ONGOING INSTALLATIONS IN THE GARDEN:

If All My Thoughts Were Spoken: I – VI
Rikki List’s interactive panels in the garden
International media artist Rikki List’s six interactive panels on dry-erase material allow visitors to write their own thought bubbles with dry erase pens.  Stop by and watch this piece evolve – and participate!

Red Means Stop  
Artist: Michael Goldman  
Passersby find their attention arrested by this wonderful sculpture on Lot S.  Michael Goldman’s sculptures were recently exhibited in San Francisco, Denver, and Poughkeepsie.  “Red Means Stop” is available for purchase ($150).  More info at   http://www.consolidatedstudios.com/art.html

Totem and Second Wind    
Artist: Michelle Echenique  

Michelle Echenique works with reclaimed material, including natural debris such as the trellis in Totem. She created these pieces specifically for HVAW’s garden.
More info: michelleechenique.com

Honey Bear     
Artist:  fnnch
“Honey Bear” was fnnch’s first sculpture, created for Burning Man 2016. The honey bear is a universal symbol of happiness, spreading surprise and delight. These positive emotions then entice the viewer to think differently about the space in which the bear exists.  
For more information, visit fnnch.com

Upon a TIme  
Artist: Phillipe Jestin

“My work is inspired by the human figure and finding ways to create an object visually ambiguous, offering different lectures between the figurative and the abstract, going back and forth, open to the potential of a fluid perception.”

More info at  http://www.philippejestin.com

All Natural Materials, and  Plug
Artist: Todd Young

Todd’s playful sense of humor and whimsy shines through in these two wonderful additions to the sculpture garden.
More info about Todd on Hoodline

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The Clark Report

Ok, look.  It’s the holly daze. The time of year everyone is running around trying to do everything  and visit everyone and go to all the parties.

I’m here to tell you – just take a long winter’s nap.  In a Santa cap.

It works for me.  You might feel a little silly at first, but trust me – you will wake up refreshed on January 1st, and all the madness will be over.
Meantime – if you must join the hustle and bustle, please do stop in the garden for some pets and crafts.  I’ll be there napping in the greenery.
You can’t miss me.
I’ll be the cat
in the Santa hat.

LOVE,

CLARK        

SFSU Student Exhibition: Community Sandwich Dec 7, 2-6 pm

SFSU Student Exhibition
Community Sandwich:
Exhibition by the Art & Social Function Class

Reception Friday, December 7, 2-6 pm  
Advanced art students at San Francisco State University, led by Professor Mike Arcega, will install group projects in the sculpture gallery. In addition, they will exhibit individual artworks in the gallery and gardens.  Please join us for the exciting reveal of their semester of work focused on art and social function and their engagement with Hayes Valley Art Works.

Workshop: Deck the Halls 12/8 1-4 pm

Saturday, Dec 8, 1-4 pm

‘Tis the Season!  Join our community of crafters to create holiday “festoonery” and garlands for decking your halls and walls.   We’ll also create a colorful community bunting to decorate Hayes Valley Art Works. Participants will receive instruction for creating their own buntings using paper or fabric.  Led by artist Catherine Sherman.
Click HERE to register, or drop by.

 

Exclusive Holiday Receptions!  Saturday & Sunday, December 1 & 2, 1-4 pm

Join artist Barbara Oplinger this weekend for a special Holiday Reception for her exhibit, “Creatures: Paintings and Prints.”   Free refreshments, art and gifts for sale.

Exhibit extended by popular demand through December 4th. Holiday Reception Saturday December 1 and Sunday, December 2.

Facebook event page 

 

Art in the Garden

Saturday, November 10, Noon – 4 pm

Hayes Valley artists will exhibit recent work in the “hidden” garden at Church of the Advent, 261 Fell Street, between Franklin and Gough Streets in San Francisco, on Saturday, November 10, 2018 from noon till 4 p.m.  

Free admission, family friendly, and a great opportunity to meet friends and neighbors in beautiful Hayes Valley.  “Art In The Garden” is hosted by Hayes Valley Art Works and Church of the Advent.  For more information, contact: hvawsf@gmail.com.

HVAW Art in Garden graphic