Todd Francis

BS with TG : Todd Francis Part 2

YouTube Preview ImageTodd Francis is back for more BS’n about offensive art, the rough street pigeons of SF, coming back to work at DLX and much more in his sit down with Tommy Guerrero.

Deluxe’s HELP WANTED Art Show this Friday in SF

Deluxe Art ShowThe Deluxe Art Room’s long awaited group show, HELP WANTED drops this Friday evening at San Francisco’s esteemed 111 Minna Gallery along with the premiere of 8:00AM #DELUXEWAREHOUSEVIDEO.

Here’s a sneak peak.

Here are the details: HELP WANTED presented by Deluxe – an artshow from the bowels of the Deluxe art room

Featuring Deluxe artists: Amanda Fox, Matt Cantrell, Lou Barberio, Andy Pitts, Sam Davidson, Shawn Bush, Todd Francis, Chris Bond, Gabe Morford, Dennis McNett, Mark Gonzales and other friends.

Music by Tommy Guerrero, John Cardiel and Orb.

Premiere of the 8:00AM #DELUXEWAREHOUSEVIDEO at 9pm featuring: Adam Becerra, Alex Fatemi, Adrian Vega, Alex Wolslagel, Zech Stewart and others.

Friday, July 31st Doors at 7pm
111 Minna Gallery
111 Minna Street San Francisco, CA
21 and over

HUF x Todd Francis Collaboration

YouTube Preview Image HUF x Todd Francis partner up for this limited-edition collaboration for Spring 2015 consisting of co-branded tees, hats, and a skateboard deck.

Todd Francis’ Look Away Book Release Tonight

Look AwayTodd Francis and friends are celebrating the release and signing for his new book “Look Away” tonight in Los Angeles from 6-9pm at Hennessey + Ingalls. There’ll be free drinks, a huge Special Crud pigeon mural, all of the new Antihero decks releasing in conjunction with the book and a free pair of Stance socks for the first 50 people to purchase the book. Plus, Todd will be painting special Crud Pigeons live during the event as well.

Wins Releases Look Away: The Art of Todd Francis

Look AwayWins is proud to announce the global release of Look Away: The Art of Todd Francis, by Seb Carayol and Todd Francis, on June 26th at the Hennessey + Ingalls in Los Angeles. For the past twenty years, Todd Francis has been creating iconic skateboard graphics for Antihero, Element, Real and Stereo among others.

While most people are familiar with Todd’s new and classic board graphics, this book reveals a wider palette of Todd’s techniques and styles. With more than 200 reproductions of classic and never-before-seen decks, illustrations, paintings, sketches and even suicide-themed Christmas decorations, Look Away, examines Todd Francis’ impactful career.

“Seeing my work collected into book form is a huge honor for me. Look Away is sure to brighten many people’s days, and ruin more than a few as well.” – Todd Francis

“I swear there were times we got so carried away with ourselves that we really thought we could bring down skateboarding with one terrible idea.” – Julien Stranger on Todd Francis.

The official release event and signing for Look Away: The Art of Todd Francis will take place at Hennessey + Ingalls in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 26th from 6pm – 9pm

This event will kick off the international Look Away: The Art of Todd Francis book tour.

Release Party and Global Tour Dates:

Los Angeles – Thursday, June 26
Hennessey + Ingalls bookstore, 6pm
1520 N Cahuenga Blvd #8, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Milan – Wednesday, July 2
Bastard store, 6pm
Via Scipio Slataper, 19, 20125 Milano, Italy

Berlin – Tuesday, July 8
Bright Tradeshow booth 117/118, 4pm
Brunnenstrasse 19-21, 10119 Berlin, Germany

San Francisco – Thursday, July 17
DLXSF store, 6pm
1831 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103

This book is available at skate shops worldwide, select specialty retailers and directly through the Wins site for $19.95.