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 Karla Ortiz, the concept artist of your nerdy dreams. If you’re like me (and I know
HELP KEEP COMIX EXPERIENCE ALIVE! A Message from Comix Experience: San Francisco is about to raise minimum wage to the nation’s highest at $15/hour over the next three years – a 43% hike. While we at Comix Experience absolutely support a living wage, this unprecedented increase will put a huge
On a complete whim I decided to attend the Brooklyn Book Festival. I’m considering this a whim because I’m moving to Brooklyn from Virginia and just happened to be here during it. I actually received an email from Vertigo Comics a few days prior about writers and artists that would
Awesome art isn’t limited to the stuff you see in museums– comic books, tattoos, and graffiti can have some serious artistic cred, too. A survey of work by all of these types of outsider artists, Paranormal Hallucinations– a current exhibit at Pandemic Gallery in Williamsburg– offers tons of visual gems
Whenever I played the “If I won the lottery…” game, my second act in my newfound wealth, after buying a modern loft condo in both New York and LA, was to be a patron of the arts; buy a museum wing, donate money to build a theater, etc. Being fairly
Weird girls rejoice! If you were ever a high school outcast, liked to dye your hair crazy colors, or read comic books, chances are you’ve seen and love the movie Ghost World (or– if you’re super hardcore– read the graphic novel which it’s based upon). Well, whip out that
The Cartoon Art Museum is one of the greatest museums in San Francisco. Where else can you find your favorite comic books, graphic novels, animated characters and more, both past and present? The first “Toonsday” of every calendar month the Cartoon Art Museum holds a “Pay What You Wish” Day.