Naming Gallery, founded in 2012, is an art gallery, music venue and a community space for creative expression which sees the interpretation of art as a way to repair public consciousness. Naming Gallery looks for intersections between new-media, design and music and arranges free programming for the community each month.

  Lisa Aurora     lisa@thenaminggallery.com  Lisa works with street artists, musicians, makers, and producers. When a project’s culmination is realized and an event is produced or someone’s story is told – there’s a stillness and a love she enjoys above all else – to build a freer world and to curate subtle storylines with eloquence and impact. She utilizes social media and words her grandfather whispered to her. She was destined for something magical and has set out to create other people’s visions as they see better ways to build awareness, self-love, and have fun. Her tools of the trade include apps and analog devices, and a rolodex that is 35 years old.

Lisa Aurora  
lisa@thenaminggallery.com
Lisa works with street artists, musicians, makers, and producers. When a project’s culmination is realized and an event is produced or someone’s story is told – there’s a stillness and a love she enjoys above all else – to build a freer world and to curate subtle storylines with eloquence and impact. She utilizes social media and words her grandfather whispered to her. She was destined for something magical and has set out to create other people’s visions as they see better ways to build awareness, self-love, and have fun. Her tools of the trade include apps and analog devices, and a rolodex that is 35 years old.

  Alex Corbett  alex@thenaminggallery.com Alex seeks to promote fine art accessibility through creating and facilitating public art projects, through working at creative community spaces and through her contributions to the free “Past & Present” school program for 6th grade public school students at the Legion of Honor. Her interest in fine art accessibility comes from the belief that exposure to open-ended creative language can provide individuals with the space to express themselves outside of the limitations of pervading rhetoric. 

Alex Corbett
alex@thenaminggallery.com
Alex seeks to promote fine art accessibility through creating and facilitating public art projects, through working at creative community spaces and through her contributions to the free “Past & Present” school program for 6th grade public school students at the Legion of Honor. Her interest in fine art accessibility comes from the belief that exposure to open-ended creative language can provide individuals with the space to express themselves outside of the limitations of pervading rhetoric. 

  Odessa Blackmore  odessablackmore@gmail.com Odessa Blackmore is a painter from Oakland, CA studying studio art at San Francisco State University.  She is interested in gallery curation, Bay Area representation, and art as Resistance

Odessa Blackmore
odessablackmore@gmail.com
Odessa Blackmore is a painter from Oakland, CA studying studio art at San Francisco State University.  She is interested in gallery curation, Bay Area representation, and art as Resistance

  Imari Hendrix (Cheflee)  imari@thenaminggallery.com Born and raised in Oakland CA, Cheflee learned the ways of the audio alchemist from an unknown nomadic mad scientist. Cheflee formed his own style of beat chemistry until the cursed early two thousands television program “Pimp My Ride" attempted to wipe his brain. A survivor of the onslaught, he took to YouTube, and then to record stores to find the perfect sound, to help other audio alchemists around the world defeat the TV. Today, this constant search for the perfect blend of sounds is what keeps Cheflee motivated to create and share ideas. You can find him at the Naming Gallery creating and facilitating  O.G. Beat Meets  beat making classes, hosting film/projection nights and dishing out fresh hugs to the masses.  .

Imari Hendrix (Cheflee)
imari@thenaminggallery.com
Born and raised in Oakland CA, Cheflee learned the ways of the audio alchemist from an unknown nomadic mad scientist. Cheflee formed his own style of beat chemistry until the cursed early two thousands television program “Pimp My Ride" attempted to wipe his brain. A survivor of the onslaught, he took to YouTube, and then to record stores to find the perfect sound, to help other audio alchemists around the world defeat the TV. Today, this constant search for the perfect blend of sounds is what keeps Cheflee motivated to create and share ideas. You can find him at the Naming Gallery creating and facilitating O.G. Beat Meets beat making classes, hosting film/projection nights and dishing out fresh hugs to the masses.

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