Posted by Flax on 31st Aug 2015
Chock-full of creative goodness like you are accustomed to find at our Market Street store, here we'll have all the basics plus a lot more to stimulate and inspire.
Opening this fall!
rendering by Shaum Mehra, ArcHive Design
Fort Mason Center has long been an arts and culture destination, and we are thrilled to be joining the community. Our neighbors in Building D include The Mexican Museum, Blue Bear School of Music and Magic Theater. Next door are the Museo Italo Americano and Readers Bookstore. There's The Interval, Greens Restaurant, Friday evening's Off the Grid, Sunday morning's Farmer's Market and so much more!
For more on this exciting news, see the SF Chronicle article Flax art merchant sees forced move as brush with opportunity.
To learn more about Fort Mason Center, click here, and view the video below that presents the vision and purpose of the Center, a jewel within the Golden Gate National Park system. We encourage you to subscribe to their events newsletter (click here).
Kalligraphia XIV: An Exhibition by Members of the Friends of Calligraphy Every year since 1976, the Friends of Calligraphy has presented its members’ work in an exhibit at the San Francisco Public Library titled Kalligraphia—a word that translates to “beautiful writing.” Come see the exquisite work by Thomas Ingmire, David Brock, Georgianna Greenwood, Carl Rohrs, Susan [...]
Insider Block Printing Tips, Tricks and Techniques FLAX's very own printmaking expert Anna Lark, is here to share her experience, knowledge and passion for the process. Read on and get inspired to carve! Relief printing is printing from raised images. Block printing using wood or linoleum involves carving away material to create a printable image. Printmaking is an art [...]
FLAX interviews local artist Ingrid C. Lockowandt Ingrid C. Lockowandt brings a powerful and unique approach to her paintings, noted for their vibrant colors and crisp edges. Her portraits and figurative works inspire awe through their depth and emotion. In her work she tries to look beyond the surface of her subject’s likeness to reach the spirit, character and essence [...]
Date of event: May 30, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm Julie Marsh, a mixed media artist from the San Francisco Bay Area and a member of SanFrancisco Women Artists. our current exhibit feature, will be here on Saturday to inspire and delight working in mixed media. She has studied painting for many years with a variety of teachers. [...]
Date of event: May 23, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm Pamela Rhodes is a skilled portrait and landscape artist and her graphite, colored pencil and watercolor work is owned by clients throughout the US, Mexico and England. As the founder and director of ARTroads, Pamela has taught drawing, portrait and watercolor classes for numerous organizations and in [...]
How to make a faux patina painting-what to use and how to do it Kim Menzel, FLAX's Paper Department Manager and Wildlife Photographer, saw a picture she liked in a magazine of a wall with wood finishes and verdigris patinas. She realized she could make something similar using our Modern Masters Metal Effects and Patinas and [...]
Date of event: May 16, 2015 1:00pm - 4:00pm Jess Zepeda, grew up in Tulare County in Central California and has been interested in has been drawing since a young child. Excelling in High School and eventually he moved to San Francisco where he attended The Art Academy University and received his MFA. The artist credits Sidney [...]
San Francisco Women Artists Exhibit Established in 1887 as the "Sketch Club", San Francisco Women Artists began as an independent group of women artists who met to share and critique one another's work. In 1925, the group changed it's name to the San Francisco Society of Women Artists and formed as a non-profit organization settling on it's current name in in 1946. For [...]
I just found this show and it's wonderful, but hurry, it closes on April 30. Fotanicals: The Secret Language of Flowers is an exhibition of photographs by San Francisco artist joSon, on view at the San Francisco Botanical Garden’s Library of Horticulture in Golden Gate Park. These are large, vivid, minimalist portraits of flowers. These are gorgeous images. Taken outside of [...]