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JEREMY FISH IS CITY HALL’S VERY FIRST ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

by Ariadna Zierold

To commemorate City Hall’s 100th anniversary, the San Francisco Arts Commission has selected Jeremy Fish as City Hall’s first ever artist in residence.

jeremy fish, city hall, residency, the citrus report, upper playground

The internationally renowned local artist started his residency on July 8th, 2015, and is currently working to create 100 pieces of art celebrating San Francisco and City Hall. This large body of work entitled O Glorious City will be exhibited at City Hall from November 4, 2015 to February 12, 2016.

“As San Francisco City Hall celebrates its centenary birthday I want to document 100 things all San Franciscans should love about their city. I love City Hall and feel it is often overlooked as a local architectural treasure.”

jeremy fish, city hall, residency, the citrus report, upper playground

Fish is interested in how people interact with City Hall, and throughout his residency he will be observing the day-to-day activity in the building, meeting with City Hall historians, and attending public meetings.

Jeremy Fish Debuts Turtle Burger Bucket – Grassroots California Collaboration

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Jeremy Fish thinks thinks a Turtle Burger is on par with some of the world’s greatest combinations, “like a peanut butter and jelly sando for example,” and we would have to agree. A little bit of his wife’s genius Halloween costume combined with a drawing from years past inspired the design of this epic piece brought to you by Grassroots California.

JEREMY FISH: “O GLORIOUS CITY” AT CITY HALL – NOW OPEN!

JEREMY FISH "O GLORIOUS CITY" AT CITY HALL

FIFTY24SF in association with Upper Playground and the San Francisco Arts Commission are proud to present “O Glorious City.” Now open to the public on the Ground Floor of San Francisco’s City Hall, the exhibition features 100 newly commissioned works of art by Jeremy Fish. “O Glorious City” features both drawings and photographs about San Francisco, with many relating specifically to historic City Hall. As part of his process to create this exceptionally large body of work, Fish assumed the role of the first official Artist in Residence at City Hall with gusto. The show’s title, “O Glorious City”, comes from a text written by former Mayor Edward Robeson Taylor inscribed in the rotunda of City Hall: “San Francisco, O glorious city of our hearts that has been tried and not found wanting, go thou with like spirit to make the future thine.”

EXHIBITION DETAILS:
O Glorious City
A solo exhibition celebrating SF City Hall’s 100th birthday
Exhibition Dates: November 4, 2015 – March 25, 2016
Free and open to the public.

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Purchase inquires are now being accepted, please contact gallery@fifty24sf.com or (415) 728-8344 for more information.

THE SF SIGHTSEEING TOUR POSTCARD BOOK BY JEREMY FISH

THE SF SIGHTSEEING TOUR POSTCARD BOOK BY JEREMY FISH x UPPERPLAYGROUND
This week, Upper Playground is proud to release a unique collectible postcard book by Jeremy FishThe SF Sightseeing Tour Postcard Book comes with 8 collectible postcards with vintage photographs of San Francisco’s most iconic landmarks adorned with Jeremy Fish illustrations. Featured landmark designs include Trans AM Phoenix, Cable Car Cyclops and Golden Tusk Bridge  also available as T-Shirts. Now available in store and online exclusively at Upper Playground.THE SF SIGHTSEEING TOUR POSTCARD BOOK BY JEREMY FISH x UPPERPLAYGROUND CABLE CAR CYCLOPS POSTCARD BY JEREMY FISH x UPPERPLAYGROUND

PAINTED LADIES POSTCARD BY JEREMY FISH x UPPERPLAYGROUND

GOLDEN TUSK BRIDGE POSTCARD BY JEREMY FISH x UPPERPLAYGROUND

CITY HALL WIZARD POSTCARD BY JEREMY FISH x UPPERPLAYGROUND

TIME FOR PEACE POSTCARD BY JEREMY FISH x UPPERPLAYGROUND

BANKER BOWLER POSTCARD BY JEREMY FISH x UPPERPLAYGROUND

KING OF THE HILL POSTCARD BY JEREMY FISH x UPPERPLAYGROUND

PARTY ANIMALS POSTCARD BY JEREMY FISH x UPPERPLAYGROUND

POSTCARD BY JEREMY FISH x UPPERPLAYGROUND