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January 12 - March 9, 2017

Venue
Creativity Explored

Location
San Francisco, CA

Sutro Tower by Lance Rivers © 2016 Creativity Explored Licensing, LLC, mixed media on paper, 15 x 22.5 inches

Lance Rivers' first solo exhibition at Creativity Explored sheds light on his prolific career as an artist living in the Bay Area. The skilled draftsman offers a personal vision of regional bridges, buildings, tunnels, and BART stations imbued with loving attention to detail and an uncanny spatial presence.

Rivers documents the ever-changing physicality of San Francisco and the East Bay on his own terms, leaving the viewer to question whose vision is being built around us.  Rivers' work provides a unique perspective of the transitional flux the Bay Area has continuously undergone and continues to grapple with. On the occasion of his 50th birthday, Rivers reimagines the region through the eyes of an artist who is deeply invested and connected to our changing landscapes.

Curated by Colter Jacobsen

Colter Jacobsen is an artist that lives and works in the Bay Area. He is represented by Gallery Anglim Gilbert in SF and Corvi-Mora in London and has exhibited at SFMOMA, the Istanbul Biennial, and the Baltic Triennial.  Colter has worked as a care-giver and at the Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually-Impaired as an art instructor.  He's been a long time admirer of Lance River's work and curated Lance's first solo exhibition for the 2014 "People's Biennial" at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit. He is a passionate advocate for Creativity Explored artists and is a vital contributor to the Bay Area arts community.


Opening Reception

Thursday, January 12, 2017
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Donor Preview*

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

*To become a donor, click here.

FREE parking available during the opening reception at Mission Dolores Church (enter on Church Street) from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. 

Featured Events

Small Art Pop-up for Small Business Saturday
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Holiday Art Shop Opening Celebration
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This season shop with heart, give more art! Our beloved Holiday Art Shop returns for your gift-giving pleasure! The salon-style pop-up shop will offer giftable and affordable works of art curated jus...


Splatter Paint Workshop with Artist Christine Stovell
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The Progress Holiday Brunch Market
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11:00 AM to 2:30 PM

Join CE for a pop-up brunch market at The Progress! Our friends at the world-renowned Fillmore neighborhood restaurant are hosting a pop-up brunch and maker's market just in time for Holiday shopping...


Hotel G Holiday Art Pop-up Shop
December 11, 2018
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Shop 'til you 'pop' with CE at Hotel G! Our partners at Hotel G, located in Union Square, will be hosting a progressive Holiday Art Pop-up Shop featuring original artwork and art products to benefit ...


Studio Screening: Holiday Movie Marathon
December 22, 2018
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Drop by the studio and watch our artists' favorite Holiday flix! Visit the studio after brunch and join us for a studio screening of our artists’ favorite holiday films. We’ll be offering...