Events & Exhibits


Todd Francis, “Thanks A Lot” Solo Show at FFDG in SF, Friday Jan. 8, 2016

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San Francisco, CA — FFDG is pleased to present revered artist Todd Francis in his first solo show with the gallery entitled Thanks A Lot, showcasing new studio work with five charcoal drawings nearly six feet tall each and four larger water color paintings. An opening reception is scheduled for Friday, January 8th, 2016 (6-9pm) – closing: January 31, 2016.

The artist will be present to share a drink and certainly a slice of cake with guests.

Sponsored by: Stance, HUF and Antihero Skateboards

@toddfrancisart



“Talking Shop” Panel Discussion

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Come to Transworld SKATEboarding headquarters this Saturday, November 7th for a pretty cool event curated by WorkInSkateboarding.com

Talking Shop is a Panel Discussion based on various issues to do with creating a career path geared towards working in skateboarding.

Moderated by Walker Ryan

Panelists are:
Kim Woozy – Founder of MAHFIA.TV
David Jurusik – Transworld Skate Marketing executive
Fred van Schie – Leading social media skateboarding consultant
Kelly D Williams – Owner of Permanent Distribution, Broadcast Wheels and Format Skateboards.

Interactive workshop with the Panelists to follow discussion. Tickets available thru Eventbrite.



Jef Hartsel & Toshikazu Nozaka Art Opening
October 22 & 24 in Hawaii at Greenroom

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Our Brother, Jef Hartsel, along with Toshikazu Nozaka have two openings in Hawaii at Greenroom. The first opening will be in Waikiki on Thursday, October 22 from 7-9pm, followed by a daytime opening in Haleiwa on Saturday, October 24th from 12-3pm. 

Jef Hartsel will be showing new works consisting of 26 total pieces in multi-sizes and in varying colors.

Best to you, Hartsel and Aloha!

Waikiki Location:

2255 Kalakaua Ave. Shop#18 Honolulu, HI 96815
(Inside of Sheraton Waikiki Hotel)
Open: Daily 8AM – 10PM
Tel. 1-808-931-8908
Email. waikiki@greenroomhawaii.com

 

Haleiwa Location:
66-111 Kamehameha Hwy #201 Haleiwa, HI 96712
(Inside of Haleiwa Store Lots)
Open: Daily 10AM – 6PM
Tel. 1-808-924-4404
Email. haleiwa@greenroomhawaii.com



What Youth Magazine Launch Party: Friday, September 25th

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Check out Mark Oblow‘s insanely good-feeling weekly photograph column, “Back Den” and attend the launch party this Friday, September 25th in Venice, California for the latest issue of What Youth, Issue 12. 



Mark Penxa – 1975

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One of my favorites, Mark Penxa will be showing some new paintings this September at 1975, a very cool art space in Rochester, NY that’s been hosting a number of sick shows over the past few years.  You may recognize Mark’s work from the excellent Jazz 101 and Blues 101 series of graphics he did for Stereo recently. The opening is Saturday September 12, from 7-10 pm. so get there if you can.

About the show:

“We are thrilled to welcome back Mark Penxa to 1975 Gallery for a solo exhibition of new works. Mark will be joining us for the opening reception.

Taking its name from tempting, vacuous “click bait” headlines; “You Won’t Believe What Happens Next…” exhibits a brand new series of paintings from Detroit-based artist Mark Penxa.

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DLX “Help Wanted” Recap

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John Cardiel rocking the Special Crud, “Pigeon Bludgeon” shirt at the opening.  Mahalo and Honored!

[o] @omarsalazar 



Todd Francis x Vans x Antihero at Antisocial in Vancouver, BC

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The Vans event for Antihero and Todd Francis, at the best shop in Vancouver (Antisocial Skate Shop) was an awesome single evening event and both Todd and I had a great time working with everyone involved.  Special thanks to Michelle (Antisocial), Alex (Vans Canada), Kevin (Supra Dist), Stefan (Vans Canada… get well soon, bud!), David (Vans Canada) and everyone else at the shop and from Vans family.  We’ll be back soon…Aloha!

Click HERE and HERE to watch videos from this show or go to Equal Dist, Solitary Arts and H.L.N.A. as I’ve posted the videos there.

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