Cafe Press brings their team for something new!

Cafe Press brought their team of 60 for something different this time- they dove into the history of graffiti, a local mural tour and some fun mingling while chowing down on Tacolicious and making some rad take home canvases! Cafe Press Workshop! Cafe Press Workshop! Cafe Press Workshop! Email privateevents@1AMSF.com to set up a unique offsite for your team.

Genentech brings their team to get their paint on!

We had an an awesome Genentech team pay us a visit for some delicious lunch, knowledge of graffiti and a full immersion in some mural creation. They created a four paneled, bright mural to take back to their office space. Always a joy to work with! Genentech Workshop! Genentech Workshop! Read More »

1AM Mobile’s “Best of the Week”

Check out this weeks best from the 1AM Mobile App!  Thanks xLe, WJG, and Flamigni for the finds.

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Sneak Peek “Emergent” Opening November 6th, 6:30pm!

Emergent” is a tapestry of experience woven by the skilled hands of eight talented artists: Steve JavielDaniel ValadezMalik GirleyMonty GuyChristopher De LeonLeon LoucheurEmily Moore and J. S. Weis. Please mark your calendars for the opening of this not-to-miss exhibition: November 6th, 6:30 – 9:30pm. Meanwhile, enjoy this sneak peek!

"Mental Block" by Emily Moore

“Mental Block” by Emily Moore

“Mental Block” by Emily Moore addresses the issue that artists, writers and creatives alike seem to encounter from time to time, “seemingly emerging from no where”.

"5 Owl, Ocean Beach" by Leon Loucheur

“5 Owl, Ocean Beach” by Leon Loucheur

In the words of the artist “’5 Owl, Ocean Beach’ is an homage to the all-night, 5 owl bus-line that runs along Golden Gate Park, finally ending at Ocean Beach. I live in the Avenues, about a mile from the ocean. This piece was inspired by my practice of taking midnight walks to the beach to clear my head, stretch my legs, and for a ceremonial sip of salt water in the dark. Then I ride the bus back home.”

A Work-In-Progress by Daniel Valadez

A Work-In-Progress by Daniel Valadez

Leon Loucheur describes the process of creating as “A journey of exploration. An artist’s thoughts, habits, instincts, and history- these are the pixels that together create the portrait of a creative being. The artists themselves are a facilitating conduit; the elements beneath the conscious surface organize, interlace, and emerge from the cocoon of self. It is the Grand Magic, the emergent properties of style, substance, and self.”

For media inquiries or to preview catalog, please email ANU@1AMSF.COM

Have Fun With Miniatures This Thursday!!

What happens when a group of street and graffiti artists, who are used to working uninhibited on big walls, multi-storied buildings and larger than life billboards, are given miniature versions of their world? They have lots of fun with it!! Come and check out “Honey I Shrunk The Streets” this Thursday, Oct. 16, 6:30pm – 9:30pm and join in the fun.

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Kan (billboard)

Estria (truck2)

Estria (truck)

Plantrees (dumpster)

Plantrees (dumpster)

Satyr (dumpster)

Satyr (dumpster)

See you all at 1AM Gallery on Thursday at 6:30pm!! To preview the catalogue or for media inquiries please email Anu@1AMSF.com

A tapestry of talent emerges in “Emergent”

1AM Gallery is pleased to present, “Emergent”, a group exhibition, opening November 6th, 6:30 – 9:30pm. The show will feature works by Christopher De Leon, Daniel J Valadez, Emily Moore, J.S. Weis, Leon Loucheur, Malik GirleyMonty Guy, and Steve Javiel.

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The process of creating is a journey of exploration. An artist’s thoughts, habits, instincts, and history- these are the pixels that together create the portrait of a creative being. The artists themselves are a facilitating conduit; the elements beneath the conscious surface organize, interlace, and emerge from the cocoon of self. It is the Grand Magic, the emergent properties of style, substance, and self. “Emergent”, is the manifestation of this idea. It views art not as a linear thought, but as a tapestry of experience woven by a skilled hand.

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For more information, visit our website. If you have any questions or would like to request media related material, please email anu@1AMSF.com

1AM Mobile’s “Best of the Week”

And the beat goes on!!  1AM Mobile staff picks this week come from SF, France, and Hawaii.  Thanks Westside_Roses, xLe, Sumitomo44, and Alpha for the uploads to the 1AM Mobile App.  Documenting street art history in the making.  Download the app and get involved!

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Is it time for a fun, offsite adventure?

We are stoked to release our new Street Art Workshop! Bring your team to learn about street artists from around the world, embark on a local mural tour, create your own individual stencils and take-home tote bag or T-shirt and make a final production! Untitled Untitled Untitled To book a workshop today, email privateevents@1AMSF.com.

“Side By Side” opens at 1AM this December!

We are happy to welcome back BASK and to present TES ONE in our show “Side By Side” opening December 5th, 6:30-9:30pm!

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Bask’s richly textural work imbue his “anti-iconic,” sometimes satirical worldview with an undercurrent of dark emotion. His canvases are the city’s flotsam and jetsam of industrial and consumer decay. In August he returned to Detroit for “Location, Location, Location” which showcases Bask’s blend of graffiti, punk and DIY styles into his latest exploration of Detroit’s unique textures and vast urban landscape.

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Bask in Detroit

Combining traditional and non-traditional techniques, Leon “Tes One” Bedore creates works of art that contrast nature with technology, grime with grace. Tes One’s conceptual paintings are assembled from the foundation up; color and cast blanket organic substrates. Incorporating movement within his work brings his energy and message to the viewer, emotions envelope and hold focus.

Jimi Hendrix by TesOne

Jimi Hendrix by TesOne

For more information visit our website and for media inquiries, please email anu@1amsf.com.

Ratur rides success!

Becoming Lucid, our current show, has been quite a success! Ratur’s dreamy paintings have captured imaginations and is being appreciated by artists and art lovers alike. Riding on this success, Ratur continues to paint around the city. He was recently found painting live at the Art Beats fair at the historic Pier 70 in SF Dog Patch district.

Ratur at ArtBeats

Ratur at ArtBeats

Ratur also collaborated with Eon75 for painting the rooftop of Ian Ross gallery.

Wall by Ratur and Eon75

Wall by Ratur and Eon75

Up close: Wall by Ratur and Eon75

Up close: Wall by Ratur and Eon75

Visit 1AM Gallery to catch last few days of Becoming Lucid. For inquiries, please contact artsales@1amsf.com.