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. Check back for the Eventbrite listing to RSVP, or sign up for our newsletter to receive notice.
Gallery 1202 has 9 artists' pieces available for bidding in the Gilroy Foundation's virtual auction! All of the money raised supports the Gilroy Foundation's vital scholarship program. Go check out the Gilroy Foundation's auction catalog now!
Closing Reception for Essential: Art in Quarantine
Gallery 1202 hosts Whitney Pintello's opening reception for her gallery takeover, "Essential:Art in Quarantine." The reception will be all day long, with open hours extended until 8pm. We will have timed entry, please RSVP on Eventbrite, and remember to bring your mask!
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
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