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June 19 - August 6, 2014

Creativity Explored

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.

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