My best kept secret in cole valley…
sold for only $3.75 (note card) or $10 (11×14″poster)!
My best kept secret in cole valley…
Meter maid note card $3.75 now available here!
If your drive way is always blocked by others, you’d love the front side of the card:”GOOD PEOPLE, TOUGH JOBS” - sign as seen on meter maid’s car.
If you always get expensive parking tickets in san francisco, you probably likes the back side of the card:”GOOD JOBS, TOUGH PEOPLE” - as seen on people’s faces when they get a $$$ ticket.
In addition to my solo show, I’m also selected for the group show at the Southern Exposure Gallery. Opening is this Friday, Sept. 16th, 6-9pm. Exhibition Dates: September 16 - October 8, 2011 / 3030 20th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 See you there!
11×14″ Silkscreen on paper, radiating visual effect caused by the turning of the disk - try it out in the gallery!
Here are some selected works from the show. See my website for details.
Inspired by the phone conversation between the presidents of the United States and Russia in the famous 1964 black comedy film “Dr. Strangelove”, the painting indicates that at the other end of the phone, is now the Chinese president. The Chinese characters reading from the left to right is: “Hello? Beijing?”. Ironically, the part… that’s on the right side of the character “喂” (Hello) is “畏”, which also means “fear”. The anxiety and fear about China’s rising as the US’s major competitor and partner isn’t uncommon nowadays, despite of the calls for more dialogues and communications between the two nations.
“Hello Beijing?” 18×36″ Mixed media on canvas
“Untitled 1″ 30×40″ Mixed media on canvas
“Untitled 2″ 12×16″ Clove, acrylic, silkscreen, mirror on canvas
I have already lived in 3 continents by the time I became 24. But I have never lived in a place longer than San Francisco. In celebrating my 10th year living in the beautiful city of San Francisco, everyone receives: 25% discount in my Etsy shop! Coupon code: sflocal25now July30 - August 9th, 2011 only.
My heart has never stopped searching for a “home” since I was little. Suddenly, I found the answer in the big pile of my San Francisco goods created with love.
Superduck is an American born Peking duck created during my 2010 Art in Storefronts project with the San Francisco Arts Commission.
In 2011, he traveled to China where his ancestors were from, and even met his cousins in a Beijing restaurant. His curiosity towards this fascinating yet mysterious country and its people is recorded in films, photographs and facebook posts. Film on view August 24 — September 25, 2011 at the University Art Gallery, California State University Chico. In conjunction with the Humanities Center’s 2011–12 theme, China and the West.
Our long time neighborhood friend Maggie Posth passed away tragically last Thursday. Growing up as a maths genius, Maggie studied computer science in Berkeley under full scholarship. She later on earned a PHD in Philosophy from the North Western Univ. under full scholarship too. But Maggie is best known among us for her warm personality and her deep love for the animals.
Today, about 50 neighbors, who saw her every day at the Reverie cafe for many years, gathered at Maggie’s brother’s house on Carl Street to say goodbye to this dear friend. We will always miss you, Maggie!
Cole Valley Fair will be back again for its ninth year on Sunday, September 25, 2011! This is a charming and well-attended event features local art and fine crafts, lip-smacking food, live music, a display of historical Cole Valley photographs, a full block of vintage automobiles owned by neighborhood residents, events for children, and more!
The fee for resident’s booth spaces have decreased to $150 only in order to attract more local artists. (YAY!) This is the most affordable neighborhood fair that I know of! You will love this well-attended event. Send in your application no later than July 1st. See you at my booth near the corner of Cole and Parnassus!
Here are the: Application for non-food vendor, application for food vendors, application for Cars on Cole. For more information, click here. Oh by the way, they’re also seeking musicians from all genres and styles for one-hour performance slots.
Just went to Clarence Tower’s retirement party and his photo exhibit at the photo center on 50 Scott Street. Clarence has been the director of the photo center for decades, we will miss him very much (as well as all the old staff that are gone or retired)… I use to spend hours and hours at the darkroom there, and years after, I finally made my way back after the photo center has been renovated. Clarence’s retirement party brought a lot of the photographers back. We used to look at each others’ prints all the time, giving each other critiques, sharing tips and techniques…oh those good ol’ laid back days!
Established in the early 1940’s, The photo center is the oldest public darkroom in the United States. Now the renovated photo center has a brand new digital center, with brand new imacs, large flatbed scanner, large format Epson 7900, and of course, lots of upgraded enlargers! Check it out - it’s right where Duboce Park is. N Judah stops right there.
-Annual - Adult unlimited use: $269
-Six Month - Adult unlimited use: $150
-Six Month - Adult limited use: $54 + $5 day pass
-Annual - Senior (65+) unlimited use: $134
-Six Month - Senior (65+) limited use: $27 + $5 day pass
-Film processing lab
-Full web black & white darkroom
-Print drying and mounting
-Film and print scanning
-Discounted course fees