Nathan 'Nate1' Tan started his 20+ year endeavor as a Hip Hop Graffiti Artist and muralist in San Francisco and Daly City. Today he works with 1AM Gallery where he teaches a Graffiti Art History class and workshops. Nate also owns and designs a hip infant and kids clothing line called New Skool. It is manufactured locally and has been distributed across the US, Japan, Ireland and Hong Kong.
Nate’s art work has been documented in many graffiti art magazines such as the Source, Can Control, One Track Mind and San Francisco Murals. He was interviewed on the graffiti documentary Piece by Piece and in the book The History of American Graffiti as a pioneer of the West Coast graffiti art scene.
In 1996 Nate transferred his street aesthetic and urban art form from the walls to canvas. Nate has had numerous art shows in San Francisco and is a in house artist at Secession Art and Design Gallery. Nate’s artwork themes range from graffiti typography, cartoon spray cans and characters to portraits of urban landscapes. Nate’s goal is to educate people by taking the word graffiti out of its negative context and reinventing it’s meaning in a positive light.
Our public art show room launched in 2014. We currently display current artwork and prints. If you are interested in stopping by, please contact us by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 415-902-0490 to schedule an appointment viewing. We are located at 2309 Noriega St. in San Francisco.