Emily Gibson

Living in the Mission District feels a lot like home for former Brooklyn resident Emily Gibson. Both neighborhoods are happening cultural centers with their own unique stories to tell. As an arts reporter, Gibson, 28, hopes to highlight under-reported Latin cultural events and their role in the larger contemporary art scene.

Stories by Emily

New Gallery Takes Over Queens Nails

*+-Three weeks ago, CULT gallery made its debut on the city’s art scene, taking over the iconic Queens Nails Gallery that shuttered in July. The...

The Battle Over Toy Guns

*+-Last month in Sonoma County, 13-year-old Andy Lopez Cruz was carrying a replica AK-47 toy gun when Deputy Erick Gelhaus mistook the toy for a...

VIDEO: Dia de los Muertos

*+-Dia de los Muertos came at a critical time for the Mission District this year. Volunteers from the Marigold Project and Erick Arguello from the...

Mission Galleries Closing Amid Boom

*+-Sarah Hotchkiss and Kellie Flint knew that Southern Exposure’s gallery guide was out of date, but it wasn’t until they sat down to review the...