In-Store Exhibits

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Art With Elders Exhibit

April 1, 2014 – May 31, 2014

Capture

Celebrating their 21st Anniversary, Art With Elders (AWE) is predicated on a simple belief – that everyone, no matter where they are along the chronological span – is inherently creative. Flax has partnered with AWE for many years and each exhibit is welcomed by both our staff and customers…

Visual Aid Art Exhibit

March 1, 2014 – March 31, 2014

Visual Aid

Established in 1989 in response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic that devastated the Bay Area arts community, a group of passionately concerned artists, collectors and art dealers founded Visual Aid to serve artists affected by the disease. Over time, the organization expanded its mission to help produce, present and preserve the work of professional, visual artists in need, those whose careers are challenged because of any life-threatening illness…

October Skies Exhibit

October 5, 2013 – November 2, 2013

We look forward to our Staff Exhibit every year and this time we tapped into their deepest darkest work! Titled “October Skies (reflect in dead men’s eyes)”, the Staff was inspired by what goes bump in the night…ghosts,ghouls, goblins, clowns and other peculiar things. Enjoy their artistic interpretation of Halloween time! They have fun in and outside of work and we are always amazed at their varied and incredible talents…

Live Artists

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Live Art with Ben Walker

Date of event: May 9, 2014, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Dogs

Ben Walker lives and works in San Francisco and works as an Illustrator and Live Art events coordinator. A self-proclaimed authority on men’s style, his line of “bears with guns” T-shirts have gained a cult following.

Ben was raised on a ranch, complete with a dirty main street, jailhouse, bell tower and saloon. These empty structures served as his…

Live Art with Erin Yoshi

Date of event: April 26, 2014, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

PowWow Hawaii

Erin Yoshi’s artwork reflects of the struggle within communities, and the paradigms of social injustice and class struggles. She tells stories and shares emotional expression with delicate brush strokes. Erin has left her imprint creating murals in Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, Colombia, Chile, the Philippines and across the United States. FLAX is proud to welcome Erin to paint our front wall and invite our customers to visit and watch her story unfold…

Live Art with Matt Burns

Date of event: April 18, 2014, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Advantage Rule Oil Portrait

Matthew R. Burns is a freelance San Francisco artist and educator, specializing in concept art and intra-curriculum learning. His work was recently showcased at the de Young museum and at a special exhibit at 111 Minna Gallery. Matt is an emerging San Francisco artist with a specialized range in caricature, graphic and fine art approaches to the visual. He asks only to have his art defined by you, not the rulebooks…