475 25th Street, Oakland CA 94612 \ 510-701-4620

Friday + Saturday: 12-5pm and by appt.


Group Show: Retrograde

December 2008


Retrograde: New Work at Mercury 20

Mercury 20 Gallery

25 Grand Ave. (at Broadway)

Oakland CA 94612

December 5 2008 ヨ January 31 2009

Please join us for our Opening Reception: Friday December 5th from 6 ヨ 9pm (in conjunction with Oakland Art Murmur).

Also: Afternoon After: Saturday December 6th from 12 ヨ 4pm (in conjunction with Oakland Art Murmur).

Oakland’s Mercury 20 Gallery presents its out-with-the-old /in-with-the-New Year group show Retrograde: New Work at Mercury 20 an overview of recent painting sculpture photography drawing and mixed media by East Bay artists. The works in this show review an intense period encompassing collapse confusion hope and change and reflect on the underlying patterns that came to light.

We are especially pleased to present the work of five artists new to the gallery in 2008: Eric Bohr Chela Fielding Aaron Geman Jill McLennan and Mary Curtis Ratcliff as well as the work of our continuing members: Julie Alvarado Jo Ann Biagini Margaret Chavigny Peter Honig Ce Ce Iandoli Maya Kabat Kathleen King Tarra Lyons Mary V. Marsh Charlie Milgrim Jamie Morgan David Seiler Laura Van Duren Anna Vaughan and Joan Weiss.

Mercury 20 is an artist-run exhibition space located in the heart of downtown Oakland; part of the emerging arts district in the Broadway/Telegraph corridor.

Gallery hours are Fridays 4 ヨ 7pm and Saturdays 12 noon ヨ 3pm or by appointment.


For more information please contact mercurytwenty@gmail.com or call Kathleen at 510.701.4620


Charlie Milgrim True Colors ladder and bowling balls 2008

Mary Curtis Ratcliff

Mary Curtis Ratcliff Porthole 1 photograph 2008

Margaret Chavigny

Margaret Chavigny Where You’ve Led Me oil acrylic wax on panel

Mercury 20 Gallery

475 25th Street, Oakland CA 94612
Tel: 510-701-4620

Gallery hours: Friday + Saturday: 12-5pm and by appt