Events and Press

January 24th & 25th

Latin Dance Performances & Workshop

Los Angeles based Liz Watts and Company, will be performing in Gilroy, at Gallery 1202 for a special two-night event on January 24th and 25th, and hosting a daytime salsa workshop on Saturday the 25th. Our current exhibit, "An Affair with Black: Abstract Expressionism by Helen Bellaver," will be on view, and the audience can see the show before and after the performance.  Free food, refreshments and wine will be available at the performance.  Doors open at 6pm, performances start at 7pm. Tickets are more than likely to sell out for these events.  We recommend you purchase in advance to avoid standing-room-only tickets. Go to the event page here to see more details on each event and the workshop.

Tickets go on sale after Christmas.  E-mail to pre-order tickets. ($35 for performance and workshop tickets.)

March 21st & 23rd, 2020 @ 7pm

Savannah Fuentes will be back to perform at Gallery 1202 for not 1 but 2 evening performances.  She will also be hosting a daytime workshop if there is enough interest.  Tickets will go on sale mid-February. You can e-mail to pre-order tickets.  The Saturday performance WILL SELL OUT.  We recommend you purchase your tickets early to avoid standing room only.  

March 28th, 2020 @ 4pm

"A Thread of   Color" Opening Reception

Gallery 1202 presents Natalie Ciccoricco's art in her solo show, "A Thread of Color." Ciccoricco is a Dutch mixed media artist, who lives in San Carlos, CA. The show will feature her newer works from her "Color Hole" series using found images and embroidery thread. Ciccoricco's art is wildly popular and this will be her third solo show in California within the last four months. She exhibits all over California in group shows as well. The reception is FREE and open to the public, with free food,refreshments and wine. The show opens on March 19th, and runs through April 30th, 2020.


South valley magazine

November 9, 2019
By, Erik Chaloub

Emily McEwan-Upright envisioned a space where creative mothers and mid-career artists can display their work without the pressures and demands of a traditional fine art gallery. The result is Gallery 1202, which recently moved from the Pixley House on Fifth Street in downtown Gilroy to The Neon Exchange at 7363 Monterey St. and celebrated its grand opening in October. The gallery, named after McEwan-Upright’s first child’s birthdate of Dec. 2, was founded in 2017 to complement McEwan-Upright’s tax accounting office that she purchased from her mother. McEwan-Upright, who had recently completed an artist residency in Texas, used the gallery to display her own work for the first year. In April, Gallery 1202 began showcasing other artists on a rotating basis.... Read More