Renée Gertler: Scintilla Glimmer
November 5 – December 3, 2022
Opening Reception: November 5, 4–7 pm
image: Chambers, 2019, 30 x 20 inches, ink, color pencil on paper
On view in the SFArtsED gallery at 1275 Minnesota Street is a solo exhibition by SFArtsED Artist Mentor Renée Gertler. Renée’s sculptural objects and drawings act as visual investigations of the psyche, her works sway between logic and intuition, inspired by scientific inquiry and the world of metaphysics.
About the Artist
Renée Gertler was born in Santa Barbara, California to Dutch Mother and a Hungarian Father. Renée is a visual artist and educator, currently living and working in the San Francisco Bay area. Her drawings and sculptures explore ideas around metaphysical, psychological and emotional landscape. She holds a BFA and MFA in Sculpture from The California College of Arts. She studied landscape architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate Studies of Design. As an Artist Mentor with SFArtsED, Renée taught visual arts in the San Francisco Unified School District. Her sculptures and installations have been exhibited at the Headlands Center for The Arts, New Langton Arts, Spaces Gallery, Southern Exposure, Eleanor Harwood Gallery and Et. al gallery. She has been awarded the Anthony and Cadogan Fellowship, a Danish Arts Council Grant and artist residencies at the John Michael Kohler Arts/ Industry program, Spaces, Cleveland Ohio, Vermont Studio Center, Pilchuck School of Glass Emerging Artists Fellowship, The Macdowell Colony and Kala Art Institute.