Artist & Performances Page

Autumn Lights showcases mesmerizing illuminated installations created by more than 40 amazing Bay Area artists. Fire dancers and local musicians performing acoustic sets add flavor to the event. The Autumn Lights experience is vibrant, vivid and visceral … and certain to amaze and delight!

Our heartfelt thanks to each and every one of the artists – all of whom who donate their time in support of Autumn Lights and the Gardens at Lake Merritt.

Our 2016 featured artists are listed below. Be sure to check out our Facebook page for artist bios and photos:

Artist Name     Installation
Anti Clock Wise Art … Pixel Poles
Aurora Mahassine Habitower: Eco-sculpture for Tree Frogs
Ben Allanoff Sculpture
Bre Gipson Inflatable projection (1)
Chris Macklin … Imaginary Photon Haze and Tunnels in Vireyas
Clive Brown Venusian Love Blossom
Dahlia Spizman, age 8 … Recycled rocket ship bottles made by little kids
Dan Freeman … Jungle Paradise Tiki Garden
Diane Matsumoto … Origami Cosmos
Emil Barber … Jungle Paradise
Erick Dunn …  Biotron & Bioluminoid Garden
Gabe Babcock Stone/Paper/Light
Garaj Luminat: Anca Mosoiu & Michael Schrecker Grove of the Fireflies
glassybaby Hope & Healing
Insect Sciences Museum
Jackie Salas/Jennifer Hurlburt … Fairies of our Earth, Fairyland
Jerry Solomon “Autumn” Light-Box & Perception” Light-Box
Jessica Cadkin Juvenile whale
Joe Byrd Bonsai Japanese lanterns in the Bonsai Garden
Jon Sarriugarte Golden Mean Snail Car
Keiko Nelson … Peace Doves in the pond
Kevin Gauna (sunbrothers) … New rose bush with roots
Kim Webster  Glass Gardneer in the Mediterranean Garden
Kyle Milligan Jungle Paradise Tiki Garden
Mariposa Gardening … lighting up the pollinator garden
Mary B. White Feathered Friends Glass Birds
Master Gardeners … Lighting up the Pollinator Garden
Merritt College Horticulture … Lighting up the Edible Garden
Michael Singletary and Gabriel Levy The Holosphere’ and ‘The Infinicube’
Mike Saleski 1) LED Shadow Lights, 2) Alien Flora
Mudlight Lanterns Mud Light Lanterns Sensory Garden
Oakland Community Art Project … Oakland Community Art Project
OPW Park Services … Into the Deep
Prisna von Stade  Flow Toys
Sarah Lowe  TYvek lanterns and submersable blossoms in the Japanese Garden
Studio One  Ghostly lit bodices, Edible Garden
Susan Bradley Pollinator
Susan Casentini … Jungle Paradise’ and ‘Life Uncut’
Tenaya Hurst Rogue Making and Arduweenie
Todd Cooper  Family Jewels
Todd Cox … Flaming Mantis and leaf
Urban Farmer … Uplighting in the gardens
Woody Miller … Jungle Paradise Tiki Garden