886 Geary Street · San Francisco, CA
Open Tues - Sat 12PM - 7PM

NO DAYS OFF: MERYL PATAKY (Rendezvous Magazine)

Meryl Pataky

Josh Schielie and Lauren Kale of Rendezvous Magazine recently visited the studio of Meryl Pataky, local neon artist now showing in the Shooting Gallery Project Space with The Golden Hour. In the interview, Rendezvous had the chance to discuss not only art in general, but the dynamic of the San Francisco arts community and Pataky’s personal motto, “No Days Off.”

“No Days Off. You have to really, really want to do it. To the point that you’re the most depressed person if you haven’t made art in the last three days, you know? You also have to go out and network. If you’re an artist attempting to contribute to the conversation then you have to go out and support other artists.” – Meryl Pataky

The Golden Hour
Meryl Pataky
NOW EXTENDED Through August 23, 2014
@ Shooting Gallery Project Space
886 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 931- 1500

More pictures by Jordan Hunnell for Rendezvous Magazine after the jump!
Read more »

15 San Francisco Artists Running the Bay Area Art Scene (Complex)

poesia complex

Eva Recinos of Complex, published an article earlier this month featuring 15 San Francisco artists on top of the Bay Area art scene, including many highly involved with White Walls and Shooting Gallery including Poesia, APEX, Charmaine Olivia and  Jet Martinez. In August 2014, Poesia will open his debut solo show with White Walls and come November, APEX returns in full force with his third solo show with the gallery. Check out the article here and follow the links to our artist pages to find out more. Images courtesy of Complex.

See more images of the 15 San Francisco artist after the jump!

Read more »

Opening Reception Part Two: Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman, KEFE, Mark Warren Jacques, Meryl Pataky (Michelle Liemsithisak & Derek Macario)

opening reception mark warren jacques

Photo courtesy of Derek Macario

This past Saturday July 12 at White Walls & Shooting Gallery marked the opening reception of four new solo exhibitions by local and international artists, Niels Shoe MeulmanKEFEMark Marren Jacques, and Meryl Pataky. We have additional pictures of the opening reception night by  Michelle Liemsithisak and Derek Macario. Don’t miss your chance to see the work in person at the gallery Tuesday through Saturday 12-7 pm through August 9th!

All on view @ 886 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

See more pictures of our July opening receptions by Michelle Liemsithisak & Derek Macario after the jump!
Read more »

The Art City Project Presents: Way Out West

WAYOUT

The Art City Project proudly presents Way Out West, a public art exhibition replacing billboard, bus stop and Muni advertising with artwork by California artists: “Way Out West is a celebration of the idea of California and its history as fertile ground for dreamers, pioneers, and counterculture. The exhibition reflects on the changing social landscape of the West Coast and explores the role of contemporary art in public spaces by transforming outdoor advertising into new space for art to live and breathe.”

As San Francisco rapidly adapts to the many changes happening upon her, The Art City Project attempts to remind natives and visitors alike of its deep artistic history and prove that it hasn’t been lost, but continues to thrive. By taking over public spaces, The Art City Project’s exhibition forces the historic Mission District to take back its artistic roots and celebrate its unique artistic culture.

The launch event will be held Thursday, July 17,  from 7 pm to 11 pm at 7 Heron Street in the Mission District, and will be on view through August 17, 2014.

Catch many White Walls & Shooting Gallery artists taking part in the project, including: Jet Martinez, Apex, Casey Gray, Dave Schubert and more. Grab your tickets here and see process shots of the project after the jump courtesy of @helloartcity and artists.

Read more »

Opening Reception Part One: Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman, KEFE, Mark Warren Jacques, Meryl Pataky (Brock Brake)

opening reception niels shoe meulman the unearthly paintings

Saturday night’s reception at White Walls & Shooting Gallery marked the opening of four new solo exhibitions by local and international artists, Niels Shoe Meulman, KEFE, Mark Marren Jacques, and Meryl Pataky. It was a great turn out and huge thanks goes out to everyone who came by. Check out photos from opening night by photographer, Brock Brake, and don’t miss your chance to see the work in person, on view through August 9th!

All on view @ 886 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

See more pictures of our July opening receptions by Brock Brake after the jump!
Read more »

Install Photos: July 2014

_MG_1041

Even after 11+ years in business, install week at White Walls & Shooting Gallery remains to be one of the most exciting work weeks of each month. There wasn’t a dull moment in the gallery: Pabst Blue Ribbon made a special delivery of their tasty goods, while artist couple KEFE had help installing their collaborative works from their tot Angus. Meryl Pataky‘s exhibition went up without a hitch despite the weight and fragility of her 3 ft by 6 ft pyrite and succulent sculpture and delicate neon bridge. Niels Shoe Meulman spent time stretching the many canvases which showcase the metallic and fluorescent pigmented paint he chose for this collection. Finally, Mark Warren Jacques flew in from Ohio just in time to hang his charming group of paintings and large scale canvas. White Walls & Shooting Gallery are pleased to present this exciting group of shows which open TONIGHT, July 12 at 7 pm and we look forward to seeing you all soon!

The Unearthly Paintings by Niels Shoe Meulman at White Walls
Floating World: Part One by KEFE at Shooting Gallery
All Night Every Day by Mark Warren Jacques at White Walls Project Space
The Golden Hour by Meryl Pataky at Shooting Gallery Project Space

All @ 886 Geary Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 931-1500

See more photos by Brock Brake for White Walls & Shooting Gallery after the jump, and RSVP to the event HERE.

Read more »

Interviews: Meryl Pataky ‘The Golden Hour’ @ Shooting Gallery (Arrested Motion)

Meryl Pataky

Sven Davis from Arrested Motion recently caught up with San Francisco-based neon artist Meryl Pataky to talk about her upcoming show The Golden Hour which opens in the Shooting Gallery Project Space July 12. Sven and Meryl discussed the cosmos and desert themes behind the show, the process of bending neon and a day in the life of the neon artist. Read the interview on Arrested Motion here!

The Golden Hour
Meryl Pataky
Opening Reception July 12, 7-11 pm- RSVP
NOW EXTENDED Through August 23, 2014
@ Shooting Gallery Project Space
886 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 931- 1500

Check out the video trailer of “The Golden Hour” and more studio visit pictures by Brock Brake after the jump!
Read more »

KELLY TUNSTALL & FERRIS PLOCK AKA KEFE “FLOATING WORLD” (Supersonic Art)

kelly tunstall ferris plock

Supersonic Art did a studio visit with the San Francisco power couple, Kelly Tunstall and Ferris Plock, going by the name KEFE, for their upcoming exhibition at Shooting Gallery. Their show, Floating World: Part One  is a project series the couple plans to continue this year. The pictures will give you a look into the home/studio of KEFE and a sneak peek of the work you’ll see this Saturday July 12, 7-11pm for the opening reception of their show.

Floating World: Part One
KEFE
Opening Reception July 12, 7-11 pm
Showing Through August 9, 2014
@ Shooting Gallery
886 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 931- 1500

Check out some of the piece for the show and studio visit pictures by  Brock Brake  after the jump!
Read more »

Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman: Graffiti artist evolves as painter (SFGate)

Keep it Unreal 2014

Kimberly Chun of SFGate recently caught up with Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman and asked the artist a few questions about his upcoming White Walls show The Unearthly Paintings which opens Saturday, July 12. Chun and Meulman discussed the main underlining themes of existence, science, and outer space in his new body of work. In addition, the artist touches on hip-hop, keeping it un-real, and the 35th anniversary of his street moniker ‘Shoe.’ Be sure to join us for the opening reception and meet the calligraffiti master himself!

Check out the full article here!

The Unearthly Paintings
Niels ‘Shoe’ Meulman
Opening Reception July 12, 7-11 pm
Showing Through August 9, 2014
@ White Walls
886 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 931- 1500

Check out more work by Meulman after the jump!
Read more »

Shooting Gallery Exclusive: Interview with KEFE aka Kelly Tunstall & Ferris Plock

kefe floating world: part one

We recently caught up with power couple artist duo KEFE aka Kelly Tunstall & Ferris Plock to talk about their upcoming collaborative show Floating World: Part One which opens on July 12 at Shooting Gallery. KEFE also gave us a tour of their charming San Francisco home where the late night studio magic happens. Check out the interview below to find out more about KEFE’s background, influences and what you can expect from their Floating World series in the future. Don’t forget to join us for the opening reception on July 12, 7-11 pm!

Floating World: Part One
KEFE
Opening Reception July 12, 7-11 pm
Showing Through August 9, 2014
@ Shooting Gallery
886 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 931- 1500

Check out the interview and more studio visit pictures by Brock Brake after the jump!

Read more »

« Previous PageNext Page »