“When a golden blob ascends to meet her, she doesn’t move to meet it. But she doesn’t flee either. The sweetness she smells and its gentle movements are soothing and non-threatening. When it communicates with her, asking question after question, she hesitates.  It doesn’t take long for her apprehension to shift to delight. What good questions it asks.  She tellsRead More →

Over 30 mixed media works on paper inviting the viewer to an internal world inspired by unfamiliar and unknown life. Treacy uses the media of cut paper, acrylic painting and myriad drawing tools to create highly textured and vivid surfaces. The exhibition is curated by Charmin Roundtree-Baaqee and is the culmination of two years of dialogue between artistic and curator. Read More →

Oakstop Gallery 1721 Broadway (2nd Floor) Oakland, CA 94612 A group of works on canvas and paper created over the past three years.  The mental escape of California and Michigan’s forests serve as a starting point in the artist’s altered and uncanny vistas that consider the changes in our environment and abstraction within plant life. Exhibition runs from September 12 to OctoberRead More →

Forging Ritual To be a maker of art objects at a time when our visual media are increasingly presented in virtual forms, without a tangible body; in a place where artists are becoming increasingly more cramped for space; I am more careful and mindful each time I use my creativity to bring another object into the world. “What purpose willRead More →

Unearthed, Unveiled An Exhibition of New Mixed Media Works by Jamie Treacy and Nicole Dixon Press Release Included Works Online Gallery + Price List Project Statement Exhibition Dates: June 5 – June 28, 2014  Open Studios Hours: June 7 – 8 and 14 – 15 | 11am – 6pm | East Bay Open Studios Map Numbers: 174 & 173 Preview Night:Read More →

Project Statement This group of cut paper paintings is inspired by a short-story titled “Cruciger” by Erin Cashier. In this story, a massive and autonomous ship named Duxa voyages to a liquid planet inhabited by beings that communicate with glyphs on the surface of their skeleton-free bodies. Duxa arrives programmed with the task of refashioning this liquid world to readyRead More →

Addison Street Window Gallery Curated by Demetri Broxton Addison Street Windows Gallery Price List February 22 to April 9, 2014 Opening Reception: Saturday, February 22nd 3-5 pm 2018 Addison Street Berkeley, CA 94704 Work is on view 24/7 from Addison Street, right across the street from Berkeley Rep! http://calendar.insidebayarea.com/berkeley/events/art-opening-/E0-001-066478233-8 RSVP for the opening and tell me what you think ofRead More →

Examining the Early Waters  30 x four inch by six inch poplar panels. Cut paper, acrylic, colored pencil and pen. In these small cut paper works, done over the course of 30 days, I pondered the early eons of life on our planet.  When that legendary primordial mixture went from being nonliving chemicals to living.  I started to think thatRead More →

With just one week left in the group exhibition that I helped curate as well as participated in, I’m feeling so supported, inspired and motivated for my next project.  Both the opening and artist talks yesterday were very well attended, and we have lots of fantastic photos to share!  Thanks to the photographers Daniel Zarazua, Katherine Campbell and Eric MurphyRead More →