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I Have Always Been A Storm // Essay // Hometown Heroes Up Now Through October 24

Demetri Petroupolos

NIAD Art Center is pleased to present I Have Always Been A Storm, a group exhibition organized by Northern California artists and married couple James Aarons and Mark Taylor; Hometown Heroes: Christian Wimmer’s Photographs of Richmond Firefighters; and Essay: Works From James Aarons.

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Find Out What Makes NIAD Art Center So Terrific

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KQED Arts has penned a fantastic feature on our gallery director. You should read it.

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Behind the Veil: Tomoko Murakami, NIAD’s Printmaking Instructor

Tomoko Murakami

“Artists present the result, the final product, and show at an exhibit. But the juicy part is in the art making process,” said Tomoko Murakami, the Printmaking Instructor at NIAD. “The painting, carving and all that the artist goes through — the audience and art viewers don’t get a chance to experience that process. I was more interested in what happens to the artist when he or she creates. There’s some kind of psychological transformation that takes place.”

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Our Premiere Affordable Art Online Exhibition: “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot!,” Organized By Jennifer McCoy

Welcome to the premiere show in our new Affordable Art Online Exhibition (AAOE) series! We’re always trying something new around here, so here’s the latest…. an online selection organized by attorney/writer Jennifer McCoy. “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot!” is her show. It is timely and perfect. And you should check it out…

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Curious about what we do at NIAD Art Center?

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Well, wonder no more. We’re the subject of a short documentary that explains it all. And more!

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