SAN FRANCISCO, CA – November 15, 2014 /- San Francisco Women Artists (SFWA) announce they will be opening their beautiful and spacious new Gallery in the vibrant SF Inner Sunset neighborhood. Their inaugural all media show “Artists’ Choice” will open January 8 – January 31, 2015.
Founded in 1887, San Francisco Women Artists (SFWA) is the oldest on-going arts organization in California, a nonprofit membership-based organization that supports and promotes the talents of emerging and established women artists. Monthly themed-juried shows feature paintings, photography, jewelry, ceramics, and sculpture.
Pam Borrelli, photographer and SFWA Board President, states that membership is open to all Bay Area residents, men and women, who share in SFWA’s mission to advance the work of women artists, and invites new member applications. SFWA outgrew their former gallery in Presidio Heights and look forward to moving into the much larger space that features 14′ ceilings, skylights and a courtyard.
Collaborating with other nonprofits and engaging student interns, SFWA hosts a variety of events that invite neighborhood participation, featuring talented artists, offering varied workshops and presentations, hosting receptions/special events and activities for the community at large.
SFWA is proud of its heritage and its many former members who have gone on to become prominent artists, including Ruth Asawa, Dorr Bothwell, Imogen Cunningham, and Ruth Bernhard.
Located at 647 Irving Street and 8th Avenue, San Francisco, SFWA is hosting the celebratory “Artists’ Choice” opening Reception on January 8, from 5:30-9:30 pm. SFWA is a nonprofit 501© (3) arts organization celebrating its 127th year.
Pam Borrelli, Board President
San Francisco Women Artists
647 Irving Street
San Francisco, CA 94122