The First 10 Years of Needles & Pens book is now available for purchase online. The First 10 Years of Needles & Pens Edited by Andrew Martin Scott $8.00 The First 10 Years of Needles & Pens documents the over 85 art exhibitions and events hosted by the unique San Francisco arts space. For the [...]
Thank you for coming out to Needles & Pens 10 Year Anniversary show! It was an amazing night. There is so much good work on the walls – over 100 pieces by 66 different artists. Do yourself a favor and make it a point to get down to The Luggage Store Gallery this month to [...]
TONIGHT @ THE LUGGAGE STORE GALLERY Needles & Pens 10 Year Anniversary Show Featuring works by: Amy Browne, Andrew McKinley, Andrew Schoultz, Austin McManus, Bill Daniel, Brigid Dawson, Chris Duncan, Chris Johanson, Chrissy Piper, Daniel Higgs/Kyle Ranson, David Benzler, Deuce 7, Edie Fake, Griffin McPartland, Hamburger Eyes, Hilary Pecis, Jason Jägel, Jay Howell, Jay Nelson, [...]
Needles & Pens 10 Year Anniversary Show Featuring works by: Amy Browne, Andrew McKinley, Andrew Schoultz, Austin McManus, Bill Daniel, Brigid Dawson, Chris Duncan, Chris Johanson, Chrissy Piper, Daniel Higgs/Kyle Ranson, David Benzler, Deuce 7, Edie Fake, Griffin McPartland, Hamburger Eyes, Hilary Pecis, Jason Jägel, Jay Howell, Jay Nelson, Jeff Canham, Jeremy Fish, Joey Alone, [...]
Transmissions new works by Tahiti Pehrson Opening Reception: Saturday, April 13, 2013 -7:00 – 9:30 p.m. Tahiti Pehrson creates large-scale, meticulously hand cut, three-dimensional paper sculptures. His intricate x-acto knife carvings explore the fragility and connectedness of the world. The detailed installations offer viewers a glimpse at how microscopic life might appear on a giant [...]
Needles & Pens presents, ASK THE DUST A two person exhibition of ink drawings by Joey Alone and Deuce 7 Escaping the monotony, greed and meaningless vanity of city life for something which is tangible and raw and fills the void, Joey Alone and Deuce 7 have put ink to paper and attempted to share [...]
We’ll be open late tonight (until 10!) for the Mission Holiday Block Party. Come down and buy something nice for your grandma and check out Xara Thustra’s show. Xara Thustra at N&P The show got a really nice write up in the SFBG. Also, Xara’s book is now available online!
Coming this Thursday Dec. 6, 2012, 7-10 pm to N&P – XARA THUSTRA Book Release and Art Show: The story of the “Mission School” is not complete without XARA THUSTRA. Both an activist and artist, Thustra has been pushing the envelope socially and artistically for 15 plus years in San Francisco. Xara’s ever evolving creative [...]
Join us this Thursday from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Needles & Pens for The Amateur Astronomer zine release + installation by Sabina Nieto and Carissa Potter “The Amateur Astronomer” first appeared as a serial article in Colpa Press’s La Gazzetta, a silkscreened monthly broadside made available at the newsstand kiosk on Market and 6th [...]
Join us for a night of freshly self-published chapbooks at Needles & Pens. “The Amateur Astronomer” first appeared as a serial article in Colpa Press’s La Gazzetta, a silkscreened monthly broadside made available at the newsstand kiosk on Market and 6th Streets (March 15 – Sept 15, 2012). “Amateur Astronomer” epistolary novelette compiles those articles [...]
Join us Friday September 7, 2012, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. for the opening reception of The Castle a solo show by Jason Jägelwith a musical performance by Dominic East Or This Could Be A Painting, 2012 Guache and Pencil on Paper, 26 x 40 inches Jason Jägel was born in 1971 in Boston, Massachusetts. [...]
Kelley Stoltz‘ performance on Friday night was incredible. Here’s some shots I snapped of him doing his thing. Namesake captured two of Kelley’s songs on a pocket recorder – including the incredible 13th Floor Elevators cover. Amazing. Give a listen by clicking the links below. Thanks Adam! Listen – Splash (13th FLoor Elevators tune) by [...]
Thanks for coming out on Friday to Brigid Dawson’s Dedicated To Dear Earholes show. The work was super great and Kelley Stoltz was phenomenal. Here’s some shots of the work. All work is available for sale, contact us with any and all enquiries. Show will be on display through September 2, 2012.
Join us Friday, August 10 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Needles & Pens for the opening reception of Brigid Dawson’s Dedicated To Dear Earholes with Special Guest musical performance Brigid will be displaying a “collection of portraits done in guache, acrylic, pencil, markers, and carvings on wood and paper. They reflect upon childhood, family [...]
Tel Aviv artist Know Hope is in town and painted up a rad little mural on the window of N&P. We’re stoked. He brought down some new zines and books that we’ve got for sale too – ask about signed copies, cuz they’re here! Woo-hoo.
Up next in the N&P Gallery: Dedicated to Dear Earholes a solo show by Brigid Dawson Opening reception – Friday August 10, 2012 from 7-9 pm *With a performance by very special musical guest. Brigid will be displaying a “collection of portraits, done in gouache, acrylic, pencil, markers and carving on paper and wood by [...]
Work by Mike Taylor Needles & Pens presents, LOUD NIGHTS AT HOME a four person art exhibition featuring the works of: MIKE TAYLOR, ARWEN CURRY, COLIN LAPUYADE, and SARA SANDBERG * * * * * with *music by: THE YOUNGER LOVERS and PINS OF LIGHT *music will start at 7:00 pm, on the dot.*(FOR REAL) [...]
This is theeee last week for the EVERYTHING EVER NOTHING NEVER show at N&P, comes down on Sunday 5/27/12. If there was a piece you were dragging yr feet about buying act now. snoozers will be losers. PS – all of the READ MORE BOOKS pieces are still available (??!).