Events and Press

   MARCH 20 FROM 12-8 PM

Closing reception for Linda Frueh: Echoes and Traces.

Gallery 1202 presents a solo show featuring Linda Frueh's encaustic paintings. Echoes and Traces document movement through life, the marks we make on people, our imprints; the traces of our existence in the memories of our kin, and how our physical nature affects the world around us. 

Frueh's mastery of the encaustic medium results in sensuous surfaces, luminous colors, and textures that create depth and pique curiosity in her audience.

The closing reception will be April 17th from 12-8pm. Masks and timed entry are required. 

From 6-8pm, we will have complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres to enjoy on our front patio. Click here to reserve your free ticket to the closing reception!

Check out our 3D tour online here!

MARCH 20 FROM 12-8 PM

Opening reception for Linda Frueh: Echoes and Traces.

Gallery 1202 presents a solo show featuring Linda Frueh's encaustic paintings. Echoes and Traces document movement through life, the marks we make on people, our imprints; the traces of our existence in the memories of our kin, and how our physical nature affects the world around us. 

Frueh's mastery of the encaustic medium results in sensuous surfaces, luminous colors, and textures that create depth and pique curiosity in her audience.

The opening reception will be March 20th from 12-8pm. Masks and timed entry are required. 

From 6-9pm, we will have complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres to enjoy on our front patio. Click here to reserve your free ticket to the closing reception!

Check out our 3D tour online here!


FEBRUARY 26TH FROM 12-8 PM

Closing reception for Looking Back in 20/20.

Gallery 1202 presents Looking Back in 20/20, an exhibition that showcases works created by 20 different artists during the historical and unprecedented year of 2020. This show is about renewal, learning, growing, and overcoming challenges that have affected humankind. As this show is each artists’ personal reflection of their year, the exhibition will feature a variety of styles, mediums, and subject matter.

The closing reception will be February 26th from 12-8pm. Masks are required and we will have timed-entry to comply with COVID-19 guidelines from Santa Clara County. 

Click here to reserve your free tickets to the closing reception!

Didn't get a chance to see this show? Can't make it to the closing reception?

Check out our 3D tour online here!


JANUARY 30Th FROM 12-8 PM

Opening reception for Looking Back in 20/20.

Gallery 1202 presents Looking Back in 20/20, an exhibition that showcases works created by 20 different artists during the historical and unprecedented year of 2020. Each artist chose a work that they felt represented a positive, silver lining they encountered in 2020, despite the obstacles they faced from the lockdown. 

This show is about renewal, learning, growing, and overcoming challenges that have affected humankind. As this show is each artists’ personal reflection of their year, the exhibition will feature a variety of styles, mediums, and subject matter.

The opening reception will be January 30th from 12-8pm. Masks are required and we will have timed-entry to comply with COVID-19 guidelines from Santa Clara County. 

Click here to reserve your free tickets to the opening reception!


JANUARY 1st from 12-8 PM

Closing reception for A Pairing in India.

Gallery 1202 presents "A Pairing in India," a two person show featuring the dynamic, multi-panel works on paper by married couple, Ritu and Binay Sinha from New Delhi, India. This exhibition features work created before and during the 2020 pandemic. The show includes works that discuss issues ranging from political rights of women's bodies, genocide, urbanization, and separation from nature. 

The closing reception will be January 1st from 12-8pm. Masks are required and we will have timed-entry to comply with COVID-19 guidelines from Santa Clara County. *We will have complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres to enjoy on our front patio from 5-8pm.

*Complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres will be available unless prevented by SCC COVID-19 restrictions.

Click here to reserve your free tickets to the closing reception!


December 12th from 12-8 PM

Opening reception for A Pairing in India.

Gallery 1202 presents "A Pairing in India," a two person show featuring the dynamic, multi-panel works on paper by married couple, Ritu and Binay Sinha from New Delhi, India. This exhibition features work created before and during the 2020 pandemic. The show includes works that discuss issues ranging from political rights of women's bodies, genocide, urbanization, and separation from nature. 

The opening reception will be December 12th from 12-8pm. Masks are required and we will have timed-entry to comply with COVID-19 guidelines from Santa Clara County. *We will have complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres to enjoy on our front patio from 5-8pm.

*Complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres will be available unless prevented by SCC COVID-19 restrictions.

Click here to reserve your free tickets to the opening reception!


November 20th from 12-9 PM

Closing reception for Women (Un)Silenced: A Survey of Contemporary Black Artists. 

Gallery 1202 is proud to feature, "Women (Un)Silenced: A Survey of Contemporary Black Artists," and highlight female artists from across the United States. These women use their art and respective mediums to raise awareness of social injustice, celebrate their culture, and give voice to those who have been historically silenced. 

The closing reception will have a timed-entry to comply with COVID-19 guidelines from Santa Clara County. From 6-9pm, we will have complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres to enjoy on our front patio. Click here to reserve your free ticket to the closing reception!

             

                     

October 24th from 12-8 PM

An opening reception for Women (Un)Silenced: A Survey of Contemporary Black Artists

Gallery 1202 is proud to present, "Women (Un)Silenced: A Survey of Contemporary Black Artists," an exhibition featuring women from across the United States, practicing in different mediums while celebrating their culture, and raising awareness of social injustice. The opening reception will have timed-entry to comply with COVID-19 guidelines from Santa Clara County.  

Click here to reserve your free ticket to the opening reception!








Press

ART & ANTIQUES

On this page from the March 2021 edition of the Art & Antiques magazine, the bottom left contains a small piece about Gallery 1202 and our exhibition, Linda Frueh: Echoes and Traces.

ART & ANTIQUES

On this page from the October 2020 edition of the Art & Antiques magazine, the top half, "New Perspectives" contains a segment on Gallery 1202 and our powerful Women (Un)Silenced exhibition. This exhibition went on to travel to the Black Wall Street Gallery in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

GMH MAGAZINE

Spring 2020
By, Dan Craig


The gallery focus is to be a landing spot for the community to relax, view artwork, and to bring together the cultural assets we already have here. 

by Emily McEwan-Upright in GMH Interview 




South valley magazine

November 9, 2019
By, Erik Chaloub

Emily McEwan-Upright envisioned a space where creative mothers and mid-career artists can display their work without the pressures and demands of a traditional fine art gallery. The result is Gallery 1202, which recently moved from the Pixley House on Fifth Street in downtown Gilroy to The Neon Exchange at 7363 Monterey St. and celebrated its grand opening in October. The gallery, named after McEwan-Upright’s first child’s birthdate of Dec. 2, was founded in 2017 to complement McEwan-Upright’s tax accounting office that she purchased from her mother. McEwan-Upright, who had recently completed an artist residency in Texas, used the gallery to display her own work for the first year. In April, Gallery 1202 began showcasing other artists on a rotating basis.... Read More




       

Emily McEwan-Upright envisioned a space where creative mothers and mid-career artists can display their work without the pressures and demands of a traditional fine art gallery.

by Erik Chaloub, South Valley Magazine