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SF's ARTCRANK Returns for Third Year

Published October 18, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (BRAIN)—Joining forces with Chrome and Widmer Brothers Brewing, ARTCRANK San Francisco returns in support of the San Francisco Bike Coalition.

ARTCRANK uses creativity to change how people look at and think about bicycles, and grow the cycling community. Throughout eight bike-friendly cities and growing, they host pop-up art shows, featuring bicycle-inspired poster artwork that introduces people to talented local artists, while bringing together all facets of cycling culture in support of one beneficiary in each respective city.

“One of the big ideas behind ARTCRANK is that we want to make art as accessible to people as bikes are,” said ARTCRANK founder Charles Youel. “Part of that is price—it’s pretty cool to be able offer limited edition, handmade posters for less than $50. But it’s also about introducing people to the artists who live and work in their community. We’ve got more than 30 in our lineup this year, and about two-thirds of them are first-time contributors to ARTCRANK. I can’t wait to see what they come up with.”

ARTCRANK takes place from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. this Friday at 111 Minna Gallery in San Francisco.

Topics associated with this article: Consumer Expos and Rides

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