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SOMArts San Francisco Dia de los Muertos Event

I'm one of forty artists participating in SOMArts San Francisco, Day of the exhibit titled 'Visions at Twilight." The focus of this year’s event revolves around the theme of gentrification of San Francisco and the loss of culture and people being felt in the Bay Area now.

This has been a difficult challenge for me as emotions run high on this theme and changes in the…

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Added by Martha Rodriguez on September 10, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

In Remission 3 years, 4 months, 7 days



I have been in remission from Leukemia - Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia - for three years, four months and seven days....and I am counting.



For those uninitiated to the throes of being a cancer patient, perhaps the question is , "Why bother counting? Why not just move on? You conquered…

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Added by Martha Rodriguez on April 18, 2014 at 11:12am — 2 Comments

Latest artsy activities from Estudio Martita / Martha Rodriguez

There has been a flurry of activity in Estudio Martita for the past month. As usual, artful activites seem to always happen around the same time.


My first event is happening this Tuesday at Puerto Alegre Restaurant on Valencia…
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Added by Martha Rodriguez on July 1, 2013 at 11:53am — No Comments

Photo-op with Mayor Ed Lee

Photo-op with Mayor Ed Lee

Ani Rivera, Mayor Ed Lee, me and assistant to Mayor Lee

Out Sunday, working …

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Added by Martha Rodriguez on June 6, 2012 at 12:22pm — 1 Comment

Estudio Martita & Spring Open Studios

Flowering Tree by Martha Rodriguez…
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Added by Martha Rodriguez on April 8, 2012 at 3:07pm — 2 Comments

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Martha Rodriguez posted a blog post

Interviewed by Elena Gross of SOMArts on my altar and other thoughts

ARTIST INTERVIEW: MARTHA RODRIGUEZWHAT: Currently exhibiting artist Martha Rodriguez discusses displacement, holding on to your roots, and her hope for the SF community through artist involvement.WHEN: Martha is exhibiting in …See More
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Rose Ramirez updated their profile
Oct 20
Laura Ortiz-Spiegel posted a status
"Absolutely love the poem. The serpent is wonderful. Quite a task in itself...Viva San Francisco and her children!!"
Oct 19
Martha Rodriguez posted a video

A Snake Making Journey

Made a serpent / snake out of bubble wrap, cardboard, tape, pillow stuffing and acrylic tape. It was a something out of nothing kind of project. The final fi...
Oct 18
Martha Rodriguez posted photos
Oct 17
Martha Rodriguez's blog post was featured

We Are San Francisco, a poem about the current state of our city

Wrote a poem to go along with my installation at Somarts called We Are San Francisco.What is San Francisco to you?Change, change. Shifting, shaping rapid, thoughtless, minimize, multiply, erase, recreate.Homogenized beauty, suburbs in the city. A rainbow of people, fade into shades of grey.Onslaught continues, more land, more money, more buildings, more restaurants, more evictions.This change to fear or face for those who stay, whose soul remains?Perhaps like the serpent we must shed our…See More
Oct 9
Martha Rodriguez posted a blog post

We Are San Francisco, a poem about the current state of our city

Wrote a poem to go along with my installation at Somarts called We Are San Francisco.What is San Francisco to you?Change, change. Shifting, shaping rapid, thoughtless, minimize, multiply, erase, recreate.Homogenized beauty, suburbs in the city. A rainbow of people, fade into shades of grey.Onslaught continues, more land, more money, more buildings, more restaurants, more evictions.This change to fear or face for those who stay, whose soul remains?Perhaps like the serpent we must shed our…See More
Oct 8
Martha Rodriguez posted photos
Oct 8
Frances Hernandez posted a photo

Skull coin bank

Skull coin bank I painted for a a Day of the Dead fundraiser for a local museum. Flowers in eyes are made by me as well."Se vive con la esperanza de llegar a ser un recuerdo" - Antonio Porchia
Oct 6
Laura Ortiz-Spiegel posted a status
"Reception date: Nov 2, 2014 2-4pm. Food, music, altars and art."
Oct 6
Laura Ortiz-Spiegel posted a status
""Mi Casa Tu Casa - visitations" at Pajaro Valley Art Council Gallery, 37 Sudden street, Watsonville, CA. Exhibit dates: Oct 29-Dec 14, 2014."
Oct 6
Martha Rodriguez posted photos
Sep 25

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