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Coming Soon // Win Win 3, Our Annual Benefit Exhibition, on March 28.


We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again… You truly really cannot lose at a NIAD Art Center fundraiser. Seriously.

With the return of Win Win, NIAD Art Center has commissioned artists — more than 100 national and local artists, including the artists at NIAD’s studio art program — to produce work (paintings, photographs, sculptures, fiber and drawings) in a standard 6 x 6” format.

Win Win 3 takes place March 28 from 4-6 pm at Clif Bar Headquarters in Emeryville. Read More

Up Now // Marlon Mullen at JTT Gallery Through March 15.


We’re delighted to announce the second solo show in New York for Marlon Mullen.

Marlon Mullen” is up now though March 15 at JTT Gallery, a vital part of the city’s reborn Lower East Side art scene.

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Up Now // “Assemble: A NIAD Project With Nina Zurier” Opening Reception March 7.

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We’re thinking big this Spring with “Assemble: A NIAD Project With Nina Zurier” in the main gallery. On view in the annex space is “ROK: Recent Wall Pieces from Nina Zurier.” The storefront fronts a “Win Win 3 Preview” and in the backroom, “Motion Rotation: Works From Phyllis Carr.”

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R.I.P. Lois Ann Barnett (1961-2015).

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Since 1988, Lois Ann was a vibrant part of NIAD Art Center’s art-making community. Read More

“All of us are being bombarded with imagery”… A Q+A with Portland Artist Amelia Opie!

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In addition to showing some of her recent paintings in our annex space, we wanted to know a little more about contemporary artist Amelia Opie. So we popped her a couple questions. Read More