Artist you should know

24 Apr 2020

Bay Area Artists: Sources for Emergency Grants

Most grant giving organizations are overwhelmed right now.  Many have already given away all their money and are looking for more donors to second or third rounds of grants & loans.  So, artists, realize that some of these organizations may be maxed out, and all will have different timelines, guidelines

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08 Apr 2021

San Francisco’s Floating Myths by Artist Holly Wong

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place. Holly Wong’s sculptures often float in the air, created out of light, ephemeral materials, but they are anything

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18 Mar 2021

Portrait Artist of the Machine World, SF’s Agnieszka Pilat

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place.  Every now again you come across a blending of ideas that gives you goosebumps.  In this case it’s

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12 Mar 2021

Enter the Haunted World of Filmmaker Joshua Kennedy

Welcome to Bay Of The Living Dead, a regular column about the horror genre. Joshua Kennedy loves movies. The 27 year old Texas native already has 19 directorial credits at imdb.com, all of which appear to be homages to the classic films he loves. With titles like The Fungus Among Us, Slave

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23 Feb 2021

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, the Restless Revolutionary of Prose, Dies at 101

Lawrence Ferlinghetti — the poet, the publisher, the painter, the activist, the man who propelled the Beat Movement and brought City Lights to San Francisco — has died at the age of 101. According to his daughter, Julie Sasser, the lifelong provocateur lost his battle Monday with interstitial lung disease.

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18 Feb 2021

The Bold, Abstract, Portraits of Messy Beck in SF

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place. Exploring the human figure, sexuality and identity, with a bold, earthy palette and a cubist touch, Messy Beck

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18 Feb 2021

Massive Greta Mural Looks Over San Francisco

The massive portrait of climate activist Greta Thunberg, just off of San Francisco’s Union Square was commissioned in 2019 by SF not-for-profit One Atmosphere..  The artist is Andrés Pereoselli who is Argentinian and  known as @CobreArt.  He’s done massive portraits like this all over the world. The artist wrote about

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11 Feb 2021

San Francisco’s Most Breathtaking Flowers are by Nora Bruhn

they have such incredible painted light that they create their own ambiance, and change the way a street corner feels.  Everybody may like flowers, but I dare say everybody loves Nora’s murals.  So meet Nora Bruhn, a midwestern girl who came to San Francisco to be an artist, something our city needs more of these days.

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