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June 19 - August 6, 2014

Venue
Creativity Explored

Location
San Francisco, CA

Tattoos (detail) by Yolanda Ramirez © 2014 Creativity Explored Licensing, LLC., watercolor on paper, 19 x 24 inches.

Tattoos—historically reserved for criminals, sailors, and those on the fringes of society—have become culturally accepted, ubiquitous decoration.

In INK, Creativity Explored artists engage with the aesthetic qualities of tattoos and the symbolism associated with this permanent artform.

Featured artists include: Gordon Chin, Kira Chmelewski, Christina Marie Fong, Daniel Green, Joseph “JD” Green, Jay Herndon, Nita Hicks, Camille Holvoet, James Miles, Thomas Pringle, Paul Pulizzano, Yolanda Ramirez, Kevin Roach, Kate Thompson, Gerald Wiggins, and more.

Curated by Geri Montano

Opening Reception

June 19, 2014
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Music by Spider Heart.

Donor Preview*

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

*To become a donor, click here.

FREE parking available at Mission Dolores Church (enter on Church Street) from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Stop by the exhibition and enter our drawing to win a free professional tattoo!

Winning name will be drawn on Thursday, July 31, 2014 (7:00 - 9:00 pm) during our Running Out of INK program. More details to follow.

Featured Events

Of Here From There Sculpture Workshop #1 with Ana Teresa Fernández
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1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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Wild SF Street Art Tour with Isaac Haney-Owens
August 29, 2019
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Join us for a special street art walking tour in collaboration with Wild SF Walking Tours, co-led by CE artist Isaac Haney-Owens. In celebration of our current exhibition, Cityscape, curated by Haney-...


Of Here From There Sculpture Workshop #2 with Ana Teresa Fernández
August 31, 2019
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Join us to make art for the whole city to see! At these special Imaginate Saturdays, artist Ana Teresa Fernández will lead community members and Creativity Explored artists in sculpting m...


San Francisco Zine Fest 2019
September 1, 2019
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Visit the Creativity Explored booth at the 18th Annual San Francisco Zine Fest. Get ready for some inspiring original work from the Creativity Explored community. The collaborative zine Whipper ...


September Artmaking & Gallery Pop-up at Linkedin
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12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

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Fragments + Resistance Opening Reception
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6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

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California Vegetarian Food Festival + Symposium
September 21, 2019
11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

We're excited to exhibit mouthwatering CE artwork as a Community Partner at the California Vegetarian Food Festival + Symposium in San Francisco this September. The festival and symposium includes a ...


Imaginary City at Herman Miller Showroom
September 26, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (Invite-only VIP Hour 5:00 to 6:00 PM)

Join us at the Herman Miller Showroom for a one-of-a-kind marketplace event benefitting Creativity Explored, SF's inspiring art center for adults with developmental disabilities. Since 2017, this annu...