YESTERDAYS AND TOMORROWS
Jeremy Fish, solo show
Opening: Friday, Aug 15th (6-9pm)
San Francisco, CA -- FFDG is pleased to present San Francisco based artist Jeremy Fish in his second solo show with the gallery entitled “Yesterdays and Tomorrows” featuring over 100 black and white drawings spanning Fish’s 20 years creating artworks and living in San Francisco. Of the 100 drawings, 30 new works will be for sale. An opening reception is scheduled for Friday, August 15th (6-9pm). Beer and wine will be available. Jeremy Fish will be present.
In 2014 Jeremy Fish will celebrate living and working in San Francisco for the last 20 years. This exhibition will display 100 selected drawings he created over the last two decades. Yesterdays and Tomorrows investigates Fish's personal history and progression through a massive wall of narrative line drawings. Exploring the artists past and present imagery, as the artwork transitions in to the future. Adobe and Juxtapoz Magazine have sponsored a project to animate this collection of drawings, and to project these animations around SF for people to enjoy. FFDG was the perfect location for this celebratory show, as Fish and Fecal Face have been great friends for most of these 20 years.
A graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute, Jeremy Fish (b. 1974, Albany, NY) received his BFA in 1998, and has exhibited in Mexico City, San Francisco, New York, Laguna Beach, Milan, Zurich, Tokyo, Munich, and Los Angeles. He has shown in collectives and group shows throughout the world, including Switzerland, Japan and Germany, and self-produced a number of international "Mobile Art Tours." His work is featured in the permanent collection of the Laguna Art Museum (CA).
NIGHT GOT QUIET - NOT QUITE LIGHT
Jim Houser, solo show
July 11 - Aug 2, 2014
Jim Houser was born in 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the city where he currently resides. He is a self-taught artist and an honorary member of the Philly-based artist collective Space1026. His work explores the cadence of speech, science and science fiction, sickness and disease, plants and animals, time travel, ghosts , the art of children and the gravity of fatherhood, codes and code breaking, music and music making.
Houser’s collages, paintings and installations have been exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the United States, Europe, Australia and Brazil. His work is included in the permanent collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Philadelphia Academy of Fine Art. Recently, Houser released a vinyl record of instrumental music composed to accompany his installations.