Museums and local artists

Here are just a couple of ways that the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) recognize their local artists. Hint, hint.
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The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art recently announced the recipients of the SECA Art Award, administered by the Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art...

This past Saturday marked the opening of the SECA art award exhibition, which runs through April 22, at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA). SECA, Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art, an auxiliary of SFMOMA, awards talented local artists biennially.

Founded in 1978 by Marian Parmenter and Sally Lilienthal, the Artists Gallery, an annex of the SFMOMA, is a rental and sales gallery located in the historic Fort Mason district. Since its inception the space has shown consistent dedication to supporting local up-and-coming and established artists to reflect the diversity of the Bay Area contemporary art scene

The SFMOMA Artists Gallery located at Fort Mason Center has just launched a new venue for showing artists' work. Called the Windows Program, it uses the SFMOMA Garage's street-level windows located at 150 Natoma and 147 Minna Street (Between Third and New Montgomery Sts.) to showcase artwork.

Art in the Atrium: Kerry James Marshall is presented to the public thanks to the generosity of the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund.

And they have a blog where they mention other organizations other than themselves including groups that support local artists like the Kala Art Institute.

Above, Glitch XIII, 2008, oil on canvas, 30 x25 inches by Canan Tolon. Photo by Ben Blackwell.