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Art Hazelwood Curriculum Vitae – pdf.

Art Hazelwood: Artist, Impresario, Instigator

After several false starts WRAP's mural in Clarion Alley was finally completed working with the San Francisco Print Collective and Michelle Maren Williams. With Klaus Rotzscher of Pettingell Bookbindery Hazelwood created an opera in a box, Tora Bora, based on the Afghan war. In 2010 Hazelwood was invited to create a print for Philagrafika and city wide print event in Philadelphia. He completed two ceramic tile murals in 2009, one, a memorial to Arnett Watson, a homeless rights activist, the other in a program to support youth of incarcerated parents at Visitacion Valley Middle School in San Francisco. His show of prints, Hubris Corpulentus, about the current US wars, traveled to several venues around the country from 2003 to 2006. He created three large scale book projects with print publisher Eastside Editions in San Francisco. Each of these book projects took two years to complete. His prints and books are in several public collections including the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Public Library, Library of Congress, RSDI Museum, Stanford Special Collections Library, Yale Special Collections Library and University of California Santa Cruz.

In 2016 Hazelwood divides his time between fighting at the bargaining table for the Adjunct Faculty at the San Francisco Art Institute and working with the San Francisco Poster Syndicate to create street posters. 2012 started as a great year for political posters... but it didn't end so well. Art Hazelwood worked on Occupy posters and helped with the Occuprint Portfolio. In 2011 Along with Francisco Dominguez and Doug Minkler, Hazelwood organized a traveling exhibition on the US Mexico Border wall called New World Border. Since 1993 he has worked with several homeless rights organizations creating artwork for street newspapers, creating posters and helping to organize fundraising events, most notably the Coalition on Homelessness and its Street Sheet as well as WRAP. In 2008, together with Stephen Fredericks of the New York Society of Etchers, he organized the Art of Democracy a national coalition, producing more than one hundred political posters and bringing together more than fifty political art shows taking place all over the country leading up to the presidential elections.

In 2016 preparations for a book project on Mission Grafica have been ongoing for several years working with Jos Sances, Juan Fuentes, Calixto Robles, Robbin Henderson and Michelle Mouton. In 2011 Hazelwood curated several exhibitions. In Extremis: Prints Monumental, Intimate and Encompassing at the Meridian Gallery in San Francisco featuered the work of more than 30 contemporary artists and artist groups. He also curated Between Struggle and Hope: Envisioning a Democratic Art in the 1930s, de Saisset Museum - July 29 – December 4, 2011 In 2009 he curated three major exhibitions. The first, Hobos to Street People, a four year traveling exhibition which examines artists’ responses to homelessness from the New Deal to the present, opened at the California Historical Society in San Francisco. He also curated a history of the relief print in Northern California; California in Relief, nearly one hundred woodcuts, linocuts and wood engravings over a one hundred year span, at the Hearst Art Gallery, St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California. And he curated a retrospective of slain artist Casper Banjo at the Mission Cultural Center in San Francisco.

He has organized more than 20 group exhibitions and curated shows for individual artists including retrospectives of several artists including William Wolff, Roy Ragle, Casper Banjo, David Avery, Frank Rowe and Richard Correll (a two person show) and Patricia Cosper Brandes.

Essays - Go here for selected writings about Art Hazelwood. Go here for selected writings by Art Hazelwood.


Hobos to Street People
Hobos to Street People: Artists' Responses to Homelessness from the New Deal to the Present

House Keys Not Handcuffs: Homeless Organizing, Art and Politics in San Francisco and Beyond

Imagining Lynd Ward
Promenade- A Voyeur's Guide to America
Promenade-A Voyeur's Guide to America, woodcuts by Art Hazelwood
Celebrate Peoples' History
Celebrate Peoples' History
The Poster Book of Resistance and Revolution
Edited by Josh MacPhee, Foreword by Rebecca Solnit
Feminist Press Price:$19.96, Hardcover, 256 Pages
ISBN: 9781558616776

Forest Song
Forest Song, woodcuts by Art Hazelwood

Reproduce and Revolt
Reproduce & Revolt

By Josh MacPhee and Favianna Rodriguez
Bilingual Edition (English / Spanish)
224 pages; $19.95
ISBN 978-0-9796636-1-1
Soft Skull Press / Counterpoint
Al Mutanabbi Street
Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here: Poets and Writers Respond to the March 5th, 2007, Bombing of Baghdad's "Street of the Booksellers"
SKU: 9781604865905, $20.00
I don't have work in this book, but I am involved in the wider project.
Yo! What Happened to Peace
Yo! What Happened to Peace
Paperback, 144 pages
Publisher: Yo! What Happened To Peace?; 1 edition (April 1, 2007)
ISBN-10: 0615162843
ISBN-13: 978-0615162843
1000 Artists' Books
1,000 Artists' Books
Exploring the Book as Art

Authors Sandra Salamony, Peter and Donna Thomas
Paperback, 320 Pages
ISBN: 9781592537747
Published by Quarry Books, $25.00
By Art Hazelwood

Hubris Corpulentus, book of engravings and exhibition show posters available at $27.95
Journeys to the Moon and Sun
By Cyrano de Bergerac
Buy a facsimile edition at $34.95



  Paper Politics
Paper Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today
SKU: 9781604860900, Paperback,
Pages 160, Price: $24.95


Projects - Occupy and the Occuprint Portfolio


Warnock Fine Arts
Annex Galleries
Central Booking   
Vamp and Tramp
Calabi Gallery
Eastside Editions    
Library of Congress Printed Matter

Images and Essays

For a database of illustrated books of Voltaire take a look at this site put together at Trier University in Germany by librarian Hans-Ulrich Seifert


Christine Hanlon

Jos Sances
Doug Minkler
Irving Norman
Linda Lee Boyd
Frances Jetter
Jessica Dunne
David Avery
Xavier Viramontes
Juan Fuentes
Robert Berger Photograpy
Ronnie Goodman


International Print Center New York
Center for the Study of Political Graphics
Graphic Witness
New York Society of Etchers


Art For a Change

Coalition on Homelessness
Art Not Oil
Street Spirit
Art of Democracy