these works may delight or disgust, depending on your point of view. But keep turning the pages of the […]

Intimate Abstractions: Ceramic Invitational Exhibition Dates: July 13 – August 19, 2017 Reception Date: Saturday, July 15,  2 – 5 pm In Conversation: Amy Owen & Nancy Selvin – Saturday, August 5th, 2:30 p.m. Patricia Sweetow Gallery presents Intimate Abstractions: Ceramic Invitational, curated by California College of the Arts Professor Nancy Selvin. Selvin, invited emerging artist’s […]

Markus Linnenbrink @ Patricia Sweetow David M. Roth posted 13 June 2017 Few painters working today generate as much retinal excitement as Markus Linnenbrink.  With epoxy resin-on-panel paintings, multi-layered sculptures, Op-ish stripe paintings, and interior walls coated in drip-laced, wobbly stripes, the Germany-born Brooklyn artist asserts the primacy of optical sensation. With his instantly recognizable […]

JEFFERSON PINDER RECEIVES THE 2017 GUGGENHEIM FELLOWSHIP Jefferson Pinder’s work provokes commentary about race and struggle. Focusing primarily with neon, found objects, and video, Pinder investigates identity through the most dynamic circumstances and materials. Through his meditative exploration of light and sound, or his intensely grueling corporeal performances, he delves into conversations about race. His […]

Jefferson Pinder at the Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa Exhibition through June 4th From the release of Jefferson Pinder and the Figge Art Museum: There is so much work to be done outside of the big cities. I was approached by the Figge Museum two years ago to envision a project in which members of […]