refusalon gallery is dedicated to bringing great art to the private and public sector and offer expert services in curation, logistics, and financing. We offer seminal works by modern masters from the late 19th and 20th century. We specialize in conceptual and minimal works by artists like Sol Lewitt, David Nash and Bill Fontana. The gallery shows renowned artists like Sandro Chia, Uri Traig and Janine Gordon and acts as a platform for emerging artists and aspiring art professionals in the San Francisco Bay area. Our work has been placed in the hands of major public institutions including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the San Francisco Museum of Modern, the Berkeley Art Museum, the di Rosa Preserve, the Frankfurt Ballet, the University of Nevada. Our private clients include Shimon Peres, Mrs. Swig, Yoko Ono, Dali Lama, and Queen Noor.
We offer a residency each year that provides for studio facilities at Public Glass to three artists working in glass for seven days per year and a show at our gallery. The artists chosen this year are: Uzi Traig, Sam Yates, and Adam Gale.
Shmulik Krampf, Director of refusalon for 30 years, was born in Israel in 1956. He attended Avni Art Institute in Tel Aviv on a full scholarship and graduated with a degree in Art History, Painting, and Print Making. He lectures extensively on art with public speaking engagements at the Contemporary Art at University of California, Berkeley MFA program (“Art Transcends Reality”), as well as the Art Dealer’s Association of America (Yerba Buena Center for the Arts), the San Francisco Art Institute, the University of Nevada, Reno, CCA, Bezalel Art School Jerusalem, and Avni Art Institute.
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