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Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 10 June 2011 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

San Francisco Art Institute Graduate Art Exhibition - 2011

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Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A nice wide view of this exhibition Stephen! Well done! ;-)

10 Jun 2011 11:39am

Marcie from Newton, United States

Nice framing here!!!

10 Jun 2011 12:05pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Love the piece to the left, it gives the illusion of third dimension against a two dimensional background.

10 Jun 2011 12:27pm

peter.K from blue mountains, Australia

art for arts sake...

10 Jun 2011 1:58pm

David from Detroit, United States

There is quite a trick of the eye here, as Ralph posted. It looks cool.

10 Jun 2011 2:47pm

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Always interesting to see how folks try to promote their stuff . .

10 Jun 2011 4:37pm

@Ronnie 2¢: Well - there were added dynamics here. These were 'finals' for The San Francisco Art Institute Graduate Program. The lesson it seemed was if you're in school - work big. The school uses this venue and (I assume) assigns the spaces. Those poor folks with standard sized hangable art were relegated to the hallways and passageways. These were places you couldn't hang a six foot high canvas as it would be destroyed. With the high volume of people there - the stuff in the narrows became unviewable.

As one might expect with a student show - there were some things that seemed 'half-baked' or amateurish - but most of the works were excellent and there were a few that I would describe as brilliant.

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

What an amazing array of art and displays in this frame alone! I'll bet it was almost mesmerizing to walk atound and look at all the styles and genres...Beautifully done Stephen!

10 Jun 2011 7:27pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Thank you, Denny.