• Kala Artists' Annual

    Kala Artists' Annual

    a wonderful group show of all of Kala's artists
    though March 17
    Kala Art Institute
    2990 San Pablo, Berkeley

  • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here bookmark project

    Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here bookmark project

    Bookmarks distributed in various places for random discovery
    as a marker of witness and memory

  • Bibliotecarii et Glutinatores

    Bibliotecarii et Glutinatores

    Book works made by library workers organized by Alicia Bailey of Abecedarian Artists' Books
    Denver Public Library
    through April 15, 2018
    Denver Public Library

  • Great Hope

    Great Hope

    February 12th - 23rd, 2018
    Student Union Art Gallery, UMass Amherst.

    Great Hope is a show by National Monument Press at The Union Gallery at UMass-Amherst. Great Hope is about the people, places, and experiences that encourage and sustain us. From more than 70 artists, the 100 plus print editions are presented as a unified yet diverse and democratic conversation about where we each are finding hope and encouragement in our contemporary times.
    A publication will also be completed as part of the project, which will be available at the reception & book launch on February 21st.
    follow along on instagram at @zachclarkis or #greathope

  • Berkeley Civic Center Art Exhibition

    Berkeley Civic Center Art Exhibition

    Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Building
    2180 Milvia Street
    Berkeley, CA 94704

    Nov 2017-2018
    community celebration March 2, 3pm

  • Adobe Books Pop-up Shop 2017

    Adobe Books Pop-up Shop 2017

    Quite Contrary Press will be included in Adobe Books Pop-up Shop
    curated by Yasmin Hussein
    3130 24th Street, San Francisco
    Opening Saturday Dec 2, 6-9
    through Dec 17

  • With Liberty and Justice for Some

    With Liberty and Justice for Some

    Berkeley Art Center
    September 23-October 8, 2017
    Opening Saturday Sept 23, 6-8

  • California Society of Printmakers

    California Society of Printmakers

    Piedmont Center for the Arts
    September 4-October 1, 2017
    open Saturday and Sunday 12-3
    I will be sitting the gallery September 23rd, come by!

  • Bookmarks XV: Infiltrating the Library System

    Bookmarks XV: Infiltrating the Library System

    UWE Bristol - Book Arts
    Bookmarks XV will visit ten venues from September 2017 – February 2018 for free distribution, in Germany, New Zealand, Sweden, the UK and USA. The final set has 54 artists and groups who have sent their bookmarks from Australia, Canada, Germany, Hawaii, Italy, Sweden the UK and USA.
    Book Arts UWE

  • The Power of the Page : Artists' Books as Agents of Change

    The Power of the Page : Artists' Books as Agents of Change

    NUMU, New Museum Los Gatos
    May 4-September 17
    June 24th opening event
    The Power of the Page

  • Art | Kala 2017

    Art | Kala 2017

    Preview Party Thursday April 6, 6-9
    Get tickets for the auction April 22.
    Kala Auction

  • Altered Book & Book Arts Exhibition

    opening April 15, 5-7
    Auction closing May 20, 5-8
    Altered Book Show

  • CODEX VI International Book Fair

    Codex Foundation
    February 5-8 2017
    The Craneway Pavilion
    1414 Harbor Way South
    Richmond, CA 94804

  • Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here

    Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here

    Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here : Transcendent Hope
    at City College of San Francisco Library 2nd floor
    Oct 29-April 13, 2017

    Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here : In Defense of Culture
    at the San Francisco Public Library Skylight Gallery
    Sept 17- Jan 1, 2017


    Market to Market will be in
    Pop-Up Now! II
    23 Sandy Gallery in Portland, Oregon
    November 4-December 17, 2016

  • Kala Artists' Annual

    Muni station News Vendor is included in
    Kala Artists' Annual October- 2016

  • Bench Project

    Bus Stop benches by artists are populating North Oakland thanks to Ellen Lake with funding from Keep Oakland Beautiful

    Tony Bellaver and Mary V Marsh collaborated to create two benches
    The River has no ego
    on MLK Jr. and 55th Street

    Bench Map

    Artists Taking Over Bus Benches

  • Tony Bellaver : Layered Stories

    Tony Bellaver : Layered Stories
    October 29- December 19, 2015
    2440 Telegraph, Oakland
    Spun Smoke

    catalog available

  • StARTup Art Fair

    StARTup Art Fair
    San Francisco's independently produced contemporary art fair for unrepresented artists
    May 1-3, 2015

    Hotel del Sol room 205
    3100 Webster St
    San Francisco, CA 94123

    stARTup Art Fair

  • The Art of the Book

    Seager Gray Gallery

    Tenth annual exhibition of handmade artist books, altered books and book-related materials.
    The Art of the Book
    May 5-31, 2015

  • Codex Finds

    23 Sandy Gallery

    a curated selection from Codex V International Book Fair
    selected by Laura Russell
    March 25-April 25, 2015

    Online Catalog


    Quite Contrary Press will be at CODEX 5
    February 8-11, 2015
    at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, CA
    Codex Book Fair
    we will be showing our new folio of prints Sierra Haiku, a new artist's book Market to Market and new work by Tony Bellaver

  • SCGI at Kala: Print Studio Roulette

    Bridges: Southern Graphics Conference 2014

    letterpress demo at Kala Studios
    Friday March 28

    SCGI at Kala: Print Studio Roulette

  • The Printed Page

    Abecedarian Gallery
    Denver, Colorado
    Feb 21-April 5, 2014

    The Printed Page

  • Ex Postal Facto

    Mail Art Conference in San Francisco
    February 14-16 2014

    Ex Postal Facto blog

    SFCB Exhibition

    exhibition at San Francisco Center for the Book
    Opening event
    Friday February 14 6:00-9:00

  • Kala Artist's Annual/ Fresh Work

    Kala Art Institute
    December 12, 2012 - February 2, 2014

  • The Art of Letterpress II

    The Compound Gallery
    November 9 - December 15 2013

    The Art of Letterpress II

  • The Art of the Book

    8th Annual Exhibition of Handmade Artist Books, altered Books and Book-related Materials.

    May 1- 31, 2013

    Seager Gray Gallery
    23 Sunnyside Avenue,
    Mill Valley, CA 94941

    The Art of the Book


    my newspaper piece was featured in a post on the Codex Book Arts Fair:
    Dispatch from California


  • Codex Book Arts Fair

    Codex 2013

    Craneway Pavillion
    Richmond, CA
    February 10-13, 2013

    Codex Foundation

  • Drawn and Quarto

    abecedarian gallery
    Denver, CO
    October 5 - November 10, 2012

    an exhibition curated by Alicia Bailey of works by artists who work in both drawing and book form.

    Drawn & Quarto

  • 1000 Artists' Books

    Salamony, Sandra and Peter & Donna Thomas.
    1000 Artists’ Books: exploring the book as art.
    Beverly, MA : Quarry Books, 2012

  • Civic Art Exhibition

    Civic Arts Gallery
    2108 Milvia, Berkeley
    my Just Waiting series is on the 4th floor
    April 2012- April 2013

    Berkeley Civic Arts Gallery

  • ArtPadSF

    Mercury 20
    Phoenix Hotel
    601 Eddy St. San Francisco, CA 94109

    May 18-20, 2012

  • The Art of the Book

    Seager Gray Gallery
    23 Sunnyside Avenue, Mill Valley
    April 17-May 31, 2012
    opening Saturday April 28, 6-8

    David Roth Square Cylinder April 2012

  • WordPlay

    Studio Quercus
    385 26th Street, Oakland 94612
    May 4-June 16

    artist's reception May 19th, 7-10 as part of Murmurama

    "Mighty WordPlay,"Obi Kaufman East Bay Express May 9, 2012

  • Just Waiting for You to Look

    Mercury 20
    new prints and artist's book
    created during a residency at Kala studios
    February 16- March 24, 2012

    Mercury 20
    475 25th Street
    Oakland 94612

  • 96 hours SF Chronicle

    nice surprise in the Thursday Chronicle!
    96 hours

  • Readers

    Mercury 20
    new prints and other works created at Kala studios.
    February 16-March 24, 2012