About GearBox Gallery

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  • Thurs 12-6, Fri 12-6, Sat 11-5

Artist-run GearBox Gallery showcases contemporary art featuring member artists and a broad range of regional guest artists. The GearBox is just downstairs from Transmission Gallery, close to the heart of the Oakland art scene.


Title: Divergent Thinking – work by Ruth Santee
Dates: Feb 17th - Mar 18th
Time: Check Venue listings.

Ruth Santee is a California based artist whose work has been exhibited in museum, non-profit and gallery venues. She received a BFA from the College of Santa Fe, NM and an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. Santee is a recipient of the Cadogan Fellowship Award from the San Francisco Foundation and a recipient of a commission from the San Francisco Arts Commission. Santee’s work is in the permanent collection of the University of Oregon and the David Brower Center, Berkeley CA. Her work has been reviewed in publications including the Los Angeles Times, Oakland Tribune and the San Francisco Chronicle and the Sacramento Bee.

According to Ms.Santee, the depictions of insects “began (as) a summer long investigation of insects, their intrinsic beauty, their death and the fragility of life in general”.

There will be a reception on First Friday, March 3, 2017, from 6 – 9 pm.