“In Our Hands” – UC Berkeley artists at HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia


False 360° Panorama of “In Our Hands” installed in the Barrel Gallery at HDLU, Zagreb, Croatia.

Ten artists from the UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice recently showed their work in “In Our Hands”, a benefit exhibition at HDLU (The Croatian Association of Artists) in Zagreb, Croatia which was open from December 18 – 28, 2013.

Participating artists, who donated a portion of their sales to the benefit, included Aida Gamez, Farley Gwazda, Randy Hussong, Craig Nagasawa, John McNamara, Indira Martina Morre, Azin Seraj, Richard Shaw, Katherine Sherwood, and Stephanie Syjuco.

Initiated and organized by Lecturer Indira Martina Morre, Professor of Painting and Disability Studies Katherine Sherwood, and Marija Pavković of Udruga Prepelica, and installed in Zagreb by Worth Ryder Art Gallery Interim Director Farley Gwazda and the staff of HDLU, the show was cosponsored by The Croatian Ministry of Culture, and UNESCO, Croatia. The exhibition also included a public lecture on Katherine Sherwood’s painting practice and research into art and disability, delivered by Farley Gwazda, and an auction to benefit The Rehabilitation Center Silver.