The Painting Salon is a lecture series creating dialogue around contemporary art in the Bay Area. Every other month, we invite two artists present their work at a new art space, gallery, or artist studio. With the nomadic venue and expanding roster of presenters, the Salon fosters community by introducing new audiences to artists and artists to each other. The Salon is curated by Bay Area artists Andrea Bacigalupo, Brittany Ficken, Camile Messerley, and Laura Rokas. Support for the Painting Salon has been provided through individual donations and grants from Southern Exposure’s Alternative Exposure Grant Program. The Painting Salon is now fiscally sponsored through Fractured Atlas, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides support to artistically driven non-commercial projects. Therefore, your donations to the Painting Salon are tax-deductible.

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2018-2019 Rachelle Bussiéres, Co-Director

2017 - 2018 Sarah Thibault, Director

2015 - 2017 Cate Nelson, Co-Director

2012 - 2015 Rebekah Goldstein, Founder / Director