Norton Factory Studios

Winter Open Studios: Howie Katz

East Bay Open Studios Artist: Howie Katz

Howie Katz uses software, projections, and physical objects to create interactive, personalized installations that bring the virtual world of social media into the real world. The work addresses the divergence of our online alter-egos and our true selves. View Howie’s work on his website, howiekatzart.com, and in-person today at East Bay Open Studios at Norton Factory. […]

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Jennifer Linderman

Jennifer Linderman is a mixed media artist whose current work focuses on the use of photographed tree bark and 3-dimensional paper art. View her work and learn about her process at jenniferlinderman.tumblr.com and this weekend at Norton Factory Studios in Oakland, CA. […]

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Sonia Sinton

Sonia Sinton’s work focuses on the juxtaposition of soft and hard and chaos and order, by mixing steel with feminine colorful fibers to create complex structures and surfaces.   View Sonia’s work on her website, soniasinton.blogspot.com, and during East Bay Open Studios at Norton Factory in Oakland June 7-8 and 14-15, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

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2014 East Bay Open Studios Artist: Kathy deRosas

Don’t miss interdisciplinary artist Kathy deRosas’ delicate and beautiful installation “Formed Elements,” which will be on exhibit in the main hallway of Norton Factory during East Bay Open Studios, June 7-8 and 14-15, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Learn more about Kathy and her work on her website, www.kathyderosas.com. […]

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Winter Open Studios Artist: Howie Katz

Howie Katz, a Norton Factory resident artist, will open his studio and show his interactive installation “WARNING: This may give you cancer” which uses software and projections to simulate your chances of getting cancer. The simulation is driven by a Geiger counter which detects ambient radiation. The faux-marble floor of the piece (which is meant […]

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Tom Cooke

Tom Cooke

We are very pleased to be showing the artwork of Tom Cooke during East Bay Open Studios.  After a long career as an urban design and city planning consultant, Tom now devotes more of his time pursuing his interest in graphic arts. Working out of his home studio in Oakland, Tom’s current art projects alternate between watercolors […]

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Work on our mural (courtesy of LeQuiVive Gallery & Groundscore Collective) has begun!

The days of our BART-facing being an eye sore are over!  It is the new home of an incredible mural in-progress created by the genius of Groundscore Collective.  Murals this ambitious take a considerable amount of time, money, and materials. Please consider supporting this project by donating to URBAN RENEWAL: A Crowd-Funded Public Art Project. (from […]

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Howie Katz

Howie Katz is a Norton Factory Resident Artist and will be opening his studio doors to the public during East Bay Open Studios. Howie uses software, projections, and physical objects to create interactive, personalized installations that bring the virtual world of social media into the real world. His work addresses the divergence of our online […]

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East Bay Open Studios Artist: Sonia Sinton

We are happy to have Sonia Sinton exhibit at Norton Factory again this year!  Of her work, Sonia writes: My work explores the personalities of inanimate objects. Currently, I focus on barrettes and scrunchies and their cousins bungee cords and clamps. Their kinship in terms of materials, design and function, reveals they are doppelgangers in […]

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