Events & Exhibits
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.
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
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.
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!
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.
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!