AUTUMN LIGHTS FESTIVAL 2020​

A Celebration of the artists whose art helped save the Gardens!

Welcome
Host: Ahmed Hassan
Celebrity Landscaper, DIY’s “Landscape Smart”

Musical Performance
Tara Linda — Soundscapes and water blessing

Video Presentation
Showcasing healing, handmade light art from new and returning artists. Brought to you in vivid lighting, colors and dimension by Oakland’s award-winning Together Pictures.

Live Art Installations
A unique, behind-the-scenes view of five live art installations streaming in from the artists own work spaces.

Q&A Session with the Artists

Final Remarks and Appreciations
Ahmed Hassan

Tonight’s Artists

Click on a square to discover more information including links to the artist’s websites. Many participating artists are selling original pieces online as well as accepting donations for their hard work. Donation information is also included. Please remember to check out the lineups for Friday and Saturday nights as well!

Ahmed Hassan

Host

Ahmed Hassan
Host

Ahmed Hassan is a Celebrity Landscaper best known for the HGTV series “Yard Crashers”
Ahmed’s Website

Tara Linda

Musical Performer

MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
by Tara Linda

TIBETAN BOWLS AND TONE DRUM
Artist’s Website

KIWI DLIGHT

by Maureen Spranza

KIWI DLIGHT
by Maureen Spranza

VENMO:@Maureen-Spranza
Artist’s Facebook

KEEPER OF
THE GOURD

by Sarah Phelan Abusaba

KEEPER OF THE GOURD
by Sarah Phelan Abusaba

A collective of handmade gourd luminaries
Artist's Instagram

HOME

by Sloane Paige

HOME
by Sloane Paige

Artist’s Instagram

LUMINOUS NOUMENA

by Lauren DeSteno

LUMINOUS NOUMENA
by Lauren DeSteno

Interactive light and sound sculpture inspired by the form of a milkweed seed pod, a meditation on the dream of Zhuangzi, and the idea that we are all dreaming our reality together. Venmo: @luminousnoumena
Artist Instagram

OAKLAND PARADISE

by Menehune Design Group

OAKLAND PARADISE
by Menehune Design Group

Artist's Website

WEARETHEONESWEVEBEENWAITINGFOR

by Kin Folkz

WEARETHEONESWEVEBEENWAITINGFOR
by Kin Folkz

LGBTQA BLM Mural Hugging the Garden
Artist’s Website

GLASS GARDEN GLIMPSES

by Kim Webster

GLASS GARDEN GLIMPSES
by Kim Webster

A selection of glass sculptures and birdhouses set in neighboring Oakland gardens.
Artist's Website

GARAJ LUMINA

by Anca Mosoiu & Michael Schrecker

GARAJ LUMINA
by Anca Mosoiu & Michael Schrecker

Artist's Website

MOONBEAM DREAM

by Bre Gipson

MOONBEAM DREAM
by Bre Gipson

A multimedia sensory installation which will transport you to a celestial dream world
Artist's Website

PURR PODS

by Paige Tashner

PURR PODS
Paige Tashner

Metal and LED interactive Cat sculptures
Artist’s Website

FIRST LIGHT

by Mako Ueda x David Hollin

FIRST LIGHT
by Mako Ueda
x David Hollin

Artist’s Website