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Ongoing Online Art Exhibit

LOCAL>> Humankind in Crisis – Artists Respond to the COVID Pandemic

Presented by O’Hanlon Center for the Arts at Streaming Arts

Apr 20 2020
Jun 30 2020
LOCAL>> Humankind in Crisis – Artists Respond to the COVID Pandemic

O’Hanlon Center’s first Online Gallery Show – works created between March 1 and April 20

Exhibit Opens:  Monday, May 4 – ongoing

Online Roundtable Discussion:
* Tuesday, May 5, 4:00 – 5:30 pm

[Postcard Art: Dan Cassidy | Design: Jeremy Thornton]

Artists throughout time have responded to their world with a visual understanding that speaks to our collective feelings and emotions.

Art has the capacity to go deeper and touch us in ways that news reports and charts cannot.

We want to share how the current extreme, frightening, life-altering crisis is manifest in your work.

We have solicited artists for one work of art they have created between March 1 and April 20. This show will stay up indefinitely.

The show is free to access directly on the web and has been curated into eight themes, as follows:

ONE   –   Without the moon, I stumble homeward

TWO   –   The old man looked up, saying, “Not all that radiates is kind”

THREE   –   I eat alone tonight thinking of my frayed world, desperate for order

FOUR   –   Laying down his bag, the beggar stood at the gate

FIVE   –   Colors defy the decreed isolation

SIX   –   (I’m thinking about suffering)

SEVEN   –   Earth celebrates its break from combustion

EIGHT   –   I had a dream tonight and you came with me. We danced and sang. I was no longer alone at the window.

Join us for the virtual roundtable, Tuesday, May 5 at 4:00 pm with facilitator Cruwys Brown, see web page for Zoom link.

Download show program (PDF)

SHOW CREDITS:  Ellen Mattesi, Erma Murphy, Jeremy Thornton, Cruwys Brown, Kellan Christopher


Call for Entries
Entry Deadline:  Monday, April 20 (online only)
Deadline to Upload Image:  Saturday, April 25, midnight

We are hosting an online discussion, our traditional Roundtable, for artists to expand on and share with others their submission on the First Tuesday in May, May 5.

This is a brave new world and we want to show on our first online gallery show what that looks like to OHCA supporters and artists!

Thank you for your work and support.

– Ellen and Erma


Free online access to the public, starting May 4

Artist entry fee (please submit just one piece):

$20 – OHCA member

$25 – Non-member

Contact OHCA


Contact: 415-388-4331

    Official Website

Additional time info:

Deadline to Enter:  Monday, April 20

Exhibition Opens:  Monday, May 4

Roundtable Discussion Online:  Tuesday, May 5, 4 – 5:30 pm

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