In-Store Exhibits

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Art With Elders Exhibit

April 1, 2014 – April 30, 2014


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 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…

Live Art with Sonya Philip

Date of event: March 15, 2014, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

bicycle, feat

Sonya Philip studied art and printmaking in high school with every intention of going to art school. Life intervened, as did other areas of fascination, eventually leading to an MFA in Creative Writing. As a self-taught artist, she enjoys the freedom of exploring and stretching mediums. Disruption and identity play a large role in her work. Sonya lives in San Francisco with her family…

Live Art with Fabiola Addamo

Date of event: November 16, 2013, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Unleashing the Talent of Women (1)

A native of Italy, Fabiola studied classical piano and obtained a degree from the Conservatory of Music Vincenzo Bellini. She moved to the U.S. in 2001 and attended San Francisco State University, obtaining a degree in Italian. “Ten years ago, I left a career as a pianist in Italy to move to the United States, where serendipity has taken me on an unexpected journey. Starting my way in a bakery in North Beach, I went through school and…