In a Flash is an exhibition of works by San Francisco Art Institute alumni whose practices encompass the art or history of tattooing and tattoo aesthetics. Featuring alumni from across four decades, this exhibition aims to showcase the range of imagery that comes from the realm of tattoo art and its variety of applications.
On view: June 29 - July 28th
Opening Reception with Introduction by Don Ed Hardy (BFA 1967): July 4th
Participating Artists: David Carter, Bryon Christman, Gracie CT, Genevieve Dupre, Rebecca Finley, Don Ed Hardy, Peter Koval, Krisztina Lazar, Sai Li, Rene Lopez, Michael McCabe, Maxx Newman, Laurent Trelaun, Benji Whalen, and Barnaby Williams.
In A Flash was organized by San Francisco Art Institute with the Office of Alumni Relations. Special thanks to SFAI President Gordon Knox; Vice President of Operations and Facilities Heather Hickman Holland; Alumni and Donor Relations Manager Brianna Hyneman; Manager of Exhibitions, Events, and Partnerships Kat Trataris; and Chief Preparator Robin Beard.
In A Flash was made possible in part by gifts from the following alumni donors. SFAI is grateful for the support of donors to the Annual Fund. Join them in supporting our work.
Juana Schurman and Tony Ligamari*
Carolyn Zecca Ferris* and Timothy Ferris
* SFAI Alumni
SFAI’s Exhibitions and Public Programs are made possible by the generosity of donors and sponsors. Program support in 2018-19 is provided by the Harker Fund of The San Francisco Foundation, Institute of Museums and Library Services, Grants for the Arts, National Endowment for the Arts, Creative Work Fund, Koret Foundation, Pirkle Jones Fund, Elizabeth Firestone Graham Foundation, and Fort Point Beer Company. Ongoing support is provided by the McBean Distinguished Lecture and Residency Fund, The Buck Fund, and the Visiting Artist Fund of the SFAI Endowment.
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Image: Rene Lopez, All Powerful Hand, Gouache and India ink on paper, 2011