Archive for October 2007

South First Friday – November 2007

Come on down to South First Friday at Works/San Jose this friday and experience this fine events:

Opening Reception: WORXX: twenty years of design by joe miller
A sampling of the dynamic, award winning, and sometimes controversial graphic design for Works/San José from 1987 to 2007. Installation in the front window and back community wall.

Live electronic music performances by Chlorophil and Derek Scott.

on view in the main exhibition space:
Feel the Difference: Cultural Branding Remix
Artists Jano Cortijo, Binh Danh, Ala Ebtekar, Amir H. Fallah, Juan Luna-Avin, and Angelica Muro remix the commercialization of culture and ethnicity.

on view in the Paulette Peterson Installation Space:
Chris Elliman An interactive installation on social stereotypes.

Visit SouthFirstFridays.com for more info on what else is going on!

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WORXX: twenty years of design by joe miller



A sampling of the dynamic, award winning, and sometimes controversial graphic design for Works/San José from 1987 to 2007. An installation at the front window and the hall community space. Opening Reception: First Friday November 2, 8pm to 10pm. Exhibition continues through December 22. For more about Joe’s work in design and performance visit www.joemillersco.com

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Works/San Jose night at Aqui, Willow Glen – November 5

Monday, November 5 is Works/San Jose night at Aqui Cal-Mex on Lincoln Avenue. Do your part to support this community artist space by ordering cocktails and/or dinner between 4pm and 9pm – Aqui will donate a portion of their sales to WORKS, if you bring in the attached flyer, or even mention Works when you are paying for your meal.

It’s a win-win for us all-!

Best wishes-
Sarah Puckitt

Download and PRINT this PDF of the flyer!


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Curatorial Workshop – October 2007

getting it all together: submitting curatorial proposals
october 20th 2007 at 10am
suggested donation: $10 (to cover cost of handouts)

this workshop will help you prepare a professional and cohesive exhibition proposal to submit to works/san jose and other galleries and museums.
reservations: call 408-286-6800 or email gallery@workssanjose.org

SIDESCROLLER ][ : Art + Games + Techno + Beer

Sidescroller][ Hires

Thursday, October 11, 2007 @ ~7:30pm

Come join us for a night of retro and not-retro games in the genre of the futuristic side scrolling shooter, accompanied by a dj mixed soundtrack to match. $5 donation is requested so we can help pay the rent and electricity bill at Works/San Jose. $10 will get you a custom embroidered patch! OMGWTF?! Sidescroller is t3h awesome!1!

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Photos from New Music and Performance Night, september 2007

I have posted photos from last month’s event on my blog. Thanks very much to all who came out, and especially to Chachi Jones, QORSER, and Joe Miller! Excellent performances by all.

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Body of Works Ebay auctions: Round 3!

We have just posted our third round of ebay auctions from our opening show, “Body of Works”. Please go see what’s up for auction and bid on a set today! All proceeds go towards helping Works pay the rent and keep the doors open!

Body of Works Ebay auctions, Round 3

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South First Friday—October 5, 2007

Opening Reception, 7pm till late:

Feel the Difference: Cultural Branding Remix
Artists Jano Cortijo, Binh Danh, Ala Ebtekar, Amir H. Fallah, Juan Luna-Avin, and Angelica Muro remix the commercialization of culture and ethnicity.

Paulette Peterson Installation Space rededication:
Chris Elliman An interactive installation on social stereotypes.

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