On View // “Shana Harper” At Yali’s Cafe In Stanley Hall On The UC Berkeley Campus


Yes, we’re delighted to announce the latest solo exhibition of Shana Harper! If you’re in the East Bay, or planning to be, you should definitely visit the show. “Shana Harper” is a selection of more than a nine prints from the NIAD artist’s floral print portfolio. Also on view is Shana’s amazing printed-quilt.

On View // Deck The Walls Through December 23

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You know we make amazing work at the Art Center. So, we are packing the gallery full of drawing from most of our artists. All work in Deck The Walls will be only $40. At a price like this, you’ll be able to cross off most everyone on your holiday shopping list and grab lots […]

On View // “Marlon Mullen” at Atlanta Contemporary Art Center Through November 7


Yes, we’re delighted and honored to announce the latest solo exhibition of Marlon Mullen! If you’re in Georgia, or planning to be, you should definitely visit the show. “Marlon Mullen” is a selection of more than a dozen recent paintings from the NIAD artist.

Up Now // Absence of Deliberate Silence, Organized By Lacey Haslam, At NIAD Art Center Through July 25.

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July is going to be a noisy month, we’re offering four mostly musical shows “Absence of Deliberate Silence,” “Rock And Roll Over: The Work of Buck Shanty,” “Rock And Roll Over Again: The KISS Drawings Of Heather Copus” and “Algorithms: The Work Of Carlos Fernandez.” Seriously.

Up Now // Telling It Slant, Organized By Courtney Eldridge at the Richmond Art Center Through August 21.

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Acclaimed author and art-lover Courtney Eldridge has organized an exhibition, “Telling It Slant,” that offers a rare and in-depth look at some of NIAD’s celebrated offerings.

At Work: Tony Pedemonte

Tony Pedemonte works with an obsessive bent. When he’s drawings, he loads down the page with color to the point of collapse. Same thing goes when he’s working on sculpture, only he likes to wrap his structures to the point of collapse. And in the process he tends to sweep up any nearby art supplies […]

Spring Is Here!


                            We’ve got these blooming beauties by Beetle Blossom (Katie McCann) in the Storefront right now. They’re made of recycled maps, book pages and delicate papers…. and start at only $8. Welcome Spring!

Bubba In River City

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                      As far as we know, Beverly Trieber is the oldest working artist in the Golden State. He’s 92. In a few months, he’ll be 93. Sure, there are prolly a few weekend watercolorists that are older, but Bubba (yep, that’s his nickname) always puts […]

The NIAD Flag Project


For the last several weeks, we’ve had our first fiber artist-in-residence in the studio. Angie Wilson has been directing about a dozen artists in the philosophy and design of flags as well teaching embroidery. On a grey Thursday, we installed the first six completed pieces. They are from (l-r) Susan Wise, Sylvia Fragoso, Ray Brown, Julio […]

Spring Training


                                        “Spring Training,” which opens this Saturday, is organized by Quinn Nagle, one of our fantastic gallery interns (seen above, in front Pardo and Englin drawings). The exhibition is accompanied by a free chapbook, “Sports Talk,” […]