The KSW Office Gallery provides a platform for early career Asian Pacific American artists seeking to mount their first solo exhibition. The program is intended to increase visibility for selected artists, as well as to allow the artists the creative license and space to fulfill a vision. Accepted artists will take on a solo exhibition, two months in duration, in KSW's Office Gallery, with an artists reception, and an interview with KSW to be published on our website.



  • Must self-identify as Asian Pacific American*

  • Must be age 18 or older

  • Must be based in the San Francisco Bay Area

  • Must never have mounted a major solo exhibition

Upcoming Artists:​

(Jan 19 -Feb) Francis Calimlim

(March-April) Diana Li

KSW Office Gallery

Application Materials:

  • Application form (right-click and save to download)

  • Brief statement of intent

  • 4-6 work samples

  • Optional: Résumé


To apply or for more information, send an email to with subject heading "KSW Office Gallery" or stop by our office at 1246 Folsom Street, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94103 (by appointment only).


*In our definition, "Asian Pacific American" includes individuals living or working in the United States who are of Central Asian, East Asian, Pacific Islander, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and/or West Asian/Middle Eastern descent.