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"The essential San Francisco artist,” Jess Collins - an influential collage artist who had a defining role in the San Francisco Bay Area art scene.

"The essential San Francisco artist,” Jess Collins - an influential collage artist who had a defining role in the San Francisco Bay Area art scene.

San Francisco-based artist John Vochatzer channels Hieronymus Bosch in his dynamic and complex collages that utilize both religious iconography and natural imagery to shock and inspire. Vochatzer i…

San Francisco-based artist John Vochatzer channels Hieronymus Bosch in his dynamic and complex collages that utilize both religious iconography and natural imagery to shock and inspire. Vochatzer i…

Sometimes, it’s what’s not there that truly matters most! UK based artist Joe Webb.

Sometimes, it’s what’s not there that truly matters most! UK based artist Joe Webb.

Richard Vergez has a thing for billowing smoke… His portfolio is actually full of all sorts of amazing collages that don’t have smoke in them,

Richard Vergez has a thing for billowing smoke… His portfolio is actually full of all sorts of amazing collages that don’t have smoke in them,

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Jess-SFMOMA  Narcissus is entranced by his own reflection as Eros watches nearby, and Echo, whose unrequited love for the young Narcissus led to her death, dives in anguish in the upper-right corner. But the image, made entirely from found sources, contains a profusion of other references to the myth and its many retellings, including commentaries, rhymes, and puns.

Jess-SFMOMA Narcissus is entranced by his own reflection as Eros watches nearby, and Echo, whose unrequited love for the young Narcissus led to her death, dives in anguish in the upper-right corner. But the image, made entirely from found sources, contains a profusion of other references to the myth and its many retellings, including commentaries, rhymes, and puns.

Jay DeFeo-   Born in 1929, she grew up in the bay area, went to UC Berkeley, earning a BFA and an MFA in studio art. Sculpture, drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, photography, she tried it all. Realistic, abstract, and in between. Taught at Mills College for a while.   She was part of the SF art scene, until she died of cancer in 1989.

Jay DeFeo- Born in 1929, she grew up in the bay area, went to UC Berkeley, earning a BFA and an MFA in studio art. Sculpture, drawing, painting, collage, printmaking, photography, she tried it all. Realistic, abstract, and in between. Taught at Mills College for a while. She was part of the SF art scene, until she died of cancer in 1989.