Oakland Art Murmur
Spirit of Oakland
is a self-taught multidisciplinary artist living and working in Oakland, California. Originally from
New Orleans, Shido uses his art to invoke healing through creative expression and prompt connection to his
ancestral roots through story-telling.
Juniper Yun is a South Korean born, Oakland based interdisciplinary artist and writer. Her work explores themes of identity, desire, and transformation. As a transgender woman of color, Juniper utilizes an interdisciplinary approach of art-making, writing, and cultural studies to empower her communities. Through using traditional methods of her heritage (such as paper and dye-craft), and remixing it with new media and performance, Juniper creates work that lives in the light and the dark; in the past, present, and future.
Fernando Reyes is a formally trained artist based in Oakland and Somerset. He has a BFA from the School of Art Institute in Chicago. Fernando has a large and diverse portfolio of work. His work is primarily representational and
includes oil paintings, drawings and printmaking. He has also explored themes in abstract art; both in paper cutouts
and oil paintings. Fernando has an extensive resume of regional and national solo and group exhibitions. His work
has been acquired for the art collections of several public and private institutions and numerous private collections.