Ohad Sarfaty at ODC
July 10th – October 14th, 2013
Artist Reception: Friday, July 26th, 6-7 pm
ODC Theater Lobby | 3153 17th Street, SF CA 94110
Root Division is thrilled to partner with our neighbors at ODC by curating the theater lobby with the work of our Studio Artists and Affiliates. This season, we present the work of former Studio Artist, Ohad Sarfaty. Sarfaty’s mixed media paintings explore the shifting mythology of the American Dream. Brightly colored layers of acrylic, spray paint and graphite both conceal and reveal ideologies and identities through familiar tropes of sports, the military, and pinup fashion. Drawing inspiration from his experience of relocating to across the country several times as a child, Sarfaty uses 1950’s iconology to explore the range of emotions associated with Americana.
Artist Reception: Friday, July 26th, 6-7 pm in the ODC Theater Lobby
Exhibition Dates: July 10th – October 14th, 2013
Gallery Hours: by appointment, contact events [at] rootdivision.org
ODC Theater Lobby
3153 17th Street,
San Francisco, CA 94110
3175 17th Street (between South Van Ness & Shotwell)
San Francisco, CA 94110 http://www.rootdivision.org
ABOUT ROOT DIVISION:
Root Division is a visual arts non-profit located in the Mission District of San Francisco. Root Division's mission is to improve appreciation and access to the visual arts by connecting personal inspiration and community participation. We provide subsidized studio space to working artists in exchange for their service in creating shared learning opportunities for the community. Artists develop creatively and professionally by teaching art to underserved youth, leading adult education classes, and producing exhibitions that showcase local emerging artwork. By combining multiple opportunities for creative exchange, Root Division cultivates an artistic ecosystem that enriches life throughout the Bay Area.
Root Division is supported in part by grants from the The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, San Francisco Arts Commission: Cultural Equity Grants, Grants for the Arts: San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund, Phyliis C. Wattis Foundation, Crescent Porter Hale Foundation, Zellerbach Family Foundation, W A Gerbode Foundation, and Bill Graham Memorial Fund.
For further information regarding events and/or press materials, please do not hesitate to contact Amy Cancelmo at 415.863.7668 or events [at] rootdivision.org