San Francisco, CA Bay Area art purveyors Upper Playground and Fecal Face have gotten together to offer art lovers the trip of a lifetime to San Francisco. One lucky winner and their guest will have the chance to visit San Francisco, have dinner with artist Jeremy Fish and get a personal tour of the city with the founders of Fecal Face - all while staying at Upper Playgrounds FIFTY24SF Artist Studios. Details of the trip include:
- Round trip to SFO for winner +1;
- 5 night stay at Upper Playgrounds FIFTY24SF Artist Studios;
- Dinner and a historic Barbary Coast mini tour with Jeremy Fish;
- Meet artist Mel Kadel at her show opening on 9.10 at Fecal Faces Dot Gallery;
- Personal tour of San Francisco with Fecal Face founders, John and Jessica Trippe.
The "Upper Fecal San Playground Francisco Face" trip is scheduled for Wednesday, September 9th to Monday, September 14th. The contest is open from August 3 - August 31, 2009, and to enter all you have to do is fill out a registration form online. Good luck!
About Upper Playground
Based in San Francisco, CA, Upper Playground is the leader in todays progressive art movement with its innovative apparel and accessories line and art galleries. Since 1999, Upper Playground has been recognized as a catalyst for the fusion of fashion with fine art. UP apparel and accessories are designed by local and international artists including Sam Flores, Jeremy Fish, Estevan Oriol, David Choe, and Alex Pardee. The Upper Playground collection is sold in over 300 boutiques worldwide and online. In addition, Upper Playground has stores and galleries in San Francisco, Berkeley, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, New York, Mexico City and London.
About Fecal Face
Fecal Face is a content-rich, comprehensive, multidisciplinary art and culture website supporting the art scene in San Francisco and beyond since 2000. The site greets between 11,000-13,000 visitors a day, occupying a unique niche online and in the "real world," by chronicling and shaping the contemporary arts scene in the SF Bay Area and beyond. Visitors to Fecal Face find photo rich features including artist interviews, studio visits, blogs by prominent artists and personalities, an hourly updated news section and coverage of current art openings. Additionally the site supports a forum board with over 2000 users, a comprehensive creative jobs database and an events calendar offering some of the more obscure attractions in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York. It's helped launch the careers of many a creative, and catalyzed a community of artists working in various mediums from around the globe.
About Jeremy Fish
Jeremy Fish is a prolific artist who has an extensive history working with Upper Playground. He began his career as the art director for Think Skateboards. Over the years, Fish has contributed numerous graphics for Upper Playgrounds apparel line in addition to releasing three popular art books. Fishs book credits include Im With Stupid, featuring some notable selections from the Big Stupid series that ran in SLAP magazine and The Next Best Thing, a collaboration with hip-hop artist Aesop Rock that featured a storybook accompanied by a 7 picture disk. Jeremy has also developed his own line, superFishal. He continues to be a highly respected illustrator and designer, and has collaborated with a number of corporations including Nike, Microsoft, and Adidas.
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