Carwrestler – The Art Of The San Francisco Bike Messenger is retrospective poster art collection that will acknowledge the mostly overlooked work (known exceptions: sfbma cognition, sfbma.org, sfch29 B!ECWCBS, Processed World, etc. Very much appreciated, there!) created by 16 SF bike messengers from the 1980’s and 90’s.
This 100 poster archive celebrates the underground messenger music, film and arts culture of this pre-digital period. Featured artists will include – Jim Swanson, Ace Backwords, Joe Sloane, Lance Mitchell, J-Bone Abernethy, Dogpaw Carrillo, Aaron Carlos Lopez, Alison Doran, Danny Boy Smith, Chris Hsiang, John Wotipka, Pete Moss, Remove, Eric ZO, Tony Calzone, And Mongo. A messenger themed collection of videos that honor this period as well as the present will also be presented. This exhibit is a benefit for 276 which will open on Friday, March 10, 2023, from 6-11pm. $10 @ the door. Closing on Friday, April 21, 2023, 6-11pm. Alleycat Race and video night on Friday, March 17, 2023, from 5-11pm. $10 @ the door. Valet bike parking will also be available. Please stand by for additional info on this event as we have much more planned.