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Atlassian Workshop

1AM SF welcomed Atlassian for a workshop this past month at our gallery. The group of Atlassian employees came together in a unique team building exercise for an unforgettable experience! The activities include a presentation about the history of street art, a lesson on how to create your own tag name, and then you get to play with spray paint on our walls and canvases. The Atlassian group collaborated on a large canvas where they painted their brand name graffiti style and they got to keep the masterpiece once finished. We provide [...]

By | 2017-12-11T00:00:00+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Classes, Graffiti Art, Street Art, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Menlo High Enjoys a First Amendment Workshop

  First Amendment switches it up! Majority of our workshops are with companies and adults but this time we enjoyed our time with some high schoolers as they participate in one of our awesome workshops. Robbie our graffiti instructor started off the workshop with an introduction to street art as they learn about the history behind graffiti and street art and how it came to be so prominent, especially here in San Francisco. The introduction is a great to get the groups excited and ready to do some graffiti and tagging themselves. [...]

Adobe Visits 1AM

  Adobe visited First Amendment Gallery this November and teamed up with our instructors to create an awesome mural on our 6th street mural wall. Our workshops start with some practice tagging where they create their own logo or name to tag and then they transition to trying it out with real paint markers on canvas. After they get comfortable with their tag they move to spray paint so they can get ready to create their very own mural in collaboration with instructors. Adobe's mural turned out great with a creative approach [...]

OPENING RECEPTION: “Dystopia” A Solo Exhibition by Hell’O Collective

Thank you so much to everyone who came out to support Hell'O Collective in their first solo exhibition in the United States. The show encompasses multiple large scale paintings on canvas, paper and wood panel. Thank you to Hell'O Collective for all their hard work making this show happen and thank you to all of the First Amendment crew who helped bring the show together. To experience the full effect of these captivating pieces come check out the show in person at First Amendment Gallery in downtown San Francisco through November 30th. [...]

Vitamin Talent Joins 1AM for a Team Building Workshop

Vitamin Talent came in and enjoyed their corporate team building activity with our instructor who taught the company how to spray paint. They chose to paint on a canvas so they can take their new mural back to the office! In our graffiti workshops the group comes together to chose a word or phrase that they then tag on a wall or canvas to create their very own piece unique mural. The piece transforms as they work with their instructor to create the final project. To join 1AM for a street art or graffiti team outing [...]

ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: ADELE RENAULT

  First Amendment Gallery is excited to have Adele Renault as the artist spotlight this week. Adele grew up in the Belgian Ardennes and graduated from the Academie Royale des Beaux Arts in Brussels with a degree in Graphic Design. In her youth, Adele traveled around the world alone- living in Venezuela and England. Adele collaborates with her husband and artist Niels ‘Shoe’ Muelman. They now live in Amsterdam where they practice in a shared studio. She practices a variety of visual arts from oil painting to spray can graffiti. Her works [...]

By | 2017-10-27T00:00:00+00:00 October 27th, 2017|1AM Artist, Artist Pieces, Graffiti Art, Street Art, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Press Release | “Dystopia” by Hell’O Collective

    First Amendment Gallery is very excited to announce “Dystopia” a debut US solo exhibition by Belgium duo Hell’O Collective in San Francisco, CA.  The opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, November 2nd at 7pm. The exhibition with include new paintings, drawings, installation and exterior murals. The gallery is located at 1000 Howard St. in Downtown San Francisco.  To receive a preview of the works in the exhibition contact info@firstamendmentgallery.com   Hell’O is an artistic duo composed of Jerôme Meynen and Antoine Detaille. They quickly left behind graffiti letters and spray paint [...]

Artist Spotlight: Scott Albrecht

First Amendment Gallery is pleased to announce Scott Albrecht as this week’s featured artist. Scott Albrecht is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York, currently exhibiting all around the United States. He focuses on meticulously sculpted and painted wood panels, along with some experience in wood collage and mural painting. Primarily working in wood, paper, collage and walls he focuses on a geometric style that is unique to his process.       "Scott Albrecht in his art finds the elegant tension between the bold and sublime. His abstraction and deconstruction of [...]

By | 2017-10-20T00:00:00+00:00 October 20th, 2017|1AM Artist, Artist Pieces, Street Art, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mando Marie Artist Spotlight

  First Amendment Gallery is taking a closer look at the dreamy work of Mando Marie this week. With our new group show “Natural Plain” exhibiting through October 26th, we’ve decided to show a personal and behind the scenes view of some of our favorite artists.         This week we focus on the captivating work of Mando Marie, an American painter and stencilist based out of Colorado. Graduating with a degree from Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design and has been painting since 2001. She primarily focuses on [...]

By | 2017-10-03T00:00:00+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|1AM Artist, Artist Pieces, Graffiti Art, Street Art, Uncategorized|0 Comments

1AM Visits Western Digital

  Our 1AM team visited Milpitas to join Western Digital in an outside workshop. The team started off with some practice tagging on canvasses before they teamed up with Tion and Colt to create two canvas murals including this "We Think Big" mural. We are always available for offsite workshops and events if you schedule through privateevents@1amsf.com! Book today for a team building workshop at one of our locations or your a location of your choosing. Here are some snapshots from the event.