Posters from Foreign Lands
Posters from France As many of my readers will already know - my paintings are almost always done on a collage base created with posters "appropriated" from the streets. In past years I would find most of my material on plywood hoardings around building sites in the Mission district of San Francisco. With the gentrification of the neighborhood and tighter city laws governing illegal postings and graffiti clean-up my supply of posters started to dwindle. At the same time a very good friend started to bring back posters from the streets of France after her annual visits. This has kept...
Live Art with Sonya Philip
Sonya Philip studied art and printmaking in high school with every intention of going to art school. Life intervened, as did other areas of fascination, eventually leading to an MFA in Creative Writing. As a self-taught artist, she enjoys the freedom of exploring and stretching mediums. Disruption and identity play a large role in her work. Sonya lives in San Francisco with her family...
show opening tonight, Thursday 2/20, 5-8PM
Churning out a few studies for an upcoming oil series #AttentionWhore before I head off to Yosemite for the week. Still deciding on scale and a couple of elements stylistically, but you get the general direction. Ah, the evolution of courtship. Pure romance right here. . .
There are more artists in the Mission than any other neighborhood in San Francisco