Growth: a Dedication to the Bay Area

Updated: Mar 4, 2019

"Growth: a dedication to the Bay Area" was an art show hosted by Empire in the Air in April 2016.

We invited artists and performers in the Bay Area to celebrate how our home provides a cultivating environment for creativity to flourish.

Video recap by Miguel Nuestro

Photos by Melanie Macaraeg




ARTISTS: AGUYCALLEDWEST BRYANT SINA CAS5ANDRA JESS TSE JOSE RUIZ JTODDO MEAGGYMEGS MISACAT STEPHANIE ACEDILLO

Proceeds of the artwork went to the non-profit 826 Valencia, an organization that helps the youth in SF grow through creative writing and literature. You can learn more about them at 826 Valencia.org

PERFORMERS: GIAN CARLOS HIDDEN VISIONS MIKEY MANIFEST MR. NO NAME PAT RACELA

My responsibilities included as the curator, head organizer and the liaison between Empire in the Air and the artists and the hosting venue, 1920c.

Portfolio of Francesca ChiChai Villa Mateo