Uncategorized

New Growth 2020 | Teaching Artist Fellows: Blau Gold Studio Teaching Fellow, Danielle Nanni

By Alicia McDaniel, Exhibitions Fellow Danielle Nanni is an artist and educator whose projects are centered around reflection and personal meaning. She creates whimsical visual narratives informed by the lived experiences of her family and herself. Nanni is the Blau-Gold Studio Teaching Fellow and a Studio Artist at Root Division. Her teaching methods and art …

New Growth 2020 | Teaching Artist Fellows: Blau Gold Studio Teaching Fellow, Danielle Nanni Read More »

Zach Searcy: Mass Apparatus

By Alicia McDaniel, Exhibitions Fellow For the month of March, the Frank Ratchye Project Space will be showcasing Studio Artist Zach Searcy’s stimulating paintings. Concerned with class difference, accessibility, exclusivity, and societal complacency Searcy’s work challenges viewers to engage in critical self reflection.The artist has cleverly repurposed material objects of value working them into frames, …

Zach Searcy: Mass Apparatus Read More »

Joshua Solis: Aún sueño | I Still Dream

By Alicia McDaniel, Exhibitions Fellow In conjunction with Root Division’s Reflections on Exile: Evening of Performance, we present Studio Artist Joshua Solis’s rigorous work  in our Frank Ratchye Project Space. Solis combines sculpture, video, and performance into a  multi-channel installation that showcases the artist’s laborious determination to reclaim nostalgic and traumatic memories from his past.  Solis …

Joshua Solis: Aún sueño | I Still Dream Read More »

dani lopez: DYKES ON THE DANCEFLOOR

By Alicia McDaniel, Exhibitions Fellow For the first month of the new year, we are showcasing Studio Artist dani lopez in our Frank Ratchye Project Space. Inspired by Robin Campillo’s 2017 film 120 Beats per Minute lopez’s masterly body of work seeks to illuminate queer womxn who often go unseen in history and mainstream media. The artist’s deliberate …

dani lopez: DYKES ON THE DANCEFLOOR Read More »

Nick Maltagliati: In The Weeds

By Alicia McDaniel, Exhibitions Fellow I was walking the basement hallways of Root Division when I heard a voice enthusiastically exclaim, “Hi, Alicia! Would you like to see my studio?” This impromptu studio visit was very evocative of Studio Artist Nick Maltagliati’s creative practice. The interdisciplinary artist works within the realms of painting, textiles, and …

Nick Maltagliati: In The Weeds Read More »

Angélica Turner: Her Turbulence

By Alicia McDaniel, Exhibitions Fellow For the month of November, we are showcasing Studio Artist Angélica Turner’s new vigorous body of work in our Frank Ratchye Project Space. The power in the artist’s oil paintings lies within her variety of expressive brush strokes. From afar the viewer sees an intricate painting of delicate, colorful leaves …

Angélica Turner: Her Turbulence Read More »

Salome El: And There Were Three

Hello RD blog readers! My name is Alicia McDaniel and I am excited to announce that I am the new Exhibitions Fellow at Root Division for the upcoming 2019-2020 year.  Currently I am a Visual Critical Studies MA Candidate at the California College of the Arts and the CCA Connects Art Studio Assistant Fellow at the …

Salome El: And There Were Three Read More »

Makiko Harris: Silent Conviction

By Sherwin Rio, Exhibitions Fellow For the month of August, the Frank Ratchye Studio Artist Project Space is excited to present new works by Makiko Harris that explore material value, aesthetical definition, irreverence, and the rejection of technological sterility. By merging broad and fast gestural paint strokes with methodically-placed fabrics that obscure and expand the …

Makiko Harris: Silent Conviction Read More »

Scroll to Top