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Loading Bays at 1890 - Painting Development
As many of you will be aware, I have my art studio at 1890 Bryant Street in San Francisco - the old Best Foods mayonnaise factory. The building has been a work in progress since I moved in in 2007 with a new floor of studios being built on the roof. The downside of all this has been noise and other inconveniences. The upside, as far as I am concerned, is that I get to wander around the working areas, looking at piles of building materials, holes in walls, and new elevator shafts. Earlier this year I started to work on some paintings of my favorite spaces in the building. I have j...
The tiny pieces were a big hit at Open Studios, thank you everyone for coming out and supporting. They also helped dislodge a little creative block, that's been gnawing at me for the past several months. I now know that feeling stuck is a part of how it goes for me, but this last round went on longer and felt more permanent than ever before (of course). I have tools to apply acceptance to most areas of my life, apparently my artistic process is left a little behind.
What is Mission Artists United?
Mission Artists United is a bunch of Mission Artists who got together in 2009 to create a forum where we could cross promote each other, brag about our neighborhood, and find opportunities to further our artistic work together.
The Mission has the highest concentration of working artist in the Bay area and we just flat out love our neighborhood and all it has to offer. We knew if could demonstrate the diversity and richness of our art district to the city and to the world, that would be good for all our aspirations. Imagine how thrilled we were to grow from that group of 10 artists to over 500 active users on this site in less than 2 years!
If you are an artist working in the Mission, then you are already part of MISSION ARTISTS UNITED!
Join us by signing up and posting your portfolio or linking your blog. Help us show the world what we have and take our place at the center of artistic life in San Francisco!
Q1.) Is it really FREE?…. A1.) Yep. For real.
We are grateful to our supporters who volunteer their time and ideas and cash to make this possible. If you have any time, ideas or cash you’d like to send our way then GET INVOLVED. And thank you!
Q2.) Where is the Mission?…. A2.) The Mission District is the area between Dolores and Potrero, Division and Cesar Chavez in San Francisco, CA.