SF Open Studios at Intersection

September 21 & 22, 2024
Photography by Sloane Larsen.

We are delighted to host SF Open Studios (SFOS) at Intersection for the Arts for the second year in a row! SFOS, a beloved annual tradition since 1975, is a citywide initiative for artists to promote their work and engage directly with residents, tourists, and fellow creatives. SFOS is an excellent opportunity for artists to sell work, promote their art practice, and network with visitors.

Featured artists include:
Joseph Abbati
Claire Astrow
Waylon Bradley
Megan Broughton
Maria Carmela
Erin Fong
Suzy Kopf
Meli Patimasang
Regina Stadnik
Camilo Villa

Happening: September 21 & 22, 11 am – 5 pm, 2024
Address: 1446 Market Street San Francisco, CA 94102
Tickets: This event is free and open to the public. RSVP here!
Accessibility: Elevator access is available for anyone who may need it via our Fell Street Entrance. Please notify Intersection staff at space@theintersection.org or call 415-626-2787 ext. 104 if access to this entrance is needed.

2024 Presenting Artists:

 

Joseph Abbati

Joseph Abbati

Joseph Abbati is a San Francisco-based artist and curator whose creative journey delves deep into the intricacies of the human experience, particularly through the lens of queer identity. His artistic expression thrives in the realm of figurative art.

WEBSITE: josephabbati.art
INSTAGRAM: @jabbati

Claire Astrow

Claire creates abstract acrylic paintings that reach out for connection. Shes uses satisfying shapes and a vibrant color palette to create a sense of warmth and playful exploration.

WEBSITE: claireastrow.com

Claire Astrow
Waylon Bradley

Waylon Bradley

Bradley is an artist originally from Atlanta, Georgia, who aims to create a vessel to inspire art patrons through the lens of a Black abstract artistic style by
using bold and bright colors. He views his art not only as a source of aesthetic pleasure but also as a form of resistance, empowerment, and healing.

INSTAGRAM: @waylonbradley333

Megan Broughton

Megan is a multidisciplinary artist working with drawing, painting, and printmaking. She holds a BFA in Fine Arts from CalArts and makes work about Arctic ice, the climate crisis, loss, and transition. ⁠

WEBSITE: meganbroughton.com
IG HANDLE: @meganbroughtonartist

Megan Broughton
Maria Carmela

Maria Carmela

Maria’s art attempts to have viewers enter her own alternate environment that parallels personal experiences, imagination, and cultures. From those attributes stem an art style that is constantly evolving. She finds that her characters represent the personal, which can sometimes serve as both self-portraits and simply portraits.

WEBSITE: mariacarmelaart.com
INSTAGRAM: @mariacarmelaart

Erin Fong

Erin Fong is a California based multidisciplinary artist whose work spans various mediums, including letterpress printing, painting, and immersive installations. Her work explores the profound influence of color on our everyday experiences, the interplay between hues and emotions, and delves into the intricate dynamics of human connections—both with herself and others. Through a vibrant fusion of craftsmanship and emotional exploration, Erin invites viewers to reflect on the magic of color and its subtle yet powerful impact on our lives.

WEBSITE: www.erinloves.fun
IG HANDLE: @erinlovesfun

Erin Fong
Suzy Kopf

Suzy Kopf

Suzy Kopf is a multidisciplinary artist who scrutinizes the paper ephemera of midcentury consumer culture to probe the enduring mythos of the American Dream. Through water media paintings, collages and site-specific installations she excavates archival materials and inherited nostalgia for planned utopias erected and cast aside.

WEBSITE: suzykopf.com
INSTAGRAM: @suzykopf

Meli Patimasang

Within community art and activism, the vibrant mosaic of human experiences elevates the collective over the individual. Through the lens of figurative painting, dignity is honored while vulnerability can be vindicating to those craving empowerment. Meli’s canvases are colorful invitations to witness and embrace the beauty of complexity within our shared community.

WEBSITE: patimasang.com
IG HANDLE: @melipatimasang

Meli Patimasang
Regina Stadnik

Regina Stadnik

Regina explores the themes of shelter, security, and longing through close observation of my neighborhood and my home. She uses quilting as her medium. The soft tactile quality of fabric echoes comfort, contrasting with the geometry of the built environment.

WEBSITE: reginastadnik.com
INSTAGRAM: @reginastadnikstudio

Camilo Villa

Camilo’s artistic practice centers on the liberation and celebration of Queer Latinx communities. He challenges societal norms through painting, aiming to amplify marginalized voices and celebrate Queer culture while reclaiming Latin American traditions. His work serves as a call to action, urging viewers to challenge binary gender norms and envision a world where gender continues to evolve as a more hybrid and less rigid concept.

WEBSITE: camilovillastudio.com
IG HANDLE: @camilovillastudio

Camilo Villa