Rock Paper Scissors Collective
A community arts space
Categories: Community Collaborations, Events, In the Gallery, Members, Volunteer | Comments Off on Cultural Call 4 Art from Oakland Youth

Cultural Call for Art Short Description   Who: Cultural Call for Art is a project for Youth in Oakland ages 13-19. What: The purpose is to have you share the aspects of your culture through art. Create a piece of work that visually express how you identify with your culture (along with your entry form). […]

Categories: Events, In the Gallery | Comments Off on ORIGIN:STORY

We invite you to ORIGIN:STORY, a group exhibition featuring the new works of Sage Stargate :: ( sydneycain.com ), Matteo Lovik, I Art Magick :: ( iartmagick.com ), & Tigre Bailando :: ( tigrebailando.com ) Join us for the opening event on April 4th, during the First Friday Art Murmur. We will be fully transforming […]

Categories: Events, In the Gallery | Comments Off on Midnight Picnic Boys

Come support the amazing work and installation of Yenta, ALRAD, and Madeleine Tonzi at Rock Paper Scissors Collective. At Rock Paper Scissors Collective March 7th 6-9pm our brick and mortar spot 2278 Telegraph Ave  

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events, In the Gallery | Comments Off on Open Call for Photography

Rock Paper Scissors Collective is honored to collaborate with Femme Cartel and offer an open call! This concept is fine art photography that happens to come in Instagram form. Think gorgeous shots of everyday life, especially Oakland-centered, arty, urban, lady-positive Instagram snaps. Bonus points for lady photographers, first-timers, artists of Color, and youth artists. Submit up […]

Categories: Events, In the Gallery | Comments Off on Silver Cord Opens in our gallery

This Friday two of our be-loved artists will be opening Silver Cord. Come out on November 1st from 6-9pm and meet John Casey and Jon Carling.  

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events, In the Gallery | Comments Off on Imaginary Movies Opens October 4th

  IMAGINARY MOVIES. First Friday opening Oct 4th. On Saturday (Oct 5th 3-5pm)we’re teaming up with NEW PARKWAY to bring this show to the big screen, with a double feature premiere event. As well as special film treats from participating gallery artists. Then after the screening meet the artists right here at RPS gallery for […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, Events, In the Gallery | Comments Off on Join us this Friday!

First you should come to the gallery show “The Sound and The Flurries” curated by Teppei Ando!!!!!!!!!!! 6-9pm at Rock Paper Scissors Collective The Sound and the Flurries is an epic group show from the creators of HEARTS AND CRAFTS. Featuring the work of Teppei Ando, Alika Cooper, Riki Henderson, Elise Mahan, Brendan Monroe, Mathew […]

Categories: In the Gallery | Comments Off on Mental Contagion

   

Categories: Events, Friends & Neighbors, In the Gallery, Members | Comments Off on Follow the Flashing Lights

Fantastic artwork! Flashing lights! Good old fashioned music! Hosting some of Pacific Pinball Museum’s finest artists, RPSC proudly curates a show of pinball inspired art done by members and volunteers of Pacific Pinball Museum. These pinball-inspired artists flip the page on contemporary interpretation of this classic pastime: Dan Fontes Ed Cassel Ed Summerfield Jem Gruber […]

Categories: In the Gallery | Comments Off on June Exhibit- Curiosities…

RPSC is pleased to feature the work of David Delgado, Michael Esteban, Nicky Gervacio, Kelly Hackett, Chris Hambrick, Audrey Hodtwalker, Scott Leddy, Michele Marti,  and Sonja Murphy this month during the “Curiosities… ” exhibit.

Categories: In the Gallery | 1 Comment

    Presented by the Rock Paper Scissors Youth Council, Hella Positive is an awesome exhibit showcasing the young artist talent of Oakland!

Categories: Community Collaborations, In the Gallery | Comments Off on Call for youth art!

Exciting news! Rock Paper Scissors announces our Youth Art Show 2012. If you know an art teacher to spread the word, a talented young artist who may be interested in participating, community groups or organizations who work with young artists-spread the word! We want to host, showcase and promote the young artistic talent of Oakland […]

Categories: Events, In the Gallery | Comments Off on January Exhibit – Wartime Revival of the Senses

Wartime Revival of the Senses is an exhibition that uses visual material and sensory engagement to “bring alive” the U.S.’s wars with Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya. The rationale for the show stems from war’s current invisibility in the news media and popular conversation: while today’s citizens are familiar with armed conflict in an abstract sense, […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, In the Gallery | Comments Off on Growing Justice in Oakland
Growing Justice

We created this map as part of the Growing Justice show in October. We are trying to accumulate data on where folks can harvest extra fruit and veggies in your yard or neighborhood. We know that you might not want people wandering through your yard so we are also considering creating a central location that […]

Categories: In the Gallery | Comments Off on LOTS OF THINGS– MISTER G & ISRAEL

Friday September 2, 2011 – Saturday September 24, 2011 Map and Directions | Register Description: RPSC Gallery feverishly presents “Lots of Things” where the cyclical minds of MISTER G and ISRAEL are splattered across the walls, alongside illustrations, paintings and digital monstrosities. Where you can’t stop anything but the building anxiety through creation, these two […]

Categories: In the Gallery | Comments Off on East _____.

Connecting the East Bank to the East Bay. A group art show of New Orleans folks @ Rock Paper Scissors Art Collective in Oakland, California. Artist Showing: Catie Long Francis Wong Kyle Nugent Morgan Smith Angel Perdomo Celeste Bostwick Adele Silva Sean Simonson Yula Skurska Sara Sparacino Theophille Bourgeois Henry Neill Michael Moises Kevin Wilson […]

Categories: In the Gallery | Comments Off on Black Hand Side w/ Black Diamond Shining!

Closing reception of the Black Diamond Shining show, “Black Hand Side,” in conjunction with the RPSC Gallery and Community Collaborations program. Sit-in and draw with Black Diamond Shining, all the while discussing the various platforms of art work and how it makes us tick. Bring your own journal and markers, or feel welcome to use […]

Categories: In the Gallery | Comments Off on TRIED & TRUE

“Tried and True” Friday, March 4th, running through March 28th, 2011 6-9 p.m. Opening reception of artworks by Bay Area young women, celebrating the resurgence of craft and perspectives that blur the line between “Fine Arts” and DIY craft appeal. The merging of craft with art has been encouraged, celebrated, and resisted time and time […]

Categories: In the Gallery | Comments Off on Everyday Sometimes

Friday January 7, 2011 – Friday January 28, 2011 Map and Directions | Register Description: The art of Jen May & Devon Kelley-Yurdin. http://everyday-sometimes.blogspot.com/ Register

Categories: In the Gallery | Comments Off on patchwerk press printing collective art show opening

Opening Friday, November 5 · 6:00pm – 9:00pm The members of the Patchwerk Press Printing Collective — a fully-equipped textile and paper printing silk-screening shop in West Oakland — are joining their creative forces to bring you a patchwork of their printing and mixed media explorations. From Friday, November 5 through Friday, November 26, Patchwerk […]

Categories: In the Gallery | Comments Off on Knuckle Tattoos!

Check out the photos from the September knuckles photo booth! Thanks to Pink Sock and Game Nite for tattooing all nite long!!! [simpleviewer gallery_id=”2″ bgcolor=”ffffff” gallery_width =”100%” gallery_height =”600″]

Categories: In the Gallery | Comments Off on Style on the Street

Join us to celebrate and appreciate art on sneakers, skateboards and knuckles! You can look forward to getting knuckle “tattoos”, a photo booth for your permanent or temporary tattoos, and getting to present your own sneaker designs. Artists include Laurel Mahaffey, Eugene Lee, Jin Hei Kang, Michael Foley, Kori Thompson, Lacey Bryant, Aaron Nassberg, Jorge […]

Categories: In the Gallery | Comments Off on Tibetan Memorial Quilt Project

The intention of the Tibetan Memorial Quilt Project is to raise awareness about human rights. The Tibetan Association of Northern California organized the Tibetan Memorial Quilt Project (TMQP) in 2009 to commemorate 50 Years of Tibet’s Occupation by China. The quilts, made by the Tibetan community members, memorialize more than 1.2 million Tibetans who have […]

Categories: In the Gallery | 2 Comments

We’re gonna try this again! Rock Paper Scissors Collective announces a call to artists for original works of art on sneakers, skateboards or knuckles. While we would prefer to have the physical pieces, photos will be accepted. We’ve noticed it’s especially difficult to display knuckles that are still attached to people. Artists currently residing in […]