Chris Johanson @ San Francisco Art Institute

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, March 05, 2013
Chris Johanson will be taking part in San Francisco Art Institute's visiting artists and scholars’ lectures series tonight at 7:30. A veteran of the northern California punk/skate scene, Johanson has been creating visual images since he was a teenager. Admission is free and open to the public but space is limited, and advance registration is recommended.

The light in the tunnel...

Graffiti // Tuesday, March 05, 2013
  Tunnels are already cool and ones with lights coming out of them are even better. Photographer Everydaydude took this photo along the Cal Trans train line in San Francisco, obviously while the sun was taking a nap.

Opening: "(Almost) Free Formed": Chris Johanson, Barry McGee, and Laurie Reid @ City College, SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 22, 2013
Last night, we attended the opening of a special exhibition at City College in San Francisco, (Almost) Free Formed, featuring collaborative works of former City College students Barry McGee, Chris Johanson, and Laurie Reid. The quiet, intimate night was highlighted by the trio's organization and layout of the show, and also gave notice to the importance of SF's City College to some of the most successful and influential artists to come out of San Francisco in recent decades.

New Works by Jenn Porreca @ Luna Rienne Gallery in SF

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 22, 2013
Luna Rienne Gallery is presenting their first exhibition, Love in Absentia, a solo show by Los Angeles-based artist Jean Porreca. Porreca is a modern contemporary artist with studios in LA and London. Influenced by surrealist art and film, vintage fabric patterns, comics, religious iconography, and silhoutte animation, she paints a delicate world of intricately layered styling.

(Almost) Free Formed: Chris Johanson, Barry McGee, and Laurie Reid @ City College, SF

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 21, 2013
City College of San Francisco will exhibit works of art from three talented Californian artists. Chris Johanson, Barry McGee, and Laurie Reid will display recent solo and collaborative work. Additionally, they will come together to design and arrange the exhibition to create a sense of connection and community that they feel symbolizes their experience as students at City College.

Nima Fatima @ Pancakes And Booze

Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 21, 2013
Long time artist and friend of Juxtapoz, Nima Fatima is set to show at a group exhibition opening this Friday and Saturday at Gallery 4N5 in San Francisco. A New England native Fatima recently relocated to San Francisco to peruse her career in art and this will be her first West Coast outing right here in our own backyard. In additional to Fatima's work the show boasts over 75 emerging Bay Area artists and all you can eat pancakes!

How Nosm: Giant Mural in San Francisco's Tenderloin

Street Art // Wednesday, February 20, 2013
We have been lucky over the past few years to catch NYC-based How Nosm painting murals around the world, most recently in Norway for Nuart this past Fall. The duo was just in our hometown this past week, San Francisco, to paint a fantastic multi-portioned mural in the Tenderloin district of the city. The wall was made possible in conjunction with Rogue Projects and White Walls, with paint by Montana.

"Journey Forth" Photographs by Kevin Cooley

Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 16, 2013
New Photographs by Kevin Cooley will be on show at Wendi Norris Gallery in San Francisco in July. The work consists of a series of quiet snowy nighttime landscapes interrupted by light (distress signals) shooting through the sky.

“COMPOSED AND PERFORMED” @ Ever Gold Gallery

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 15, 2013
Ever Gold Gallery in San Francisco is preparing for their first exhibition of 2013 this Saturday, February 17, with a solo show from Sadie Barnette, originally from Oakland, currently based out of LA. The exhibition is co-organized by Jamie Alexander of Park life in part of an ongoing collaboration between the two spaces that initially started with the "Invisible Relics" show at Park Life.

Isolated Heads by Justin Bower

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 15, 2013
We are really enjoying the paintings of San Francisco native and Orange County-based artist Justin Bower. Bower studied fine art and philosophy at the University of Arizona, Tucson and earned his Master of Fine art in Painting at Claremont Graduate University.

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