John Kraft Solo Show at Town's End Restaurant

I'm thrilled to announce my new solo show at Town's End Restaurant in San Franciscowhich will be up now through February of 2016! 

 

November 15, 2015 by John Kraft

JOHN KRAFT @ Art for AIDS

Incredibly proud to have been accepted for this year's Art for AIDS Benefit Art Auction. This will be my fifth year participating in this amazing event.  Art for AIDS, a juried live and silent auction, is San Francisco’s premier art event benefiting one of the nation’s leading HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ mental health organizations, the UCSF Alliance Health Project.

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John Kraft and Crooked Street Winery

I'm thrilled to again be featured on one of the great wines from Crooked Street Winery. This is for the release of their 2012 Malbec.  

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Here is the full text from the back label:

Crooked Street 2012 Malbec

A popular theory suggests that malbec grapes were originally planted throughout France by an adventurous Hungarian peasant. Given the Hungarian blood running through my veins, I am proud to present the 2013 Crooked Street Malbec, produced locally in the Napa Valley by the Hendry Ranch. Although most malbec finds its way into red wine blends, this bottle was produced from the single varietal alone, with nothing to distract you from appreciating what this famous grape has to offer. I hope you enjoy its dark violet color, light-bodied mouth feel, and soft tannin finish. So, as the Hungarians say when they raise their glasses... Egészségére!

Vinted and bottled by Rob Toth and friends Crooked Street WinerySan Francisco, CAcrookedstreetwinery.comfacebook.com/crookedstreet 415-999-0721Artwork by John Kraftwww.johnkraft.com13.8% vol • 750 ml • Contains Sulfites

 

July 29, 2015 by John Kraft

New Work! Baseball by the Bay

Over the years many people have asked me, "When are you doing AT&T Park?" "When will you celebrate the SF Giants and their baseball dynasty?"  Well, I'm happy to say the time is now... After three months of work, I'm happy to say I've completed my latest piece, entitled "Baseball by the Bay". The composition celebrates the city of San Francisco, the SF Giants and the amazing people that make baseball in San Francisco so special. There is more detail in this piece than in much of my other work. And at the same time, it's not necessarily meant to be a 100% accurate representation of AT&T Park. It's far more about the spirit of the game, played by the San Francisco Bay, of those gathered on the field or in the stands or on their kayaks in McCovey Cove. Baseball by the Bay is available as a signed and numbered limited edition on both fine art paper and canvas. You can purchase this piece via this website, and I offer free shipping in the U.S.