Artist you should know

13 Apr 2017

Uma Rani Iyli : Artist You Should Know

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights local artists before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  Meet artist Uma Rani Iyli, and see her work at the stARTup Art Fair opening April 28th at the

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07 Apr 2017

Artist You Need To Know: Sam & Bill are Bad MotherFolkers

This week I was lucky enough to sit down with the up and coming NYC comedic music duo Sam & Bill. With their flawless blend of seemingly benign folk music, comedic lyrics, and fearless attitude, they are quickly becoming a local favorite in Manhattan and the surrounding boroughs. The duo, composed

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06 Apr 2017

Justin Teisl : Artist You Should Know

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights local artists before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  Meet artist Justin Teisl, and see his work at the SFWA Gallery April 4th – May 6th. Name: Justin Teisl

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24 Mar 2017

Meet Cindy Shih: Artist You Should Know

The feeling of relief, camaraderie, jubilance, and hope in the air was palpable. I walked down Market St. in the freezing rain with some of my favorite people, danced in the window of Luggage Store Gallery, took turns swigging booze from a flask, and ended up in Chinatown.

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21 Mar 2017

Artists Erect ‘Trumpocalypse’ Billboard in Phoenix AZ

Artist Karen Fiorito was commissioned by Gallery La Melgosa to create the new Trump billboard in Phoenix Arizona.  The gallery owns the billboard space and reportedly plans to keep this Trump themed imagery up on the billboard for the duration of Trump’s presidency.  The billboard is on a business-filled street that leads to

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09 Mar 2017

The Honey Bear BART Bandit of San Francisco: ‘fnnch’

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights local artists before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place. Meet fnnch, BART’s unofficial artist in residence… You may have seen fnnch’s work around town, he’s

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15 Dec 2016

SF Condo Developers Appropriate Artist’s Work Without Permission

Jeremy Novy is a brilliant gay street artist; his work, among other things, looks at queer identity. His leatherman stencil graces the exterior of the famous STUDSF bar South of Market

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