ONE OF 28 ARTISTS INCLUDED IN THE EXHIBITION MORE THAN 700 YEARS
FRIDAY, JUN 7, 2019 – MONDAY, SEP 2, 2019
WALTER AND MCBEAN GALLERIES, MAIN GALLERY AT FORT MASON
Wanxin Zhang, Construction Zone II, and For All Genders, 2019
Wanxin Zhang spent his formative childhood years under Mao’s regime during the 1960’s in China. Zhang is an award-winning sculptor who has over 25 years of teaching experience in both China and the United States. In 2010, the exhibition “Wanxin Zhang: A Ten Year Survey” opened at ASU Art Museum, and traveled to Idaho, Florida, Washington, Montana, and California. Zhang also exhibited in the 22nd UBC Sculpture Biennial in Japan in 2007, the Taipei Ceramics Biennial in Taiwan in 2008, and the International Sculpture Biennial in China in 2013. Zhang’s current research interests include multicultural influences, politics, and globalization.
More Than 700 Years includes 28 artists:
At SFAI—Fort Mason Campus: Johnna Arnold, Elizabeth Bernstein, Timothy Berry, Brad Brown, Luke Butler, James Claussen, Kerry Laitala, Mads Lynnerup, Felicita Norris, Jordan Reznick, Kate Rhoades, and Meredith Tromble.
At the Walter and McBean Galleries: Chris Bell, Mark Brest van Kempen, Caitlin Mitchell-Dayton, Linda Connor, Sofía Córdova, John de Fazio, Ivan Iannoli, Tony Labat, Ryan Peter, J. John Priola, Brett Reichman, Kal Spelletich, Leila Weefur, Lindsey White, and Wanxin Zhang.
More Than 700 Years was organized by San Francisco Art Institute and curated by Ángel Rafael Vázquez-Concepción. Special thanks to SFAI President Gordon Knox; Vice President of Operations and Facilities Heather Hickman Holland; Manager of Exhibitions, Events, and Partnerships Kat Trataris; and Chief Preparator Robin Beard.
SFAI’s Exhibitions and Public Programs are made possible by the generosity of donors and sponsors. Program support in 2018-19 is provided by the Harker Fund of The San Francisco Foundation, Institute of Museums and Library Services, Grants for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Creative Work Fund, Koret Foundation, Pirkle Jones Fund, Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, and Fort Point Beer Company. Ongoing support is provided by the McBean Distinguished Lecture and Residency Fund, The Buck Fund, and the Visiting Artist Fund of the SFAI Endowment.