Art Blog

Town Business: State of the Art Hustle

Warehouse 416 and Refined Arts present, Town Business: State of the Art Hustle A group exhibition exploring the current state of the Oakland Art Market, as represented by creative entrepreneurship of emerging artists. Learn more about this exhibition at OPENING RECEPTION 2nd Saturday, September 14th 5-8pm FIRST FRIDAY RECEPTION Friday, October 4th 6-10pm Featuring Scrivani Productions Handcrafted Cocktail Bar CLOSING […]

Aerosoul: Electric Kingdom

SoleSpace hosts, “Electric Kingdom,” a group show by the bicoastal TMT crew, curated by Oakland aerosol legend Refa One in conjunction with Refined Arts. The show, which runs until the end of September, features works by Refa, Chain 3, Tean 5, Kade, Sak, Skeme, Shame 125, Web, Stem, Cre8, Mad, Kufu, and Enk 1, plus guest artist Soon 1. It’s […]

NextKids featured on CBS5

NextKids, a subsidiary of NextSpace, and client of Refined Arts, was featured on CB5 Consumer watch for their innovative coworking and childcare model. Entrepreneurs and freelancing parents are able to work at this Portrero Hill Nextspace location, which also hosts a fully functional childcare service on the same floor. Parents are able to bring their kids with them to work, […]

Lee West in East Bay Express

A photo of Lee West selling prints featured in the East Bay Express as part of an article about First Fridays and Oakland art galleries. Is First Fridays Good for Art Galleries? Recently, Shari Godinez — executive director of the Koreatown-Northgate (KONO) community benefit district and one of many people working to facilitate and sustain First Fridays, the monthly […]

NextSpace Berkeley on abc 7

NextSpace Berkeley, which hosts the work of Keli Walker, James Gayles, David Monette, Lamberto Roque, and Lee West was featured on abc7 during the BART strike.