Category Archives: Community

Friends of Concreteworks | ILLUSTORIA Magazine

Mark Rogero and Joanne Chan, co-founders of ILLUSTORIA: A Magazine for Creative Kids & Their Grownups. Photo by Melissa Kaseman. We are excited to announce that Concreteworks founder & principal Mark Rogero, along with his partner, Joanne Chan, are launching ILLUSTORIA, a quarterly print magazine for creative kids & their grownups that celebrates visual storytelling, […]

Friends of Concreteworks: Young America Creative

Santa Cruz natives Brian Friel & Meghan Dorrian partnered to start Young America Creative through a friendship, a background in architecture, and an interest and experience in craft, construction and the process of making. The seasonal poster projects emerged from a simple unanswered question: what is in season when? This is not always apparent at […]

“The Possible” Exhibit at the Berkeley Art Museum

Take a day to visit -and to create- at the Berkeley Art Museum's "The Possible." The interactive exhibit features various artists of different backgrounds sharing their expertise in many mediums including crocheting, fabric dyeing, ceramics, and more. Through ongoing workshops the exhibit allows visitors to learn and interact with the displays, to make art, and to create a […]

Oysters & Concrete from Coast to Coast: Short & Main

Nico Monday, collaborator on the Concreteworks Nido wood burning pizza oven contacted Concreteworks to create unique bartops for his new restaurant Short & Main in Gloucester, Massachusetts, which opened early May 2013.   Short and Main, a pizza and raw bar focused restaurant was opened by Nico with wife Amelia, both formerly of Chez Panisse in Berkeley, […]

Just Add Saltwater

Drive a bit north from the San Francisco Bay Area and you'll find yourself in the sweet quaint community of Inverness, nestled alongside Tomales Bay. The downtown area of Inverness consists of only a few businesses including a general store, coffee and gift shops, a library, post office, some hotels and inns, the Inverness Yacht […]

Concreteworks “Codex to the Future” Tiles at the Ashland Youth Center

Concreteworks collaborated with Kreysler and Associates, and artists Eduardo Pineda and Joaquin Newman to create the "Codex to the Future" tiles in the outdoor amphitheater at the REACH Ashland Youth Center near San Lorenzo, Ca. The project came about when Eduardo and Joaquin won a competition which funded the art installation through the Alameda County Arts Commission. The center […]

Food and Community at Glide Memorial

Glide Memorial is one of the most liberal church's in the US and has a long history of providing innovative and comprehensive services to the poor and marginalized in the San Francisco community. Glide kicked off a new outreach program called Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds, sponsored by Safeway.  This is a new program that teaches families […]

Dinner on the Farm in Winters, CA

Here are some photos from last Sunday's 'Dinner on the Farm'  hosted by the Center for Land-Based Learning.  The event was held to raise money to purchase a wood-burning Nido Oven for their agricultral youth programs.  Chef Matt Paul from Slow Club and Chef Matt Sigler from Flour + Water cooked an amazing dinner for […]

Nido at Montalvo

Montalvo Art Center is a private non-profit art center located on a 175 acre estate in Saratoga, CA with a historic villa, two theaters, art gallery, hiking trails, gardens and an artist in residency center.  Its mission is to foster community engagement through the creation and presentation of multidisciplinary art.  Every year the center invites 15 different […]

Locavore extends to Bay Area Sports Apparel

The SF Giants had a big win last Sunday, making it to the playoffs for the first time in 7 years. Tonight they are playing the Atlanta Braves.  Got your shirts?  Check out Mayberry Workshop, started by our very own Concreteworks Project Manager, Adam Mayberry and his brother Benjamin. Mayberry Workshop makes original designs that play […]