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Locust has been living in the Bay Area for 20 years and currently resides in San Francisco’s Mission District with his dog Wolfgang. As an artist, Locust strives to maintain a link between reality and the imagination, as so many people get pulled too far into the mode of survival and lose touch with the wonderful [...]

Casey Koerner

Over the past decade, Casey Koerner has achieved several artistic goals. In addition to attaining technical proficiency within many artistic mediums, he has worked as an art teacher and has helped children and adults break through artistic blocks and unleash creativity. Casey’s major purpose with art is to continue to develop his skills creatively, share [...]

Adam Kidder

Adam Kidder (aka Lexus Roosevelt Jr.) was reared in the suburbs of D.C. and Virginia Beach. He was educated in the valleys of the Blue Ridge mountains and the Big (dirty) Apple. He has since lived many places with long stints in New York City and San Francisco and has shown his work across the [...]

Deirdre Weinberg

Deirdre Weinberg approaches a public space with a sense of opportunity and responsibility, an opportunity to become absorbed in the possibilities that a particular space presents and a responsibility to act as a creative interpreter and conduit of a community’s truths, successes and hopes. Typically she spends time in the area near the wall, noticing [...]

Melanie Barreto

Melanie Barreto believes in making art that brings bright laughter into the world. She feels that we live in a world consumed with hardships and only wishes to give her audience a break from whatever they may be dealing with, and for a moment, hopes to lift the viewer away to a place dreamed in [...]

Paz de la Calzada

Paz de la Calzada, a native of Madrid, Spain, is a multidisciplinary artist working in drawing, sculpture and installation. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Salamanca, Spain, and received her Masters of Fine Arts at UNAM, Mexico City. Paz has exhibited her work in the United States, Europe and Mexico [...]

Amanda Gonzales

Amanda Gonzales began painting murals with both brushes and spray can about three years ago and has been drawn to these magical mediums ever since. There is a very personal connection between an artist and their work, but there is something more to be said when that artist puts their work in a public space [...]

April Berger

April Berger is an artist who has been living and creating art in San Francisco for thirty years. Her work is primarily non-figurative, which allows the viewer to have an immediate response to the color, texture, pattern, and forms that they are seeing. Her love of color has been the main focus of her works [...]

Robert D. Harris

Robert D. Harris’s artistic style is a fusion of contemporary concepts with figurative images, combining modern art with historically recognizable styles, such as cubism and surrealism. The potential of crossing this fine line is what makes Robert not only a fine artist but also a conceptual artist. Robert derives inspiration from spiritual energy, nature, traditional [...]

NoMé Edonna

NoMé Edonna is a self-taught artist from California, working primarily in painting, drawing, mixed media and sculptural installation. Techniques and styles rooted in Dada/Surrealism, Art Nouveau, Mannerism and ‘Graffiti Art,’ are visually prevalent, yet re-contextualized addressing contemporary issues. His works, although always containing some element of the spiritual, have become increasingly focused on current social, [...]

Mel Waters

Mel Waters, being born to both Filipino and African-American parentage, grew up with a strong, unending desire to make art by being inspired by his own “portrait” of life experiences. With an unbreakable support system made up of family and friends, Mel creates most of his subject matter based on his life experiences which he [...]