The coffee shop is for community, and the gallery, a professional platform for Bay Area artists—particularly those from Chicanx and Latinx communities—to shine.
Sanchez Contemporary has also garnered the vocal support of veteran artists such as Ester Hernandez, Patricia Rodriguez, and Irene Perez. The encouragement of such influential creatives has been a major assist for artists with work on display at Sanchez.
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The gallery has showcased work by artists ranging from pioneering Chicana artists, including Ester Hernandez and Patricia Rodriguez, to 6th–12th grade students from Oakland School for the Arts. According to Sanchez, it’s important to give these young artists a safe space to have their voices heard.
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Finally, we’re so excited about this new Oakland hotspot. Tertulia Coffee is an art gallery and coffee shop all in one, and it’s so well-designed. We can’t wait to visit!
Cafe + Gallery Concept at the New Tertulia Coffee in Oakland...
The café and adjacent gallery are the brainchildren of husband-and-wife team Tim and Maria Sanchez, who have long dreamed of combining their passion for art and coffee. (She’s an artist and he’s a self-described coffee geek.)...
Now open in uptown Oakland is Tertulia Coffee, a unique space that focuses just as much on art as it does on food.
Now open in uptown Oakland is Tertulia Coffee, a unique space that focuses just as much on art as it does on food. The project is from East Oakland natives Tim and Maria Sanchez, who combined her passion for art and his for coffee into one concept...
A new combination cafe and art gallery debuted quietly in Uptown Oakland, and it’s a stunner.