Conversation Pieces Opening Reception 2-22

Gallery 1

di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art presents

𝘾𝙤𝙣𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙨𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙋𝙞𝙚𝙘𝙚𝙨

Davina Semo: Core Reflections
Gallery 1 | January 29–June 28, 2020

Jim Drain: Membrane
Gallery 1 | February 19–December 27, 2020

Join us as we celebrate the launch of two new exhibitions:

Davina Semo: 𝘊𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘙𝘦𝘧𝘭𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 highlights a new body of work by the San Francisco–based artist that considers the unique setting of Gallery 1 in relation to the landscape. Combining industrial materials and natural forms, it underscores the precarious state of the environment and offers a contemplative space for self-reflection.

Jim Drain: 𝘔𝘦𝘮𝘣𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘦 is the Providence-based artist’s first solo commission in Northern California. This fully interactive yearlong installation connects visitors with a lineage of countercultural dreamers who deployed craft and handwork to build a more democratic and inclusive world.

𝘊𝘰𝘯𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘗𝘪𝘦𝘤𝘦𝘴 showcases newly commissioned works by emerging and mid-career artists who spark dialogue with the artistic legacy of Northern California. This series continues di Rosa’s ongoing interest in supporting the production of new work, and is notable for expanding the organization’s programmatic scope to include artists working both in and outside of the Bay Area.


For more information, contact or 707.226.5991 x25

NOTE: Beginning January 29, enjoy free visit early access to di Rosa’s Gallery 1 and view Davina Semo’s completed installation, 𝘊𝘰𝘳𝘦 𝘙𝘦𝘧𝘭𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 as well as a “behind-the-scenes” glimpse of the Jim Drain’s new immersive program hub mid-installation, in anticipation of the opening reception for Conversation Pieces in Gallery 1, scheduled for Saturday, February 22, 2020.

Sunday, February 23, access to the Courtyard and Sculpture Meadow begins. After a visit to Gallery 1, accompany one of our informative docents to the upper grounds for even more inspiration. (read more about 2020 tours & access)


  • Occurred Saturday, February 22nd, 2020 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm


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