Archive for September 2009

“All for One…” Members Exhibition Opens October 2nd, 7pm-late!


OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION—In the Main Gallery: All For One!… the 2009 Works Member Exhibition. Over 100 local and regional artists who have banded together to support your community art and performance center. No judge, no jury—from gentle to startling, a cross section of our community of artists.

In the P2 Installation Space: Failure, a mixed media installation by artist Lisa Noble.

When: Friday, October 2nd from 7pm-late!

Where: Works/San Jose, 451 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113

Questions? Contact or call (408)286-6800

WORKS comedy night and member show news!


“Funny Women” comedy night with lesbian comedians Janine Brito and Natasha Muse. Friday, September 25, 7pm, at Works, 451 South 1st Street, $15 donationa benefit for Works/San Jose and the Billy de Frank Community Center. The related exhibit “That’s So Gay!” with work by Annie Sprinkle and 17 other artists ends Saturday. Works is open Thursday noon to 7pm; Friday and Saturday noon to 4pm

Saturday, September 26, 2pm
All members please attend the member meeting to make suggestions, listen, and find a way forward. Help Works to survive and thrive by getting involved. Deliver your art for the member exhibit at the same time if you like!

For Artists who want to both help community art and show their work, Works’ member exhibit DEADLINE is this Saturday. Just become a member and place a piece in the exhibition.
Bring your art this Thursday, Friday, or Saturday!
Exhibition opens First Friday, October 2.
Download the exhibit form with details at

Saturday, September 26, 7pm
Karen Mullally and indie band Deathat
$5 donation at the door

Member Exhibition–Call for artists! Become a member and show during the month of October!

Become a Member of Works and exhibit in downtown San Jose!

Open call for regional artists, friends of Works and everyone else!

We hope you will help represent regional art in the south bay by participating in All For One!…, the Works 2009 member exhibition. Not a member yet? Become one and you’re in the show–no judge, no jury–just our wide and varied community of artists! Please see the call-for-artists posted below to participate. Please forward the call to your friends in the arts!

key dates (all are also on the call): ART DUE BY SEPT 26
art delivery days: Sept 24 (noon to 7), Sept 25 (noon to 4), and Sept 26 (noon to 4)
opening day and reception: First Friday Oct 2, 7pm till late
closing reception: First Friday Nov 6, 7pm till late
exhibition closes: Nov 13
pick up work: Nov 14 (noon to 4)


Location and Phone:
451 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Gallery: 408-286-6800