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Nature meet City by 1AM muralists

Camping has always been a great escape from urban living and when Campsyte tasked us with bringing the redwoods to downtown San Francisco, we were compelled to appease mother nature. As part of San Francisco's first outdoor co-working and event space Outcamp, we created a mural as a background encompassing the space to evoke the feeling of nature and being one with the elements.  Campsyte's vision of a shared backyard leans on the studies that environments in nature reduce stress. For more info, contact murals@1amsf.com  

By | 2017-05-30T00:00:00+00:00 May 30th, 2017|1:AM Production, 1AM Artist, Community, Street Art|0 Comments

Street Art & Social Change: Lorenzo Quinn shows “Support” in Venice

With the state of the environment, many historic cities are facing the threat of rising sea levels.  In reaction, Italian sculptor Lorenzo Quinn highlighted this issue by unveiling his latest installation at Venice’s annual art installation, Venice Biennale 2017.     Entitled, Support, the sculpture depicts two hands rising out of Venice’s Grand Canal toward the Sagredo Hotel. The hands reflect the two conflicting sides of human nature - the creative and the destructive.  Support highlights the idea that humans have the direct ability to impact the course of history and the environment. We could [...]

By | 2017-05-24T00:00:00+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Political, Social Change, Street Art, Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Hope for the Future Gives Power to the Present” 1AM Mural

While our mural artists often come from community input and careful thought with a predetermined wall, this particular mural's message was in hand prior to having a wall to paint it.  When the opportunity arose to be part of the mural festival, SprayView (located in the SF Bayview district),  I knew I had found the right home.  So where did this mural's message come from? For those of you that attended Lick Wilmerding High School, Coach Elliot Smith should be no stranger to you and was a major influence on me.  I'll just share [...]

Behind the scenes of “Everyone Deserves a Home” community mural

"Everyone Deserves a Home” is a testament to the community of the Tenderloin and a promise of hope and security. We wanted to share some behind the 1AM scenes shots of this epic street art mural.   This mural, overlooking the recently revamped Boedekker Park, brings new life and vibrancy to the Tenderloin community. This project was made possible and in collaboration with DISH, Friends of Boeddeker Park, and the Community Challenge Grant Program by SF Beautiful.  For more info, contact murals@1amsf.com Original Sketch