Posts Tagged ‘local’

Art Show at New Village Cafe in San Francisco

September 25, 2015
Art show at New Village Cafe 1426 Polk Street, San Francsisco. Oct. 1st 2015 5pm-9pm

Art show at New Village Cafe 1426 Polk Street, San Francsisco. Oct. 1st 2015 5pm-9pm

Am involved in an art show at New Village Cafe. One of my favorite places to be in my neighborhood. My friends have done a beautiful job keeping this cafe alive with some yummy creative eats on the menu. This will be their first official art show. Will be bringing my paintings as well as Voodoo Kittys.

For more details follow the event at our fb event page

https://www.facebook.com/events/1464504597212387/

Support local artists and our local restaurant! Free to attend, all are welcome.

 

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Saturdays at McCoppin Plaza

September 22, 2015

ValenciaMcCoppinFlyerForWebHave been participating in this event. A gathering of community organizers, artists, musicians, vendors and neighbors. We are an open market with no fees and invite the community to enjoy the plaza, support and share creative endeavors.

I made this flyer to share the news, it’s a wonderful place to gather.

Look forward to seeing you there!

New Paintings at Aspen Lodge and Universal Conciousness Festival

August 30, 2014

A recently completed series of my paintings are now available at Aspen Lodge Resort & Spa’s gift store in Colorado.

In September the originals will be available for sale in the silent auction at The Universal Consciousness Festival.

 

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 The series is inspired by the concept of the journey into universal consciousness: over-coming struggle, harmony, balance, wellness, growth, community, cultural diversity and nature. Integrating different symbols along with the iconic yin-yang but Americanized into Ying Yang to emphasize the mixed cultural aspect.

For more information and/or to book tickets to The Universal Consciousness Festival visit: http://universalconsciousnessfestival.org/

You can also stay updated and show support at: https://www.facebook.com/UniversalConsciousnessFestival

The Aspen Lodge is indeed a great retreat located in the beauty of an amazing natural habitat, The Rocky Mountains. They have recently renovated, reopened and rising up strong from last year’s major damage from Colorado’s massive floods. To see more information about Aspen Lodge and/or to book reservations visit:
http://www.aspenlodge.net/

Thank you for your interest and I hope you enjoyed my work. Cheers!

Help us Save The African Outlet! Keep African Culture and Diversity Alive in Hayes Valley, San Francisco!

January 29, 2014

With great honor I have been working with my dear friends and community at The African Outlet getting their campaign online to save their store in 20 year landmark location. Creating Graphics, a facebook page and moveon.org petition under the direction of owners Judah Dwyer and Horgan Edet.

Clip board petition on location at The African Outlet - 524 Octavia Street, San Francisco

Clip board petition on location at The African Outlet at 524 Octavia Street, San Francisco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The African Outlet is an independently owned shop and magical place in the Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco (824 Octavia Street). You can refer to them at their links TheAfricanOutlet.org and facebook.com/TheAfricanOutlet

They bring traditional African culture, ambiance and quality African cargo directly to and engaging with our community in the heart of San Francisco since 1989. The African Outlet with their group of drummers and dancers, The African Outlet Experience participate in community cultural events in the SF Bay Area such as Carnaval Parade, Juneteenth Parade and July 4th World One Festival. It such a joy to participate with them in these events. In 2012 I wrote a blog post after participating at their event in Carnaval where you can see with your own eyes https://moonsquirrel.wordpress.com/2012/05/29/african-outlet-experience-at-carnival-2012-san-francisco-ca/

Supporting independent local artists and merchants in the Bay Area and across Africa making them essential to our economy.

Many of my hand-sewn items such as Voodoo Dolls and medicine bags are sold there and I collect from them many special charms to use in my work. Horgan and Judah are both very knowledgeable about the items and the culture/traditions/story behind everything in the store. I go there often for inspiration, to learn and share my work with the community. I learn something new every time I go. 

The African Outlet means a lot to me and so many people in my direct community and is an essential asset to the quality of life in San Francisco. If you support local art, independent business, traditional African culture or want a boost of some powerful good Ju-Ju, you are all welcome and invited to help us by liking, sharing and inviting your friends to our facebook page at facebook.com/SaveTheAfricanOutlet

Also you can sign at share our petition at petitions.moveon.org/sign/save-the-african-outlet

This will help get our message out to our official representative and show the landlords and property managers how much The African Outlet means to us in San Francisco and beyond.

Thank you so much in your interest. Here are some graphics I made for the campaign which if you like, you can use to share our message and page links. If you do this let me know if you like I can post your link on my blog and give you some huge shout-outs in exchange as thanks.

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Everyone is welcome at The African Outlet!! 524 Octavia Street, San Francisco. (Near Hayes St. at the corner of Octavia and Ivy)

If you are in the area you are invited to come by the shop, open everyday 10:30am-7pm

The African Outlet - Store Front - Everyone is Welcome!

 

Much Respect and ONE LOVE!

-From Drea (Andrea Fuenzalida)

New Released works at In-Flux

November 26, 2013

Earlier this month (Nov. 7th) I attended and displayed newly completed works in Fern Alley.

Curated by 14 Black Poppies, this Art in the Alley event was a great success and I personally had a great time with the community. I recommend checking out their blog for all the latest info about their events at http://www.14blackpoppies.com/

They have also posted a music video with footage from the Nov. 7th In-Flux Art in the Alley show, the direct link to the video is: http://www.14blackpoppies.com/1/post/2013/11/in-flux-a-music-video.html

Here are some of the new works which I debuted at the Nov. 7th show.

Am very happy to be able to share them online with you and have made them all available in my shop on my website at www.moonsquirrel.com

Original Painting of Ethiopian Knot Design by Drea

“Ethiopian Knot Design”
12 x 16 inches, Acrylics on Canvas by Andrea Fuenzalida

 

 

Original Painting by Drea

“Lotus Septagram”
12 x 16, Acrylics on Canvas by Andrea Fuenzalida

 

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A big THANKS to everyone who came out and a big THANKS to you for reading my post. Here is a little something I did with chalk and left for everyone in the Alley that night.

 

Symbols which mean life energy

Life Energy – Chi
Chalk on 43 Fern Alley by Drea. Nov. 7th 2013