Author Archives: de Young Artist Fellows

True & Faux

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Museum without Walls: Sarah Wilson and Catch Me Bird Go Off the Walls at Djerassi

The blog series Museum Without Walls features de Young Artist Fellows working outside of the museum with other artists and community-based organizations. In this edition, we catch up with Sarah Wilson and Catch Me Bird at their Djerassi alumni artist residency … Continue reading

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A History in Heels: Monique Jenkinson at the de Young

Monique Jenkinson (aka Fauxnique), a 2012 de Young Artist Fellow, is currently working in an open process format in the Kimball Education Gallery. The fundamental goals of the yearlong Artist Fellows program are to support work by artists both inside and outside … Continue reading

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Straight Outta Hunters Point 2 at the Roxie

The Roxie Theater in San Francisco is screening Kevin Epps’ recent film and the follow-up to the hard-hitting and raw look at daily life in Hunters Point, where unemployment, drugs, ang gangs vie with rap dreams. The San Francisco Chronicle … Continue reading

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INHERITANCE and DREAMS

In continuation of our series Museum Without Walls, we visited Todd T. Brown’s studio as he prepares for his final exhibition as an Artist Fellow at the de Young. Inheritance and Dreams will be on display in the Kimball Education Gallery February 1–12. … Continue reading

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Tree City Legends

Many of you fell in love with Campo Santo at the de Young. Now, you can follow them downtown with their newest production, featuring Sean San José. Tree City Legends is the world premiere of a new performance by emerging playwright/musician Dennis … Continue reading

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Museum Without Walls: Sarah Wilson

This month, the de Young begins its second installment of the Artist Fellows program, which brings working artists from a variety of disciplines into the museum for a year. During this year, Artist Fellows will break open their art process … Continue reading

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Welcome Sarah Wilson!

We are very pleased to welcome our new class of Artist Fellows, beginning with Trumpeter/Composer/Singer-Songwriter Sarah Wilson. Many of you may remember Wilson as part of the Jazz at Intersection at the de Young series in 2009 when she composed … Continue reading

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Thank you!

Phew! We’ve had a very busy 2011 with some incredibly inspirational and motivating work by our first class of Artist Fellows – Kevin Epps, Campo Santo theater, and Todd T. Brown. We appreciate all of your support and look forward … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Artist Fellow Kevin Epps

I’m Julian Cox, chief curator at the de Young, and tonight we are very excited to present the world premiere of FAM BAM, a new film by Artist Fellow Kevin Epps. The film will be shown in two back-to-back screenings in the Koret … Continue reading

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