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Saturday, 8 July 2017
Saturday, 8 July 2017 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Wild is an interdisciplinary exhibition of artworks, performances and installations that attempt to express the vast infinity of internal and external wilderness.  Limited only by their chosen medium the artists in Wild, express what is so alive and real but can only be known as an imagined psychological space.

With diverse works by 22 artists, Wild evokes the expanse of the natural environment and investigates  deep internal psychological space. Suggestive of  the mysterious wild inside and outside of us all, this exhibition equally honors the grand limitlessness of all things wild and the fragile spaces of the unknown.  As the realities of human impact on our global ecosystems are escalating, this show points to the undeniable truths of our connectedness to everything living , and our increasingly mediated experience of nature.

Wild is a two month presentation that features a visual arts exhibition and  a special evening of performance.  These inter-disciplinary responses invite a dialogue in how we attempt to contain, capture and confine the deep, infinite wild space of our internal and external worlds.


Artist ( Description ): 
  • Marisa Aragona                                          
  • Sarah Barsness
  • Jackie Baxton
  • William Bland
  • Claire Brandt
  • Jessica Cadkin
  • Christy Chan
  • Holly Coley
  • Seamus Conley
  • Diane Dallas Kidd
  • Ruth Eckland
  • Alicia Escott
  • Karrie Hovey
  • Krista Kahl
  • Sarah Lee
  • Vanessa Marsh
  • Nixie Melendres
  • Maneesh Raj Madahar
  • w/ Laura Cohen
  • Lauren A. Ross
  • Jana Rumberger
  • Patrick St. Clair
  • Adam Thorman
Other Info: 

Free event.

Venue ( Address ): 

Root Division is a visual arts non-profit in San Francisco that connects creativity and community through a dynamic ecosystem of arts education, exhibitions, and studios. Root Division's mission is to empower artists, foster community service, inspire youth, and enrich the Bay Area through engagement in the visual arts. The organization is a launching pad for artists, a stepping-stone for educators and students, and a bridge for the general public to become involved in the arts.

Root Division is supported in part by a plethora of individual donors and by grants from National Endowment for the Arts/ Art Works, San Francisco Arts Commission: Community Investments, Grants for the Arts, Drusie Davis Family Fund, Violet World Foundation, Winifred Johnson Clive Foundation, The Morton Foundation, Zellerbach Family Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, Bill Graham Memorial Fund, and Art4Moore.

Root Division , San Francisco

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