Listing all the art shows here, email brian (at) poallc.com if you have details of an upcoming art show.

Whirl Trade Show by Fahamu Pecou

Posted: June 27th, 2010 | Author: editor | Filed under: San Francisco | Tags: , , | No Comments »

The San Francisco based Shooting Gallery is proud to present Whirl Trade show by Fahamu Pecou. This exhibition is dedicated to address issues of misguided cross-national perceptions and international black identity. The opening reception for the show was taken on June 12th, 2010 and the doors of the Shooting Gallery are open for Whirl Trade until July 3rd, 2010. The exhibit will be open to the public.

Whirl Trade has a purpose to achieve the same platform of the hip-hop culture just as African American hip-hop artists do with microphone on an international stage. It is a dizzying cultural exchange where exported ideas of African identity are misinterpreted across borders. Fahamu Pecou paints limp to critique the commodified stereotype of young black man being projected by media. Referencing the photos of West African photographer, Malick Sidibe, Fahamu and friends model with clothing and set design that features perceived African styles. Fahamu is an Atlanta based artist who in the past year has had solo exhibits in New York City, Cape Town South Africa, Dallas and at the Volta 5 Art Fair in Basel, Switzerland. He earned his BFA from Atlanta College of Art in 1997 and has since completed residencies in Panamas Taller Portobelo and The Caversham Center in South Africa.


Romanowski Art Show At Tradition Westlake

Posted: May 22nd, 2010 | Author: editor | Filed under: California, San Francisco | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Tradition Westlake, one of the top street wear and sneaker boutiques in Southern California will present new art and music show on June 5th by SF based artist and DJ Romanowski. The show will include Romanowski’s amazing stencil art, collages, dioramas and some spinning music from his album. Like the many artshows, this one will also be attended as an educational, medicinal and eclectic approach. Romanowski, who was born and raised in both Basel and Zurich, Switzerland operates in this field over 20 years and has released more than 15,000 slabs of vinyl in his collection. His various electric acts and move wraps are thought to cover educational purposes and even better than one can pick up in school. As one of the San Francisco premier DJs Romanowski  works with such artists as Doze Green, Jan Whitefield from the Poets of Rythm, P.E.A.C.E. from Freestyle Fellowship, Jacko Peak, J.Boogie, Bing Ji Ling, and Up Bustle And Out. The artist and DJ Romanowski is also known as co-founder Soulvation Crew and Curator. His show at Tradition promises to be attractive and give really pleasure for the guests.


Comic Pop Art Show in San Francisco

Posted: March 13th, 2010 | Author: editor | Filed under: San Francisco | Tags: , , , , , , , | No Comments »

One of the San Francisco’s popular gift shops- Encantada Gallery of Fine Arts is proud to present a new comic solo art show in April. Located in the San Francisco’s popular Mission District Valencia Street corridor, Encantada Gallery is a professional space for exhibitions, lectures, poetry readings, and workshops. Here is the image that is used to promote the author’s first-ever San Francisco solo show. And, in the back of portrait there is a short description about the show and the author- experienced comic book artist Javier Hernandez. The opening reception of the show is going to be taken on April 3, and on Sunday the 4th there’ll be conducting a Cartoonist Workshop for kids. According to Javier there will be shown his new paintings along with some recent work. The curator of the Ensenada’s upcoming comic pop art show is Ricardo Padilla. To learn more about the SF’s new comic pop solo art you can go by this link


”A Darker Shade of Love’’ in Lower Hater

Posted: February 25th, 2010 | Author: editor | Filed under: San Francisco | Tags: , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

Lower Hater is a company that pulls the inspiration from the Lower Haight community to promote and develop fashion, art, and design. Located in San Francisco, U.S.A, the Lower Haters is a unique streetwear boutique featuring design collaborations with some of SF’s most progressive artists.  The richness in color and form makes their styles complimentary, yet dramatically different.  Lower Haters collections celebrate all aspects of lifestyle from Hip Hop to Punk Rock to promote and develop fashion, art, and design.

Recently the Lower Hater was proud to present a new show by Ursula X. Young and Krescent Carasso called   ‘’ A Darker Shade of Love’’. The well known artists explored the darker side of love in a special show and featured new works. The Ursula is well known painter and graphic maker in U.S.A that has sold her works in London, San Francisco, New York, Hong Kong, The Philippines, Alaska, Phoenix and Singapore. Although her subjects are flowery and often feminine, there is a pinch of urban darkness that creeps its way in to each painting. Taking place on February 12, the new presentation by this artist was really pleasure for the guests to explore the darker shade of love. The other author of the show is Krescent Carasso- also a great artist recently graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. Krescent was born in St. Augustine Florida and raised in Southern California and British Colombia. Like Ursula she also  has been painting for many years and in recent years she also found her as a bay area filmmaker, selecting the festivals such as the Santa Cruz Female Film Festival and Madcat International Film Festival. Krescent Carasso currently lives and works in San Francisco. To disclose, we are sure that the new show in Lower hater will bring with a distinctive flavor for all facets of the motley neighborhood and beyond of Lower Haight.


WhiteWalls December Show Ended

Posted: January 4th, 2010 | Author: admin | Filed under: San Francisco | Tags: | No Comments »

Just a note that while the WhiteWalls December show “Winter Group Show” ended on Jan 2nd, 2010, you can still find the art on their site here.

An excerpt of the show:

We are excited to show several artists who we are inspired by and admire. Varying from prolific artists who have established careers to those who are just now emerging. This exceptional collection fluctuates between abstract, mixed media, sculpture, urban, folk and contemporary art. The Winter Group Show embodies White Walls mission to push the boundaries between lowbrow, urban and fine art and we are proud to exhibit such a diverse collection all under one roof.


Shooting Gallery presents Wild Wild East by Yumiko Kayukawa

Posted: November 12th, 2009 | Author: admin | Filed under: San Francisco | Tags: , | No Comments »

See the exhibition here.

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