Everyone Is Talking About San Francisco’s Color Factory
Get the scoop on the most talked-about exhibit in town.
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Published on August 2, 2017
Move over, Museum of Ice Cream, there’s a new party in town*.
We’ve had a long-standing obsession with Oh Happy Day’s Jordan Ferney. The creative extraordinaire’s penchant for color is simply contagious and naturally ever-so-present in her latest venture: Color Factory. Situated in San Francisco, the 12,000 square foot pop-up color experience is comprised of 15 unique installations by artists from the likes of Jacob Dahlgren, Tom Stayte, Geronimo Balloons, Tosha Stimage, and more. Spearheaded by Oh Happy Day, artist Leah Rosenberg, and designer Erin Jang, the worksite takes place within a two-story exhibition center with plenty of open space.
“I’m so excited to share Color Factory with the world,” said Ferney, in a statement. “We’ve brought together this talented group of artists and creatives, with a deep love for color, to make these delightful experiences.”
*Town, of course, being California…
From a yellow-themed ball pit that’s filled with over 207,000 balls to a real-life confetti room, the scope of colorful installations is inspired to say the least. Take a peek at a few of our favorite moments from the exhibit.
Above: A 2,000 sq ft ball pit honors Michael Stanley, the man who only wore yellow. Illustrations by Oakland based artist Carissa Potter of People I’ve Loved deck the walls.
The Ribbon Room, by Swedish artist Jacob Dahlgren, features a 10,000 hand-tied ribbon grid.
Designer Erin Jang’s rainbow reception area is bold, loud, colorfully striped.
Color Me _________ is a collaborative exhibit by Andy J. Miller and Andrew Neyer, which leaves the coloring to you!
Erin Jang’s plaid mural makes for the ultimate Instagram backdrop.
Visit Color Factory at 575 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA.
On view from August 1 – August 31, 2017, with the exception of Wednesdays, from 10 AM – 10 PM.