TECTONIC ARRAY | Michael Murphy & Melissa Arendt

Opening Reception Sept. 5th 5pm – 11:30pm

On display through September 27th

For the Tectonic Array exhibition Michael Murphy expands on his themes, “Forgotten Modernism” and “Super Sonic” with new original paintings and select works from these ongoing series, often seen throughout San Francisco. Coupled with the stunning accuracy of Melissa Arendt’s complimentary creations, 111 Minna Gallery proudly presents this pairing full of vibrant color and boldly balanced graphic contrasts.

“Privacy Screen” by Michael Murphy

“Privacy Screen” by Michael Murphy



Opening Reception | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3rd 2014 5pm-Late | On Display Through NOVEMBER 1st.

John Wentz was born and raised in the San Francisco the Bay Area. His interest in art began at the age of 6 when he first discovered Batman and Spiderman comic books. After years of copying comics panel by panel he worked in the commercial arts as a muralist, billboard creator and freelance illustrator. After learning to paint by doing airbrushed billboards, John decided to pursue Fine Art and work in oils. Since then, he has had 3 solo exhibitions in San Francisco and numerous group exhibitions both nationally and internationally. His works have appeared in many publications and have won multiple awards. John now paints full time in his studio in Vallejo, CA.



Opening Reception & Book Signing | FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3rd 2014 | 5pm-Late | On Display Through NOV 1st
MIKE DAVIS Solo Show and Book Release published by LAST GASP

Mike Davis is a modern surrealist painter, who currently lives and works in San Francisco, California. His paintings and tattoo art have been featured in many publications, such as Juxtapoz Magazine, Art Ltd, Pop Surrealism: The Rise of Underground Art, Tatt Book: Visionaries of Tattoo and several high traffic art blogs. Davis has tattooed an extensive list of international and celebrity clientele, and is featured in a number of prestigious private art collections located throughout the United States, Canada, Japan, and much of Europe.


BALANCE | Jet Martinez & Chor Boogie

Opening Reception | Friday, November 7th 2014 | 5pm-Late | On Display Through Jan 3rd, 2015
w/ live avant-garde burlesque performance featuring:
BAST, Leila Bizzani & Lady Eternal Love w/ Volk Designs & the art of Chor Boogie

Jet Martinez (Born Tuxpan, Veracruz, Mexico) is based in Oakland, CA. He studied Spanish Literature at the University Of Colorado, before receiving a BFA in Painting and Printmaking from the San Francisco Art Institute. He’s a full time muralist, painter, and his work has been featured in the New York Times and other respected publications and books. He was one of the directors of the Clarion Alley Mural Project in SF’s Mission District for nearly ten years.

Chor Boogie is an artist, a conceptual genius, a street romantic, a master of illusion and technique. Chor Boogie is an original. His works can be described as having healing effects by his unique and unmatched use of color, which brings greater meaning and understanding to his works. Every vibrant piece has a story attached to it. Chor Boogie’s colorful paintings are attracting A-list celebrities, art galleries and museums. Originally from San Diego, the artist known as Chor Boogie currently resides in San Francisco but is an internationally known artist and has traveled extensively to exhibit his work around the world.