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Q & A with Jet Martinez

Ahead of his new solo exhibition, “Des Colores,” First Amendment took a moment to speak with Mexican-born, Bay Area-based painter and muralist Jet Martinez about developing an aesthetic that continues to stay true to its creator’s narrative, even after years of self rediscovery. Read more after the jump!

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Press Release - 6th & Howard by Chad Hasegawa

First Amendment Gallery is pleased to announce, “6th & Howard,” a site-specific solo exhibition by San Francisco artist, Chad Hasegawa. A visual conversation with our very own infamous neighborhood, “6th & Howard” is a postcard to an old friend sealed by Hasegawa’s exuberantly colorful and familiar punches. Read more after the jump!

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Press Release - REAL ICKY by Erik Bender

First Amendment Gallery is pleased to announce, “REAL ICKY,” a new solo exhibition by Bay Area artist, Erik Bender. Set in a noir-esque city of heightened tension and high stakes, Bender’s wide-eyed, youthful figures employ magic to duck around corners and tuck into the cuts, hiding from the spectral forces of the law. Read more after the jump!

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Q & A with Stacey Rozich

For her upcoming solo exhibition, “Some Sort of Disrepair,” Stacey Rozich reflects on the paths that have brought her to the present as well as the blocks she’s overcome to reveal an authentic creative trajectory highlighted by her masterful and familiar painting techniques. Read more after the jump!

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Opening Reception - "Potholes"

We at First Amendment Gallery would like to thank everyone joined us last weekend at the opening reception for Henry Fey’s project space installation, "Potholes," as well as our back catalog exhibition, "Ripe,” currently on view for the month of June. Learn more after the jump!

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Q & A with Henry Fey

In anticipation of Henry Fey’s latest installation-based work, “Potholes,” we asked the Los Angeles-based artist for a glimpse into his process, his thoughts on the value of nostalgia in a scroll-happy digital era, and how he has reconciled his own overconsumption of imagery. More after the jump!

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Behind the Scenes | "Betty Number 22 Taken Down" by Oliver Hawk

As we anticipate Oliver Hawk Holden’s latest solo exhibition, “Betty Number 22 Taken Down,” we chronicled the installation in it’s finalizing stages. Enjoy this behind-the-scenes look at the San-Francisco artist’s mordant iconography taking shape at First Amendment Gallery and we hope you join us for the opening reception of “Betty Number 22 Taken Down” this Saturday May 4th from 7pm to 10pm.

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Press Release - Betty Number 22 Taken Down by Oliver Hawk

First Amendment gallery is proud to present Betty #22 Taken Down, a solo exhibition by San Francisco-based artist Oliver Hawk Holden. The show is focused around portraiture and intuitively curated imagery, including multiple miniseries that reflect common imagery through the artist’s distinctive lens.

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