Artist Studio Articles

"Indispensable" is a monthly series that asks the de Young’s Artists in Residence to explain a tool that’s essential to their work.A tool is anything that a human uses to accomplish a task; a hammer to build a house...
Once a month, we ask the current Artist-in-Residence at the de Young to tell us about a tool they use in their work, or that they otherwise find particularly interesting.Ian Everard first came across the Kolinsky...
Portrait of the artist wearing glasses and drinking a cup of coffee
January Artist-in-Residence John Zaklikowski has titled his residency Culture and Physics Collide, an apt description for his artwork which utilizes a wide variety of technological materials and meets at the...
A woman dressed in black climbing over a metal fence.
November Artist-in-Residence Ana Teresa Fernandez enacts and participates in the intersection of politics and personal identity through painting, performance, and video. Her work illuminates the barriers, both psychological...
In the field
Artist-in-Residence Tamar Assaf creates artwork articulating subtle social and ecological commentary on the environment. Her work raises awareness of the human influence on animals in the...
Pink portrait
This month in the Artist Studio, glass artist Dana Zed is drawing museum goers into her world of mirrors and reflection. Including the public in the process of art making is integral to the mission of...
December Artist-in-Residence Genevieve Quick examines the history and wonder of telescopes, Victorian projectors, photography and space-age satellites. In The Lens Lab (on view through December 31, 2011, in the...
November artist-in-residence John Wehrle has been creating really big art since 1975. He specializes in site-specific public artworks, and his projects include mural-size paintings for interior and exterior walls as well as...
Commissioned by the de Young Museum’s Cultural Encounters Program during Todd Brown’s July 2009 tenure as Artist-in-Residence, Invisible Passage is now back on display in the Kimball Education Gallery as part of his...
Artist Studio window looking in
The second week at the Kimball was a blast with Friday night being the highlight. For the museum, it was the perfect storm of events combining with the Orsay exhibition still going strong, permanent galleries free,...

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