This Sketch Friday is part of an ongoing tradition at 111 Minna Gallery for over a decade. Originally founded by Sasha Eckes, then carried on by Brad K Alder for 12 years until Covid.
The idea of Sketch Friday is to bring together artists of various media and career levels under one roof to create work for sale in front of a live audience. All sales go directly to the artists themselves. This event allows the public to become more familiar with the individual artists, artists to become more familiar with other artists thus opening up their networking, and the patrons of the arts to be able to purchase fresh work at affordable price points from their favorite artists.
Join the artists and the 111 Minna staff again for this artist-centric event:
Artist Roster: COMING SOON
What: Sketch Friday in conjunction with our current exhibition:
'Wildflowers’ by Amanda Lynn and Lady Mags
When: Friday 11/18/22 from 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Where: 111 Minna Gallery at 111 Minna St, San Francisco, CA 94105
About the current exhibition:
With ‘Wildflowers,’ Amanda Lynn and Lady Mags are coming together once again to bring their unified vision of beauty, femininity, and nature to 111 Minna. As long-time collaborators and friends, these two have been creating work together for over a decade and graced the Bay Area with massive public art pieces combining their unique styles. Together they weave watercolor, bold graffiti, powerful female figures, and flora and fauna into one cohesive look.
About Amanda Lynn
Amandalynn is a Muralist and Fine Artist based in Northern California. Inspired by the feminine in all things, Amandalynn depicts the subtle beauty of the natural world and humankind, through illustrated line work and decorative patterning. Her works can be found in Galleries and Streets all over the world. She began developing her distinct Street Art style mural work in 2001, painting alongside the graffiti community of San Francisco. Amandalynn is very passionate about her outdoor mural work and still enjoys collaborating with a variety of different artists, as well as creating large solo works. Fine Art also plays a key role in Amandalynn's life, as she continues to develop her career as a professional gallery artist. She has a bachelor’s degree of Fine Art from the San Francisco Academy of Art, and recently has started teaching mural classes to high school students. Amandalynn believes that sharing the creative process with others is the key to living an inspired life.
Follow them on Instagram:@alynnpaint
About Lady Mags
Lady Mags began her art career as a graffiti writer in 2006, when she started painting tracksides in Chicago while pursuing a degree in education. She has travelled throughout the world, painting street art and large scale murals in many of her destinations. She began exhibiting her fine art in galleries while also practicing her PhD in International Comparative Education at Stanford University. She currently resides in Petaluma CA.
Follow them on Instagram:@lady_mags
About 111 Minna Gallery
Over its 28 years, 111 Minna Gallery has been recognized as: Winner: Best Art Gallery (2019 & 2018/SF Weekly), Winner of the Small Business of the Year Award (2018/SF Chamber of Commerce), and Winner of the 2018 Small Business of The Year Award at The Ebbies. 111 Minna continues to be a mainstay for art and culture in the bay area. After recent renovations, 111 Minna gallery is looking more beautiful than ever and we look forward to coming back after Covid. 111 Minna Gallery would like to thank all of its followers, supporters, and fans. You are all family to us and we are excited to bring you a solid lineup as we regather together at a San Francisco staple of community art and culture.
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