Interview: Acceptance to the de Young Open

Live Stream Virtual Art Talk on 2nd Friday, August 14th 2020 at 7:30PM
Interview by Victor Mavedzenge

Two Oakland artists share their thoughts about acceptance into the de Young Open, a juried community art exhibition of artists who live in the nine Bay Area counties. Victor asks questions about the submission process and the artwork which caught their attention. Open Q&A after the 30 minute interview.

Yolanda Cotton-Turner:
Zoë Boston:

Yolanda Cotton-Turner:
Art Accepted as part of the de Young Exhibit: “Mealtime” (stone lithograph)
Visit the de Young website for more info about the exhibit


The 2nd Friday Art Walk presents the new Virtual 2nd Friday Art Talks!

With the world facing so many challenges, artists are deeply impacted. With no exhibitions, shows to perform at or an audience to visit their studios, the economic and social impact is immeasurable.

You are invited to a panel discussion every 2nd Friday. The event is led by Victor Mavedzenge in collaboration with where artists discuss their state, coping mechanisms and hopes for the future.

Join the conversation every 2nd Friday at Virtual 2nd Friday Art Talks!