Jan 21st, 2023: Seventh Sons Tattoo Show Opening: a Year of the Tiger Retrospective

111 Minna Gallery is excited to invite you to our latest art exhibition curated by legendary owner and founder of Seventh Son Tattoo founder – Luke Stewart. Read his invite and show explanation below:


Seventh Son Tattoo is hosting ‘Year of the Tiger,’ a collective exhibit featuring tiger-themed artwork by prominent artists both locally and internationally opening at 111 Minna on the final day of the year of the tiger – January 21st 2023. 2022 was the year of the water tiger under the Chinese zodiac, an auspicious year that comes only every 60 years. The tiger image has long been a popular and iconic symbol in tattoo culture. Its meanings can vary greatly depending on the origin; it is often a symbol of strength, courage, and fearlessness, and when depicted alongside a dragon, the tiger embodies earth while the dragon symbolizes heaven —representing the binary of yin and yang, respectively. In Japanese lore, the white tiger specifically is a sacred animal known as Byakko, one of 4 beasts worshipped as divine guardians. Full of a rich history of mythology, lore and deeply rooted symbolism, the tiger has thus been a popular motif in flash designs for decades, and has become somewhat of a mascot for tattoo culture. ‘Year of the Tiger’ is a collection of the featured artists’ ideas and expressions of the ubiquitous tiger. By centering all of the works on such a familiar image, the artists have the opportunity to give it new life; whether it is translating it into tattoo designs, or creative interpretations of the tiger that are uniquely born from the imagination of each individual. This is the 3rd art exhibit curated by Seventh Son centered around an animal of the zodiac; coming off the coattails of the collective challenges of the last few years, from the pandemic to the divisive political climate both at home and abroad, we hope this show will bring members of the community together for a fun night of nothing…but…tigers! 


Featuring art by:

Luke Stewart (Seventh Son Tattoo owner – show curator)

Stace Forand

Henry Lewis

Zac Scheinbaum

Victor J Webster

Victor Reyes

Cindy Maxwell

Acetates

Mike Roper

Jason Kundell

Kim Stace Thomas

George Campise

Matt Leibo

Christina Ramos

Andre Malcolm

Trevor McStay

Orly Locquiao

Jared Smith

Miss Juliet

Lango Olivera

Shun Nakatsuru

Max May

Paul Dobleman

Yutaro Sakai

Jordan Cole Wright

Joey Armstrong

Grime

Jeff Croci

Scott Sylvia

Amanda Lynn


Event Info:

What: ‘Year of the Tiger’ by Seventh Son Tattoo

When:

  • Opening Reception Saturday 1/21/23 from 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
  • Open By Appointment Friday 1/22/23 – 3/22/23 – reach out to:dyoungv@111minnagallery.com
  • Art Coming Down Thursday 3/23/23 

Where: 111 Minna Gallery at 111 Minna St, San Francisco, CA 94105

About Seventh Son Tattoo

Seventh Son Tattoo is one of San Francisco’s premiere custom tattoo shops, providing high quality tattooing in a relaxed atmosphere. Seventh Son has been a fixture of San Francisco’s vibrant SOMA district for over ten years, with a clientele made up of locals and international travelers alike. At Seventh Son we strive to provide a friendly, approachable, professional atmosphere to match the high level of tattooing that has become our signature.

Our artists are skilled in a variety of tattoo styles, specializing in traditional Japanese, black & grey, floral, bio-mechanical, ornamental and illustrative. The accomplished artists here at Seventh Son provide a personalized experience in a private yet welcoming environment. We have become known for our distinct approach to tattooing which elevates creative expression while simultaneously honoring tradition. In an ever-changing landscape of tattoo trends, we believe in pushing the envelope without sacrificing the importance of timeless, enduring tattoos.

Follow them on Instagram:@seventhsontattoo

About 111 Minna Gallery

Over its 28 years, 111 Minna Gallery has been recognized as: Winner: Best Art Gallery (2019 & 2018/SF Weekly), Winner of the Small Business of the Year Award (2018/SF Chamber of Commerce), and Winner of the 2018 Small Business of The Year Award at The Ebbies. 111 Minna continues to be a mainstay for art and culture in the bay area. After recent renovations, 111 Minna gallery is looking more beautiful than ever and we look forward to coming back after Covid. 111 Minna Gallery would like to thank all of its followers, supporters, and fans. You are all family to us and we are excited to bring you a solid lineup as we regather together at a San Francisco staple of community art and culture.

Follow us on Instagram:@111minnagallery

Best,

The 111 Minna Gallery Staff

Jordan Cole Wright

30 Tiger

$2,222.00

Joey Armstrong

Bloodbath

$4,000.00
$5,000.00

Matt Leibowitz

Lunar New Year Rabbit

$600.00

Matt Leibowitz

Lunar New Year Tiger

$600.00

Shun Nakatsuru

Mangetsu

$3,000.00

Jared Smith

Manifest

$1,200.00

On Display

Mizunoe Tora

$1,600.00

Max Nemo

On the Rocks

$3,000.00

Amandalynn

Painted Lady

$1,100.00

Andre Malcolm

Panthera Tigris

$2,500.00

Luke Stewart

Phase 1

$350.00
Out of stock

Luke Stewart

Phase 2

$500.00

Cristina Ramos

Red Tiger

$11,000.00

Acetates

Ronin Tiger

$500.00

Luke Armstrong

Shedding Season

$3,000.00
Out of stock

Henry Lewis

Soma Tiger

$3,500.00

Henry Lewis

Spice Addiction

$400.00

Henry Lewis

Spice Orgy

$400.00

Henry Lewis

Tenderloin Tiger

$2,000.00

Victor Reyes

Tiger Marriage

$1,250.00

Matt Leibowitz

Tiger on the Rocks

$4,000.00

Cindy Maxwell

Tiger Vibes

$2,800.00

Mike Roper

Tigers

$1,500.00

Jeff Croci

Tigris Dentata

$800.00

Joey Armstrong

TIJIN

$2,500.00
$2,500.00
$777.00
Out of stock

Kim Stace Thomas

Welcome the Rabbit

Year of the Tiger

Wound Cloak

$1,200.00

Joey Armstrong

Xenotiger

$1,500.00
$4,500.00

Wildflowers Q&A and Closing Reception

111 Minna Gallery is excited to invite you to our closing reception for ‘Wildflowers.’ by Amanda Lynn and Lady Mags – On Friday the 13th! With ‘Wildflowers,’ Amanda Lynn and Lady Mags came together once again to bring their unified vision of beauty, femininity, and nature to 111 Minna. As long-time collaborators and friends, these two have been creating work together for over a decade and graced the Bay Area with massive public art pieces combining their unique styles. Together they weave watercolor, bold graffiti, powerful female figures, and flora and fauna into one cohesive look.

Join the artists and the 111 Minna staff for this closing reception and your last chance to see both Lady Mags and Amady Lynn’s collaborative and solo works.

What: Closing Reception for ‘Wildflowers’ by Amanda Lynn and Lady Mags

When: Friday 1/13/23 from 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM (Maybe later!) Featuring a Q&A by both artists in our Zappa Gallery beginning at 6:30pm!!!!

Where: 111 Minna Gallery at 111 Minna St, San Francisco, CA 94105

Check out their work to get excited!

Amandalynn X Lady Mags: Wildflowers

Amanda Lynn and Lady Mags are coming together once again to bring their unified vision of beauty, femininity, and nature to 111 Minna. As long-time collaborators and friends, these two have been creating work together for over a decade and graced the Bay Area with massive public art pieces combining their unique styles. Together they weave watercolor, bold graffiti, powerful female figures, and flora and fauna into one cohesive look.

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Sketch Tuesdays 9/8/2022

Join us on Thursday, September 8th, from 5pm-9pm for another fantastic Sketch Tuesdays! Yes, we know it’s a Thursday, but we did it so more of you could join us. Robert Bowen will be on-site signing copies of his new book: “Blasphemous Nature”, designed by Shaun Roberts. David Chong Lee will be our wonderful DJ for the evening!

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