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Art exhibitions, installations and events in San Francisco

Mara Lea Brown participated in various art exhibitions, installations and events when she first arrived in San Francisco. Below is a short description of some of the art events and approximate dates:

Click on links to learn more about each Exhibition, Installation or Event

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Additional Art Exhibitions, Installations and Events:

 " I sat in the alley of an art gallery in the Castro and did portraits of individuals and couples. Approximate date: 1993-1995.


I made two large 3-dimensional dogs out of chicken wire which were used as part of an installation designed by Miguel Pérez and a group of other artists for Día de los Muertos at MCCLA. Approximate date: 2000-2005.

I created an altar for Day of the Dead at SOMArts made up of dozens of torn charcoal portraits representing people who are with us in person and/or in spirit. Approximate date: 2004-2009.

I had a solo show in a cafeteria in Hayes Valley. Approximate date: 2000-2006.

I was part of group show in a midwives' office in Noe Valley. Approximate date: 2000-2006.

I participated in the Día de los Muertos Marygold Project and created an art installation at Garfield Park dedicated to the victims of the Katrina hurricane. I created a 12 foot long skeleton of a fish out of see-through plastic tubes. It hung amidst large pieces of white cloth. I collaborated with Andrew Brown, who made a slideshow with images of water and from the news which were projected onto the installation throughout the event. Approximate date: 2005.

I created a live window drawing at Encantada Gallery of Fine Arts on Valencia Street, San Francisco. Approximate date: 2005-2009."

~ Mara


Encantada Gallery of Fine Arts on Valencia Street, San Francisco

To learn more about SOMArts click here.

To learn more about Día de los Muertos Marygold Project click here.

To learn more about Encantada Gallery click here.

To learn more about MCCLA click here.

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