About the Artist


"Six Billion Perps Held Hostage,
Artists Address Global Warming"
Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA  2007

Frank and Frank 2

Frank Chu stands in front of my painting at the
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition
Winterfest Party, 2008


Eric Grbich at artshow

My friend and artist, Eric Grbich, at Hang Art, San Francisco, May 2010




 Hugo Kobayashi

Solo Exhibitions
  • "SUBURBAN DREAMS, Season One: MONOPOLY", Mighty Box Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2016
  • "Nothing for Something", Hang Art, San Francisco, CA, 2010 
  • “Red, Black, White, Blue”, Hang Art, San Francisco, CA, 2007
  • “Free Fall”, Hang Art, San Francisco, CA, 2004
  • “Damocles”, Keyson Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY, 2002
Two Person
  • Sunnyvale Center for the Arts, Sunnyvale, CA, 1994
  • Gallery 44, Oakland, CA, 1987
Selected Group
Film Screenings
Comic Strips
  • "The Critic!," Harpoon Magazine, San Francisco, CA (Published monthly from 1989-1992)
  • "The Critic!," LA View, Los Angeles, CA (Published weekly from 1993-1996)
  • artbusiness.com, "Catharine Clark - George Lawson - Adobe Backroom - Mighty Box - Smash - Needles And Pens, 06.04.16"
  • City University of New York, Hunter College (MFA, 1985)
  • University of California, Berkeley  (AB, 1983)
  • Born in Los Angeles, CA, on March 14th, 1962
  • Lives in San Francisco, CA, with his wife, Renee Curran
  • Studio is in Oakland, CA