This art exhibition displays an evolution of the Concert Poster, identifying primary eras in conjunction with the music of each period. It begins by focusing on artwork from two seminal rock movements: San Francisco’s Psychedelic Era and the subsequent Punk Explosion. The survey continues with the Grunge Movement, and more contemporary works. The show features several leading artists, both historic and current, to represent the extensive body of poster art created in the last five decades. Informed and influenced by its native Bay Area roots, this evocative art form continues to grow, innovate, and extend beyond…
Silkscreen Demo at Bottlerock
12-3PM, Saturday, May 30 & Sunday May 31
Prominent West Coast rock poster artist, Gary Houston, demonstrates techniques for making concert silkscreen posters. Taking designs created for BottleRock, Houston will show how he produce his hand-pulled silkscreen prints.
The artists will offer the prints they make at the demonstration.
Meet the Artist & Book Signing
5- 5:30pm, Saturday, May 30
Stanley Mouse, notable artist and member of the “Big Five” founding fathers of the San Francisco Concert Poster movement that sprang out of the 60s, will meet fans and sign copies of his new book, “California Dreams: the Art of Stanley Mouse.”
A Conversation with Leading Rock Poster Artists
Alexandra Fischer, Gary Houston and Chris Shaw
3:45- 4:15pm, Sunday, May 31
Contemporary, notable rock poster artists, gather to talk about their craft and answer questions in this 3 artist panel discussion.
Pictured Top: Psychedelic, Punk & Beyond: A Poster Art Exhibit event poster Alexandra Fischer