Jeanette

by Jeanette Conley

Opening Friday, July 9th, we introduce the works of Jeanette Conley, a local artist who paints onto tiles, largely sourced in our shop. Jeanette will be on view through September 3rd, 2021.

Artist Statement

I remember loving to mix flower petals in water for color mixing. My mother is an artist who always encouraged us to draw and paint. In high school, we were fortunate to have a prospering art department and I wove on a loom, forged metal, and crafted an enamel ring.
I wanted to attend art college in New York City, but my high school counselor recommended becoming a florist or accountant. Like others, I was told to get a career and then pursue your art. Eventually I landed on nursing and attended Russell Sage College. During my college years, I went to Bermuda and felt like Winslow Homer painting watercolors there.
Since then, I have been doing art in some form and taking classes. Here at City College, I started with oils. I currently study painting with Larry Robinson at Oakdale Studios.
Along the way, I took up the art of tiling and have designed three bathrooms, my kitchen, and numerous other nooks and crannies. During a recent visit to Building Resources, I saw tile as an irresistible blank canvas. I knew immediately that I had to paint vintage robots on them. So here we are.

Exhibits

Progressive Grounds Coffee Shop, Bryant Street, 2011

Artspan Open Studio, Bernal Heights, 2019

Sebastapol Center for the Arts – Member show, 2020

Sebastapol Center for the Arts – Ecstasy the Beauty of Nature, 2021

Worker’s Show kills it

Congratulations are in order for the staff artists at Building Resources. ?As part of our Worker’s Show, staff from BR brought out their artistic endeavors for display. ?All kinds of fabulous pieces came out of the woodwork as the opening night approached. ?Unique furniture designs, gorgeous planters, photography, a chopper bicycle, bird houses, mosaics, sculptures and more. ?And, since our gallery started in June of 2013, this has been our highest grossing show to date. ?Wow! ?Thanks to the community for coming out and supporting the staff artists here at Building REsources. ?For those who haven’t made it in, you have one more chance to celebrate with our staff, artists, patrons and friends.

We are hosting our first ANNUAL Holiday Shin-dig. ?Join us December 11th from 5-7pm to take in the glory of the workers show and mingle with the people who have made this place run from the ground up. ?On display are works by Matthew, Angel, Remy, Dan, Micah, Jason, Archie, Sergio and MORE! ?Join US!

HOLIDAY PARTY DECEMBER 11th!

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Celebrate the season and the year with Building REsources and the Reclaimed Room. ?Join us December 11th for our annual holiday party! ?Eat, drink and be merry with Building REsources staff, patrons and Gallery artists. ?Take in the Worker’s Show on display with unique art and furniture made exclusively by our staff! ?Get some holiday shopping done while you are here. ?We have had a great year here at BR and very exciting shows at the RE Room. ?We want to share our good fortune with you all. ?Please join US!

701 Amador Street

5-7pm

December 11th

FREE and fun for the whole family!

The WORKER’S Show opens OCT 25

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Building REsources staff strut their stuff in this highly anticipated new exhibit at the Reclaimed Room. ?See the artistic endeavors of the folks who man and woman the materials every day. ?Jam packed with unique handmade furniture designs, landscape art, mosaics, bikes, and much much more!

SAT OCT 25: 4-6pm

FOOD, DRINKS, FREE!

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Community Driven Art Show Opens Tomorrow Night!

The Reclaimed Room at Building Resources is excited to be part of this multi-faceted community art show instigated by SCRAP-SF!

 

JOIN US TOMORROW from 6-8pm for the opening reception of SCRAP ART: Creative Reuse In the Bayview. ?This exhibit not only shows the work of dozens of reuse artists from the Bay Area but also represents friendships, community partnerships and innovative programming.

Funded by a generous grant by the San Francisco Arts Commission and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, SCRAP ART spans multiple Bayview venues and highlights innovative and awesome work by dozens and dozens of local artists. ?There are installations, jewelry, hard to describe sculptures, many renderings of the human form as well as unique panel art and incredible design pieces.

 

We want to thank our collaborators in this effort as well as our community partners that have helped to spread the word. ?THANK YOU PARTNERS!!!

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And THANK YOU Community Partners for helping support and spread the word!!

 

BAYVIEW FOOTPRINTS

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Tomorrow night, we will celebrate this new display and announce the Jury prize winners of the show. ?1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes will be awarded gift certificates of $100/$75/$50 from Building REsources, SCRAP and Public Glass!! ?Snacks, drinks and fun FREE of charge from 6-8pm.

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Reclaimed Room and Public Glass host 5th Annual SCRAP SHOW

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Less than two weeks from today-kick off summer with the 5th Annual SCRAP art show. ?The Reclaimed Room and Public Glass are proud to present: SCRAP ART: Creative Reuse in the Bayview.

The show was an invited open call juried by Jenny Morningstar of SCRAP, Deborah Monk of Recology, Nate Watson of Public Glass and Soumyaa Behrens of Reclaimed Room. ?Winners of jury prizes will be announced at the opening reception June 12th!

This project was possible through a generous grant by the San Francisco Arts Commission and the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission for community arts in the Bayview District.

Stay tuned for our video profiling the project and some of the artists involved. ?Events for this special show go on all through June and July!

 

SCRAP ART: Creative Reuse In The Bayview opens June 12th!!

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Please mark your calendars for our new show! ?We are pleased to partner with SCRAP, our lovely neighbors, for a juried exhibition of local artists engaged in creative reuse. ?The show features works by dozens of artists and is housed at our venue as well as at Public Glass, another one of our lovely neighbors. ?A celebration of the Bayview district as well as community partnership, this exhibit will not disappoint. ?Includes work of all sizes, shapes and mediums from innovative jewelry, to striking sculptures, to unclassifiable fascinating creations that will certainly blow your mind and get your creative imagination going.

 

Opening Night: June 12th

Time: 6-8pm, FREE

Food and Drink and meet the artists! ?Prizes will be awarded to 1st 2nd and 3rd place artists who competed in this call at that time!!

This project is supported by the San Francisco Arts Commission and San Francisco Public Utilities Commission through a community arts in Bayview grant.

 

Sewer Ride and Gallery Party tomorrow!

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Don’t miss out on this eclectic meet and mingle affair.? Join Building REsources customers, SFBC Sewer Riders, Beneath the Surface artists, and gallery patrons for beer and pizza tomorrow at 701 Amador Street!? Get a little shopping done, check out the awesome display, hear tales from the the Sewer Ride and more from 3-5pm.? Beer and pizza provided by Building REsources and the RE Room art gallery.

Hope to see you there!? The weather looks promising ??

Beneath The Surface opens March 27th

Beneath The Surface on display until May 31st

SFBC sponsors Sewer Ride March 29th

SFBC sponsors Sewer Ride May 10th

 

Home Decorator Showcase

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One of the great products made and available at Building REsources is RED SHOVEL GLASS. ?Red shovel glass polishes and smoothes recycled glass, mirror and wine bottles to create amazing, beautify landscape material. ?Similar to the effect of the ocean waves over decades on glass debris, only much much faster with the use of specially crafted cement shakers that take the raw materials and wear them down in record time.

Now on display as part of the San Francisco Decorator Showcase, Red Shovel glass can be seen in use and in full effect. ?The San Francisco Home Decorator Showcase goes on until May 26th. ?It is located at 3660 Jackson Street and open to the public for viewing. ?Go check it out while you can and consider what YOU could do with this wonderful material in your own front or backyard.

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Artists Invite/Call from SCRAP Art: Creative Reuse in the Bayview

Calling all San Francisco bay area artists!

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We are having our 5th creative reuse exhibition,?SCRAP Art: Creative Reuse in the Bayview?at the?Reclaimed Room?at?Building Resources,Public Glass, and the Salvation Army on 3rd Street

This is a juried exhibition of San Francisco bay area artists who incorporate creative reuse in their work, with special consideration given to artists who have an affiliation with the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco in some way (i.e. reside, work, shop, create, support).

Exhibition dates:? June 12 to July 26, 2014

Deadline for submissions:? Saturday, April 26th

Selection notification:? May 2nd

The submission fee is $10 for up to 3 artworks submitted. Each artwork submitted must incorporate creative reuse, repurposing, or upcycling of materials in some way or include some aspect of materials found at SCRAP, Building Resources, or other source for creative reuse. Size limitations of the gallery spaces will be considered when judging large entries and installations.

Jurors:
Guest Juror: Deborah Munk, Director,?Recology AIR?Artist In Residence program
Soumyaa Kapil Behrens, Curator,?Reclaimed Room: An Exhibition Space for Environmental Arts, Crafts and Media at?Building Resources; Nathan Watson, Executive Director,?Public Glass; Jennifer Morningstar, Program Coordinator,SCRAP

Awards:?$100 gift certificates from SCRAP, Building Resources, and Public Glass will be awarded for 1st place Jurors’ Choice, $75 gift certificates for 2nd place, and $50 gift certificates for 3rd place.

Terms & Conditions:
This juried exhibition is open to all San Francisco bay area artists who incorporate creative reuse in their work, with special consideration given to artists who are affiliated with the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco in some way (i.e. reside, work, shop, support). The submission fee is $10 for up to 3 artworks submitted with up to 3 images per artwork. Entries are made using entrythingy.com. All works must remain for the duration of the show. Permission to use images of submitted works for publicity purposes is considered granted unless otherwise stated in writing. 70% of artist sales will go to the artist and 30% will be split between the venue and SCRAP. Artworks are insured by SCRAP for the duration of the exhibition from the artwork drop off time at the venue until the date and time the work is scheduled to be picked up. Artists are required to sign a lending agreement at the time of artwork drop off.

Delivery and Pickup of Artwork –
Artists whose work is selected will be notified of the venues, dates and times for delivering and picking up of artwork.

Paying your submission fee –
You can pay online using PayPal by clicking the button below or once you’ve submitted your online entry or you can mail a check payable to SCRAP to SCRAP Art Show, 834 Toland St, SF, CA 94124 or call (415)647-1746 to use a credit card over the phone or come in and pay with cash, credit card, or check at the front desk. If you have any further questions please email Jenny at exhibitions@scrap-sf.org.

SUBMIT HERE

http://www.entrythingy.com/www.scrap-sf.org

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