Monthly Archives: April 2009

The East Bay Monthly

Elizabeth and Her Laptop – Buenos Aires
is being featured on the cover of the East Bay Monthly this month. Many thanks to Mayumi Hamanaka at Kala for making that happen.

Here’s the blurb:
Artist Ellen Heck created this work as the first in a series of 10 images in her print portfolio, Plus a Century. The title references the etchings of Impressionist artist Mary Cassatt, known for her images of women and mothers with children. Heck’s prints respond to Cassatt’s compositions with contrasting views of contemporary women. As part of Kala Art Institute’s 35th anniversary celebration, Heck’s work is featured in On View: New Work from Kala, May 1–Aug. 15, at the new gallery at 2990 San Pablo Ave., Berkeley—part of Kala’s expanded facility. For info: (510) 549-2977 or

Print: Elizabeth at Her Laptop – Buenos Aires
Venue: East Bay Monthly, on your doorstep
Dates: May, 2009
Ambiance: glossy on the cover, inky on the inside

New Work from Kala

The new gallery space at Kala is opening its doors officially to the public on May 1, so please stop by to see the first show, Re:con-figure and selected work from Kala artists in residence. My works in the On-View segment of the show, curated by Yuzo Nakano, will be Margaret and the Mirror, and Raising the Umbrella.

Show: Re:con-figure
Venue: Kala Gallery, 2990 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA
Dates: May 1 – August 15, 2009
Ambiance: high ceilings, high walls

Show Opening: The Dimension of Dreams


The CSP show The Dimension of Dreams, curated by Betsy David opened today at the Academy of Art University Gallery. It will be hanging through the 29th.

I am pleased that my print, “Late-Night Casualties of the New Year’s Eve Party” has been hung next to Nif Hodgin’s blind embossed figure piece. We will be showing again together soon during October’s San Francisco Open Studios. I believe that we will be presenting during the third weekend with other SOMA artists. More news on that later.

For now:
Show: The Dimension of Dreams
Venue: 688 Sutter Street, San Francisco
Dates: April 1 – 29, 2009
Ambiance: wooden floors, rainy day loitering