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Baldocchi Projects & Collaborations

Serving Communities One Project at a Time

It has been proven that communities benefit from direct engagement with art.  Baldocchi Projects investigates artists who consistently contribute to the health of their communities through their art practice.   

Once identified, Baldocchi projects invites and provides funding to the artists to collaborate with organizations that deeply value community.  Projects include art exhibitions, salons, community art making, mural creation, performances, residencies, concerts, picnics, art commissions.

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Baldocchi Projects has a dedicated mission to working with artistic communities—providing whatever support is needed in order to unlock, expand or amplify creative potential. We advocate for them so they have the ability to make their dreams a reality.  This photo depicts the after-party of opening night for René Yañez’s solo exhibition Into the Fade at The  Luggage Store Gallery.

Here he is surrounded by friends who huddled with and supported him through his courageous yet profoundly graceful battle with cancer. 

Photo Credit: Mona Caron

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Recent News & Events

March 9‑March 31, 2018

Co-presented Into the Fade solo exhibition at the Luggage Store Gallery.

Baldocchi Projects collaborated with San Francisco's cutting edge Luggage Store Gallery to co-produce an exhibition of recent works by iconic and legendary artist, activist, curator, producer René Yañez, (September 19, 1942—May 29, 2018) Image: Opening night of René Yañez's solo show, Into the Fade, Luggage Store Gallery

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Local Foundation commits funds to Baldocchi Projects

An anonymous  foundation generously funds Baldocchi Projects for important cultural outreach programs.  Baldocchi Projects is fiscally sponsored by Intersection for the Arts. Image: Painter and curator Cynthia Tom preparing work for her award-winning project "A Place of Her Own".

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Oct 20, 2017

SOMArts & Baldocchi Projects present Mission Salon in conjunction with Remembrance & Resistance 

Co-produced Mission Salon, a project developed by René Yañez and curated by Mission MAPP participant David Kubrin to showcase the color, culture, and meaning in Día de los Muertos.  Image: Musical Art Quintet and mural by Josue Rojas

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July, 2016

Baldocchi Projects hosts  Artist-in-Residence Programs 

Baldocchi Projects invited prolific multi-disciplinary artist Adrian Arias as the inaugural artist-in-residence to live and work at FridaCalico’s Art House in San Rafael where he created paintings, drawings and performance while collaborating with musicians.  The program provided a large studio, piano, honorarium, and reception with abundant food, drink, live performances.  Image: Adrian Arias creating his angel series at FridaCalico's Art House.

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