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A Love Letter to San Francisco Written From City Hall

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Kate Patterson, Director of Communications Telephone: 415-252-4638 Email: Kate.Patterson@sfgov.org A LOVE LETTER TO SAN FRANCISCO WRITTEN FROM CITY HALL Internationally renowned local artist takes up residency at City Hall to create 100 artworks about San Francisco on the occasion of the building's centennial O Glorious City by Jeremy FishNovember 4, ... Read more

PRO ARTS Seeks Executive Director

PRO ARTS is seeking an Executive Director who can lead the nonprofit organization into its fifth decade of artistic excellence, meaningful community engagement and service to the field. Following decades of growth and increased sustainability, PRO ARTS is now poised for a transformative era serving the dynamic arts community of ... Read more


San Francisco artist Amy Ellingson debuts first major public art commission five years in the making SAN FRANCISCO, June 22, 2015 – In its 46-year history of commissioning public art, the San Francisco Arts Commission has overseen many mosaic projects, but Amy Ellingson's 10-foot by 109-foot mural for San Francisco International ... Read more

New Monstrous Sculpture Installation Comes to the Civic Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Kate Patterson, Director of Communications Telephone: 415-252-4638 Email: Kate.Patterson@sfgov.org Meg Shiffler, SFAC Galleries Director Telephone: 415-252-2568 Email: Meg.Shiffler@sfgov.org NEW MONSTROUS SCULPTURE INSTALLATION COMES TO THE CIVIC CENTER Sidewalk artist chat with Elisabeth Higgins O'Connor about her installation for the SFAC Galleries Friday, June 26, 6 - 7 p.m. SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2015 ... Read more

Call for Artists: Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco

The Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco is accepting applications for 2016 The goal of the Artist in Residence Program is to use art to inspire people to recycle more and conserve our natural resources. We provide local artists with the opportunity to create art using materials gathered from ... Read more

Call for Entries: HEAT (SF CAMERAWORK Annual Juried Exhibition)

In collaboration with LensCulture 2-5 finalists in an exhibition at SF Camerawork and article on LensCulture 20 juror selections featured on interactive screens at SF Camerawork exhibition This summer SF Camerawork teams up with LensCulture to host our Annual Juried Show. The theme this year is HEAT. HEAT registers the volatility and restlessness that ... Read more

Please Help! Individual Artist Displacement Survey

We need your help! If you are a San Francisco artist facing displacement from your home, studio or both, please take 5 minutes to fill out this survey. Your input will be an enormous help as the Arts Commission explores solutions to ensuring shared prosperity for artists with city and ... Read more

New Poster Series and Mobile Art Studio on Market Street

Artist Andrea Bergen celebrates City Hall's 100th with jubilant ‘Birthday Bash' posters and takes up residence in artist David Szlasa's mobile work space as part of a new Market Street Living Innovation Zone (LIZ) SAN FRANCISCO, June 2, 2015 – Local artist Andrea Bergen has a hearty sense of humor as ... Read more