San Francisco Neighborhoods Show

Juxtapoz // Thursday, September 03, 2009
San Francisco is one of the most diverse cities in the world. Its neighborhoods are legendary and its residents iconic. Hell, we should know; we live and work here too. Naturally, we're excited for tonight's NeighborhoodSF show at 111 Minna.

The SF Neighborhoods Show

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 25, 2009
San Francisco locals rejoice! 111 Minna presents  NeighborhoodSF, a collection of San Francisco's finest artists, who are  given the task of representing its many unique neighborhoods.

Kelly Tunstall and Ferris Plock are in a Sea of Love

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 18, 2009
In case you have yet to head over to 111 Minna to see Kelly Tunstall and Ferris Plock's show, Sea of Love, resident DJ, artist, and all around weirdo Jay Howell has posted a slew of their works on his blog. Sea of Love? How could you deny such a place?   Read More...  

Whammy! with Kelsey Brookes, Dave Kinsey, Anthony Lister, Tiffany Bozic & Others

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 10, 2009
One of the raddest artists in the San Francisco area, Jay Howell, is part of a stellar new show that just opened at the RVCA gallery on Haight Street in SF. Jay passed some images of art on display our way, including pieces by Kelsey Brookes (above), Dave Kinsey, Anthony Lister, Tiffany Bozic, Jeff Soto, John Dwyer, Robert Hardgrave, Mel Kadel, and Kelsey Brookes.

"Neither Up Nor Down" Opens Tonight at 111 Minna Gallery

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 05, 2009
Opening this evening, Thursday, March 5, 2009 at 6pm will be 111 Minna’s next group showstopper, Neither Up Nor Down. A group exhibition curated by Gabe Scott and Jay Howell, this exhibit will feature new works by: Maxwell Loren Holyoke-Hirsch, Zacgart Rossman, Aiyana Udensen, Matthew Palladino, Cody Cochrane, and James Blagden. Take this opportunity to check out some great new work by artists both established and emerging. There's a good chance you’ll be seeing so many great pieces of art on the walls (or uhh...drinks in your hand) that you won’t knw which way is “Up” or “Down.” More info at

"Neither Up Nor Down" Group Show at 111 Minna Gallery

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Opening Thursday, March 5, 2009 will be 111 Minna’s next group show, Neither Up Nor Down. A group exhibition curated by Gabe Scott and Jay Howell, this shindig will feature new works by: Maxwell Loren Holyoke-Hirsch, Zacgart Rossman, Aiyana Udensen, Matthew Palladino, Cody Cochrane, and James Blagden. Chances are, you’ll be seeing such great pieces of art lining the walls, you won’t knw which way is “Up” or “Down.” More info at

Juxtapoz Issue 97: February 2009 Out Now

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 21, 2009
Welcome to February 2009, and the 97th issue of Juxtapoz. Woah, we’ve been around for a while. 97? That’s old. In our 97 issues, we’ve learned a thing or two; one of which is that Mars-1 makes for a spectacular cover story. We took Mars-1 to the new planetarium here in San Francisco to explore the stars, learn about exoplanets, discuss his new body of work for his upcoming solo show in NYC, and learn about why he’s so down with (or perhaps paranoid of) UFO’s.  We also get an in-depth look into the work of French photographer JR, one of the most prolific and multi-leveled artists working today. German duo, Herakut, unveil their newest (and dare we say best) body of work to date; Brooklyn's Thomas Keeley makes a lot of something out of nothing; the Philippines' Louie Cordero takes comic book admiration to a new level; and Japanese artist, Ryohei Hase, makes some of the most beautiful, detailed art we’ve seen in ages. In issue 97 we also cover shows at Distinction, Metropolis, Thinkspace, and the new David B Smith Gallery, and profile Chuck U, Jay Howell, Jesse Geller, Mollie Goldstrom, A1One, Hydro74, Leopold Rabus, and Emily Glaubinger. With a list like this and covers like that, you may just have to grab a few copies of good ol’ 97. Enough of all this tomfoolery already; grab your copy of Juxtapoz February 2009 now in our online store.

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, January 06, 2009
111 Minna Gallery is kicking off ’09 in presenting a stellar group show, entitled First Things First. An exhibition showcasing both well-established and emerging talents, First Things First will open this Thursday, January 8, 2009 with many of the artists in attendance. “Our aim is to present a number of promising young artists side by side with established talent that have both been underexposed in the Bay Area,” states The Gallery. “The collection has been assembled by 111 Minna Gallery Curator Gabe Scott, 111 Minna Associate Curator Jay Howell and former Upper Playground Associate Curator Lainya Magana. A fresh perspective on two-dimensional creations will be represented from the United States, Brazil, Germany, Slovenia and Australia and will encompass painting, collage, architectural design as well as street installations.” First Things First will feature work by: Ryan Bubnis (Portland, OR), Robert Hardgrave (Seattle, WA), Clynton Lowry (San Francisco, CA), Nicole Hagen (San Francisco, CA), James Blagdon (New York, NY), Taska Cleveland (Los Angeles, CA), Kelly Ording (San Francisco, CA), Mario Wagner (Cologne, Germany), Rafael Sliks (Sao Paolo, Brazil), Sarah Spitler (San Francisco, CA), Jacob Magraw (Los Angeles, CA), Yellana James (Portland, OR), and Rene Almanza (Oaxaca, Mexico). Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to check out some great work by established artists Ryan Bubnis (work shown above) and Robert Hardgrave (below left) and Taska Cleveland (below right) along with pieces by the rising artistic talents you may be seeing much more of in the future. Details on First Things First at

Jay Howell: The Forest City Rockers, Episode 2

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Eighty four films and Jay Howell present The Forest City Rockers Motorcycle Club. Howell just shot Episode 2 our way, which is full of the inappropriate cartoon wonders that we’ve come to love and expect from the twisted mind of Jay Howell. Enjoy, because gloomy Tuesday afternoons tend to suck.

"Four-Way Make Out" with Matt Furie, Jay Howell, Matthew Feyld & Dawn Riddle

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 22, 2008
It’s heating up in Portland. No, the infamous rain remains, but their next art show is pretty hot. Four of the hottest artists making out at the same time? Well, it is a Four-Way Make Out session. Before your mind gets lost in the gutter, we’ll let you know that Four-Way Make Out is a showing of new work by Matt Furie, Jay Howell, Matthew Feyld and Dawn Riddle opening September 5th at Grass Hut in Portland. Instead of bios, Grass Hut asked the artists to tell us about their favorite make-out session. That’s the kind of info everyone wants anyways, right? We love Matt Furie’s blunt pseudo poem that he gave for his reply: i flipped on my bedside lamp warm red light bulb she put her lap near my face i unzipped her pants and slowly took them down i kissed her warm red panties then i evacuated into my boxers Scaandalous. Now that we’ve got you all hot n bothered, get that voyeuristic mind of yours over to for details on Four-Way Make Out.
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