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Artist Malik Seneferu holds up his fist during the installation of a mural on Golden Gate Avenue in the Tenderloin that says "Housing Black" on Aug. 10, 2020.

Aug 13 2020

Shipyard artist Malik Seneferu designs Tenderloin street mural promoting action on Black housing

Malik Seneferu is the creative force behind a new street mural on Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood. The message, "Housing Black," calls attention to the problems of inadequate Black housing and homelessness. He also participated actively as community volunteers with paint rollers and brushes turned his designs ...
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Kattwinkel photo

Jan 9 2020

Shipyard artist Linda Joy Kattwinkel to speak at women’s art conference in Chicago

Shipyard artist Linda Joy Kattwinkel is also an attorney and will be speaking at the annual Women's Caucus for Art Conference in Chicago February 13-16, 2020. "From Shepard Fairey to Fair Use: What Every Artist Needs to Know About Copyright Law" Friday, Feb. 14, 8:30–10:00 a.m. Columbia College 1104 S. ...
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Ira Watkins mural unveiling

Jun 6 2019

Ira Watkins Mural Unveiling at Shipwright Cottage Friday, June 7

A new mural by Shipyard artist Ira Watkins, the current STAR Artist in Residence, will be unveiled at the historic Shipwright Cottage by the India Basin Neighborhood Association, who fought to save this historic resource that was threatened by severe neglect. Join the San Francisco Department of Recreation & Parks ...
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Tesia Blackburn ArtLab poster

Mar 5 2019

Shipyard artist Tesia Blackburn keynotes Union Square Apple store event March 16

Event: Art Lab: Translating Paint to Pixels with Tesia Blackburn Date and time: Saturday, March 16, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Location: Apple Union Square 300 Post Street (at Stockton) San Francisco, CA 94108 The store celebrates its Made by Women series with artist Tesia Blackburn. Often inspired by nature and ...
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Ira Watkins Spring Open Studios Banner|Theo Ellington|London Breed|

Apr 11 2018

Artist in Residence Ira Watkins to Speak at Open Studios Sunday, April 22, with London Breed and Theo Ellington

Sun, April 22, 2018 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM PDT Hunters Point Shipyard - Building 101, Studio 2419 San Francisco, CA 94124 - Directions 3:30 pm: Introduction - Marti McKee, Board President, Shipyard Trust for the Arts (STAR) 3:30, 4:15, 5:00, 5:45: Artist Talks with Ira Watkins 3:45 pm: Special ...
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by Stacey M. Carter

Mar 1 2018

Shipyard Artist Speaks on Her Work at SF History Days at the Old Mint Saturday, March 3

Join Shipyard artist Stacey M. Carter this Saturday for a talk about her work at the 2018 San Francisco History Days at the Old Mint Artist Talk:  PRESENT HISTORY: A Visual Documentation of Urban Environment Location: The Old U.S. Mint,  88 5th Street, San Francisco, CA Theatre 2, Vault Level, Vault 1, Carpenter’s Shop Date: ...
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Mini-golf feature honoring the Bayview Opera House

Nov 13 2017

Hunters Point Mini-Golf features designs by Shipyard artists

A mini-golf course featuring designs by Shipyard artists Susan Spies and Stacey Carter and former Shipyard artist Derek Lynch was unveiled to throngs of delighted neighborhood children and their parents November 11 at the 2017 Bayview Harvest Festival. Sponsored by local nonprofit NOW Hunters Point (link opens in a new ...
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PeaceMakers poster|conference poster

Aug 5 2017

Shipyard Artist Aisla Islava co-hosts 2017 PeaceMakers Event September 23

A Powerful Life -Changing Evening with PeaceMakers Part of the National Campaign NonViolence Week SFBay Area Featuring Artists, Expressive Arts Therapy Resilience and Advocacy through Creative Arts and Education Saturday September 23, 6pm  Marines Memorial Theatre 609 Sutter Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco TICKETS $19-$40 Like Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search ...
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Nov 24 2014

Shipyard Artist announces new website

Carol Kummer has recently completed a new website ( Please check it out to see more of her work. She will be showing at Spring Open Studios April 2015.
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Hunters Point Shipyard building

Oct 18 2013

Making the Point

Beth Shannon’s documentary Making the Point gives us a rare look at the largest art colony in the United States. The film tells the story of Jacques Terzian, the Point's visionary founder and how he kept the Point going in the face of political, financial and environmental obstacles.
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