Welcome to Park Life. We are an independent retail store and art gallery based in San Francisco. Our goal is simple; to showcase relevant art and design that represents the diversity of our community.
Started in 2006 by Jamie Alexander and Derek Song, Park Life Store and Gallery are located in the Inner Richmond in a turn-of-the-century commercial space formerly housing the famous Busvan furniture store.
Park Life has been featured in the NY times, Art Review, Art Forum, New York Magazine, SF Magazine, 7x7 Magazine, Sunset Magazine, Wallpaper Magazine, the SF Chronicle, and many other media outlets. Park Life was voted best Gift store in SF for 2015 and 2016 by SF Magazine.
The retail space features art and design products culled together from all over the world. We feature hard to find, limited edition, and unique items that include; books (art, type, design, photography, etc.), design objects, prints, editions, paper goods, apparel, home-wares, jewelry, artist multiples, original art and more.
Park Life Gallery is also located at 220 Clement Street. Park Life Gallery's ambition is to show the most engaging contemporary art being created today. A sampling of Artists we've worked with include; Sadie Barnette, Clare Rojas, Chris Johanson, David Shrigley, Thomas Campbell, Serena Mitnik-Miller, Hilary Pecis, Andrew Schoultz, Chris Ballantyne, Mark Mulroney, Ian Johnson, Chaz Bear, Matthew Palladino, Paul Wackers, Mary Elizabeth Yarbrough, Lena Gustafson, Todd Hido, Masako Miki, Brendan Monroe, Evah Fan, David King, Alicia McCarthy, Rich Jacobs, Michael Jang, and Many more. We hold 10 exhibits each year. Join our email list to get announcements and opening reception information. Please contact Gallery Director Jamie Alexander for more information. firstname.lastname@example.org
We also specialize in limited edition artist collaborations. We have worked with dozens of artist over the last 15 years to produce products ranging from books, zines and prints to tees, skate decks, and objects. Some of the artists that we have collaborated with include; David Shrigley, Katy Kosman, Clare Rojas, Tucker Nichols, Jason Polan, Lean Gustafson, Chaz Bear, Barry McGee, Sadie Barnette, Chris Ballantyne, Lena Gustafson, Ray Geary, Evah Fan, Brendan Monroe, Thomas Campbell, Anthony Discenza, Michael Jang, Jonathan Anzalone, Arii Bird, David King, Esther Elia, Alicia McCarthy, Masako Miki, Paul Wackers, Carissa Potter, Marina Luz, Chris Johanson, Tauba Auerbach, Todd Hido, Mark Mulroney and many others. Check our store and blog for updates.
Park Life along with Colpa Press and Minnesota Street Project is Co-founder of the SF Artbook Fair that takes place at 1275 Minnesota Street in the Dog Patch Neighborhood of SF. Visit the SF Artbook Fair website for more info.
Jamie Alexander has been a patron of Bay Area arts for over 20 years and served on the Board of Directors of the Headlands Center for the Arts in Marin and Creative Growth in Oakland.
Derek Song is a history buff and is good at trivia. He wishes he could have lunch with Tibor Kalman. Derek served on the Board of the Luggage Store Gallery.
Thank you for visiting our site. If you have any questions or suggestions please contact either of us directly at email@example.com.
Derek + Jamie
Park Life Staff: Caitlin Kirkpatrick, Spencer Walker, Avery Wilcox, Dan Carlson (installation)
Gallery and Design Interns: Rotating.
Park Life Store and Gallery is Open 7 days a week from 10-6.
Instagram: ParklifeSF and ParkLifeGallery
Park Life Gallery is also at 220 Clement St.
Open Everyday 10-6
Park Life opened a second Location at 201 Clement Street focused on Paper Goods and Home Wares. Now open every day 12-6.
Current Show: TBA
Esther Elia May 19 – June 25, 2023
Risa Culbertson April 14th – May 14, 2023
Jeffrey Sincich – While-U-Wait – Feb 24 – Mar 26, 2023
Around the Corner – Curated Group Show / Nov 18, 2022 – Jan 7, 2023
.visit our gallery page for more information
Visit our shop for new items from artists: Tauba Auerbach, Alicia McCarthy, Michael Jang, Chris Johanson, Margaret Kilgallen, Tucker Nichols, Masako Miki, David Shrigley, Barry McGee, Jason Polan, Jason Fulford, Jason Jagel, Carissa Potter Carlson, Chaz Bear, Jeffrey Sincich, Jon Anzalone, Sadie Barnette, Serena Mitnik-Miller, Mark Mulroney, Marina Luz, Lena Gustafson, Areaware, Third Drawer Down (AU), Dusen Dusen, MOON Collective, CHUNKS, Colpa Press, Vacancy Projects, Nieves, One Star Press, Apartamento, DAP, MACK, Aperture, Dead Beat Club, Coucou Suzette, Poketo, Banquet, Apartamento, Valiz Editions, Knockaround, Dad Grass, CULK, Homocats, TBW Books, The School of Life, and many more..
Our online store has a small sampling of the products we carry. Please visit the San Francisco store to see everything we stock.
Park Life maintains a large backroom inventory and flat file of works that are not listed on the site. Feel free to make an appointment and drop by the store.
Michael Jang Broadsheet zine now available.
Barry McGee Reproduction from Aperture – Special Park Life Edition now available.
Ed Templeton Wires Crossed from Aperture -Special Park Life Edition now available.