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  Participated in the Following Exhibitions 3 Rounds on Short Notice <1985>
What's Not To Love? <2005>
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Jos Sances

Jos Sances was born John Joseph Sances in Boston on August 18, 1952. He attended Montserrat School of Visual Art in Beverly, Massachusetts (now Montserrat College of Art). Jos arrived in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1976. For the past 27 years he has made his living as an Designer/Screenprinter. Jos is founder and the art director of Alliance Graphics, a successful, union screenprint and design shop. Over the years Jos has designed and printed posters and t-shirts for hundreds of progressive causes, while at the same time maintaining a steady output of art, which address issues and ideas which concern him. He is an expert at computer design and its application to screenprint. Before Alliance Graphics, he co-founded Mission Grafica at the Mission Cultural Center. Jos has painted eleven murals at the Oakland Coliseum and was recently completed a screen printed tile mural commission at the Sixteenth Street BART station in San Francisco. Mr Sances currently serves as an Art Commissioner for the City of Berkeley and is chairman of the Public Art Program. Jos has an exhibition record which spans more than a decade with solo exhibitions at the Alternative Museum in New York City, the D. King Gallery, Berkeley and last year at the Fetterly Gallery at the Vallejo Art Center. Sances has also exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, N.Y.C. (Committed to Print), Palo Alto Cultural Center, (Three Decades in Bay Area Print Making), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, (Labyrinth).