Alison Kendall at Mina Dresden Gallery

A particularly exciting roller coaster of a cab ride formed the bridge between Stella Ebner’s opening at the SFMOMA artist gallery and “Bound By A Common Geography,” new work by Alison Kendall and Clare Judith Bowers at Mina Dresden in San Francisco. A good night for openings.

Kendall and Bowers’s paintings hang well together with shared wood and putty tones. This buffalo map of the U.S. was one of our favorites from Kendall’s science illustration-inspired work:

Event: Bound By A Common Geography
Venue: Mina Dresden Gallery
Dates: November 11 – December 12, 2010
Ambiance: narrow, wooden-floored room and memories of the Field Museum