Exhibits: Past

Davina Semo Messenger
January 29 - June 28, 2020
Gallery 1

Davina Semo’s exhibition Core Reflections marks one of two inaugural projects in di Rosa’s Conversation Pieces series. The San Francisco-based artist works across two and three dimensions, often utilizing industrial materials that examine tensions between nature, society and the self.

June 23-December 30, 2018
Galleries 1 + 2

The second installment of Be Not Still: Living in Uncertain Times continues the exhibition’s experimental blend of new art commissions and works from the di Rosa collection with four new projects by Bay Area artists.

February 23 - December 29, 2019
Gallery 2

A fiercely independent artist up to her passing in 2004, Viola Frey is perhaps most widely known for her larger than life figurative ceramic sculptures. This exhibition offers a long overdue opportunity to trace the artist’s career through a chronological …MORE→

January 27–May 27, 2018
Galleries 1 + 2

Unfolding in two parts throughout 2018, Be Not Still: Living in Uncertain Times addresses concerns of the present social and political climate through a radical new model of experimentation and inquiry. Assembling a diverse intergenerational mix of artists with ties …MORE→

October 26, 2016 - October 15, 2017
Gallery 1

Extended! New closing date: October 15, 2017 Begun by Rene di Rosa in the early 1960s, the di Rosa collection spans the last six decades and includes significant works by many of the region’s most noteworthy artists. The collection not only …MORE→

April 16–October 2, 2016
Gatehouse Gallery

This exhibition explores the work of Paul Kos and reflects on the San Francisco-based artist’s longstanding engagement with the Western landscape, from his native Wyoming to his second home in the California Sierras. Throughout his career, Kos (b. 1942) has …MORE→

February 6 - April 3, 2016
Gatehouse Gallery

Amy Balkin et al., Amanda Eicher, Pablo Guardiola, Cybele Lyle, Robert Minervini, Trevor Paglen, Elizabeth Sims The natural environment serves as medium and muse for the seven artists in Radical Landscapes who reflect on a range of larger concerns including …MORE→

February 3 - April 10, 2016
Gatehouse Gallery

Ned Kahn’s playful and mysterious artworks emerge from a confluence of science and art. Inspired by atmospheric physics, geology, astronomy, and fluid motion, Kahn seeks to enable viewers to observe and interact with natural processes. Flowing water, fog, sand, and …MORE→

October 31, 2015 - January 24, 2016
Gatehouse Gallery

Born in Los Angeles in 1937, conceptual artist Robert Kinmont spent his early years outside the small rural town of Bishop, California, before settling in Sonoma, his home of over 30 years. The artist’s approach and process have continuously been …MORE→