‘Jingletown Vigilantes’ Beautify Intersection

After spending two years attempting to convince the city traffic department to install stop signs at a dangerous intersection, a group of “Jingletown vigilantes” took matters into their own hands. Continue reading


Institute of Mosaic Art Holiday Exhibit: Dreamscapes and Other Fantasies

imaCurated by Deborah Block, Debbie Callen, Randi Cassenza, , Glynnis Kaye and Amy Neiman.

From the sparkling white swirling snow to the rich colors of sunflowers, see what our guest curators have dreamt up for the holidays. IMA’s exhibit space is filled with mosaics by students, instructors, and friends. Find inspirationfor dreamscapes of your own or a holiday gift for yourself or a friend.

Works are on display until Jan 2nd at the Institute of Mosaic Art, 3001 Chapman Street (at Derby) in the Jingletown Arts District, Oakland

3rd Annual Jingletown Holiday Art Walk

The Jingletown Arts & Business Community is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Holiday Art Walk, Saturday and Sunday, December 6 and 7, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Opening receptions: Friday, December 5, 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Gallery 4:20, Peterson Street, between Ford and Glascock Streets. There will also be a reception at Fernando Reyes Fine Art – Studio 26 at Ford Street Studios, 2934 Ford Street  from 6 – 9pm.

This holiday open studio will highlight the work of over 25 artists who live and/or work in the area known as Jingletown, which is situated between the Park and Fruitvale Street bridges bordered by the estuary separating Oakland from the island of Alameda. Continue reading