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22 June: fnnch's Solstice (SF, CA)

fnnch is excited to announce his first show in over a year, Solstice. It will be on Jun 22nd from 6pm - 10pm at 302 Folsom St in downtown San Francisco. Get your tickets here.

In this show fnnch will release new hand-painted multiples: spray paint on plywood or canvas from limited editions. There will be new honey bears, lips and cans of LaCroix.

Register to receive a free, limited-edition sticker (and give him some idea of how many drinks to buy).

Purchase a ticket to also receive a limited edition print.

While fnnch will be revealing new art for the show, that's not really the point. The point is to get together and have a good time. I'll have a taco truck (El Tonayense) out front and libations (wine, beer and LaCroix) inside.

He's excited to show you some of what he's been working on and to see folks in person.

Again, the link for tickets is: https://fnnch-solstice.eventbrite.com/

2 JUN: Mando Marie - One Trick (SF, CA)

ONE TRICK
A SOLO EXHIBITION BY
MANDO MARIE (Her Stencil Archive)

Opening Reception - Saturday, June 2nd at 12pm
Showing Through - Friday, June 22nd

First Amendment Gallery is pleased to announce “One Trick” a solo exhibition by Mando Marie.  Amanda Marie also known by her artist moniker 'Mando Marie' born 1981, is an American painter formerly based in Colorado, and currently based in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Mando  exhibits in both the United States and Europe. She trained at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design and is best known for her work as a stencilist, including large scale street art designs.


Amanda Marie uses graphic stencils and images redolent of 'Golden Age' storybook imagery. She frequently features the signature characters of a young boy and girl. In 2012, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art held a solo exhibition of her work and noted that these stylised figures: "seem to have been lifted from the pages of a mid-twentieth century children’s book and have traded the protective home of childhood nostalgia for a slightly more adventurous and unsettling world, somewhere between dream and reality”. Alongside recurring graphic themes of children and animals, she favors twin, repeated or mirrored imagery, developed with multiple uses of the same stencil on the artwork.

26 JAN: In Memory of Michael Roman (SF, CA)

In Memory of MICHAEL ROMAN
Stenciled Visions of Love, Peace and Chaos
at the Mission Cultural Center
his Stencil Archive photo set

In remembrance of our artist friend, we invite you to come and celebrate Michael Roman’s creative works. Michael was a long time artist-in-resident and supporter of the Mission Cultural Center. His signature works left a lasting legacy for the Bay Area Community and beyond. We honor his artistic contributions by showcasing some of his works. This exhibition will feature works from personal collections.

Opening
JANUARY 26, 2018 | $5 Admission | Inti-Raymi
Exhibit Dates:
JAN 26th - FEB 17th, 2018 | $2 Admission | Inti-Raymi

18 Nov: CUT OUT Stencil Group Show (Hamburg)

Opening «CUT OUT» Stencil Group Show
Facebook Link

Adey (FR) • Alias (DE) • Balu (ES) • Czarnobyl (PL) • eins92 (DE) • Eliot (DE) • Erre (ES) • European Bob (UK) • Jana & Js (FR) • Jaune (BE) • L.E.T. (DE) • M-one (UK) • Mittenimwald (DE) • Monkey Bird (FR) • Pahnl (UK) • Snub23 (UK) • Tona (DE) • XooooX (DE)

VERNISSAGE – Samstag, 18. November, 19 bis 00:00 Uhr
FINISSAGE – Freitag, 8. Dezember, 19 Uhr bis 23:00 Uhr

Ausstellung: 18. November – 8. Dezember 2017

URBANSHIT GALLERY
Breite Straße 56
22767 Hamburg

Öffnungszeiten
Mittwoch und Donnerstag 15-18 Uhr
Sowie nach Terminvereinbarung

Das Schneiden von Stencils (Schablonen) ist eine der bekanntesten künstlerischen Techniken der Street Art. Ursprünglich als technisches Hilfsmittel zur schnellen und seriellen Verbreitung politischer Botschaften im öffentlichen Raum entwickelt, haben sich Schablonen Graffiti zu einem völlig eigenständigen Kunstgenre entwickelt, welches die Street Art prägt wie kein anderes.

Mit CUT OUT versammeln die beiden Kuratoren Felix Rau (eins92) und Rudolf David Klöckner (urbanshit) 18 der derzeit interessantesten europäischen Stencilkünstler in einer Ausstellung. Mit jeweils genau einem Werk pro Künstler spiegelt die international besetzte Gruppenausstellung nicht nur den Status Quo der Stencilkunst wider, sondern bringt auch die Kunst der Schablonen-Graffiti in konzentrierter Form zurück nach Hamburg.

Cutting out stencils is one of the most known techniques of street art. The original purpose of stencils was to quickly reproduce and spread political messages in public space. By now, they have developed to an individual art genre with heavy influence on street art.

Through the CUT OUT-show, the two curators Felix Rau (eins92) and Rudolf David Klöckner (urbanshit), gather eighteen of the most interesting stencil artists of Europe under one roof. By exhibiting one work per artist, the show not only reflects the status quo of stencil art but also brings back stencil art to Hamburg in a highly concentrated form.

Coming Soon: Shepard Fairey's New LA Show and Hulu Doc

After ‘Hope,’ and Lawsuit, Shepard Fairey Tries Damage Control
By JORI FINKELNOV. 3, 2017 (LINK)

LOS ANGELES — By just about any measure, it’s been a long time since the street artist Shepard Fairey managed to capture the optimism of Barack Obama’s candidacy in his “Hope” poster, the stylized portrait in red, white and blue tones that easily ranks as the most famous, also ubiquitous, artwork of 2008.

Mr. Fairey’s oldest daughter, then 2 years old, is now almost a teenager. The “Hope” image became the subject of a copyright infringement lawsuit by The Associated Press that was both expensive and embarrassing for the artist. Mr. Fairey, who is 47, has since gone on to create art for activist movements like Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter and the Women’s March.

And now “Damaged” — his biggest gallery show yet, with about 200 new paintings, prints and illustrations made since 2015 — is set to open on Nov. 11 in a Chinatown warehouse, the same day a documentary on the artist has its premiere on Hulu. The mood of the exhibition: what happens when hope gets trampled but not killed.

18 Nov: In Layers - a focus on stencil art (DE)

Colab Gallery presents "IN-LAYERS, a focus on stencil art" Group Exhibition

Artists:
JOE IURATO (US) • JOHN FEKNER (US)
MANDO MARIE (NL) • MONSTFUR (PL)
NEUR ONE (FR) • RNST (FR)
SAMINA (PT) • STEFAN WINTERLE (DE) • STINKFISH (CO)

Facebook-Event

"IN-LAYERS" is opening on Saturday,
Nov 18th at 8 pm and we are looking forward
to seeing you there!

Am 18. November öffnet Colab Gallery Ihre Türen für die Gruppenausstellung "IN-LAYERS,
Fokus auf Schablonen Kunst" und wir möchten Dich hiermit herzlich zur Vernissage ab 20:00 Uhr einladen.

Künstler:
JOE IURATO (US) • JOHN FEKNER (US)
MANDO MARIE (NL) • MONSTFUR (PL)
NEUR ONE (FR) • RNST (FR)
SAMINA (PT) • STEFAN WINTERLE (DE) • STINKFISH (CO)

Facebook-Event
KURATOR Stefan Winterle

Colab Gallery GmbH
Schusterinsel 9
79576 Weil am Rhein
Germany

Stay tuned for more Information on our website and facebook!
Die aktuellen Informationen finden Sie auf unserer Webseite und auf facebook!

See you there!
Wir sehen uns!

10 June: Prisma at Colab Gallery (DE)

Colab Gallery presents "Prisma" Group Exhibition

Artists:
Icy & Sot (IR) • Jaybo Monk (F)
Die_Cast (Zoer & Velvet) (F) • Enric Sant (ES)
Pastel (ARG) • Soda (IT)
Kostas Seremetis (USA) • Most (DE) • Lugosis (IT)

"Prisma" is opening on Saturday,
June 10th at 8 pm and we are looking forward
to seeing you there!

Am 10. Juni öffnet Colab Gallery Ihre Türen für “Prisma“
und wir möchten Dich hiermit herzlich zur Vernissage ab 20:00 Uhr einladen.

Wir freuen uns Ihnen die neuesten Arbeiten von:
Icy & Sot (IR) • Jaybo Monk (F)
Die_Cast (Zoer & Velvet) (F) • Enric Sant (ES)
Pastel (ARG) • Soda (IT)
Kostas Seremetis (USA) • Most (DE) • Lugosis (IT)
präsentieren zu dürfen.

KURATOR Stefan Winterle

Colab Gallery GmbH
Schusterinsel 9
79576 Weil am Rhein
Germany

See you there!
Wir sehen uns!

26 and 28 April: Jeremy Novy Workshop and Show (Minn, MN)

JEREMY NOVY Presents: Queer Street Art, Fighting for Legitimacy

Attention MPLS art lovers! The illustrious and fabulous street artist Jeremy Novy will be gracing our fair city with his talent this month! Jeremy has spent the better part of 2 decades painting San Francisco streets, heavily involved in queer art and stenciling sidewalks and pavement with his iconic koi fish, and work boot prints that depict a kiss between two men.

This 2 night event will coincide with his stencil workshop, please contact Amalgamated for more details on doing stencils with Mr. Novy!
($60 workshop)

26 and 28 APRIL

Wednesday, April 26 at 7 PM
MPLS Make & Take Stencil Workshop with
Jeremy Novy

Friday, April 28 at 7 PM
Jeremy Novy Presents:
Queer Street Art, Fighting for Legitimacy

Location
Amalgamated MPLS
720 CENTRAL AVE NE
MINNEAPOLIS 55413

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