Collaborations and Resources
I follow a number of art blogs (many are listed below) and filter for Bay Area relevance. You can find and subscribe to a feed of my shared Google Reader items here.
A contemporary art network featuring a calendar of shows and openings in several major cities and community profiles of artists and more. As an Artslant Keeper, I post some of my content as reviews, etc. My profile is here.
Art consultant and appraiser, Alan Bamberger, also covers the Bay Area gallery scene. I occasionally contribute some photos and a brief review of shows for his San Francisco Openings section.
An aggregator of Bay Area art events, Happenstand also monitors local arts news feeds, including Arteaser, in it's Pulse section.
Organization behind San Francisco Fall Open Studios. New website allows artists to add other shows and events to their profiles and users to track their favorite artists.
A San Francisco gallery guide, geared towards collectors.
Sharon Reaves of Reaves Gallery shares practical tips and gallery insights for artists and collectors. She also has a useful list of Artists Resources.
ArtSpan Board Vice President, Michael Yochum aggregates San Francisco arts events listings, articles, and news, with a focus on open studios. He occasionally reviews shows and conducts artist interviews.
Artist Stephen Wagner has launched a workshop series for artist professional development. His site also features other resources and calls for artists.
San Francisco Bay Area Art News
Another Bay Area focused arts blog.
Based in San Francisco, FFDC features contemporary art and music news, interviews, forums, contests and calendars for several major cities.
Vision+Visuals ArtGroup blog highlights select local arts events