JOHN OSGOOD | Artist Statement Sometimes the journey is more important than the destination. It’s the experiences along the way that provide us with valuable insights… sometimes those experiences are purposeful, sometimes they are arbitrary and sometimes they are “happy accidents”. How we learn from this journey and create memories from them, weaves the fabric of who we are. What do we chose to keep? What do we chose to cover up? My paintings are reflections of my journey in life and this body of work poignantly depicts my transition from the Pacific NW to the San Francisco Bay Area....
The Vaudevillian Chapter 2 BRETTCRAWFORD | Bio Painter, metal sculptor, toy maker, street artist, printmaker and illustrator are only a few of the titles Brett Crawford holds up his sleeve. Not bound by any one specific skill, this multi-talented artists work can be seen on walls and in galleries across the country.
111 Minna Gallery proudly presents a group exhibition curated by long time friends, collaborators and partners in crime, Wonderland SF. Spearheaded by the founder and director, Irene Hernandez Feiks, Wonderland SF Gallery and Boutique open its doors in San Francisco’s Mission District in 2010. With the purpose of discovering and aiding Bay Area fashion designers and artists, they continue to maintain their goal of providing support to Bay Area creative’s of all kinds. For more information: www.wonderlandsf.com
Sam Flores is an American visual artist, illustrator, and muralist, primarily creating urban- and graffiti-inspired modern art. He has worked with various mediums, including acrylics, pen and ink, and sculpture. Much of his early work focused on developing designs for skateboarding and clothing companies. He has displayed in the United States, Canada, Singapore, Japan and throughout Europe.
Mark H. Campbell was born in Norfolk VA in 1968. He studied painting and sculpture at Rollins College and then received his MFA at the Academy of Art University. After mastering realism, Mark’s appreciation of natural wood and stone has, to a great degree, informed his work for the last decade.
Pamela Davis Kivelson is a multi-media artist, painter, and performer who’s work captures the emotional subtext of events as they unfold in the moment that fuses art, film, theatre, and technology to explore the emotions involved in the Silicon Valley “pitch.”
A Guy Colwell Retrospect Show | 1990’s to Present | “This artwork is outward looking. Confronting the world as it is and engaging in public discourse about it, are more important than exposing the inner self or producing beautiful spots of color to decorate walls. It is artwork that looks at the human world as we find it now in the early 21st century. It is artwork that looks at the natural world as it is, threatened and threatening. And, at its crucial heart, this artwork is an exploration of the relationship, or more precisely, the alienation that exists between these two worlds. These pictures from the early 1990’s until the present should each be read as an essay about the state of life from the perspective of one big primate at this moment in time.” – Guy Colwell
Through September 29th Robert Bowen | Artist Statement With this current body of work I am continuing to focus on my fascination with animal/machinery hybrids. There are so many unanswered questions I have about them. Is this a not so distant future reality? A terrible road we should never go down? If the bees continue to disappear, should we design a replacement to pick up where they left off? Or do we accept our fate and stop toying with Mother Nature since that is what got us into trouble in the first place. I’m continuing to play mad scientist in a...
Through October 20th 111 Minna Gallery is pleased to announce the following selection of artists to represent the culmination of its aesthetic over the past 25 years: Adam Feibelman, Alec Huxley, Alphonzo Solorzano, Amanda Lynn, Brad K Alder, Brett Amory, Brian Barneclo, Brian Brooks, Chor Boogie, D Young V, David Choong Lee, David Scott Mabry, Ferris Plock, Henry Lewis, Isabel Samaras, James Charles, Jason Mecier, Jennybird Alcantara, Jeremy Fish, John Waguespack, John Wentz, Josh Thurman, Justyna Kisielewicz, Katherine Brannock, Kelly Tunstall, Kim Cogan, Lee Harvey Roswell, Martin Olive, Melissa Arendt, Micah LeBrun , Michael Murphy, Michael Reedy, Mike Davis, Mike...
Through December 20th Terry Thompson lives and works in San Francisco. Born and raised in the South Bay, he received his MFA from San Jose State University after working for several years in the Silicon Valley as an equipment engineer for various high tech companies.