Lava Thomas (2003) has work on display at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM). Requiem for Charleston is an elegy to the nine men and women who died in the senseless church attack. Lava is currently in residence at Marin’s Headlands Center for the Arts, and will begin an artist-in-residence program at Kala Art Institute in Berkeley on November 1. See her work Sep 23 - Oct 8, 2017 'With Liberty and Justice for Some' at the Berkeley Art Center, 1275 Walnut St., Berkeley. She will also be giving a lecture on Oct 24 at the San Francisco Art Institute as part of their ongoing Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture Series (800 Chestnut St., San Francisco). Renwick Gallery
Ann Weber (1999) lists 3 recent acquisitions by Northern California museums: Float and Sting, 2010, Oakland Museum of California; Roll Me, 1999, Crocker Art Museum; and Gotcha, 2008, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum. See Ann's upcoming shows in Los Angeles and Massachusettes: Sept 23 to Oct 16, 2017 group show, Loft of Liz’s in Los Angeles, 453 S. La Brea Av., Los Angeles; and thru Oct 17, 2017, Paper Work, sculpture, 145 Lincoln Rd., Lincoln, MA.
Photo: William Wareham