The experts at Back to the Picture preserve artwork and keepsakes in both readymade and custom frames. For the latter, technicians create cut-to-fit mouldings and mats for your treasured photo, painting, or self-portrait in macaroni before placing it behind glass with antireflective or nonglare technology. An 11"x14" piece of art with a basic wood frame, regular mat and regular glass typically starts around $150. Helpful staff members can also help visitors pick out the perfect frame.
Mission: Comics & Art is dedicated to aligning the world of illustration's myriad factions, situating graphic novels beside art books, comic books, T-shirts, and original artwork for sale on the walls. Customers can tread among the store's colorful aisles, leafing through finds such as The Walking Dead TPB Vol. 1 ($9.99) or learning about the neighborhood’s history through its murals and graphic mythology in the Comic Book Guide to the Mission ($15). Other comic collectibles include Nonplayer #1 ($2.99) and The Ultimates: Ultimate Collection, Vol. 1 ($34.99). As they peruse, customers are encouraged to converse and ask questions such as, "Is this Wonder Woman outfit appropriate for my errands?"
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts presents contemporary art that celebrates human diversity while emphasizing young and emerging artists. Besides perks such as members-only ticket specials and a subscription to the museum’s monthly newsletter, each membership offers a year of gallery admission to exhibits such as TechnoCRAFT, Yves Béhar’s exploration of the narrowing gap between designers and consumers in modern design trends. In Nothing Related, but Something Could Be Associated, Koki Tanaka uses everyday objects in unexpected ways to create playful, unexpected sculptures that will later be fired into space to deflect 1999 RQ36. Yoshua Okón's US exhibit features videos that delight, shock, and astound viewers with improvised performances that were recorded in collaboration with his audience.
RayKo provides rental B&W and Col darkrooms, wide-format digital printers, scanners, and a studio space. We also provide digital print and scan services. The gallery shows work from local to international artists. The classes offered range from 19th century to contemporary processes. We are photography.