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Op-Ed: Spring is time for art in the San Francisco Bay Area Special

San Rafael - As spring blossoms out, the points of interest for art lovers in the San Francisco Bay area are abundant. Like the those 'April rain showers' that bring forth the flowers, like the rhyme says, is so true for the local artistic scene.

Op-Ed: Surrealist Cynthia Tom brings a whimsical side to Sausalito Special

Sausalito - The rainy and yet summer-like weekend of Nov. 5 and 6 was a busy one for surreal artist Cynthia Tom. She opened her art studio at 1890 Bryant for an Open Studios weekend while preparing for a more formal gallery showing.

Op-Ed: Moon Festival is Moon Cake time, with good fortune, hope, wishes Special

San Francisco - Autumn brings familiar occasions to mind, like back to school, Fleet Week and of course, Halloween. Yet, in the Asian community the Festival of the Moon (or Mid-Autumn harvest) is not about anything scary as in Halloween, but more about good fortune.

Op-Ed: Artists have been ousted but Point Alameda awaits to fill a need Special

San Francisco - As the cast and crew of "The Soiled Dove" make preparations for this weekend's two-day extravaganza event, they are one among many who have displaced by the dramatic redevelopment of San Francisco's Mission District.

Op-Ed: Artist Cynthia Tom is a surrealist presence telling truths Special

San Francisco - The weather was gloriously summer-like this past Saturday April 16 as surrealist artist Cynthia Tom opened her 1890 Bryant Street studio to the public.

Op-Ed: Artist strives to use art exhibits as vehicles of healing Special

San Francisco - For more than a decade artist Cynthia Tom has been establishing and curating personal and group art expositions. Sometimes described as a visual or surreal artist, Cynthia's work is about bringing the subconscious to the conscious.

Op-Ed: Surrealist artist favors Day of The Dead over Halloween as sacred Special

San Francisco - While dozens of parties are being planned and the usual traversing of 'trick-or-treaters' are gearing up, there is one group in San Francisco that likes to honor the autumn festivity's original purpose, "a day to honor the dead."

Op-Ed: Asian Women celebrate A Place of Her Own exhibit and workshops Special

San Francisco - Healing and transformation is something that is very important to artist Cynthia Tom. This is why she has been so instrumental in the forming and on-going work of the Asian American Women Artists Association and its annual "A Place of Her Own," events.

Review: Surrealist painter celebrates 20th year with Open Studios Special

San Francisco - This weekend of Oct. 26 and 27, surrealist artist Cynthia Tom will be participating in the Open Studios event in San Francisco. This year will be 20 years since she had her very first Open Studios showing.
 

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For last year s exhibit  Surreal and conceptual artist Cynthia Tom and fellow artist Cris Matos crea...
For last year's exhibit, Surreal and conceptual artist Cynthia Tom and fellow artist Cris Matos created "Alchemy Chapter 2 The Importance of Breath." Coming in November the series expands further, "Alchemy Chapter 3, surReal Estate, a show about Displacement will begin on Nov. 20
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Musician/vocalist Cris Matos who attended the reception on July 31  2014 has been helping to documen...
Musician/vocalist Cris Matos who attended the reception on July 31, 2014 has been helping to document the event sponsored by the Asian American Artists Association, since its initial inception back in 2009.
Courtesy of Cynthia Tom and A Place of Her Own exhibit
 These little pillows  she pointed to  representing discarded people in my life  my mother  father a...
"These little pillows, she pointed to, representing discarded people in my life, my mother, father and grandmother, are symbolic.The pillows are a contradiction in sweetness, she said, that depicts heartbreaking subject matter," (human trafficking).
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Cynthia Tom is an artist who uses mixed media and surrealist approaches to express the deep  collect...
Cynthia Tom is an artist who uses mixed media and surrealist approaches to express the deep "collective subconscious" in all of her work. She believes as 20th Century psychiatrist Carl Jung did, that art has the power to heal people.
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Surrealist artist Cynthia Tom has a whimsical side. Yet even at her most playful  she is always mind...
Surrealist artist Cynthia Tom has a whimsical side. Yet even at her most playful, she is always mindful of important issues and concerns facing women and all aspects of society. The painting she is standing next to is entitled, "I wish umbrellas could protect our women and children."
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In a career that spans more than 20 years  artist Cynthia Tom has always leaned toward expression in...
In a career that spans more than 20 years, artist Cynthia Tom has always leaned toward expression in the surreal form; expressing the subconscious as a form of healing.
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by artist Cynthia Tom
by artist Cynthia Tom
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Surrealist artist Cynthia Tom will be featuring her  Awakening The Feminine  painting series at The ...
Surrealist artist Cynthia Tom will be featuring her "Awakening The Feminine" painting series at The Founder's Gallery in downtown San Rafael on May 6, 2017.
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Part of Cynthia Tom s exhibit are these handmade pillows  used to illustrate a very painful part of ...
Part of Cynthia Tom's exhibit are these handmade pillows, used to illustrate a very painful part of history; that is not only personal but cultural.
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Original art by surrealist  Cynthia Tom  part of the  Circus Series  entitled   Leaving Too Soon.
Original art by surrealist, Cynthia Tom, part of the "Circus Series" entitled, "Leaving Too Soon."
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The tenants and artists of the 1890 Bryant Street Studio of which surrealist artist Cynthia Tom is a...
The tenants and artists of the 1890 Bryant Street Studio of which surrealist artist Cynthia Tom is a part of.
Courtesy of 1890 Bryant St Studio artists collective

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