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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28 May 2020

The Bay Area Fashion Designer Giving Masks to Essential Workers

The story of how an Oakland designer found her footing doing costumes and set designs for Beats Antique and when COVID-19 shut down the events industry she shifted her focus to making free masks for grocery and food service workers.

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19 May 2020

From Concerts to Campaigns, San Francisco’s Resident Poster Creator Lil Tuffy

Interview with Lil Tuffy By Derek Tobias To hear the audio version of this interview with Tuffy & Derek visit AusformMag.com, where each week you will hear a new interview with one of the wonderful personalities that make the Bay Area such a unique and magical place.  Lil Tuffy: The story of how

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05 May 2020

The New Murals Going Up On Bay Area Boarded-up Storefronts!

Street artists are used to wearing face coverings and spending long hours alone.   In San Francisco, not even a pandemic is enough to stop artists from beautifying our city.  In April we introduced you to the Paint the Void Project; ARTISTS ARE PAINTING THE BOARDED UP BUSINESSES IN SF. Arts

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05 May 2020

The Safety Net of Bay Area Artists

This organization is putting real money in the hands of hundreds of local artists, and plans to sponsor incredible public art projects as well.

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21 Apr 2020

Artists are Painting the Boarded up Businesses in SF

Street artists are used to wearing face coverings and spending long hours alone.   In San Francisco, not even a pandemic is enough to stop artists from beautifying our city. Arts organizations Building 180 and Art for Civil Discourse, are reaching out to SF businesses and SF artists to turn all

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17 Apr 2020

All That Glitters: Golden Gate Bridge, 1937

All That Glitters is an homage to the dreamers and schemers that make the Bay Area unique. San Francisco artist Kaytea Petro uses a homemade hibiscus ink to illustrate historic photos, lovingly depicting a bygone era. More of her work can be seen at kayteapetro.com or on her Instagram. All

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07 Apr 2020

Bay Area Artists Who Are Creating Awesome Streaming Content and Classes

Due to the current crisis that I need not name, our local performance artists, venues and teachers are really suffering financially and existentially right now since every venue and studio is closed. The good news is that Bay Area artists are both resourceful and creative, and many of them are

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