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Gallery History

 refusalon Brief History 

1990 – 2015

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CHRIS ISNER — ECCE EGO
TAMIR KARTA — FOLLOW
KATHERINE KAZLAUSKAS — UNSEEN PARTICULARS
OPENING RECEPTION: SEPTEMBER 25

Chinatown Night Out – June 12th 5PM on…

March 20th 2015 –

Anna Novakov, Provisional HavenFelipe Dulzaides, Yin-Ju Chen, Ana Teresa Fernandez, Ron Hutt, Jennifer Locke, Sabina Ott, Bijan Yashar, and Michelle Wasson.

“It harrows me with fear and wonder…”

Jack Leamy – “The Hunter and Hunted,

Camilla West, Justin Charles Hoover, Gilad Ophir, Elizabeth Atjay, and Alex Bargas

October 10th 2014

Allan Gerson – photography from and of the  Morocco’s  Sahara desert exploring the vividness of sand lines.

Camilla West – serenity of scandinavian views, paintings.

Shiri Mordechay – story board / large wall drawing

Jack Leamy – paintings

Pino Signoretto – Glass Food

Maya Smira – new and old

Elisabeth Ajtay…

Febeuary 2014 

“Group Study”  Sandro Chia, Rick Oginz, Valery Grancher, Maya Smira, Elisabeth Ajtay, Jamie Mayne, David Karvasales, Dame Darcy,Ray Fernandez, Tamir Karta, and Marcy Freedman 

September 2014 

URI TZAIG, JOSEPH DELLAP,   PINO SIGNORETTO,     AVI S. RAVITZKI,     HANH TRAN,  TRISTAN CAI,  ORLY MAIBERG,   BEN EINE,    ADAM GALE,        STEPHANIE CLOSE,      JEREMY CLINE,    RIK RICHEY, SKANDALI DIMITRA, JONATHON KEATS,   FENG JIN,    DAVID MOLESKY,      CHARLES LINDER,         NATHAN OLIVIERA,   PAUL CEZANNE

REFUSALSON  @ 500 Post Street,  June 2013,

Ducks in a row GROUP SHOW,  FEBRUARY 2013, Tony Labat, Joseph DeLappe, Jonathon Keats, Nat Wilson, Marcy Freedman, Mimi, Adam Gail, Guido Gerlitz, and Yoram Wolberger. “The great artists of tomorrow will go underground.” – Marcel Duchamp, 1961

URI TZAIG, SUSTAINABLE ART 2012

Glass Catharsis: Uri Tzaig, Pino Signoretto, Shmulik Krampf, Santa Barbara    Nov 2011

Collaborating with Pino at Venice     Sep 2011

Beach House, Laguna Beach project   Apr 2011

Balboa, 3 man show: Pino / Jeremy / Krampf     Aug 2009

57 St Gallery, NY   Feb 2009

Glass Show, Danville California   Nov 08

 “The Color of Palo Alto”, City of Palo Alto, Public Art Commission Aug 08

Installation of glass fixtures in Santa Barbara, 2009

Dog Town Gallery, Dog Town CA    2008

Nigunim Le Ale -‘Songs for a tree and leaf’,a glass/sculpture Aug 2007

Kikar A medina, Tell Aviv.

On going –PUBLIC ART – A photography project in Palo Alto, originated by the

City of Palo Alto. Sponsored by HP (Hewlett Packard) Project    started 2001

Murano Venice collaboration with Pino SIGNORETTO    July 2006

49 Geary, Glass and the fire workersL Jeremy, Lechazar, Pino SIGNORETTO, Shmulik, Paul De Soma

Desiree Arlette Holman 2005    –   Ravel and Unravel

Scope LA-Group show   May 2004

realUNreal , 2003

Featured Artists: Martha Schlitt, Michal Sedaka, Gay Outlaw, Doug Argue, Marcy Freedman, d3ms

(J. Damron, Joseph DeLappe, Russell Dudley, Laurie Macfee, Tamara Scronce), Pip Culbert, Felix Gonzales Torres

“LA PALOMA” “trans_francisco”  October 2003

Kulturzentrum Weberhaus STEIRISCHERBST Weiz, Austria. Curators: Georg Köhler, Walter Kratner,

Tom Marioni, Greg Edwards, Isha Clemenco Shmulik Krampf /realUNreal & Laurie Macfee

officespace_ Tel Aviv, Israel  May 2003

An exhibition about transience in architectural spaces.

Games & Video Games & Babylon May 2003

0 1 0 1 Group panel discussion, video presentation @ Silicon Graphics Inc. Cupertino, CA

realUNreal Sheppard Gallery, Reno, NV  February 2003

An exhibition with nine curators about contextualization, politics and art in the art domain.

High Way San Francisco, CA July 2002

Artists and collectors “clean-up” of the adopted 280 south (US Interstate), art project. July 2002

 French Cinema & Video Art,  Olympics 2002

Highlight, Refusalon/Culture Lounge, Oakland Hills.  April 2002

A show highlighting a private collection of art, held at the collector’s historical home.

The Last Show December 2001 Mari Andrews & Ori Gersht.

OLD KINGDOM  October 2001 Paul Bridenbaugh.

SEA URCHIN February 2001 Marie-Ange Gulleminot.

REFUSALON GROUP SHOW August 2001

Artist include Erez Golan, Felipe Dulzaides, Yoram Wolberger, John Slepian, Chris Perez, Rebecca Miller, Tommy Becker, Michael Goedecke & Eric Saks, Geof Oppenheimer, Sarah Hughes, Douglas Argue, Christopher O’Conner.

FUCKSHITUP   September 2001 Janine Gordon

LAST PLACE: THE 2001 WALTON DERBY October 2001

An event by Lee Walton. Presented by Silent Gallery. Hosted by refusalon.

“TO YOUR LEFT IS THE SOUTH, TO YOUR RIGHT IS THE NORTH, DEPENDING”, March 2001

Curated by Julie Deamer. Uri Tzaig, Roman Signer ,Helen Mirra, Will Rogan, Douglas Ross, Elizabeth Saveri,Suzanne Stein,

Marie-Ange Gulleminot SEA URCHIN, February 2001,

HOME TOWN HERO,  Dec 30. -January 26. 2001 Slater Bradley,

LIGHT AND VIDEO SHOW- December 2000,

Guy Overfelt & Tony Labat, Roman Signer, Hans Winkler, John Hoppin, Paul Bridenbaugh, Pam Davis, Charles Long, Felipe Dulzaides, horea, Evelynee Koppel, Marcy Freedman, Jonathon Keats, Uri Tzaig Francois Perrin, an H C Wasterman 16 mm film, Andrew Bennett, Davina Grunstein, Desiree, Cheryl Meeker, Robert Heckes ÐRobert Ortbal

MEIN KAMPF, MIEN KRAMPF, Vienna Ð International Art Fair,

Instant Gratification

DELUXE,  November 2000,

Guy Overfelt and Tony Labat with very special guest DJ Polywog

SLIDES, VIDEO AND INTERNET@ the Reno art Dep. Oct 24

REFUSALON IN TEXAS, (San Antonio) Oct-November,

Vegar Abelsnes, Uri Tzaig, Davina Grundstein, Pip Culpert, Heather sparks, Tilo Schulz, Gay Outlaw

ZADOK BEN DAVID, October 2000,” M A G I C A L R E A L I S M“,

New experimental video and sculpture

SF INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR, September 22.-26., San Jose Museum

Ð-Shmulik  5 artists, Oct 8.

BILL FONTANA, “Spatial Concept/Sound”, September 7 Ð 30

1:1 –August 2000,

 John C. Rogers. Jay Evaristo Batlle, Alex Kahn, Slater Bradley, Andrew Bennett, Jason Byers, Vegar Abelsnes, Andrew Bennett, Paul Kos, Alfred Spolter, Linda Fleming, Madeline O’Connor, Renee Shearer, Paul Bridenbaugh, Dave Ardito, Rae Culbert, Marcy S. Freedman, Sally Elesby, Naomi St. Clare, Naomie Kremer, Alen Ozbolt, Jonathan Runcio, Chris Perez, Susannah Hayes, Larry Abramson, John Hoppin, Nelson, Electric, Bill Fontana

HOREA , July 2000,

The Muzeul de Fotografie a/al Transilvaniei (The Museum of Photography of/from Transylvania).

DIDI DUNPHY– Modern Convenience, Cheryl Meeker- Taking Stock June 1 till june 30,2000

DAVINA GRUNSTEIN“Drift”, May 4 – 27, 2000

HIGH TOUCH / HIGH TECH, April 6 – 29, 2000,

Mari Andrews, Margaret Crane/Jon Winet, Pam Davis, Herman deVries, Chris Drury, Ken Goldberg,

Desiree Holman, John Hoppin, Shu-Min Lin, Ted Purves, Sonya Rapoport, Heather Sparks.

SOL LEWITT, February 10 – March 31, 2000,

Etchings, Screenprints, Woodcuts: 1971 – 1999

DOMESTICATED, November 1999,

Group exhibition curated by Marie Shek and Anna Novakov featuring: Zadok Ben-David, Terry Berkowitz, Adam Berg, China Blue, Paco Cao, Nicola Cipani, Michael Kessus Gedalyovitch, Gary Goldstein, Luisa Lambri, horea, Jim Lutes, Matmos, Izhar Patkin, Kim Pietrowski, Lucy Puls, Rik Ritchey, John Roloff, Tony Labat, Julia Scher, Reout Shahar, Esther Shalev-Gerz, Anita Sieff, Patricia Tavenner, Francesc Torres, Leslie Johnson, Alfredo Jaar POSTponed! January – February 2000 Marie-Ange Guilleminot, Ange Leccia, Evelyne Koeppel, Valery Grancher, FX C., Thomas Buisseret

PIP CULBERT, Extent October 1999

SF ART EXPO, September 30 – October 4, 1999, Featuring Gay Outlaw.

CONRAD ATKINSON and MARGARET HARRISON, September 1999

UNTITLED, October 1999, Group exhibition featuring Orly Maiburg, Michael Shmir, Sono Osato, Cheryl Meeker, Mirian Cabessa, horea, Tsibi Geva, Adam Berg, Shirley Tse, Yehudit Sasportas.

MI CASA ES SU CASA June 1999, Tel Aviv,

Israel Group curated by Marcia Tanner and Shmulik Krampf featuring Gay Outlaw, Evelyne Koeppel, Castaneda/Reiman, Heather Sparks, Mary Tsongas, Davina Grunstein, Pip Culbert, Mary Andrews.

SAMUEL YATES, May – June 1999

GUY OVERFELT, Free Beer April 1999

STOCKHOLM ART FESTIVAL, March 1999,

Featuring Charles Linder and more

LARRY ABRAMSON and MICHAEL MOORE, February 1999,

HERMAN DE VRIES and CHRIS DRURY March 1999

GAY OUTLAW and GRAHAM GILLMORE, January – February 1999

SOUND, December 3 – January 2, 1999,

Group Exhibition. Eighteen artists: Bill Fontana, Joe Bloggs, Paul De Marinis, Lewis DeSoto, Gustavo, Dough Harvey, horea, Guy Hundree, Brandon Labelle, Ati Maier, Tom Marioni, Guy Overfelt, Steve Roden, Steve Peters, Heather Sparks, Adam Sinykin, Jake Tilson, Totemplow, Illana Zuckerman.

IZHAR PAKTIN, Judenporzellan October 1 – October 31, 1998

NECROPOLIS: Millitary Spaces, August 30 – September 30, 1998,

New works by Gilad Ophir and Roi Kuper.

OPEN CONTAINER, July – August 1998,

Group Exhibition curated by David Hunt: Guy Overfelt, Jill Weinstock, Charles Linder/Heather Sparks, Toland Grinnell, Steve Roden, Don Suggs, Jeremy Dickinson, et al.

DAVINA GRUNSTEIN and MARLENE ZULLO, May – June 1998

TILO SCHULZ ÕS BODY OF WORK: THE IDEAL EXHIBITION March – April 1998,

New conceptual departure.

ART FRANKFURT NO. 10 March 1998, Featuring Samuel Yates.

GAY OUTLAW’S BLACK HOSE MOUNTAIN AND OTHER WORKS, January – February 1998,

New sculpture.

ADOPT A MILE, January 1998, Leipzig, Germany

Group show featuring Pip Culbert, Graham Gillmore, Charles Linder, Gay Outlaw, Guy Overfelt, Uri Tzaig, and Shmulik Krampf.

SEASONAL SALON-STYLE SAMPLER, December 1997

GIMME ALL YOUR MONEY, November 13, 1997,

Featuring the artists: JSG Boggs, Orianne Stender Ming Wei Lee and Eric Jones at 630 Natoma Street

pay-at-the-door-vernissage, $ 5.00. Note: Exhibition on view by appointment only through December 31,1997.

RICHARD LODWIG, November 1997, Recent paintings.

ROBERT HECKES, October 1997, New playing card paintings.

LINDA FLEMINGÕS EXPERIMENTA DE VACUO SPATIO, September – October 1997,

New drawings and sculpture.

URI TZAIG, August 5 – 30, 1997,

New video work and objects by the young Israeli artist.

SANTA FE ART FAIR, June 1997,

Group Show

PHILIP KNOLL, June 5 – July 31, 1997,

Paintings and Drawings.

THE MERRY MONTH OF MAY, May 1 – 31, 1997,

Works by Martha Benzing, Charles LaBelle and Robert Levine.

STIRRED, NOT SHAKEN, March 4 – April 12, 1997,

Group exhibition featuring the following artists: Mari Andrews, Amy Berk, Paul Bridenbaugh, Castaneda/Reiman, Caroline Clerc, Ben Dean, Cirilo Domine, Paul Gasper, Neil Grimmer, Davina Grunstein, Suzanne Kanatsiz, Arnold Kemp, Chris Komater, John Muse, Robert Ortbal, Gay Outlaw, Hugh Pocock, William Radawec, Martha Schlitt, Stacey Vetter, Megan Wilson.

CRITICAL APPAREL, February 6 – March 1 1997,

New Works by Didi Dunphy, Pip Culbert and Permi K. Gill.

LOS ANGELES ART FAIR, January 1997

SIMON LEUNG  PROPOSAL FOR SURF VIETNAM, January 2 – February 1, 1997, New installation

CONTEMPORARY ART FROM ISRAEL, November 20 – December 31, 1996,

Tal Angel, Miriam Cabessa, Yasmin Gur, Tuire Helena Hamalainen, Ruti Helbetz,

Yehudit Sasportas, Nati Shamia-Ophir, Nurit Tal-Goldwirth Galya Uri.

GAY OUTLAW, October 2 – November 16, 1996, New pictures and sculpture.

DAVE ARDITO and MICHAEL MOORE September 4 – 28, 1996,

Intermountain aural aberrations and bespectacled techno-eclectic ukeleles, paintings and hand-made instruments of all shapes and sizes.

MARLENE ZULLO and PAUL BRIDENBAUGH May 29 – July 4, 1996,

Striated Paintings, Sculpture and photography.

RICHARD LODWIG March 13 – April 13, 1996, Recent Paintings.

C3, February 8 – March 9, 1996,

Sculptures by Pip Culbert, Clay Culbert and Rae Culbert

ERIC SAKS and PATRICK TIERNEY, January 4 – February 1, 1996

Neglectosphere Sculptural, collage and video works.

DALE CHIHULY  OCTOBER 1995

LINDA FLEMING, September 1995,

Accretion Myth New drawings and sculpture.

GERHARD NICHOLSON’S CLICK, July 1995,

Click Time machines ( hand-made cameras ), photographs and custom prints.

DAVID NASH, Spring 1995,

Bat in the Box, Lizard in the Glove Sculpture and drawings made in Northern California.

CHRIS ISNER, March 1995,

Granny Smith Smells Evil Apple head dolls and tableaux.

TOM MARIONI, January 1995,

Conceptual Art works from 1969-1973.

STEPHAN HENDEE, December 1994,

Black Market RAM Computer animations and sculpture.

NELSON, November 1994,

New paintings and sculpture.

RIGO 94, November 3 – 5, 1994

 Market Street Tales – Six drawings of the Market Street scene, commissioned by the Market Street Art in Transit Program.

CHERYL MEEKER, September – October 1994

New paintings and sculpture.

PLAYING CARDS: THE ARTIST AS DEALER, July 1994 Robert Heckes: New assemblage works.

RISING WHEEL LAND, THE BICYCLE, AND ROLLING OVER, (IT) June 1994 Rae Culbert: New sculpture.

CHARLES GOLDMAN, January 1994, Drawings, Bean and toothpick constructions.

BILL DANIELÕS THE SECRET JUNGLE, October 7- 8, 1993,

Box car graffiti installation with photographs.

MICHAEL MOORE, August 28, 1993, (paintings)

A rudimentary alphabet of real and imagined indigenous architecture.

RAE CULBERT July 29, 1993,

The Hawaiian Shirt Collection plus sculpture from his Urban Camouflage series.

MICHAEL DAMM June 26, 1993,

Concurrent with Charles LinderÕs Machina Miasma at The Victoria Room.

CHRIS ISNER VOODOO, March 18, 1993,

Paintings and objects by the Bay Area sculptor. REGISTRY April 15, 1993 Performance by Katrin Sigurdardottir and Charles Linder.

DIANA BARBEE, February 25, 1993,

Large scale charcoal drawings by North Carolinian performance artist.

ZOÕs YO-YO SHOW and BICYCLE CHOPPER RALLY October 21, 1992, Yo-yo competition plus bike chopper rally accompany the exhibition.

ADAM QUEST, August 21, 1992,

Direct from New York, The Digital Gypsy, performance artist A.Q. presents his live buzzword blizzard of cerebral, yet visceral bon mots to sate low taste, high brown and anything in between.

KEVIN EVENSEN June 24, 1992,

Comic-paintings by the Bay Area self-proclaimed Jello-King.

DUMPSTER BANQUET (performance) April 16, 1992,

Cuisine de campagne, a la supermarket dumpsters. Dinner for fifty, nearly all gleaned at no cost from a copious edible wasteland of tastes tossed asunder.

WAKE FOR THE EMBARCADERO FREEWAY April 16, 1991,

Arranged by Dennis Shelden and Charles Linder.

KEVIN SUDEITH May 9, 1991

Self portraits of the artist as terrorist.

TABERNACLE OF HAGGLED VERNACULAR February 21, 1991

Featuring works by Nurse Margot, Brother Perkins, Jimmy Lee Sudduth and Kyra Nijinsky. An effort at evaluating Folk art in a different light.

MARKO/23 December 1990

Installation by the Rev. Marko Aaron Presley Kennedy Audio accompaniment by 23 Degrees (band).

AMANDA HENDRICKS November 20, 1990

Installation by A.H. with thrift store clothing. Performances by C. Hengst, S. Scarboro, J. Locke.

ONE NIGHT STAND September 29, 1990, Works of a time based nature by Charles Linder, E. Tidemann, Chris Isner.

Refusalon started in 1990 in a warehouse on Natoma Street.  In January 1996, the gallery relocated to Hawthorne Street in the Crown Point Press Building.


 
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