Words by: Chris Zaldua Photos by: Mariah C. Tiffany Minutes before kicking off the third of four sold-out performances of his laser-driven audio-visual show, Lumière II, Robert Henke took to the stage to deliver a few brief words to the audience. To paraphrase: "It's critical that you turn off ...
Amid all of the angst over whether San Francisco is losing its artists or culture is a small non-profit in the heart of Mission District that bridges the worlds of technology, art and urbanism. Called Gray Area, it’s the work of a third-generation Latina Josette Melchor, who started her ...
The San Francisco-based arts and technology organization, Gray Area, is coming out on top. A major player in the West Coast digital creativity scene, for the past seven years, the non-profit initiative has been supporting a cutting-edge pool of talent that runs parallel (and often perpendicular) to the powerhouse Bay ...
Our mission is to apply art and technology to create positive social impact through education, civic engagement, and public programs.
We teach digital tools to adults and teenagers
- 5+ Years
- 60+ Classes
- 600+ Students
We partner with our community to produce impactful projects
- 10+ Large-scale Initiatives
- 150+ Projects Created
- 1500+ People Co-created
- 20% Projects Funded
We host inspiring events that promote meaningful work
- 320+ Events Since 2009
- 100k+ Attendees
- $1mm Funded to Artists
- 80% of Events are Free