Tuesday, June 7, 2016

"A Place of her Own," exhibition at the I-Hotel Manilatown Center, S.F through June 30

Curated by Cynthia Tom and Maggie Yee and presented by API Cultural Center's United States of Asian America Festival, Asian American Women Artists Association and I-Hotel Manilatown Cnet, the exhibition "A Place of Her Own," asked several women artists the question, "If you had a place of your own, what would it be?"

Artists in the show: Nancy Arvold, Octavia Baker, Angela Bau, Frances Cachapero, Ann Rojas-Cheatham, Eunice Feng, Reiko Fujii, Judith Nihei, Kelsay Elizabeth Myers, Lisa Rodondi, Natalie Sacramento, Cynthia Tom, Sue Tom, Manon Bogerd Wada, Irene Wibawa, Adrienne Yan, Maggie Yee, Patricia Zamora and the Community Health for Asian American's Bhutanese/Nepali Refugee/ImmigrantWomen's leadership group (Sashi Subba, Manikala Subba, Kala Aley, Neelam Monger, Dewkala Rai, Bamu Suhang, Mon Rai, Khari Rai, Lalmati Limbu and Santa Rai

Images courtesy of Cynthia Tom

"Resonating Open" by Manon Bogerd Wada

A Place of her Own is also an art-based healing and trans-formative workshop series for Asian American women that culminates in an exhibition. The women work to overcome cultural silence that prevents women from thriving. It also explores family and ancestral patterns and examines beliefs that hold women back so that women can deiced what they what for their lives, to move forward and thrive with joy.

"Heading Home 2" by Cynthia Tom

1-6 p.m., Wednesday-Sunday. Through June 30. I-Hotel Manilatown Center, 868 Keary St., S.F. (415) 291-0175, www.manilatown-heritage-foundation.org

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