SHUTTERSPEED SKATE + PHOTO EXHIBIT OPENS APRIL 22
ShutterSpeed is an international exhibition and event that invites you to open your mind and discover the intersection of photography, art, and the athleticism of skateboarding. Observe the raw fusion where the artist meets the landscape, creating a culture of street skating within the beautiful, picturesque city of San Francisco. San Francisco boasts unparalleled geography, with its crooked streets and hills, creating a dream destination for skateboarders. ShutterSpeed celebrates skate culture with a gallery exhibition of art and photography by Bay Area locals and legends. A special thanks to Fred Montagne for use of his stunning image for Shutterspeed cover photo, shown at left.
San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department celebrates the art of skate boarding with five accessible skate parks located at: the newly renovated Hilltop Park & Skate Park is located at La Salle & Whitney Young Circle ; Balboa Skate Park, Ocean & San Jose; Crocker Amazon Skate Park, 1700 Geneva Ave; Potrero Del Sol Skate Park ,Potrero & Army.; and, SOMA West Skate Park, under the Central Freeway at the corner of Duboce and Otis Street, right next to Mission Street.
Rec and Park has its own recreational program, Shread N Butter SK8board Camps are offered this summer at many recreation centers and playgrounds in San Francisco. The camps will teach students how to skateboard and will also teach youngsters new tricks on a variety of ramps and obstacles. Helmets and wrist guards are mandatory to participate and elbow and knee pads are strongly recommended. More information is available here: http://harveymilkphotocenter.org/exhibits/nocturnes2016/