September 9, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

SOMArts is proud to partner with the San Francisco Foundation to present the 2022 Murphy and Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, a focused look at the future of the Bay Area visual arts.

Join us for a free, all-ages opening reception and awards ceremony on Friday, September 9, 6–9 PM PST!

Murphy Award
Gericault De La Rose, University of California Berkeley

Cadogan Award
Irma Yuliana Barbosa, University of California Berkeley
Carolina Cuevas, California College of the Arts
Dance Doyle, California College of the Arts
Eniola Fakile, University of California Berkeley
Rachell Hester, San Jose State University
Thad Higa, Mills College
Tina Kashiwagi, Stanford University
Charles H. Lee,III, California College of the Arts
Philippa Renshaw, San Francisco State University
Tiare Ribeaux, University of California Berkeley
Maryam Safanasab, San Francisco State University
Jake Shapiro, San Francisco State University

Curated by
Kevin B. Chen

Health & Safety
This event requires all guests to present proof of full COVID–19 vaccination. Masks are recommended when guests are not drinking.

Those who are unable to receive the COVID–19 vaccination must bring a negative PCR test taken 48 hours prior to the day of event. If you currently have COVID–19/Monkeypox symptoms, tested positive, or have been around anyone who tested positive for COVID-19/Monkeypox, we ask that you do not attend this event.

While at SOMArts, guests must follow health & safety signage and safety instructions per SOMArts’ staff persons. Please note that additional safety precautions may change based on City and State guidelines. Learn more about our Health & Safety guidelines by visiting:

The San Francisco Foundation is committed to a Bay Area where everyone can get a good job, live in a safe and affordable home, and exercise their political voice. The foundation advances its work through grantmaking, partnerships with donors, policy advocacy, and impact investing. Learn more at

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