About GearBox Gallery
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.
Stop by GearBox Gallery to see a special installation of paintings, Off the Rails, by Tamera Avery, in the Inner Room.
Avery comments about the installation:
“I am a San Francisco based visual artist working in oils to create large-scale paintings that consider the dynamic nature of truth.
My process begins with images I collect from social media and news publications. These images typically speak to political, environmental, and social issues. I use images as vocabulary, cutting them up and appropriating them into collages to make small works. I use these small works as source material for my large scale paintings.
My recent series, “Off the Rails,” considers how false information has informed our nation’s perception of truth. For this series, I have used environmental, social, and political images in combination with random images found on the internet. I use this unlikely combination of images to narrate what I perceive to be true.”
Showing in the main gallery at GearBox: What Remains, works by Phyllis Lasché and Danny Rosales.