EngAGE Presents "Yours Truly" Art Exhibition in San Francisco

 
Hope Quilt in the gallery - photo by Rob Suguitan
Hope Quilt in the gallery - photo by Rob Suguitan
BURBANK, Calif. - March 26, 2021 - PRLog -- Now open: "Yours Truly," the first group art exhibition by residents of the Delivering Innovation in Supportive Housing (DISH) community. Organized and curated by EngAGE Program Director Mattie Loyce, the exhibit is an opportunity for the Tenderloin DISH residents to send a message to the world about who they are via the art they make, and share a reflection of what is going on within their community and experience.

Blossoming from the historic year of 2020, the exhibition focuses on themes of hope, strength, and resilience by resident artists of The Le Nain, Empress, and Windsor hotels. The exhibition includes artworks from more than 15 resident artists, and the debut of a community Hope Quilt created by DISH staff, residents, and supporters.

Hope Quilt

The Hope Quilt is a social artwork made by DISH residents and staff, members of the City of San Francisco's social work teams who support DISH sites, and constructed with support of Mission Praxis. The quilt is composed of squares designed in response to the idea of what hope means to each individual artist. The Hope Quilt builds from other radical quilting traditions like the AIDS Memorial Quilt, which started in San Francisco, and Gee's Bend Quilts from a southern African-American community. In this historic time, through the experience of pandemic and social uprisings, we felt it was important to explore this theme of hope with the frontline Tenderloin community.

Dates: March 12 - April 10, 2021

Location: SWIM Gallery 509 Ellis Street, San Francisco CA 94109

All viewings must be scheduled by appointment at DISHartshow@gmail.com

Exhibition Film available on YouTube.

COLLABORATORS

DISH
operates eight permanent housing sites in the Tenderloin and Mission neighborhoods, providing permanent supportive housing for 570 San Franciscans with serious health issues.

EngAGE changes lives by transforming affordable senior and multigenerational apartment communities into vibrant centers of learning, wellness and creativity. We serve more than 5,500 seniors and families throughout California and Oregon. In San Francisco, we currently provide health, wellness, and creative arts programming for three sites operated by (DISH).

SWIM Gallery's mission is to provide a space for emerging and established artists to showcase their work in a way that will foster the growth of their artistic careers.

Mission Praxis is a sewing studio, artisan clothing shop, and community art space.

Dignity Health at Sequoia Hospital focuses on the human connection at the heart of medicine. Human connection is the catalyst for healing – body, mind and soul.

Sadiq Norris, Videographer, has been creating films since 2018. He graduated as a Bay Area Video Coalition Fellow in 2020. Initially having an eye focused on narrative filmmaking, Sadiq continues to explore storytelling in a variety of ways.

Visit the EngAGE website to learn more about what we do!

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