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Preview Party for San Francisco Art Institute

Preview Party for San Francisco Art Institute

San Francisco Art Institute’s 2010 MFA Graduate Exhibition at Fort Mason opened recently with an exclusive preview evening that benefited the school’s scholarship fund.

The ten special guest curators included Apsara DiQuinzio, Assistant Curator of Painting and Sculpture, SFMOMA; Rudolf Frieling, Curator of Media Arts, SFMOMA; Gary Garrels, Elise S. Haas Senior Curator of Painting and Sculpture, SFMOMA; Betti-Sue Hertz, Director of Visual Arts, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; Hou Hanru, Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs, SFAI; Robert Flynn Johnson, Curator Emeritus, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; Corey Keller, Associate Curator of Photography, SFMOMA; Jeannene Przyblyski, Dean of Academic Affairs, SFAI; Lisa Sutcliffe, Assistant Curator of Photography, SFMOMA; and John Zarobell, Assistant Curator of Collections, Exhibitions, and Commissions, SFMOMA.

The Preview Party was sponsored by Hangar One, Firestone Walker Brewing Company, McCalls Catering, and Trumer Brauerei Berkeley.

Lokelani Devone, Jeanene Przyblyski, Joyce Newstat
Cherie Turner, Cara Storm, Alisa Carroll
Nicole Buffett (SFAI Trustee and Host Committee), Jim Ludwig
Lee Gregory (SFAI Trustee, Host Committee) and Marianna Stark (Host Committee)
Sandy Gerner, Sue Moldaw, Jenny Emerson

Rudolf Frieling (Curator of Media Arts, SFMOMA), Penelope Finnie (SFAI Trustee, Host Committee), and Michael Costuros (SFAI Trustee)
Jack Schafer & Betty Schafer (Honorary Committee)
Dalida Maria Benfield, Chris Bratton (SFAI President), and Karen Kubin (SFAI supporter)
Robert Bechtle (artist), Whitney Chadwick (sFAI Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, Host Committee)
Tim Berry (SFAI, Chair of Printmaking Department), Roselyn Swig (SFAI Trustee Emeritus and Honorary Committee), William Wiley (Artist, SFAI Alumnus), Robert Bechtle (Artist)
Kirby Sack, Paul Sack (SFAI Trustee Emeritus, Honorary Committee)
Cara Storm, Roselyne Swig (SFAI Trustee Emeritus and Honorary Committee), and Rudolf Frieling (Curator of Media Arts, SFMOMA)
Kate Sanger, John Sanger (SFAI Chair of Board of Trustees), and Nicole Buffett (SFAI Trustee, Host Committee)
Andrew Brown (SFAI Supporter), Adriane Iann (SFAI Supporter), Diane Frankel (SFAI Trustee, Host Committee)
Hou Hanru (SFAI, Director of Exhibitions and Galleries) and Huang Yong Ping (Artist and 2010 SFAI Honorary Doctorate recipient)