Rock Paper Scissors Collective
A community arts space
Categories: Community Collaborations, Events, Friends & Neighbors, Members, Volunteer | Comments Off on ROSHAMBONANZA festival is accepting talent

A wonderful day of talented artists, spoken wordsmiths, djs, handmade goodness, raffles, yummy food, brew, and all of your dreams coming true! This is a benefit for Rock Paper Scissors so we can open our new space in Downtown Oakland. You think you’re a good fit to be a spotlight? Well we are still accepting […]

Categories: Community Collaborations, In the Gallery | Comments Off on August Show Open Call: “KINGS”

~ Open Call for Visual Artists! ~ Fault and Fracture is preparing its sophomore group show at the Rock Paper Scissors Collective in downtown Oakland. The show will be focused around Basquiat’s phrase, “All Young Kings Get Their Heads Cut Off,” and we want visual artists of all ages, mediums, backgrounds, and expertise to lend their […]

Categories: Community Collaborations | Comments Off on Open Call! Gender F*ctd

Calling all Artists!!! Does your work explore gender, sex and/or sexuality? We’ve got an open call work submissions and proposals due: May 17th notified by: May 24th with performance itinerary and drop off dates Show opens: June 5th for First Friday Spread the word! Email submissions to

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: 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: 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 […]

Categories: Events | Comments Off on CALL FOR ART!

Rock Paper Scissors Art Auction 2010 We are looking for artists to donate pieces to our 2010 Art Auction to be held at Rock Papers Scissors Gallery for the month of September. The show will open in time for September’s First Friday Art Murmur-which draws between 2,000 to 3,500 people each month- and will close […]

Categories: In the Gallery | Comments Off on TEXTILES IN 3D

Rock Paper Scissors Collective announces a call to artists for our April Sculptural Fiber show! We are looking for three-dimensional textile sculptures with an emphasis on craftsmanship and technique, such as knitting, embroidery, weaving, applique, sewing, etc. Conceptual and functional pieces will be considered. Please send no more than three 300dpi JPEGs in a zip […]

Categories: In the Gallery | Comments Off on Sixth Annual Fun-A-Day!!!

The Artclash Collective will be showing your work in February at RPSCollective! Create your own project and produce one piece of artwork each day for the entire month of January. Then submit your 31 pieces by early February to be included in the show. Check out photos from past shows for inspiration!