Archive for November 2009

works/san jose presents ‘noon2noon’, a 24-hour art marathon: make art, buy art, support works


Works/San Jose presents ‘noon2noon’–a 24 hour art marathon beginning at noon First Friday, December 4th and continuing until Saturday, December 5th. We are seeking teams or individual artists who will be sponsored during a lock-in to create art to sell in a benefit for works/san jose.

How do you get involved?

  1. SIGN-UP: Contact Stephanie Battle at Works/San Jose. Call (408)286-6800 or write to You can also sign up on Thursday between 12-7pm at Works/San Jose.
  2. ARTISTS/TEAMS: Drop off supplies and set up times are:  Thursday 12-7pm and Friday beginning at 12noon. Each team will be given a booth/area of the gallery that will include floor and wall space. Please bring art to display, preferably art for sale!
  3. PERFORMERS: Performance area will be set up day of event. Basic mic will be available. Contact Stephanie to find out more about time of sets.
  4. THIS IS A FUNDRAISER! We are asking each artist to commit to raising at least $25 for Works/San Jose! This can be done through sponsorship of a team or donating 50% of sales to Works/San Jose.
  5. WHAT IS IN IT FOR YOU? Over 1000 visitors on First Friday will get to see your artwork, network with some of the greatest artists in Silicon Valley, sell some artwork to people for the holidays, hang out in our VIP Artist Lounge with food, movies, and coffee!

This event will be streaming live online for those of you who are unable to join us on First Friday.

Questions? Contact Stephanie Battle our Gallery Coordinator at (408)286-6800

Trembling Soul, Shining Bright-Tim Cottengim Retrospective

Works/San Jose is hosting Trembling Soul, Shining Bright–a 3-day retrospective of the art of Tim Cottengim, a downtown fixture, former Works Board Member and good friend to many. His work, spanning the last two decades, is filled with power, anguish, and fearless self-portraits. He will be missed and we invite to join us on November 20th for a reception 7-9pm, followed by a drum circle and open mic at 9pm.

November 19, 12-7pm
November 20, 12-4pm
November 20, Reception at 7pm with Open Mic & Drum Circle at 9pm
November 21, 12-4pm

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

Questions: Contact or call (408)286-6800.

Members Exhibition Pick-up, November 14, 2009 from 12-4pm!

member09.jpgThe Works/San Jose Members Exhibition All for One was a tremendous success! Thank you to everyone who participated including the artists, board of directors, staff, and volunteers! We had a record 3000 visitors to the exhibition!

Artwork Pick-up for the Members Exhibition will officially take place Saturday November 14 between 12-4pm at 451 South First Street, San Jose, CA 95113. If you need to make arrangements to have someone else pick up your artwork or to make arrangements for an alternate pick-up time please call (408)286-6800 or email

Thanks again! Works doesn’t work without you!

Stephanie Battle
Art & Gallery Programming Coordinator
Works/San Jose