Passionate Engagement: The Art of Nancy Hom

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Opening Reception
Friday, March 1 | 7-9 pm

Gallery Hours
Wed – Sat, 12-5 pm (and by appointment)

Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center presents Passionate Engagement: The Art of Nancy Hom, a retrospective exhibition of visual artist Nancy Hom’s 45-year art career in San Francisco. Co-presented by Luggage Store Gallery, the exhibition runs from March 1-30, 2019 and features Hom’s iconic silkscreens, installations, and an evolving mandala installation that starts with her 2015 “Soul of San Francisco” mandala that morphs into a new one by the last week of the show.

Hom will engage community members to make items for the new “Evolving San Francisco” mandala, working with students from Buena Vista Horace Mann K-8 School in the Mission and senior residents of TODCO Development Company’s housing in the South of Market. Hom will transform the mandala with fresh, unique additions before each public program, creating a living installation that will change shape throughout the exhibition run.

Exhibition programs throughout the month will include an artist talk, a poetry reading by Hom accompanied by performances, and a panel discussion on our changing city and how it has impacted the lives of its long-time residents.

Schedule of Programs:

Open To You: Artist Talk with Nancy Hom
Saturday, March 9 | 2-4pm
Join Nancy Hom for an exclusive, behind the scenes tour of Passionate Engagement: The Art of Nancy Hom and learn about her 45-year artistic career.

Dear SF | Poetry + Performance
Friday, March 15 | 7-9pm
An evening of poetry + performance by artists with deep connections to San Francisco. Featuring poetry by Nancy Hom, performance by Leticia Hernández-Linares, and more.

Evolving SF | Panel Discussion
Saturday, March 23 | 2-4pm
Artists Jason Bayani, Lenore Chin, Rio Yanez, Weston Teruya (moderator), and more come together to discuss the SF Bay Area’s changing landscape, and its impact on generations of long term residents, artists, and community organizers.

Closing Reception
Saturday, March 30 | 2-4pm
Witness the final iteration of Nancy Hom’s new mandala while partaking in a community potluck to close out the exhibition.

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