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Have Heart

Have Heart

$160, 8" x 10", acrylic on canvas, 2014 :: also on Etsy at www.etsy.com/listing/177814626/have-heart-original-8-x-10...?

At the End of Market Street

At the End of Market Street

$160, acrylic on canvas, 9" x 12", 2012

Rally at City Hall

Rally at City Hall

$180, acrylic on canvas, 11" x 14", 2013 :: As part of the Center for the Study of Awesomeness - [ theartdontstop.com/the-awesomeness-inquiry ] - I asked Chris Carlson of Shaping San Francisco what makes SF so awesome. He replied, "I have to admit that I'm put off by the expression "so awesome" which sounds 100% Valley Girl to me... but letting that go, I'd tend to emphasize the combination of social engagement, political contestation, ecological awareness and the actual state of our natural environment. The threat is daily life as we know it, the incessant frenzy of marketized existence, the reduction of so much human creativity to the stupid dictatorship of the "Economy," which forces most people to do stupid work beyond their own decision-making and control, and to have to try to make up for all that lost time and creative possibility in their ever shrinking "free time." Life could be grand, but most of what we accept as normal and necessary mitigates mightily against that goal..."

View of San Francisco Awesomeness

View of San Francisco Awesomeness

acrylic and crowd-sourced mixed media on canvas, 24" x 36", 2012 :: People at the San Francisco Green Film Festival, Mission Arts and Performance Project, Flax Art Store, Sunday Streets, and Lincoln High school drew pictures of themselves making San Francisco more awesome. These drawings are included in this painting featuring a view from Japantown.

Luxury Issue

Luxury Issue

$300, acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 20" x 24", 2006 :: This painting was inspired by and includes collage from a 7x7 magazine - specifically, their "luxury issue." The sides are also decorated.

City Commerce

City Commerce

$500, acrylic on canvas, 14" x 18" 2010

Dance City Infrastructure

Dance City Infrastructure

$400, acrylic on canvas, 12" x 16", 2010

Dance City

Dance City

$800, collaborative, acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 20" x 24", 2010 :: This painting includes self portraits of dancers at a public "flashmob" dance party - Flashdance - which I colored and collaged onto the canvas. To honor their contributions to this painting, a portion of the sale price of this painting will be donated to a relevant non-profit.

Conceptual Drawing of a Sustainable Transmogrifier

Conceptual Drawing of a Sustainable Transmogrifier

$60, acrylic on canvas, 9" x 12", 2007 :: As we cruise into the future and natural resources become more scarce, it is essential that our transmogrifiers are sustainably fueled.

Pie in the Mission

Pie in the Mission

$130, acrylic on canvas, 9" x 12", 2011

City of Awesome - Soundwave ((5)) at the MakeOutRoom

City of Awesome - Soundwave ((5)) at the MakeOutRoom

$200, crowd-sourced mixed media and acrylic on canvas, 8" x 10", 2012 -- price includes booklet of awesomeness answers :: The people in this painting are self-portrait drawings by people at Big Bang, a benefit for the Soundwave art and sound festival held at the Make-Out Room. Learn more about the process and see the original drawings at City of Awesome Tumblr.

The Grapevine

The Grapevine

$120, 11" x 14", acrylic on canvas, 2012

Chard in the Yard

Chard in the Yard

$80, 8" x 10", acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 2012

Awesomeness Fueled by Pie

Awesomeness Fueled by Pie

24 x 18", acrylic and mixed media on canvas, collaborative, 2012 :: See this painting at John Brody Salon from March 20, 2013 until April 30. Opening party March 23 theartdontstop.com/happenings. People at Mission Pie drew pictures of themselves making San Francisco more awesome during the Awesome City exhibit. Those drawings were collaged directly onto the canvas. See the original drawings at moreawesomecity.tumblr.com/ :: Contributors include Elvia Buendia, David Ricardo, Wise Sons, Joe Wolf, Eryn, Francisco, Gabi and Javi Ramirez, Claudette Heisler, Sydney Roberts, Harper Roberts, Meredith Scheff, Erin Farrell, Sullivan Lane, Tessa Pogorelskin, Ailish O’Connor, Luzzulema, Felix, Richard Tsang, Daniel Coxxer, Karen Heisler, Gabriela, Jim Rizzo, Stephanie Ramirez, Alex, Joel Chaidez, Alex J, Debbie G, Olina, Nicole Walsh, Christy Becker, Jessica Aebi, Chris Stevens, Seth Familian, Gisela, Adela Laczynski,Brigid, Brigitte, Kris Morrison, Matt H, Stephanie, Erin Rebholz, Neil, Chai and Tej, Hannah Masius, JP, Eden Gallanter, Colin James, Anita Rao, Anke, Travis Leeper, Venuzia, Jody Frandle, Stephen S., Jess Hichok, Sandra, Splendy, Barbara Vincent, Sally, Duncan Rocha, Dayna Sparkle, Tracy, Natalie Greene, Parker P., Dan Cutting, Willy, Lili, Elizabeth and Thomas, Francsesca, Emilie, Gabi, Alexa & Alicia, Virginia, Stan, Daniela Lapidous, Fabian, Tom MacKenzie, Christin, Kaela, Oona Fitzpatrick, Omar Hutchins, Tehmina Khan, Shayna, Anna Larsen, Sophie, Anna (Stapler Igloo Rat), Christin, Kaela, Elizabeth, Rhiannon Charisse, Luke Chastain, and Rodney Seco.

In the Streets in the Mission (West)

In the Streets in the Mission (West)

$500, collaborative, acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 24" x 18", 2011. At the Sunday Streets in the Mission District on May 8, 2011, I asked people to draw pictures of themselves on paper. I cut those pictures out and collaged them into a painting on two canvases. :: More about this project at The Art Dont Stop on Facebook. :: This half of the diptych shows the view looking up and down the street from the outside 937 Valencia which is now home to 'Deepistan National Parklet. :: The artists who drew themselves for these two canvases include: Ben Cox, Amelia Valentine, Ayanna Jald, Aminah, Robin Lewis, Steven Luscher, Susan Peterson, Susie Martin, Jenny Blizard, Dave Blizard, Malena Marsh, Tila Hooper, Kristen and Dash Nadaraja, Leah, Becki, Lila Silberman, Adres, Jennifer Bernal, Andrea Ramos, Phoenix, Nyxa, Ketaki Vaidya, Juan Carlos, Maureen Roye, Eran Dayan, Corey Rosen, Magnolia Rosen, Amanda and Wolf, Chen Tao Xie, Danial Lemire, Anna Ikle-Maizlish, Chelsea Rodriguez, Travis Morgan, Megan Murphy, Brock Ogletree, Miles Meadows, Caelie Ericksen-Stark, Joy Herrera, Adreas Leonicou, Declan Chan, Una Chan, Sarah Collins, Jesse Collins, Anne Collins, Sagar Doshi, Miki Marvel, Autumnatic, Mocha Walrus?!?!, Blake Nelson, Cord Medina, George Lipp, Tomoke Lipp, Elaine Ding, Dallas Haynes IV, Adena Kershner, Christine Harris, Elena DiMuzio, Steff, Katie Hollenbaugh, Christiane Brossi, David Giang, Colin Tran, Mike Melero, Chris Granillo, Kevin Kelly, Cindy and Doreen Pacini, Tywen Kelly, Soknay Lim, Tiffany Fong, Barry Louie, Jenny Huang, Christine Cheung, Regan, Deborah Chilvers, Jessica Aebi, Paul Chilvers, Xavier Montes Special thanks to Tiffany, Barry, David, Colin, Soknay, Jenny, and Christine for invaluable assistance on the day of the event.

In the Streets in the Mission (East)

In the Streets in the Mission (East)

$500, acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 24" x 18", 2011, At the Sunday Streets in the Mission District on May 8, 2011, I asked people to draw pictures of themselves on paper. I cut those pictures out and collaged them into a painting on two canvases. More about this project at The Art Dont Stop on Facebook. This half of the diptych shows the view looking up and down the street from the parklet at Freewheel Bike shop. The artists who drew themselves for these two canvases include: Ben Cox, Amelia Valentine, Ayanna Jald, Aminah, Robin Lewis, Steven Luscher, Susan Peterson, Susie Martin, Jenny Blizard, Dave Blizard, Malena Marsh, Tila Hooper, Kristen and Dash Nadaraja, Leah, Becki, Lila Silberman, Adres, Jennifer Bernal, Andrea Ramos, Phoenix, Nyxa, Ketaki Vaidya, Juan Carlos, Maureen Roye, Eran Dayan, Corey Rosen, Magnolia Rosen, Amanda and Wolf, Chen Tao Xie, Danial Lemire, Anna Ikle-Maizlish, Chelsea Rodriguez, Travis Morgan, Megan Murphy, Brock Ogletree, Miles Meadows, Caelie Ericksen-Stark, Joy Herrera, Adreas Leonicou, Declan Chan, Una Chan, Sarah Collins, Jesse Collins, Anne Collins, Sagar Doshi, Miki Marvel, Autumnatic, Mocha Walrus?!?!, Blake Nelson, Cord Medina, George Lipp, Tomoke Lipp, Elaine Ding, Dallas Haynes IV, Adena Kershner, Christine Harris, Elena DiMuzio, Steff, Katie Hollenbaugh, Christiane Brossi, David Giang, Colin Tran, Mike Melero, Chris Granillo, Kevin Kelly, Cindy and Doreen Pacini, Tywen Kelly, Soknay Lim, Tiffany Fong, Barry Louie, Jenny Huang, Christine Cheung, Regan, Deborah Chilvers, Jessica Aebi, Paul Chilvers, Xavier Montes Special thanks to Tiffany, Barry, David, Colin, Soknay, Jenny, and Christine for invaluable assistance on the day of the event.

Ant Hill

Ant Hill

$1200, acrylic on canvas, 30" x 40", 2011 :: This painting is based on a surrealist painting I made in high school and inspired by Mandelbrot fractal patterns - patterns that appear in nature which look the same no matter how closely you view them.

Machine Hill

Machine Hill

$80, acrylic, marker and ink on paper, 18" x 24", 2011 :: I'm experimenting more with how to depict a San Francisco view and the way the city works.

Cityview Experiment

Cityview Experiment

$80, acrylic, marker and ink on paper, 18" x 24", 2011 :: Here is an experiment in how I represent the urban landscape in San Francisco. Bernal HIll is the model.

Sky Hole City

Sky Hole City

$100, acrylic on canvas, 9" x 12", 2009

Backyard Fig Tree

Backyard Fig Tree

$140, acrylic on canvas, 11" x 14", 2009

The Apartments

The Apartments

$500, collaborative, acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 30" x 36", 2006 :: This painting was created to accompany the play, "The Apartment," written and directed by Mia Rovegno and produced by Fool's Fury theater company. The canvas sat unfinished in the lobby at the theater, CounterPULSE, and audience members were invited to draw a picture of the view someone might have looking into their apartment. These drawings were then collaged onto the canvas to complete the urban landscape.

Substitute Teacher Artist

Substitute Teacher Artist

$1300, collaborative, acrylic and mixed media on canvas, 30" x 36", 2007 :: As a substitute teacher working with the San Francisco Unified School District (request #14927), I often take the opportunity to engage the students in some collaborative art projects. :: This painting represents several classes at Galileo Academy for Art and Technology working on some free form exquisite corpse style stories and drawings. Many of the students' writings and drawings have been collaged into this painting.

Ze Challenges

Ze Challenges

$60, acrylic on canvas, 9" x 12", 2006 :: Ze Frank is exploring the real artistic potential of the internet. He is always pushing his viewers to be creative themselves. :: From his "When Office Supplies Attack" to his collective approach to branding Sugar Tits cereal, Ze is doing his part to wake people out of their passivity. ---- Hurrah for Ze!

Discussion at Convergence Center

Discussion at Convergence Center

$30, acrylic and mixed on canvas, 20" x 20", 2000 :: This is a scene I was a part of in the days leading up to the 2000 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles and the protests that went with it. Tom Hayden spoke with a group of protesters in a small, hot, and sweaty room of the LA convergence center. The California State Senator, who was put on trial for his role in the protests outside the DNC convention in Chicago it 1968, reminded protesters that all change comes from the streets, but we shouldn't forget the progress that can be made through politics. "When the movement subsides, the concessions disappear." Medea Benjamin stopped by to briefly join the conversation.

Awesomeness on Market Street

Awesomeness on Market Street

$1000, 28" x 22", acrylic and crowd-sourced mixed media on canvas, 2012 :: People on Market Street at the corner of Golden Gate drew pictures of themselves in action making San Francisco more awesome during the 2 Blocks of Art festival on September 28. Their drawings have been collaged into this painting of that intersection. Thank you to the San Francisco Arts Commission for sponsoring the City of Awesome project to be at 2 Blocks of Art. Several artists from the Hospitality House also participated. See the original drawings at: theartdontstop.com/city-of-awesome-blog

Bernal Hill from Holly Park

Bernal Hill from Holly Park

$50, acrylic on paper, 14" x 17", 2012 :: This is the view of Bernal Hill from my new neighborhood.

View from Crescent Ave

View from Crescent Ave

$50, acrylic on paper, 14" x 17", 2012 :: Looking out the window of the new Crescent Avenue studio - the view south from Bernal Hill.

San Francisco Ticks

San Francisco Ticks

acrylic and crowd-sourced mixed media on canvas, 2013 :: People were asked to draw a picture representing what makes San Francisco tick. Those images were collaged or reinterpreted into this painting to represent the beating heart of a creative urban center.

Owl in the Sky

Owl in the Sky

$20, acrylic and ink on wood, 26" x 24", 2003 :: It's tough to see the plane ticket that's collaged in this painting.

Bananas on White

Bananas on White

$125, acrylic on canvas, 12" x 12", 2013