John Kraft @ StartUp

I had an amazing time at the recent StartUp Art Fair in San Francisco. Thanks to all of you that were able to visit in person and those that followed along online. If you saw something there you loved and want to see if it's still available please visit my Secret Gardens Collection page. Thank you!


May 05, 2019 by John Kraft

Hearts in SF - Back to Life

I recently completed the refresh of the San Francisco Heart I created back in 2010. It was purchased by a fantastic couple and they've had it in front of their home in Presidio Terrace, SF for many years. So, it was in need of some painterly TLC. I'm very happy with the result... The heart goes on. :)

SF Heart by artist John Kraft

February 18, 2019 by John Kraft

Sofie Contemporary Show

Jan and Scott Sofie with Artist John Kraft at Sofie Contemporary in Calistoga

Happy to share that I currently have a wide selection of my latest work on exhibit as part of the current show at Sofie Contemporary in Calistoga, CA. The show, Flora, Fauna & Other-Wordly Visions is open now through December 2, 2018. I'm joined in the photo below by Gallery Director, Jan Sofie and Gallery Manager, Scott Sofie. This is a wonderful show so if you're in the Napa Valley area be sure to check it out. 

View special video coverage of the opening reception.

October 22, 2018 by John Kraft

John Muir Health | UCSF Health

Artist John Kraft and Renee de Cossio

It was wonderful to see my custom triptych added to the permanent collection at the John Muir Health | UCSF Health Berkeley Outpatient Center. A big thank you to Renee de Cossio and Rhett Currier of Renee de Cossio Art & Design for including me in this project.

September 26, 2018 by Clean Themes Collaborator

Fleur Squared

Fleur Squared by Artist John Kraft

For my series, Fleur Squared, my intention was to create strong individual compositions that also spoke to each other in the larger context, much in the same way that flowers in nature display their individual beauty while commingling and communicating with their floral neighbors.
 See the collection at this year's FourSquared exhibition at Arc Gallery in San Francisco.

July 15, 2018 by John Kraft

The Art of Wine

Artist John Kraft and Kara Lynae at Imagery Estate Winery

I recently had the pleasure of delivering my commissioned piece, Imagine, to curator Kara Lynae at Imagery Estate Winery. This original mixed media and resin piece will be featured on an upcoming release from the winery. It was a great honor to be invited to create this piece and I can't wait to see what varietal it's pair with for the final release.

June 21, 2018 by John Kraft

Imagery Estate Winery

Temptation by Artist John Kraft

Happy to share that I've been invited to create a custom piece that will be featured as the label on an upcoming release from Imagery Estate Winery. The piece shown here was gives just a hint of the palette I'll be using. I'm honored by the invitation and look forward to sharing updates over the coming weeks.

May 30, 2018 by John Kraft

StartUp Wrap-Up

StartUp Art Fair San Francisco 2018 is a wrap! What an amazing weekend! I'm grateful for all the wonderful people that came out to show their support and for the new collectors that took some of my art home.

StartUp Art Fair Artist John Kraft

April 30, 2018 by John Kraft

StartUp Art Fair SF

Happy to share I've been selected to participate in this year's StartUp Art Fair in San Francisco... Get all the details and buy your tickets here

April 06, 2018 by John Kraft

Heroes & Hearts

It was a great honor to participate in Hearts in SF and to have the opportunity to create one of the large iconic hearts that can be seen across San Francisco. The program, which benefits the Zuckerberg SF General Hospital Foundation culminates in the annual Heroes & Hearts luncheon, which took place on February 15th at AT&T Park. Below are a number of photos from the event. I also invite you to view the collection that inspired my SF Heart.

John Kraft AT&T Park
On the Field - AT&T Park.

John Kraft and SF Heart
With my SF Heart - "Secret Garden".

John Kraft and Genentech
Sponsored by Genentech.

John Kraft NBC News Hearts in SF
Being interviewed by NBC News.

Pam and Larry Baer and Artist John Kraft
Pam Baer and SF Giants CEO Larry Baer.

John Kraft and Nikki Einfeld
My wife and biggest supporter, soprano Nikki Einfeld.

Heroes & Hearts 2018
2018 Heroes Karen Aguilar and Caroline Watson!

John Kraft and Elaine Leong
With Elaine Leong from SF General Hospital Foundation


Heroes & Hearts 2018
What a wonderful day it was! #HeartsInSF

John Kraft Where Magazine Cover Hearts in SF
Cover - Where Magazine, February 2018.


February 15, 2018 by John Kraft