A new year in Studio 202
Happy New Year! 2013 was a very interesting year for me as an artist. I can usually judge my productivity around the number of works that I complete. Not so much for 2013. It was a year that I had work in flux: reworking, rethinking and repainting. My studio was in wonderful creative chaos as I tried to grasp an understanding about how to bridge my paintings and drawings and yet not loose sight of my California rooted paintings. Bought some new paint brushes…. wow was it time! This past summer I locked the door to St...
The Benevolence of Street Art
There they are — odd, stone-like hairless masks in piles at the BART Plaza on 24th Street. How did they get there? And, at the Muni bus stop on Folsom and 24th, the free box outside Praxis on Treat Avenue, on a bench on Florida and 23rd, on Balmy Alley and so on. If you have walked around the Mission at all, you’ve seen them and probably wondered the...
Open Studios this Weekend, April 26&27!! Last time at this location! Come by if you can.
Well, the daffodils are out and the sun is shining so I guess it's time for my Spring Open Studio Saturday April 26th and Sunday April 27th Noon - 6.00 pm 1890 Bryant St. #204 San Francisco, CA 94110 Preview: Friday April 25th 6.00- 9.00 pm Interiors Industrial Piers
ARTISTS OPEN STUDIOS RESOURCES
Event Copy & Press Info for Spring Open Studios 2013
If we all use the same words in our invitations and on Facebook, our event marketing will will reach new audiences.
Download word document: OS Promo Copy
Facebook Event: Spring Open Studios 2013
Post some pictures of your art and/or studio and let people know where to find you.
FB Event: Link to Facebook Event
The Archive: Pictures of Past Open Studios
Archive here: bit.ly/mau-images
Publications ask us for images of our event and of mau, so we have started archiving. Send us more images so we can all be more famous. Also use images from the archive for your open studios promo efforts.
Send images to trish[at]trishtunney.com to archive.
Your CUSTOM Open Studios POSTCARD
Often we'll have a volunteer who puts together a cohesively branded postcard and makes it available for the artists in the Mission.
Your CUSTOM Open Studios SANDWICH BOARD
We're not making any sandwich boards this year, but I'll be happy to send you a custom graphic that you can get printed to make your own.
Sign up for FLAX LIVE PAINTING!
Howard Flax is inviting all MAU artists to join in and participate in a live painting program in his store. It's an opportunity to give you, the artist, more exposure, and to help promote Mission Artists United. Flax puts you on their website and brags about you to their more than 4000 fans on facebook. In return they get some great energy and excitement in their store. Interested? read this letter from Howard Flax. To sign up, email Leslie Flax.
Mission Art Guide
A print publication about the Mission art scene that you can get yourself listed in. This is not a MAU project and we are not putting this together, but we think it's a cool idea and are happy someone is doing it.
Open Studios TIPS for the Artist
An article about putting on a successful open studios by Trish Tunney.
A couple of places where you can pick up some wearable mau-ness.