Artist: Michael Bernard Loggins
Artist: Francesca Pastine
Artist: Rene Garcia Jr.
Gallery: Project One
Rattlesnake Roundup, 2012, glitter on wood, 6 x 6 ft.
Artist: Stephen de Staebler
Gallery: Dolby Chadwick
Figure with Crown, 2011, bronze, edition of 4, 104 x 24 x 29 inches
Artist: Elisheva Biernoff
Gallery: Eli Ridgeway
Encounter, 2012, oil on 1/32" plywood, acrylic on 1/32" plywood, 2.5 x 2.5 inches, 2.75 x 2 inches
Artist: Michelle Pred
Artist: Gail Ragains
Artist: Gordon Smedt
Gallery: Hamamjian Modern
Mountain, 2012, oil on canvas, 72 x 80 inches
Last weekend, three San Francisco art fairs elevated the local art scene. Here’s a recap of the ten works by local artists that showed at ArtPad at the Phoenix Hotel (the new and shocking), ArtMrkt at the SFDC Concourse Exhibition Center (the cool and contemporary), and SF Fine Art Fair at Ft. Mason (the established and traditional).