EVENT: John Kraft at Art Walk Downtown 1/12Kaytea Petro @ 2017-12-12 11:23:35 -0800
John Kraft at Art Walk
McRoskey Mattress Company
1340 4th Street, San Rafael
January 12th, 5 to 9pm
Artist John Kraft was born in Los Angeles in 1967. After graduating in 1989 with degrees in both Mechanical and Marine Engineering, John decided to pursue an artistic path. Throughout the 1990s he developed a style and visual vocabulary punctuated by bright colors and whimsical themes. He was selected as a featured artist by Apple in 2001, and his art has been included in Better Homes and Gardens, The Artful Home and Modern Painters. He has received coverage by the San Francisco Chronicle, Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times and MacWorld UK. In both 2010 and 2017 John was selected to create large hearts for Heroes & Hearts, which benefits the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation (SFGHF). John participated in the Amsterdam based Project eARTh, and his work was featured in recent live auctions for the San Francisco Firefighters Cancer Prevention Foundation and ArtSpan. He is a member of CITY ART Gallery, the Red Umbrellas Fine Artists Group and the Marin Open Studios Board of Directors.