StreetSmARTS Urban Murals Documented in Photo Exhibition at Flax
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For Immediate Release - June 9, 2010
STREETSMARTS URBAN MURALS DOCUMENTED IN PHOTO EXHIBITION AT FLAX ART & DESIGN
STILLmatic: Documenting the StreetSmARTS Urban Murals
Opening Reception: Thursday, July 8, 2010; 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.WHAT: StreetSmARTS, a pilot program between the San Francisco Arts Commission and the Department of Public Works, celebrates the vibrancy of urban art and addresses graffiti vandalism in San Francisco. Established muralists were paired with private property owners to produce murals that enliven the neighborhood. During the program’s 2010 pilot year, seventeen murals were created throughout San Francisco and at six public school sites. The San Francisco Arts Commission’s 2010 photography interns captured every step. The outcome of their work is STILLmatic!
WHO: The San Francisco Arts Commission’s 2010 photography interns Michele Kraus, Diana Sanchez, and Jessica Watson, hosted by Flax art & design
WHEN: Opening Reception: Thursday, July 8 from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Exhibition Run: July 1-31, 2010
WHERE: Flax art & design,1699 Market Street at Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
INFORMATION: Visit www.sfartscommission.org/streetsmarts
ABOUT THE SAN FRANCISCO ARTS COMMISSION
The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) is the City agency that champions the arts in San Francisco. We believe that a creative cultural environment is essential to the City’s well-being. Established by charter in 1932, SFAC programs integrate the arts into all aspects of City life. Programs include: Civic Art Collection, Civic Design Review, Community Arts & Education, Cultural Equity Grants, Public Art, SFAC Gallery, Street Artists Licensing, and the San Francisco Symphony Youth and Community Concert Series. The agency’s core values are committed to the principle that all residents have equal access to arts experiences in all disciplines, that programs are provided comprehensively and evenly throughout the City, and that they are innovative and of the highest quality.