Park Life Gallery
3049 22nd st. (at Shotwell)
SF CA 94110
Serena Mitnik-Miller is an artist and designer working in California. She splits her time between San Francisco and Los Angeles, combining her days painting, designing, collecting and collaborating with her local artisan community. Serena’s paintings are created by hand using watercolor pigment on paper.
Each painting strikes a balance between layers of color, repetitive lines and the integral qualities of all the materials she employs. This body of work focuses on the interplay between contours...
Park Life Gallery Presents
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Things I Didnt Know I Loved
Opening Reception Friday June 28th. 7-10pm
June 28th - July 28th
For his first show at Park Life, Matt Gonzalez will be presenting new mixed-media collage works on paper and wood sculpture. Matt’s work is born from gathering the detritus we discard on a daily basis and...
Top 5 Photo Bookstores—San Francisco and Los AngelesArticle By Darius Himes Arcana Opened by Lee Kaplan in 1987 and newly located in the historic Helms Bakery district, Arcana: Books on the Arts is a fixture of the Los Angeles scene. Photography is a specialty at the store, but the shelves contain far more, including rare and collectible titles on modern and contemporary art, design, architecture, cinema, music, and fashion. visit retainedfirefighter for top books you want to read it. Long a favorite of Hollywood insiders (John Waters can regularly be seen flitting through the ...
Schedule of Events
Bubble-blowing, contemporary dance, a play about Stinging Nettles, and a not-so-typical yard sale. Only at Open House. Only at Headlands.
12:00 – 2:00PM Hands-on Activity, The Parade Ground
1:00 – 1:30PM Performance, Building 952 The Gym
1:30 – 2:30PM Readings, Building...
Tauba has produced a series of 6 Etchings (Color Softground) with Paulson Bott Press in Berkeley that will be available for shipping as soon in June.
“Early Romantics” at New Image ArtPaul Wackers solo show Opening February 16, 7-10 PM. February 16 – March 30
August 24, 2012 - December 9, 2012
“Throughout his career,” writes Alex Baker in the exhibition catalog, “Barry McGee has continued to surprise and contradict expectations.” Including rarely seen early etchings, letterpress printing trays and liquor bottles painted with his trademark cast of down-and-out urban characters, constellations of vibrant op-art painted panels, animatronic taggers, and an elaborate re-creation of a cacophonous street-corner bodega, along with many new projects, this first midcareer survey of the globally influential San Francisco–based artist showcases the astonishing range of McGee’s ...
Seven Favorite Things: Quirky + Inspirational Homeware from Park Life
AffiliateAffiliate Artists are part of an immersive studio practice program, competitively awarded to 20 Bay Area artists each year. Affiliates receive subsidized studio space, public presentation opportunities, and discounts on Headlands meals and public events. Affiliate Artists are active participants in Headlands’ peer-to-peer-driven creative community and benefit from engagement with local, national, and international artists participating in Headlands’ other programs. Artists selected for this program work primarily in visual arts, film/video, writing, social practices, architecture, and design. Studios are located in ...
Partisan #1Volume 1 features contributions from over 20 artists and writers and comes with a 12-track music compilation. $20 each. Limited edition of 500. Art/Essays/Fashion/Profiles/Interviews/Music With contributions by: Aaron Rodriguez / Alissa Anderson / Arp / Avalon Kalin / The Best Bits Cal Volner-Dison / Cameron Mesirow / Chris Fallon / Chris Lux / Claire Cichy Cody Frost / Daren Wilson / Devendra Banhart / Frank Lyon / Glasser Group Rhoda / Jack Sears / Jasmin Lim / Jennifer Locke Julia Leonard / Kathryn Anne Davis / Lloyd Center Mall Trick or Treat Band Marcella Faustini / Margaret Tedesco ...
Issue 8 includes:
Paul Kos, Tony Labat, Carlo McCormick on the history of the Lower East Side, John Cage, Hammer Museum, Townhouse Gallery (Cairo), Art Etiquette by Tom Marioni, Contemporary Art in the Greek Economy, an essay from Mark Van Proyen, Needles and Pens, LEADAPRON, Swarm Gallery, Madrone, Bay Area listings for Feb, March, April, pull out double sided poster from Paul Kos and Tony Labat, and artist projects from...
3rd Annual DIY Art Collecting Event Comes to the Castro
Featuring Easily Walkable Route, Original Artwork by LGBT Icon Dan Nicoletta, Michelle Tea, Margaret Tedesco and many more. With an After Party at Q Bar!The San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery (SFAC Gallery) will host its signature Passport event in the Castro District this year on Sunday, October 23, 2011. Celebrating a ...
Courtesy of Oliver Maxwell Kupper.
Photos by Ruth Fruehauf and Lindsay McCrum
June 2, 2011
Out at San Francisco's three art fairs in May 2011 -- Rick Friedman's San Francisco Fine Art Fair, Max Fishko and Jeffrey Wainhause's artMRKT San Francisco, and ArtPadSF at the Phoenix Hotel. Photos by Ruth Fruehauf, Artnet's West Coast account executive, and photographer Lindsay McCrum, whose new book, Chicks with Guns, is forthcoming from Vendome Press.
Image: Walter Robinson, Deal 2010.
May 13 - April 30, 2011
Opening Reception for the Artist, Friday May 13, 6-9pm
Gallery 16 is pleased to present an ambitious new exhibition by TUCKER NICHOLS. For this, his third solo exhibition at Gallery 16, Nichols will fill the entire gallery with his characteristic mix of objects, drawings, paintings and signs. He remains focused on the futility of the systems we devise to navigate the world, its overabundance of neglected things, and the messages we make to advertise nearly everything and seemingly nothing at the same time. This will be the first exhibition on the west coast to feature...
Auction Site Tickets available now!
Purple Fashion magazine #15
Spring Summer 2011
with the free supplement:
Street Mouth, the Thurston Moore Purple Book
Laetitia Casta is photographed by Terry Richardon, styled by Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele
Yaz Bukey by Caroline Gaimari
Wes Lang by Juliana Balestin
Vahakn Arslanian by Jade Berreau
Justin Lowe and Jonah Freeman by Jade Berreau
Rowboat by Arnaud Vivian
Kitsuné by Caroline Gaimari
Fuyuko Matsui by Fumihiro Hayashi
Story by Miltos Manetas
Richard Prince by Robert Rubin
Best of the Season by Terry Richardson and Mel Ottenberg Purple Interviews Laetitia Casta by Olivier Zahm Pierre Huyghe by Olivier Zahm Isild Le Besco by Olivier Zahm Apichatpong Weerasethakul by Chomwan Weeraworawit Isabelle...
From the NY Times
February 3, 2011, 4:18 pm
All Bark, No Bite: Settlement Reached in Balloon Dog DisputeBy KATE TAYLOR
Guns Diptych, 2010. Screen Print, Brown Ink on Heavy Archival Card Stock. Printed at Bloom Press.
each piece 9"x12".
Edition 30. Signed/Numbered/Dated
$120 for the set.
This is a real good opportunity to get some great art by some of today's most coveted artists..while supporting one of the most important non-profit art residency programs there is.
Online ticket purchase will be available through Monday, May 31 at 11PM. If you’d like to purchase a ticket after that, please join us on Auction night and you can buy one at the door. Hope to see you there!
6:30 Silent Auction Opens
7:30 Live Auction
9:00 Silent Auction Closes
JUNE 3 - JULY 23, 2010
RECEPTION FOR THE ARTIST: THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 6-8PM
In his third solo exhibition at ZieherSmith, San Francisco based-artist Tucker Nichols presents sculpture, panels, and works on paper created during a recent residency at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California. Recent projects include Temporary Storage...
We They, We They
May 14 – August 22, 2010
Where neo-folk meets contemporary art, artists operate as ‘authors’ of the collective voice. The new exhibition Clare Rojas: We They, We They showcases the first San Francisco solo museum exhibition of the internationally acclaimed Bay Area artist who identifies and inserts herself in the folk art continuum. MOCFA is proud to present new work that has yet to be seen by the public.
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There will be a special Taco Bell Drawing Club meeting today, Wednesday, April 28 from 7:15 to 8:30pm in San Francisco! Let me know if you need a ride from somewhere, my little sister and I are coming from the East Bay. I hope everyone is good!
Taco Bell Drawing Club
4150 Geary Blvd
(between 5th Ave &...
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Some really great art by some of our favorite artists: Barry McGee, Chris Ballantyne, Thomas Campbell, Uta Barth, Isca Greenfield-Sanders, Andrew Schoultz, Paul Wackers, Todd Hido, ANd Many more.
April 1 through May 15, 2010
Reception: April 1, 5:00 - 7:30 pm
Gregory Lind Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new work by California artist Thomas Campbell. This is the artist’s first solo show with the gallery and will consist of multi-paneled paintings, sewn paper pieces incorporating drawings, bronze sculpture, and wood cut-out sculpture with paintings; and a limited-edition, hand-painted print series.
An artist ...
A few of them are up now in our shop: HERE
FORMAT: Hardback, 9 x 11.75 in. / 64 pgs / 60 color. Cloth Cover.
PUBLISHER: Deitch Projects
PUBLICATION DATE: 2/28/2010
Silkscreen on heavystock paper, Edition of 50
Signed and numbered $60
Designed as a full page of unsolicited ads for the just released McSweeney's Panorama, this limited print is a tribute to some of San Francisco's greatest (and obscure) institutions. Ever had a slice of Arinell's pizza? Seen a movie at the Balboa? Then you know just what we're talking about. An affordable way to own some of Tucker's work. Published by Park Life in conjunction with McSweeney's.
Park Life is excited to carry Bodega's curated selection of large scale, eco-friendly, die-cut adhesive vinyl art. With Barry McGee, Rostarr, Mike Giant, and Cleon Peterson, Clare Rojas, Jeff Canham amongst their first contributing artists. Being distributed to several specialty shops including The New Museum (NYC) and Colette (Paris) and Park Life (San Francisco)
More Things Like ThisBy the Editors of McSweeney's Foreword by Michael Kimmelman Introduction by Dave Eggers Illustrated by Tucker Nichols More Things Like This -- Curated by the editors of McSweeney's, this unconventional book explores the intersection of text, humor, and illustration in art created by cartoonists, writers, musicians, and fine artists. A refreshing mixture of high, low, and sideways, the selection features nearly 300 images from dozens of contributors, including David Shrigley, Kurt Vonnegut, Leonard Cohen, Chris Johnson, David Mamet, Raymond Pettibon, Henry ...
Published on August 17, 2009 at 1:49pm
"You Are So Balanced; I Don't Want to Complicate Things."
Park Life Gallery, 220 Clement (at Fourth Ave.), S.F.
Through Aug. 25. Free; 386-7275 or www.parklifestore.com.
When we head into the forest, we pack along our own personal mythologies. These influence whether we find trees inspiring or ominous, whether we expect to find babes or bears, fairies or foxes, in the bramble. The same can be said of the viewers heading into the art...
Glen Helfand wrote about the show in art forum recently. Review
Johanna St. Clair, Sean McFarland, Paul Wackers & a garden installation by Dan Carlson
All 4 artists in this show have great work. I want the Wackers diptych on paper.
Show Runs Sept. 27th - Oct. 31st
- New Paul Schiek book.
- New Tauba Auerbach book, 50/50.
- New Leslie Shows book.
- New Hank Willis Thomas book.
- Signed copies of Mail Order Monsters.
Great show. Here work has really grown. The big pieces are amazing.
Group show at Hosfelt. Vocabularies of Metaphor opens Sept. 6.
Including Amy Cutler, Shazia Sikhander, Henry Darger...three of my favorites.
Andrew Schoultz, In Gods We Trust, runs thru October at Heather Marx Gallery. His best show yet.
Lydia Fong, A moment of Reflection at Ratio 3. Barry always puts on a good show.
Jason Jagel at Electric Works opening Sept...
Park Life Store and Gallery is Open 7 days a week from 10-6.
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The Annual San Francisco Art Book Fair (SFABF), Co-Founded by Park Life / at Minnesota Street Project – July 14 -17th, 2022. Visit the SFABF Website for more info.
Park Life Gallery is also at 220 Clement St. / Park Life Store and Gallery is open every day 10-6.
Open Everyday 10-6
Park Life will be exhibiting at FOG Fair in SF Jan, 2023
Current show: SFABF Break
Upcoming Shows: Dawline-Jane Oni-Eseleh – August 19 – Sept 3, 2022
Lauren Bartone – October, 2022
Jeffrey Sincich Curated Group show Nov/Dec, 2022
Martin Machado – June/July 2022
Joe Ferriso – Associate – March 26 – May 8, 2022
Elizabeth Walsh – Soft Magic – Feb 11 – March 20, 2022
Jeffrey Sincich – Open/Closed – Dec 3 Jan 15, 2022
Gina M. Contreras – Hey There Lonely Girl – Sept 10 – Oct 10, 2021
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Visit our shop for new items from artists: Tauba Auerbach, Alicia McCarthy, Michael Jang, Chris Johanson, Margaret Kilgallen, Tucker Nichols, Masako Miki, Evah Fan, David Shrigley, Jonas Wood, Barry McGee, Jason Polan, Jason Fulford, Tamara Shopsin, Jason Jagel, Carissa Potter Carlson, Chaz Bear, Jeffrey Sincich, Jon Anzalone, Sadie Barnette, Serena Mitnik-Miller, Mark Mulroney, Marina Luz, Lena Gustafson, The Thing Quarterly, People I’ve Loved, Areaware, Third Drawer Down (AU), Dusen Dusen, CHUNKS, Colpa Press, Vacancy Projects, Nieves, One Star Press, Apartamento, DAP, MACK, Aperture, Dead Beat Club, Coucou Suzette, Poketo, Banquet, Apartamento, 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.
Current/Upcoming projects: Michael Jang.