Follow the Creative Sparks

Map of San Francisco with asterisks/sparks showing approximate location of art by SF State notables

This time it's your turn to take to the road. Here is your map to mosaics, murals, Muni platforms and other magnificent works created by SF State artists.
 

RUTH ASAWA (Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, '88), Copper-tied wire fountain, Fox Plaza lobby, 1390 Market St.; Andrea, Ghiradelli Square; Glass mosaic mural, Bethany Center Senior Housing Inc., 580 Capp St.;Bronze plaque honoring Makoto Hagiwara, Japanese Tea Garden, Golden Gate Park; Two fountains/concrete bas-relief benches, San Francisco Re-development Agency, Buchanan St. between Post and Sutter; San Francisco Yesterday and Today, Renaissance Parc 55 Hotel, 55 Cyril Magnin St.; Aurora, 188 Embarcadero, Garden of Remembrance, SF State.
 

Professor Emeritus Robert Bechtle, Frisco Nova, San Francisco International Airport

"History Windows" artwork by Ann Chamberlain. Photo courtesy the San Francisco Arts Commission

Photo courtesy San Francisco Arts Commission

ANN CHAMBERLAIN (M.A., '81; M.F.A., '87), Untitled, San Francisco Main Library, 100 Larkin St.; History Windows, General Hospital ParkingGarage, 2500 24th St.; The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Monument, Justin Herman Plaza, One Market St. at The Embarcadero

Community Service: Associate Professor Martin Linder's Industrial Design Outreach Program, Community Bench, City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

Untitled artwork by Dewey Crumpler.

Photo courtesy San Francisco Arts Commission

DEWEY CRUMPLER (M.A., '74), Untitled, San Francisco International Airport; The Fire Next Time II, Joseph P. Lee Recreation Center, 1395 Mendell St.

Professor Lewis deSotoUntitled, Civic Center Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room, 400 McAllister St.; On the Air, San Francisco International Airport

Roy De Forest (B.A., '53; M.A., '58), Homage to Zane Gray, San Francisco International Airport

Professor Emeritus Stephen De StaeblerStanding Man With Flame, Moscone Center Garage, 255 3rd St.; Angel, 720 Market St.

Guy Diehl (M.A., '76) Still Life With Magnolia, Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility, San Francisco General Hospital

"Carnaval" mural by Daniel Galvez. Photo by Daniel Galvez.

Photo courtesy Daniel Galvez

DANIEL GALVEZ (M.A., '80), Carnaval, 24th St. and South Van Ness Ave.; Future Roads, 16th St. BART Station

Rupert Garcia (B.A., '68; M.A., '70), Bird Technology, San Francisco International Airport

"¡Baile!" artwork by Carmen Lomas Garza. Photo courtesy San Francisco Arts Commission.

Photo courtesy San Francisco Arts Commission>

CARMEN LOMAS GARZA (M.A., '81), Tamalada, Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility, San Francisco General Hospital; ¡Baile!, San Francisco International Airport.

Sheila Ghidini (attended '88, '91, '96) and Professor Leonard HunterMuni M-Line transit platform at 19th and Winston Ave. and 19th and Holloway Ave.

Steve Gillman (B.A., '69), The Swimmers, Coffman Pool, 150 Hahn St.

Brian Goggin (B.A., '90), Language of the Birds, Columbus and Broadway Ave. intersection; Substrada, Mission St. between Cortland and Precita

Gary Graham (B.A., '69; M.A., '75), Police Shield, Northern Police Station, 1125 Fillmore St.

"Hopscotch" tile mosaic by Judy Hiramoto. Photo courtesy San Francisco Arts Commission.

Photo courtesy San Francisco Arts Commission

JUDY HIRAMOTO (M.F.A., '92), Animal Hopscotch, Mission Recreation Center, 2450 Harrison St.

Third Street Light Rail platforms by Anita Margrill.

Photo courtesy San Francisco Arts Commission

ANITA MARGRILL (M.A., '89), Third Street Light Rail platforms at Arleta and Sunnydale

Emmanuel C. Montoya (B.A., '85; M.F.A., '91),Deities of Knowledge, Culture and Literature , Mission Branch Library, 300 Bartlett St.;Sanctuary/Santuario, San Francisco International Airport;La Trinidad Nortena and Homenaje a Lydia Mendoza: La Reine Tejana, Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility, San Francisco General Hospital.

 

Eduardo Pineda (M.A., '88), Raizes/Roots, Jose Coronado Playground, 2490 Folsom St.

 

Diagonal Relief sculpture by Elizabeth Saltos. Photo courtesy San Francisco Art Commission.

Photo courtesy San Francisco Art Commission

ELIZABETH SALTOS (M.A., '02), Diagonal Relief, Fire Station #44, 1298 Girard Ave.

Sam Tchakalian (B.A., '52; M.A. '57), Hitwood, San Francisco International Airport

James Torlakson (M.A., '75), Behind Ted McMann's Garage, San Francisco International Airport

Xavier Viramontes (M.A., '77) Altar #6: Forgotten Treasures,
Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility, San Francisco General Hospital

Catherine Wagner (B.A., '75; M.A., '77), Swimmers Waves, Charlie
Sava Pool, 19th Ave. and Wawona St.

Take Root by Rene Yung. Photo by Gino De Grandis.

Photo by Gino De Grandis

RENE YUNG (attended '95), Take Root, Chinatown Branch Library, 1135 Powell St.

Image of a spark, very much like a fancy asterisk

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