• 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

  • 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

  • CODEX VI International Book Fair

    Codex Foundation

    February 5-8 2017

    table no. 3

    The Craneway Pavilion
    1414 Harbor Way South
    Richmond, CA 94804

    Sunday 12:00-5:00
    Monday 12:30-6:00
    Tuesday 12:30-6:00
    Wednesday 10:00-3:00

  • 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