Gallery 16

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Exterior of Gallery 16

Gallery 16 is a contemporary art gallery located in the SoMa district of San Francisco, California. It is owned by the San Francisco-based painter Griff Williams, and opened in 1993. Artists who have exhibited there include Graham Gillmore,[1] Tucker Nichols,[2] Rex Ray,[3] Alex Zecca,[4] Shaun O'Dell,[5] Josh Jefferson,[6] Thomas Heinser,[7] Libby Black,[8] Margaret Kilgallen, Arturo Herrera, Michelle Grabner, and Mark Grotjahn. In 2010 it hosted an exhibition on Emigre magazine.[9]

Gallery 16 Editions[edit]

Gallery 16 Editions is the gallery's publishing program. It utilizes contemporary printmaking methods to create portfolios and artist books. Its publications have included Barry Gifford's Las Quatro Reinas, Prince Andrew Romanoff's The Boy Who Would Be Tsar,[10] James F. Miles' Is a Boyfriend And A Girlfriend with Harrell Fletcher, and Colter Jacobsen's Good Times: Bad Trips with Scott Hewicker and Cliff Hengst.


  1. ^ Kenneth Baker (March 22, 2013). "A wordy Graham Gillmore at Gallery 16". San Francisco Chronicle.
  2. ^ Kimberly Chun (January 21, 2015). "Tucker Nichols 'New Paintings' exhibit in full bloom". San Francisco Chronicle.
  3. ^ Jay Barmann (February 9, 2015). "Rex Ray, SF-Based Artist And Designer, Dies At 58". SFist. Archived from the original on August 30, 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ Kenneth Baker (April 24, 2015). "Ireland, Haynes and Zecca: three creative postures". San Francisco Chronicle.
  5. ^ Sarah Hotchkiss (June 6, 2015). "Shaun O'Dell Proffers Pairs and Portals at Gallery 16". KQED.
  6. ^ Steven Zevitas (February 16, 2016). "The Blog: 16 (+2) Artists to Watch in 2016". Huffington Post.
  7. ^ Laura Bliss (March 16, 2016). "Photographing California at Its Most Diminished". CityLab.
  8. ^ Joshua Greene (May 16, 2016). "Need to Know: Artist Libby Black's Faux-Mo World". Out.
  9. ^ Chloe Veltman (January 9, 2010). "When a Word's Look Counted as Much as Its Meaning". The New York Times.
  10. ^ Leilani Marie Labong (May 15, 2015). "Inverness artist is Russian royalty in retirement". San Francisco Chronicle.

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Coordinates: 37°46′52.8″N 122°23′43.7″W / 37.781333°N 122.395472°W / 37.781333; -122.395472