Art Exhibition – Michael Wertz
Location: 766 Valencia St, Paxton Gate’s Curiosities for Kids
Show Runs: November 15 – January 7, 2013
Michael Wertz is an illustrator and a printer who is lucky enough to make
pictures for a living.
His images start with the pencil, and finish as digital collages, monoprints, letterpress prints, and
screen prints. He loves bold, bright color in all formats. His work has been recognized by Communication Arts,
American Illustration, and the Society of Illustrators (LA). He teaches for the Illustration Department at the
California College of the Arts, his alma mater.
His clients include The San Francisco Chronicle, Bill Graham Presents, Camper Van Beethoven, Chronicle Books,
The DeYoung Museum, The Elsewhere Philatelic Society, The Exploratorium, Gingko Press, Hostelling International,
Oaklandish, Random House, Rickshaw Bagworks, The New York Times, The Oakland Museum, The SFMOMA, United Way, and Wired.
He lives and works in Oakland, California with his husband Andy and their vicious beast Olive.
See more of Michael's work at www.wertzateria.com.
Paxton Gate's Curiosities for Kids 5th Anniversary & Holiday Party
Date: Friday, December 6th
Time: 3p - 6p
Location: 766 Valencia St, Paxton Gate's Curiosities for Kids
Come help us celebrate our 5th anniversary at Paxton Gate's
Curiosities for Kids!
Drop by for our annual holiday and anniversary
celebration, conveniently scheduled during this year's Valencia
Corridor Holiday Block Party. We'll have musical entertainment,
snacks, drinks by Boba Guys, and we'll be giving away 4 tickets to
ODC's performance of the Velveteen Rabbit.
To top it all off, we're
launching a San Francisco coloring book zine collaboration with local
artist Patrick Sean Gibson. Can't wait to see you there!