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FEMINAMORPHE II (2/25/17 - 3/25/17)

Feminamorphe II Group Show!

February 25, 2017 - March 25, 2017


'Feminamorphe II', boasts an all-girl roster curated by Candie Bolton and Tasha Zimich!

Over 30 of the most talented ladies have assembled to present works inspired by girl power and nature.  Swing by Woot Bear for the most colorful and eclectic exhibition on Haight Street!

Collection is now online!  
https://wootbear.com/collections/feminamorphe-ii

Participating Artists:
** Read about them here:  http://wootbear.com/blogs/artists

Andrea Kang
Camilla d'Errico
Candie Bolton
Crystel's Cimeras 
Diane McAmis 
Eimi Takano
Fika Art
Gretchen Lewis
Hikari Bambi 
Horrible Adorables 
Jp Neang 
Kaori Hinata
KKAMoxo

Lana Crooks
Laura Colors
Magen Mitchell 
Mayuko Nakamura 
MJ Hsu
Odd Fauna
Rato Kim
Remjie  
Renee French
Rhodora Jacob
Sabrina Elliott 
Sarah Graybill
Seriously Silly K
Tasha Zimich
Teresa Chiba 
Tina Lugo 
Victoria Rose


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Feminamorphe II: All-girl Group Show (2/25/2017)

Feminamorphe II Group Show!

Opening Reception:
Satuday, February 25, 2017 (6pm-9pm)

Woot Bear's next show, 'Feminamorphe II', boasts an all-girl roster curated by Candie Bolton and Tasha Zimich!
Over 30 of the most talented ladies have assembled to present works inspired by girl power and nature.  Swing by the Opening Reception on 2/25 from 6-9pm for the most colorful and eclectic exhibition on Haight Street!

Complete Price List:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/pkka2hc9it63yk4/FEMINAMORPHE%20II%20-%20Price%20List%202-22-17%20.pdf?dl=0


Participating Artists:
** Read about them here:  http://wootbear.com/blogs/artists

Andrea Kang
Camilla d'Errico
Candie Bolton
Crystel's Cimeras 
Diane McAmis 
Eimi Takano
Fika Art
Gretchen Lewis
Hikari Bambi 
Horrible Adorables 
Jp Neang 
Kaori Hinata
KKAMoxo

Lana Crooks
Laura Colors
Magen Mitchell 
Mayuko Nakamura 
MJ Hsu
Odd Fauna
Rato Kim
Remjie  
Renee French
Rhodora Jacob
Sabrina Elliott 
Sarah Graybill
Seriously Silly K
Tasha Zimich
Teresa Chiba 
Tina Lugo 
Victoria Rose

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Wootmumski & Wootkowski Release! (1/13/17)

Brace yourselves for our first Scott Wilkowski x Woot Bear release of 2017:  New figure, Wootmumski, and brand new colorways of solid and infected Wootkowski!  They will be available in-store and online on Friday, January 13, 2017 @ 12pm PST.


Wootmumski will raise from the dead in both solid and infected colorways!




  
A rad new batch of Wootkowski figures are ready to be adopted!



Check out more of Scott Wilkowski's work!
Instagram:  @sw__._.__ws
Website:  www.scottwilkowski.com


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2017 Events

January 13, 2017 : Hear Me Spirit - Art by Zachary Sweet
February 25, 2017: Feminamorphe II - All-Girl Group Show

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Hear Me Spirit - Art by Zachary Sweet: January 13, 2017



Woot Bear will be starting off the new year in macabre fashion with Zachary Sweet on Friday the 13th.  A collection of new paintings, mixed media pieces, and resin figures by Zachary will soon haunt our space!  Join us for an evening of art inspired by supernatural and dark subjects with a satirical spin.    

"Hear Me Spirit" will open on Friday, January 13, 2017 from 6pm-9pm.




About Zachary Sweet
My work is a mix of monsters, creeps and anxiety filled weirdos - among other Beautiful and horrible ladies and Gents. I create paintings and illustrations that entice the viewer to look at the macabre in a whimsical light. Inspired by the supernatural, near death experiences and the ghosts that surround us. I utilize my dreams, nightmares, and neuroses as my main point of inspiration, trying to create visions that are as real to me as anything else in our physical world. My work carries an element of playfulness, although I depict dark subject matter, I tend to instill a satirical component in my work, in hopes to convey the overall madness of the human condition. I don't consider himself mad. But I'm not afraid to leave people wondering.
Website: www.zacharysweet.com






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2017 Events

January 13, 2017 : Hear Me Spirit - Art by Zachary Sweet
February 25, 2017: Feminamorphe II - All-Girl Group Show

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Kidrobot Mascot Show + 3rd Annual Charity Event (12/17/2016)

Hello Woot Friends!  Our action-packed December continues with a double-show on Saturday, December 17th!
 

Kidrobot Mascot Show

A blast from the past is about invade our space:  The Kidrobot Mascot!  Woot Bear will have a collection of past Kidrobot mascot figures on display, and introduce an exclusive selection of mascot customs refreshed by some of the most talented artists in the scene.  Whether you're in search of nostalgia or feelin' for something new, this show is where to be!

Participating Artists:
- Sekure D
- Jon Paul Kaiser
- ink visuals
- J*RYU
- kaNO
- Salamander
- Zebulon
- Ben Seto
- Big C


 

3rd Annual Food & Toy Drive with Vampy & J*RYU

Woot Bear has partnered with Vampy & J*RYU for the most exciting charity event of the year!   
"Please join us for our 3rd Annual Holiday Food & Toy Drive as we celebrate this holiday season by showing love to our local community with donations of non-perishable foods & toys, still-in-package.  Hope to see you there & happy holidays to all!"  
You may also help out by participating in our special raffle!  All proceeds from the raffle will be donated to charity.
Bring a new unopened toy (min $8 value) OR 5 items of non-perishable food for donation to receive a raffle to win prizes that many of our generous artists donated to the event.

The donated food will go to our local church that offers meals to disadvantaged individuals and families year-round. The toys will go to the San Francisco Firefighters Toy Program established since 1949.

** All donations may be brought in person or shipped to Woot Bear:
Address:
1512 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA 94117
Store Hours:
Mon 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tue 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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"Sound & Vision II by "Nathan Jurevicius" In-Store Event & Signing: 12/10/16



Sound & Vision II - Nathan Jurevicius

In-store Event & Signing
November 5, 2016 from 6pm-9pm


Nathan Jurevicius is returning to Woot bear for full in-store event.

He will be signing his newest book, "Birthmark". The book is now available for preorder online and in-store.

Also in alignment with the book signing, we will exhibit his solo show "Sound & Vision II". Sound & Vision II is the second exhibition by Australian born, Canadian based Nathan Jurevicius to feature a series of artworks based on an eclectic selection of cult musical performers from the 1950s to current day. Commenting on the show the artist says: "No matter who we are or where we come from music and visual arts connect us all. Everyone can remember that first precious album they bought on vinyl/tape or that first gig that blew their mind. Memories are often associated with sounds and in this exhibition I've sketched some of the musicians that have influenced my life over the past few decades."

Check out the full Catalog/Price List via Dropbox:
Sound & Vision II Catalog

Contact us @ wootbear@wootbear.com with any inquiries about catalog pieces!


Upcoming Events

December 17, 2016:  Kidrobot Bot Show
December 17, 2016:  3rd Annual Charity Event with J*Ryu & Vampy

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"Day's Eye - New Works By Mariangela Tan" Opening Reception: 11/5/2016

  

Days Eye
New Works by Mariangela Tan

Opening Reception
November 5, 2016 from 6pm-9pm


Mark your calendars!  November 5th, from 6pm-9pm, is the Opening Reception for our next exhibition, "Day's Eye: New Works by Mariangela Tan".
"The day's eye opens with every dawn. New works by Mariangela Tan feature fiber sculptures and illustrations that represent life's constant offering of new beginnings through change and mutation."

This exhibition will be on display from 11/5/16-12/5/16.





Stay tuned for more details!

About Mariangela Tan
Mariangela Tan is a Brooklyn based artist and designer. Her themes often include explorations of sentimentality through tangible objects, and frequently crossover into the world of toys and consumables. Her current work showcases wool fiber and crepe paper that has been transformed into delicate floral arrangements with the mutation of fasciations that reflect her own personal transformations. These wild unpredictable changes cannot be controlled or directed in the natural world. So often inspired by the wonders and oddities of nature, she uses them as symbols of transformation that we can all relate to. Reconstructing these mutations under glass allows the audience an opportunity to examine the triggers of sentiment and obsession that may have once been buried or lost. Their rediscovery represents a very personal evolution for the artist that connects her with the observer on an emotional level.


Mariangela's work has been showcased in galleries and boutiques across the US and has attracted the attention of collectors globally. Along with her artist husband Justin Alan Volpe, they create heirloom quality collectibles and pop culture inspired goods collectively and independently.

Instagram: @plushplay
Website: http://www.mariangelatan.com/

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Upcoming Events
November 19-20, 2016 - DesignerCon [Pasadena, CA]
December 3rd, 2016 - 3rd Annual Charity Event with J*Ryu & Vampy 
December 10th, 2016 - Nathan Jurevicius
December 17th, 2016 - KR Bot Show

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"WELCOME FEAST - New Works by Frank Montano" Opening Reception: 9/24/2016

 


"Welcome Feast - New Works by Frank Montano"

Opening Reception: 9/24/2016 from 6pm-8pm


Stop by Woot Bear this Saturday, 9/24, from 6pm-9pm and come hang out with artist Frank Montano for the opening reception of his solo show "Welcome Feast - New Works by Frank Montano".  Artwork, original and customized pieces in Frank’s signature sleek style will be available—-if you look closely, a few of them say “Woot bear”. =)  All pieces will be first-come, first-serve during the show's opening at 6pm.  Remaining pieces will online on Wootbear.com at 8pm PST that same night (9/24).

We look forward to celebrating the opening of WELCOME FEAST with you!  

About Frank Montano:
"I have lived in the Bay Area my whole life. I currently reside in Seattle, WA. My day usually consists of shooting photos, riding bikes, painting, drinking tons of coffee and creating custom vinyl figures to share with the world. Follow me on Instagram @frankmontano for my latest project."
Instagram: @frankmontano
Website: http://frankmontano.bigcartel.com/

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Enjoy the show's preview below!    

WootBearXDiamondTrooper Mini Figures (Teal, Red, Blue, Yellow, Green)


WootBearXDiamondTrooper Mini Figure 


BlizzardBeast Custom Miwe


BlizzardBeast Custom Miwe


"S1bj3ct One" (Sub1) Mini Figure


Sketch Cans


"S1bj3ct One" (Sub1)



 

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Wootkowski 3.25 Release: September 16, 2016


Wootkowski 3.25 Release


Friday, September 16, 2016 @ 12pm

The debut of Woot Bear's latest collaboration with Scott Wilkowski is just around the corner!  'Wootkowski 3.25' (Mix Glow Edition) will be released in-store and on Wootbear.com on Friday, September 16th, 12pm PST.  This installation of Wootkowski is 3.25 inches of mix glow goodness!  

Two colorways will be available: Red & Black, each with GID resin mixed in for added swirl glow effect.  Only 10 pieces per colorway will be released.  $45 each.






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2016 Events

September (TBA) - Junko Mizuno
September 24 - Frank Montano
October 22 - Gretchen Lewis
November 5 - Mariangela Tan - Atelier plushPLAY
December 10 - Nathan Jurevicius


    ** Stay tuned for future event updates!   

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    Woot Berries by Melissa Sue Stanely

    As you may have seen in our social media, Woot Bear will have a super-limited amount of Woot Berries designed and lovingly stitched together by Melissa Sue Stanely.  Each soft sculpture is one-of-a-kind and stands around 6" tall.  You can take one home for $120. Aren't they cute??



    Say hello to the Woot Berries here! -->  http://wootbear.com/collections/woot-berries-1

    About Melissa Sue Stanely
    Melissa Sue Stanley creates paintings and soft sculptures in Chicago, IL.  Her work is collected internationally and has been exhibited in galleries across the US.

    This year she is focusing on exploring a classic Midwest summer. Memories of cicadas, storms, and fields are captured in these new drawings and paintings - with a twist of magical realism and using all the tools in her studio.  
    Following this theme, she's also sculpting new creatures out of wool and wire.  These monsters and spirits are stitched together from summer evenings. Both bright and dark, they offer colorful delights as well as dark mysteries.  

    Melissa grew up in the small towns of northern Illinois with lightning bugs, creek-beds, and dandelions.  She studied drawing and painting, and continues to do so, in various weekly figure drawing sessions at local art leagues and studios.  

    Melissa also works with her partner, Max Bare, on comic books and small products.  Together they manage and host the Chicago Drink & Draw Social Club, and are members of the OhNo!Doom Collective.


    Website: http://melissasuestanley.net/
    Instagram:  melissasue_stitched
    Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Melissa-Sue-Stanley-196330497129562/

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