Cathedral Shows

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The Crucible’s Cathedral Gallery

The Cathedral Gallery space is now closed. We are currently looking for a new gallery space. Stay tuned for future shows and in the mean time check out our past shows below. Have a space you would like us to do a show in? Contact our Event Coordinator.

PAST SHOWS

Delirium’s Feign

October 21 – November 12, 2010

Ushering in the fall and onset of Hollow’s Eve, this exhibit will feature works that challenge the sublime, complicate the surreal, make you question what is before your eyes and maybe even make you question your own sanity.

Learn more…

Flamboastin’ – Bay Area Youth Flaunting their Sculptural Explorations

August 19 – October 1, 2010

Opening Reception: Friday, October 1st, 6-9pm

Learn more…

Flux

July 20 – August 13, 2010

Opening Reception: Thursday, July 29, 6-9pm

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IT’S ALIVE!
An Exhibit of Kinetic and Interactive Art

Closing Friday, July 2, 2010

Learn more…


 

CAST

/ ‘kast / verb
: to form an object by pouring a substance in a fluid state into a mold and letting it harden

Opening Reception Thursday, March 18, 2010

Learn more…

 

Metal vs. Wood
Wood vs. Metal

January 21 – March 5, 2010

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eARTh:
glass, clay, stone plaster

November 6, 2009 – January 1, 2010

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Industria

June 18 – October 15, 2009

KTVU Video
KTVU Slideshow

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Call for Entries: “Aural Machina”

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Call for Entries: “Aural Machina

DEADLINE: Tuesday, November 16, 2010.
Exhibition Dates: Dec 16 – Feb 4
Guest Juror: Daniel Yasmin

The Crucible’s Cathedral Gallery is looking for Bay Area artists to participate in our upcoming group sculpture exhibit Aural Machina. We seek sculptural works of art that produce sound and can be considered an “instrument” – and we are open to any interpretation of what an instrument is. Both traditional and experimental work will be considered as long as the work is constructed by hand and made with the intention to create sound.  We especially encourage artists with work that has an interactive element to apply.

Eligibility:
•    Artwork submitted must be 3D or have a 3D sculptural element.
•    Artist(s) must be living and/or working in the Bay Area.
•    Artwork must be able to fit through a standard door (80” x 36”).
•    The artwork submitted must be available for the listed exhibition dates.

Submission Materials:
•    Completed Submission FormDownload Submission Form
•    Artist Statement and Biography for each artist (1 page max, portrait requested)
•    Up to 5 IMAGES of artwork. (5 maximum permitted.)
–    Submit ONE FULL view image and ONE DETAIL image for each submission.
–    Images should be in HIGH QUALITY JPEG format (72 dpi, 1115x 1440 pixels min).
–    Images should be orientated correctly.
–    Name files with artist’s last name followed by the entry number as noted on the entry form (i.e. jones1.jpeg, jones1detail.jpeg, etc).
–    Video documentation should be submitted for interactive or kinetic work, via an online video link or video file burned to CD.

To Submit: Email all forms, statements, digital images to: [email protected]

Important Dates:
Tues, Nov 16          Submission DEADLINE
Mon, Nov 22          Notification of Acceptance
Dec 4, 5, 6            Art Drop Off
Thurs, Dec 16        Opening Reception, 6-9pm
Fri, Feb 4              Closing Show, 6-9pm

Send Email Submissions and Questions to:
[email protected]
or call Daniel Stauber at
(510) 444-0919 X106

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Delirium’s Feign

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The Crucible’ Cathedral Gallery presents

October 21 – November 12, 2010

Show Opening Reception: Thursday, October 21st, 6-9PM

Gallery Closing Reception: Friday, November 12th, 6-9PM

Ushering in the fall and onset of All Hallow’s Eve, this exhibit will feature works that challenge the sublime, complicate the surreal, make you question what is before your eyes and maybe even make you question your own sanity…

Delirium’s Feign is a sculpture show that will exhibit the irrational, the disillusioned, the malformed, the deviant, the mutated, work that can be categorized as daunting, disorienting . . . that may even be conceived to ride the edge of madness.

Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 11am-2pm, First Fridays 6-9m

The Crucible’s Cathedral Gallery
1603 Broadway @ Telegraph, Downtown Oakland (map)
Free Admission

Right by the 19th Street BART Station.

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Call for Entries: “Delirium’s Feign”

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Call for Entries: “Delirium’s Feign

Deadline for Entries is October 1, 2010.

The Crucible’s Cathedral Gallery is looking for Bay Area artists to participate in their upcoming group sculpture exhibit, Delirium’s Feign. Ushering in the fall and onset of Hollow’s Eve, this exhibit will feature works that challenge the sublime, complicate the surreal, make you question what is before your eyes and maybe even make you question your own sanity…

For this exhibit, all sculptural mediums used at The Crucible are eligible, including large and small-scale sculpture in metal, glass, clay, wood, virtually anything cast, kinetic, etc. We are looking for work that exhibits the irrational, the disillusioned, the malformed, the deviant, the mutated, work that can be categorized as daunting, disorienting . . . that may even be conceived to ride the edge of madness.

This Exhibit will run October 21st – December 3rd, 2010 at the Crucible’s Cathedral Gallery located at 1603 Broadway in Downtown Oakland in the historic Cathedral Building. The Cathedral Gallery’s Mission is to promote public engagement in Crucible workshops and events and to showcase the diverse community of fine and industrial artists in the Bay Area.

INSTRUCTIONS TO SUBMIT:
1. Complete Submission Form.  Click Here to Download Submission Form. There is a limit of 5 submissions per artist. Prepare images as specified below:

•    Submit ONE FULL view image and ONE DETAIL image of the each submission.
•    The images MUST meet the following specifications: Files should be named as such artist’s last name followed by the entry number as noted on the entry form (i.e. Jones1.jpg, Jones1detail.jpg, Jones2.jpg, Jones2detail.jpg, etc.).
•    The image files should be in HIGH QUALITY JPEG format (images should be no smaller than 1115 X 1440 pixels and 72dpi).
•    Images MUST be oriented properly.
•    If entry is interactive or kinetic, please include a VIDEO LINK/ or a VIDEO FILE in your submission.

3. E-mail the “Submission Form” and Images to: [email protected]

(We prefer E-mail in our effort of being eco-conscious. If E-mail is not an option, submissions may also be mailed or dropped off to: The Crucible c/o Daniel Stauber, 1260 7th Street, Oakland, California 94607 during business hours Monday-Thursday 10-6, Friday 10-2)

4. Deadline for Entries is October 1, 2010.
No late submissions will be accepted. Notifications of acceptance will be October 6, 2010.
Art drop-off will begin October 16, 2010. The Opening Night is October 21, 2010. This Exhibit will be running October 21st – December 3rd, 2010. Please forward to others who might be interested.

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Flamboastin’

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August 19 – October 1, 2010

Opening Reception: Thursday, August 19th 6-9pm
First Friday Art Walk: Friday, September 3rd 6-9pm

Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 11am-2pm

Address:
1603 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
Map

More Info:
(510) 444-0919
[email protected]

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Flamboastin’ – Bay Area Youth Flaunting their Sculptural Explorations

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The Crucible’s Cathedral Gallery
CALL FOR YOUTH ART

Flamboastin’
Bay Area Youth Flaunting their Sculptural Explorations

Deadline for Submission: Friday, July 30th, 2010

The Crucibleʼs Cathedral Gallery is producing itʼs first its first Bay Area Youth Sculpture Show, Flamboastinʼ. We are seeking three dimensional artwork made by Bay Area youth, including but not limited to: metal jewelry, ceramics, sculpture, glass, woodworking, blacksmithing, and kinetic artwork. If you are between the ages of 8 and 17 we strongly encourage you to submit your work! All Bay Area youth are eligible.

There will be three categories defined by age: 8-10, 11-14, and 15-17 years We encourage parents to assist younger artists with the application process.

HOW TO APPLY:
We encourage parents to assist younger students with the application.

The Crucible is a non-profit educational facility that fosters a collaboration of Arts, Industry and Community. Through training in the fine and industrial arts, The Crucible promotes creative expression, reuse of materials and innovative design while serving as an accessible arts venue for the general public. Our youth art program is one of the most vibrant curricula in the Bay Area. It is widely known for providing an introduction to mediums that otherwise would be difficult to for youth to access.

Guidelines and Eligibility:
• Youth Artists must be or between the ages of 8 – 17
• Artists must live in the Bay Area.
• All work must remain in gallery for the duration of the exhibit (until October 1st).
• All work submitted must have a sculptural element or three dimensional quality to be considered. (2-D work will not be considered).
• There is a limit of 3 submissions per artist.

All of the following materials are required to be included with your submission to be considered for this great opportunity.


Required Materials:
Youth Art Show Submission CLOSED
Images of each piece of artwork (see instructions below).
Artist Statement – write a brief statement about what art means to you personally and/or culturally – 1 page maximum.
Portrait (optional).

Instructions for Image Formatting:
• Submit one full view image and (we recommend) one detail and/or another angle of the artwork each submission.
• We prefer high quality jpeg files, and the images must be oriented properly.
• Label the images clearly if you are submitting multiple pieces of art. Include your last name in the file name.
(example: Jones1.jpeg , Jones1Detail.jpeg).
• If for whatever reason you do not have access to a camera or the means to complete the image requirements, please call Daniel at the Crucible (510-444-0919 X106) and we will
arrange a time to photograph your work and assist you with the submission process.

Important Dates:


Submission Deadline: Friday, July 30th, 5:00pm
Notification Date: Wednesday, August 4th
Art drop off: Saturday August 13th 10am-2pm
Sunday, August 14th 2-5pm
Monday August 15th 5-8pm
Opening Reception: August 19th 6-9pm
Closing: October 1st

Email ALL of the Required Materials and/or questions to:
[email protected]

Or you may drop off, mail, or fax submissions to:
The Crucible
c/o Daniel Stauber
1260 7th Street
Oakland, California 94607
(Office open Mon-Thurs, 10-6 and Friday 10-2; fax: 510-444-0918)

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Flux

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July 20 – August 13, 2010

Artist Reception: Thursday, July 29th 6-9pm
First Friday Art Walk: Friday, August 6th 6-9pm
Closing Reception: Friday, August 13th 6-9pm with music by Daniel Yasmin & Co.

Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday 11am-2pm

Artists Include:
Crystal Allen, Jay Bridgland, Ben Carpenter, Lee Granberg, Carla Hall, Bonnie Heras, Janet Hiebert, Billy Hiebert, Jonathan Hyman, Rob Nehring, Robert Stone, Warren, Kathleen Watson

 

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Call For Proposals – Siege of the Gallery

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Siege of the Gallery –

Call for Curatorial Proposals for a Group Exhibit

CALL FOR PROPOSALS! DEADLINE: Friday, June 18, 2010 @ 5PM

The Crucible’s Cathedral Gallery is figuratively under siege in July… And it could be your group that occupies our space. We are accepting curatorial proposals for a small group exhibit that accentuate the Cathedral Gallery’s mission of promoting the Crucible classes and showcasing the community of fine and industrial arts.

HOW TO APPLY:

Guidelines and Eligibility:
The Crucible’s mission must be considered when writing and submitting proposals to the Cathedral Gallery: The Crucible is a non-profit educational facility that fosters a collaboration of Arts, Industry and Community. Through training in the fine and industrial arts, The Crucible promotes creative expression, reuse of materials and innovative design while serving as an accessible arts venue for the general public.

One Lead Artist/Curator will be in charge of curating the show, coordinating the participating artists, and will be the primary contact in communicating with the Crucible’s gallery staff. A minimum of 3 and maximum of 5 artists, including the Lead Artist/Curator must actively help organize and participate in the exhibit. Artists and curators MUST be based in the Bay Area. Each artist must have 5 to 10 pieces in the exhibit. The Curator and Artists MUST BE PRESENT Opening night. All work must remain in gallery for the duration of the exhibit. All of the following materials are required to be included with your submission to be considered for this opportunity.

Required Materials:
Completed Submission Form
Short Project Description (1 paragraph)
Curatorial Statement (1 page maximum) that provides a descriptive explanation of the show proposal and addresses the following questions:
– How does the proposed exhibit support the Crucible’s mission?
– How does each artist’s work contribute to the overall proposed theme of the exhibit?
– In curating and laying out the exhibit, how will the exhibit engage the visitors and utilize the gallery’s unique space?
– Should your proposal be accepted, how will working with the Crucible further your artistic goals?

5-10 Images of work per artist (See Submission form for formatting instructions).
Image List – Including artist name, title, medium, year, dimensions, and price (or insurance value if not for sale) for each work.
Resumes and Bios from each artist.
(Optional) Announcements, fliers, published reviews, etc. from previous exhibitions.

Description of Space:
The Crucible’s Cathedral Gallery is located in the ground floor of the Historical Cathedral Building located at the triangle between Telegraph Ave and Broadway in Downtown Oakland. Unique features of the space include exposed structural I-beams, very high ceilings, two entrance doors, and adjustable spot-lighting. Artwork is visible through windows on both sides of the gallery from the sidewalk and street 24/7. There is very little wall space for displaying 2D work, and limited electrical sockets for work requiring electricity. Proposals that consider and/or engages the space in a site-specific manner are encouraged. You should be familiar with the gallery and experience it in person before submitting a proposal.

Gallery Floor Plan for Download (pdf)

What The Gallery Provides:

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It’s Alive

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The Crucible’s Cathedral Gallery presents

May 20 – July 2, 2010
Opening Reception – May 20th – 6-9PM

Guest Juror: Nemo Gould


Artists included:

Robert Burnside
Patricia Chavez & Chris Niemer
Max Chen
Jonathan Foote
Nemo Gould
Adam Hathaway
Ken Herrick
Billy Hiebert
Tracy Jacobs
Greg Johnson
Robert Stone & Crystal Allen
Sudhu Tewari
Jeff Tritel

Location:
Oakland’s Historic Cathedral Building
1603 Broadway @ Telegraph
Oakland, CA (map)

Gallery Hours:
Monday – Friday 11AM – 2PM
First Fridays 6-9PM

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Cast

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The Crucible’s Cathedral Gallery presents


March 18 – May 7, 2010
Opening Reception – March 18th – 6-9PM

 

Join us for the opening reception of the latest group exhibition at our gallery in downtown Oakland. Historically, casting has been known as a manufacturing process for metal, but casting is also widely used with glass, concrete, plaster, plastic resin and other materials. ‘Cast’ highlights Bay Area artists’ varied explorations in art utilizing the casting processes.

Location:
Oakland’s Historic Cathedral Building
1603 Broadway @ Telegraph
Oakland, CA
(map)Gallery Hours:
Monday – Friday 11AM – 2PM
First Fridays 6-9PMArtists Included:

Adrianne Crane • Alex Smith • Alexis Arnold • Anne Maris • Beckey Kaye • Billy Hiebert • Carrie Jurney • Davis Zwicky • Denise Snaer-Gauder • Janet Hiebert • Keith Gall • Kier Lugo • Kitty Hundley • Laura Garnish • Laura Van Duren • Lee Granberg • Marcelo Lund-Montano • Marco Cochrane • Noah Sakamoto • Peter Kropf • Ron Carter • Shenny Philips Cruces • Stavroula Kolitsopoulos • Tracy Jacobs • Warren

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photos by Jan Schlesinger

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