Poster artists have always struggled to survive. A new poster artist collective that includes a print shop and gallery in the heart of Haight aims change the name of the game.
Serving not only the Lower Haight, but the city at large with educational programming, the Haight Street Art Center (HSAC), a 501(c)3 non-profit San Francisco arts collective established to promote poster art production and education, opened its doors to artists and the general public on Saturday, July 1, 2017.
After a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Jeremy Fish’s iconic Bronze Bunny, it was off-to-the-races with art classes for kids and adults, gallery tours, and printing demonstrations. The evening concluded with a welcoming lecture from Mariusz Knorowski, Chief Curator at Poster Museum at Wilanów, the oldest poster museum in the world located in Warsaw, Poland.
Read more in Dr Gail Barnes’ Guest Post on BrokeAssStuart.com.