We here at 7x7 found ourselves so inspired by The Exquisite Book: 100 Artists Play a Collaborative Game (Chronicle Books), that we decided to continue the game online. Starting Dec. 1, we'll post a drawing from the book done by a local artist—one each Wednesday. Get your pens and paints ready because we're asking you to "respond" to each drawing with your own creation. Every week, we'll pick our favorite drawing and give the contributor $150 in local gift certificates. Then, at the end of December, we'll choose the best from the weekly winners.
For poster-philes, print lovers, and graphic design appreciators in general, Mission's Gravel & Gold shop is the place to head this Friday for a not-to be-missed poster show from Osborn/Woods. The rich history of the art duo stretches back to the early 1950's, when David Osborn and Charles Woods met during their graduate studies at UC Berkeley. They later moved to the small former mining town of Nevada City, and while creating the colorful lithographs and silk screens for which they've become known, also found time to open up a local museum and run the town's community radio station–no slackers, these two.