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Francesco Igory Deiana Installation at RVCA (SF)

Francesco Igory Deiana (featured) recently finished an installation in the window of RVCA on Haight St in SF. Using wood and spray paint, he built a structure using his recognizable geo elements painted with bright neon red and orange color with dark cloudy stains over them. With a such distinctive setup, the San Francisco-based artist definitely managed to get the store window more noticeable on this famous, already very bright and colorful street. Due to the size of the installation and the time limitations, Deiana couldn’t work […]

Openings: Scott Scheidly – “The Pinks” @ Spoke Art

Last week, the Spoke Art gallery in San Francisco unveiled all new works from Scott Scheidly. The Pinks continues his series of unique portraits of infamous characters in history as well as imaginary ones taken straight from pop culture, but remixed with a twist. Take a look at more of the sold out opening in the photos below and stop by in person if you are in town before the close date of August 24th. Also, take a look at a couple prints from the show available here. […]

Preview: Dabs Myla – “San Francisco is For Lovers” @ White Walls

After traveling around Europe for the first part of the summer (covered), LA-based Aussie art couple, Dabs Myla, are planning a quick trip up north for the set up and opening of their newest project. San Francisco is For Lovers, their upcoming solo opening on the 17th of August at White Walls Gallery in SF, is more of “an intimate installation” than just a show. With pieces for the installation being produced using their recognizable cartoon style while utilizing limited a color palette, symbols, and characters, […]

Preview: Scott Scheidly – “The Pinks” @ Spoke Art

Thursday night (August 1st) at Spoke Art, Scott Scheidly will expanding his ongoing pink portrait series with all new works for his debut solo show, The Pinks, with the gallery. As seen in his participation in ArtPadSF the Scope Art Fair, the Orlando-based painter explores the cultural and social implications of color and the associated preconceptions by re-imagining recognizable macho characters and infamous historical figures (i.e.: making a mockery of Ayatollah Khomeini, religious leader of a country that is well known for persecution of the LGBT community). Discuss Scott Scheidly […]

Upcoming: 111 Minna Gallery 20th Anniversary Exhibition

Coming up on the 6th of September, the 111 Minna Gallery will be putting on a group show celebrating their 20th year anniversary. Not surprisingly, their long history deservedly affords them the opportunity to put together a roster of heavy hitters in the genre. Those slated to contribute a piece include Brett Amory, Shawn Barber, Glenn Barr, David Choong Lee, Ron English, Jeremy Fish, Sam Flores, Doze Green, Jay Howell, Sylvia Ji, Josh Keyes (seen above), Liz McGrath, Mark Ryden, Kathy Staico-Schorr, Todd Schorr, Shag, Joe Sorren, […]

Streets: Nychos (San Francisco)

Nychos, who only last month hit up the streets of Denmark with multiple works, is on the move again. This time, the Austrian muralist has completed a new piece in San Francisco (with the help of Wallspace SF) entitled Eye of the Tiger featuring his cartoonish dissected style. For those in the Bay Area, you may want to check this out in person (on Geary between Jones and Taylor). Discuss Nychos here.

Openings: Sylvia Ji – “Interwoven” @ FFDG

San Francisco native and now Los Angeles-based painter, Sylvia Ji, opened her solo show Interwoven at Fecal Face Dot Gallery last Friday evening. The show featured new paintings on wood that feature traditional patterns interwoven with The Day of the Dead motifs as well as expanding on her work with the female form incorporating similar elements. Also released at the opening was a new print featuring one of her works in the show. Check out pics from the opening below… Discuss Sylvia Ji here.

Previews: Sylvia Ji – “Interwoven” @ FFDG

Fecal Face Dot Gallery is getting ready for the opening of Sylvia Ji’s (interviewed) latest exhibition entitled Interwoven. The Los Angeles-based painter had just exhibited at the end of the last year in her home city (covered), and now will continue to explore her Day of the Dead imagery for a showing in San Francisco on July 12th. To further this, she has started expanding and incorporating traditional folk patterns and the look of mexican textiles, leading to some pieces that take things past her typical figurative compositions. […]

Preview: Yumiko Kayukawa – “Madness” @ The Shooting Gallery

Tonight in San Francisco, the Shooting Gallery will be presented all new works from the Seattle-based Yumiko Kayukawa. Entitled Madness, this will be the Japanese artist’s eighth solo the gallery and will feature her acrylic and ink paintings on canvas detailing the adventures of the characters and their animal companions. Check out more preview images below… Discuss this show here. Discuss Yumiko Kayukawa here.

Preview: Dan Quintana – “Zero Instruments” @ Varnish Fine Art

This Saturday, May 25th, Varnish Fine Art in San Francisco will be presenting all new works from Dan Quintana. Zero Instruments will consists of oil paintings and charcoal drawings from the Los Angeles-based artist and will feature his surreal landscapes and fantastical creatures. Drawing influence from Bosch, Quintana’s compositions are rife with leering gremlins and demons meshing with his Mel Ramos-esque girls into works that deserve a second look. Take a look at some more preview images below as well as the artist statement. He […]