“Remnants” by Rea Lynne de Guzman

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Paolo Mejia Fine Arts and Design cordially invites everyone to “Remnants,” an upcoming solo art show at our Oakland Annex facility in Jack London Square. Featured works by San Francisco-based artist Rea Lynn de Guzman, whose work explores psychological and socio-political themes surrounding liminal identity, cultural assimilation, and the Filipino/a diaspora, tempered by her experience as a Filipina immigrant living in the United States.

In this series of work, de Guzman references the iconography of “Maria Clara” (a mestiza character from Jose Rizal’s novel “Noli me Tangere” and metonym for a traditional dress woven from piña fiber and organza). Influenced by Spanish colonization, “Maria Clara” embodies Philippine ideals of female beauty equated with light skin, accompanied by stereotypes of chastity and demureness. Through the process of repetitive layering and a palette evoking skin tones, de Guzman utilizes the tactility of specific materials such as image transfers on synthetic organza to extract and repudiate these imposed ideals and stereotypes—material remnants intertwined with cultural legacies. Her work exemplifies complexity and historicity of the Filipino Culture.

Come pass by our annex facility in Jack London Square area and see our guest artist for the the months of May through July.

art showMAY 17 – JULY 25


Jack London Square Realty (Annex)
311 Oak St., Suite 116
(between 3rd and Madison)
Oakland, Ca 94607

Bill Jackson Mini Show

12994553_513228995526293_739491718071383236_n 13015646_513228865526306_6625305628152415107_nPass by our space in North Beach/Telegraph Hill, San Francisco and see Bill Jackson‘s mini solo show. His experimental photography captures color, composition and movement. Come pass by and see his show. Bill’s mini solo show will be up until April 26.

                          Paolo Mejia Fine Arts and Design
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                          1317 Grant Ave.
                          San Francisco, Ca 94133


“Inked” group art show

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The Paolo Mejia Fine Arts and Design invites everyone to attend our group art show entitled “Inked” that will be held at our annex facility in Oakland this March through April. The group show will be exhibiting a collection of conceptual inkwork on unconventional art substrates. We are attempting to explore the various usage of ink and how it is applied and interpreted onto different materials. Come join us, meet and greet the artist, and see a fantastic show.

art show:   March 14 – April 4
closing:     April 1 (fri), 6 – 9pm  <<<<<<

Guest Artists:

+ Ann Simms
+ Ashwin Narayanan
+ Crystal Kamoroff
+ Mel Vera Cruz
+ Paolo C. Mejia
+ Suchitra Sharma


studio-FAB (annex)
2525 Telegraph Ave.
(Across from 25th street)
Oakland, Ca 94607


“Istruktura 2” by Jose Johann Bitancor

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The Paolo Mejia Fine Art and Design invites everyone to attend “Istruktura 2” by Jose Johann Bitancor, a solo show exhibiting new and old mixed media paintings.

Jose Johann Bitancor have always been fascinated with the possibilities of transforming a given object or material from one state to another with the barest of means. This third solo show translates all of his past and current work in a culmination of intended and controlled spontaneity.

Bitancor’s third solo show continue to explore the technical aspects of composition, textures, material and processes. Come pass by our annex facility and see his art show.

art show:   MARCH 7 – MAY 2


Jack London Square Realty (Annex)
311 Oak Street, Suite 116
(@ madison and 3rd)
Oakland, Ca 94607

A.Miguel mini solo show

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Pass by our gallery in North Beach/Telegraph Hill, San Francisco and see our current resident artists’ mini solo show by A.Miguel. His psychedelic digital photographic mandala emits a dynamic energy through beauty and color. Printed on metal, his work presents a look into the abstraction of mirroring elements. Come pass by and see his show. A.Miguel’s mini solo show will be up from March 1 – 15.