3 FISH STUDIOS
OAKLAND ART LIBRARY
357 12th Street, Oakland
2644 ASHBY, Berkeley, CA
ART IN NEIGHBORHOOD'S EXHIBTION
April 27th-August 2018
Opening Reception: June 14th 6-8PM
1026 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
"Hang In There, Baby"
3021 Airport Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90405
TEMAKI + ART POP UPs
Featuring Anthony Bourdain show chef, Michael Black (SEBO restaurant) & NEW original artwork by Karii Rürup-Coleman.
SATURDAY DEC. 16, 2017 11AM-6PM
235 Cortland Ave., San Francisco, CA 94110 (Bernal Heights)
SUNDAY JAN. 21, 2018 11AM-5PM
1905 Palmetto, Pacifica, CA
SANCHEZ STREET STUDIOS
SATURDAY FEB. 24, 2018 4:30PM-9:30PM
1589 Sanchez Street, San Francisco
A THOUSAND TINY PIECES
611 HYDE GALLERY
OCTOBER 22, 2016 11AM-10PM
MIGHTY BOX GALLERY
245 South Van Ness
DECEMBER 1-17, 2016
Opening reception Thursday December 1st 5:30pm
1395 31st Ave
45 ROSE STREET
A THOUSAND TINY PIECES is a collection of monochromatic, ethereal drawings by Karii Rurup-Coleman. She named her series after a special song to her heart, A THOUSAND TINY PIECES by San Francisco musician, Sean Hayes. She recalls the warm moments of Sean playing this song in her backyard--her dear friend requesting it over and over. "He soon went off to be famous, but we always held that song close to our hearts." Three years ago, her dear friend had suddenly passed away--leaving this song to forever connect them.
A year ago, Karii found herself expanding on a late night doodle, after her cousin challenged her to draw it bigger for her birthday. This, of course developed into Karii's new found style...lines, pathways & the many directions her black pen would take her...what she originally thought, was just a way to distract her focus.
She began to think of our world configured of many tiny pieces--stories folding and unfolding, therefore molding living things-- tangible things, into more than just what we can see with the naked eye.
Karii thrives on the richness of simplicity when creating art. She loves the edge...tipping over from the complexities of urban living--plunging into water, sticks and dirt.
Karii tends to shy away from bright, bold colors and statements. She enjoys giving people the chance to see what they may--to create their own experience when viewing her work. She prefers her work to be clean, elegant, soft--with a tone of natural elements. Karii never knows what her drawing will become when she begins...