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“Helping Hands Over The Border Project”

September 28th, 2014 Meme from F&F set out to do an event in Tijuana Mexico. After Meme’s latest adventure to Tj, she decided she wanted to do some type of charity event for the youth of the city. Meme found help from a local Tj artist that goes by the name of Tfour.

Tfour found the location and helped organize by getting all the kids together for this event. System Krush is an organization helping spread the positive message of music to youth all the way in West Africa as well as world wide. System Krush was a physical sponsor for the “Helping Hands Over The Border Project”.

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We also had a free raffle giveaway for everyone that wanted to participate. We had free clothing, skate boards, decks, wheels and much more donated to the kids and teens at our event.

Thank you to our sponsors: Ironlak, System Krush, Lurk Hard, Bandit 1sm, Mahfia Tv, Low Card Magazine, Smog City, Saba Anna Swim wear. and everyone that donated to this event!

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Crossing the border into Tj on foot while carrying all the donated goods. Meme hurt her knee messing around. Each person helped carry so much we were all rushing to get to the cabs and head to our hotel. Artist Beth Emmerich got very sick and was unable to help with the event the next day.

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We were making friends while in line at the border on our way back into California.

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The children where so grateful of all the gifts they had received!! THANK YOU to everyone contributed to the youth in Tijuana Mexico.

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“STAYING TRUE ” Print Show From The Women Of Few &Far

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“STAYING TRUE” WOMEN OF FEW AND FAR GROUP PRINT SHOW TO OPEN AT SOL-COLLECTIVE IN SACRAMENTO

The women from Few and Far are coming together this September to bring their art indoors for an all print show in Sacramento. Hailing from Miami, New York and around the West Coast (including Sacramento), this group of 13 women will be showing a collection of framed prints priced under $300. Few and Far have created murals around the world and have several notable large painted walls in Sacramento. The group show; Staying True will be held at Sol Collective – a non-profit community art center focused on culture and activism – located at 2574 21st st in Midtown Sacramento opening for Second Saturday on September 13th from 6-10pm and will be on view through October 9th.

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“STAYING TRUE” WOMEN OF FEW AND FAR GROUP PRINT SHOW TO OPEN AT SOL-COLLECTIVE IN SACRAMENTO:

The women from Few and Far are coming together this September to bring their art
indoors for an all-print show in Sacramento.

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The group show;
Staying True will be held at Sol Collective a non-profit community art center focused on culture and activism located at 2574 21st st in Midtown Sacramento opening for Second Saturday on September 13th from 6-10pm and will be on view through October 9th.

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#Sleepless in Seattle


Here is a montage of images from our mini North West tour that happened in honor of our 3rd anniversary party held in Seattle at the Bombsheller Gallery. More Here

On this beautiful sunny Seattle afternoon, participating artists… 179, Merlot, Meme, Dime, Deity, Ksra, Erin Ashford and Jenn Ponci all came together and painted a mural at Mudbay finishing within 3 hours followed by a celebration dinner and drinks.Some of the girls hadn’t seen each other for over a year! The next day the girls took Meme to a skater-built skatepark under a bridge in an industrial area of the city.

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The next activity filled day had us meeting with female street-artist No Bonzo</em> from Portland, OR. Enjoying a walk in the beautiful nature of the Pacific Northwest, we followed a daisy lined trail to a hidden wall where we painted.

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That night it rained heavily, but we didn’t let that spoil our nighttime fun. We did a Few and Far spellout on this trackside. photo

In the morning it was all about preparing for our 3rd Anniversary art show later that evening. Our nails were done by MaryJane Cha at TopCoat. We also had our hair styled and make-up done.

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Rushed into the party bus we arrived in style to the show.
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Then We jumped into an oldschool car for our photoshoot.
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After a crazy night of festivities we opened our crusty eyes still wearing last nights makeup and our hair glued in the same position it was slept on. We began the journey to Canada, hoping nothing would stop us from getting into Vancouver. It worked! Our friends from the North, SONE, ENSOE, THEME, took us to paint. But really we cracked clam jokes, laughing for hours, inspired by the use of clam juice in the Bloody Mary’s.
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Day 2: In Canada found us painting under a bridge, without much opportunity for good photos, but you get the idea.

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After, we took some time out to visit sunbathing turtles and koi fish at a nearby gorgeous Chinese Garden. photo 1

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On the World Wide GO SKATE DAY, Sone took us girls to paint and skate at his local skate park. It was a beautiful place surrounded by bright green trees. We had a great time painting and headed home.

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Meme found a special place to relax and think about her trip.

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Back in Seattle, DEITY was asked to paint a van for the PRIDE parade.
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Meme split ways with the girls, continuing her road trip south. In Oregon she skated 5 parks, meeting with other Few and Far members along the way.

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It was a great trip. Stay tuned for updates on our many upcoming projects.
@FEWANDFARWOMEN #FEWANDFAR

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Hi-Technique: Beyond The Glass Wall

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Female street artist/skateboard collective called Few and Far; a Few talented and dedicated painters spread Far across the country. Their west coast members planned to road trip north this summer with Seattle as the one of their destinations, so of course something big had to happen here. That’s where Bombsheller came in. We agreed to host a show for them and call it Hi-Technique: Beyond the Glass Wall, a play on our obsession with hi-tech and their ambitions to go beyond the glass walls of the gallery art world, beyond the glass wall of the male dominated graffiti community, and beyond the glass wall of the retail fashion industry.

On Wednesday june 18th, while the girls painted a mural on Mud Bay’s wall with the help of local artists John Osgood and Jonathan Wakuda, Bomb Sheller opened our doors to the Uptown Art Walk to showcase their work on our walls. This was good fun, but it was merely a preview for the grander invitation-only event set to take place Friday June 20th.

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There was a DJ, bomb themed booze, a juice mixologist, and seventy pounds of food. The Few and Far members showing art that night – Dime, Deity, Meme, Merlot, and 179 — showed up with their nails painted to match their leggings. MADlines rocked an a cappella performance and didn’t miss a beat when Meme joined the stage to battle with her own rhymes! When the DJ’s set was up, we put on salsa tracks and danced. Everyone stayed an hour past the official end time.

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Sad you missed the show? Check out more photos in the Facebook album here. Not enough? Then why don’t you recreate it in your own home! Some works by Deity, Agana, 179, Meme, Dime, Glow, Ursula X. Young and Merlot are still for sale in the online gallery. Just click through those links. But hurry, they won’t be up forever.

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Thank you Art Primo for paint sponsorship! Thank you Erin Ashford and Bombsheller for the photo’s.

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PIECE OF THE SKY LIVE MURAL EVENT & HI-TECHNIQUE GALLERY SHOW

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PIECE OF THE SKY LIVE MURAL EVENT & HI-TECHNIQUE GALLERY SHOW FEATURING FEW&FAR WOMEN


VISIT:
www.bombshellerartlabs.com
Twitter and IG @artartboom

WHEN: 5pm – 7:30pm | Wednesday, June 18th
FREE! ALL AGES! BRING YOUR PETS!
Come joins us!!

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WHERE:
1. Mural Event @ 522 Queen Anne Ave. N.
(the new MudBay location!)
2. Gallery @ 424 Queen Anne Ave. N. (visit bombshellartlabs.com for more info!)

WHAT:
– LIVE MURAL, Piece of the Sky (http://bit.ly/SQJwLR) during the Uptown Artwalk by local graffiti artists: Few and Far, Jonathan Wakuda Fischer (wakudastudio.com) & John Osgood (johnosgood.com)

– Youth/teen art activities by The Vera Project

– Skateboard clinic & demo by Skate Like a Girl

– GALLERY SHOW, Hi-Technique: Beyond the Glass Wall by Few and Far Women

SUPPORT:
– Donate to the mural, show or gallery by visiting www.bombshelleratlabs.com
– Check out our awesome sponsors! http://bit.ly/SQJwLR

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New Few&Far Video!

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This video was a six day multiple city project put together by graffiti artist Meme. Filmed edited by Jaime Sanchez and artist Agana. Contents of video: Group art show at Art Primo SF, Murals, Painting live at Oakland street festival, Bombing with nine girls in Oakland, Twerk team take over, A whole car, Drinking champagne while Jazzercise bombing at 4am with fire works. Enjoy!

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View on youtube HERE
Instagram: @Fewandfarwomen @Memesweets @bazookafilms77 @Dj_agana @Jennielee143 @dime_una @Erin_yoshi @Gloriamuriel @ironlak Sponsors: Ironlak

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Re-cap of Few and Far in 2013

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Well… This was a very exciting year for us!! A lot of projects went on in 2013:
For example, We had a group art show in San Francisco. We were invited to paint large events and art festivals, We also got featured in a well known graffiti magazine called “Infamous”. We also are Working on some new videos that will be coming out soon!!. We did fun creative photo shoots with friends and F&F members.

We participated in large mural productions as a crew and separately all over the world. We even put on a skate jam with live art for youth. There were so many side projects we were a part of that we weren’t able to fit all of it in this post. To keep taps on what Few and Far is up to this year Follow us on Twitter /FB or IG @fewandfarwomen More info HERE on our work.

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Thank you for all your support!! -F&F Women
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Oakland’s Dime F&F

This film invites you to enter the heart and mind of a young East
Oakland Chicana artist. While she bridges Mural-ism and graffiti worlds
together to transforms pain into beautiful meaning, summoning strength
to resist thrive and live.

Oakland’s Dime faces chronic health concerns and illness affecting her
ability to paint. With her families support and having a son she is able to heal
physically, survive and live. Dime continues the legacy of healing neighborhoods, families and herself through the power of colors, letters and cultural resistance.

Transforming a Negative to Positive dime discovers the importance of
self healing in order to heal community.

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