Discover a Local Artist at a Gallery in May

A gallery show is particularly compelling when it features the work of local artists. Plan a visit to one of these Bay Area galleries in May and be sure to check our comprehensive calendar for a complete list of local galleries and featured artists.

“With(out) With(in) the very moment” at the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery


This exhibition offers meditations and reflections on art and activism of the early Gay Liberation Movement and the HIV/AIDS crisis, centered around the work of the late Ed Aulerich-Sugai, an artist, writer, AIDS activist and gardener at the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers.  See details.

“Art/Act: Local-Sea Change” at Hazel Wolf Gallery, David Brower Center


Art/Act: Local—Sea Change is a new manifestation of the Brower Center’s annual juried exhibition of Bay Area artists’ work that considers ocean conservation. Featuring new work in a variety of media.  See details.


“Piero Spadaro: Making Light” at Andrea Schwartz Gallery


Longtime San Francisco artist and gallerist Piero Spadero, owner of HANG ART, is featured in a solo exhibition this month at Andrea Schwartz Gallery. Spadero’s abstract, color field-inspired paintings employ a wide range of materials, including resin and glitter, to mimic the sparkle of jewelry captured in flat forms and design elements on paneled surfaces.  See details.

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