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DBA Pop-Up Gallery


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The complete blank gallery, ready for a little descriptive text, then dynamic contributions. Image: David Baker Architects

DBA_PopUpGallery Location

The DBA_PopUpGallery is an 18 x 100-foot wall on the curving side of the DBA_OAK office. Inspired by the street grid, the mural is split by a line representing San Pablo Avenue, our location in Oakland, with free lots available for temporary street art.

The DBA_PopUpGallery is open 24/7 at 2135 San Pablo Avenue at Castro Street. Come take a look or share your work. 

All are welcome to fill a blank section with art. The sections may be refreshed (without warning!) to offer space to new artists. Document your work at #DBA_PopUpGallery.

Mural concept overlay integrating existing pieces and setting up gallery framework. Image: David Baker Architects

Overlaying the abstracted street grid. Image: David Baker Architects

Existing wheatpaste by Caledonia Curry / SWOON studio on the face of DBA_OAK. Image: David Baker Architects

Recently added wheatpaste by New Orleans artist HUGO GYRL on the face of DBA_OAK. Image: David Baker Architects

Starting fresh. Image: David Baker Architects

Oakland gets busy. Image: David Baker Architects

Mural concept overlay integrating existing pieces and setting up gallery framework. Image: David Baker Architects

Overlaying the abstracted street grid. Image: David Baker Architects

Image: David Baker Architects

Image: David Baker Architects

The red dots indicate sites along the San Pablo Avenue Corridor: The California Hotel at 34th Street; DBA_OAK at Castro/MLK/22nd; and the 12th Street BART Station and Frank Ogawa Plaza. Image: David Baker Architects

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Volunteer pieces appear. Image: David Baker Architects

Detail, first new piece. Image: David Baker Architects

The complete blank gallery, ready for a little descriptive text, then dynamic contributions. Image: David Baker Architects

Looks like Hieroglyphics/Del the Funky Homosapien stopped by. Image: David Baker Architecs