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					     PA C I F I C M U R A L S S T U D I O
 1 0 1 4 - 6 0 T H S TR E E T, OA K L A N D, C A 9 4 6 0 8
                       (510) 238-8335
                              DANFONTES@YAHOO.COM




                                 STREET LOCATIONS LIST
                                    FOR THE MURALS
                                          OF
                                          Dan Fontes*
* This list does not include numerous private commissions, murals in private homes, temporary works of art
(like chalk murals or theatre backdrops) or private consultations which resulted in the creation of public art.
This list only includes the projects which may be viewed in public places, or were within the public view for
some time or where an appointment can be made to see the work of art. This list also includes murals which
have been lost, neglected, stolen or destroyed.


1. “Giraphics”, 1983, repainted due to seismic retrofit work in 1994, oils on steel &
     concrete, Sizes vary: 32’ x 8’. Seven giraffes painted beneath the 580 freeway at
     Harrison Street in Oakland, CA. Commissioned by Cal Trans and the Oakland
     Office of Community Development and numerous community donations.
2.   “Animurals”, 1985, oils on concrete, 17’ x 180’. Six zebras painted beneath the
     580 freeway on Broadway in Oakland, CA. Commissioned by the Oakland Office
     of Community Development and numerous community donations.
3.   “Duck Pond Mural” 1995, acrylics on concrete, 12’ x 28’. Two ducks floating on
     water painted on the cinderblock storage house / restrooms of Montclair park on
     Mountain Blvd. in Oakland, CA. Commissioned by the Oakland Cultural Arts
     Division and the Oakland Office of Parks and Recreation. (Destroyed by
     Oakland Department of Parks and Recreation)
4.   “T is for Tiger”, 1991, oils on canvas, 8’ x 8’. Commissioned by Terranomics.
     Currently on display in the classic art-deco “Lion House” of the San Francisco
     Zoo, #1 Sloat Blvd., San Francisco, CA
5.   “J is for Jaguar”, 1991, oils on canvas, 7’ x 7’, Commissioned by Terranomics.
     Currently in the collection of Lana Jean Rose. 1014-60th Street, Oakland, CA By
     appointment only (510) 601-1849
6.   “Orca Family”, 1988, acrylics on primed sheetrock, 15’ x 50’. Three Orca whales
     painted on the interior walls of the Whales and Friends retail store, 2nd Street and
     Clay Oakland, CA. Commissioned by California Pacific Designs.
7.   “Salud!”, 1997, acrylics on masonry, 98’ x 50’. Portraits of 16 of the residents of
     the Bethany Senior Center painted on the exterior wall at 21st and Capp Streets in
     the Mission District, San Francisco, CA. Commissioned by the City of San
     Francisco’s Office of Community Development Block Grant Program. Sponsored
     by numerous community donations including the Zellerbach Family Fund, the
     Koret Foundation, Sanwa Bank, Bank of America and numerous community
     donations.
                                         –2–                              October 16, 2011

8. “The Lake Merritt Mural Project”, 1987-88, silicates on masonry, 24’ x 98’.
    Landscape view of Oakland’s Lake Merritt painted on the exterior wall of the
    auto dealership building at 27th and Broadway, Oakland, CA. Commissioned by
    the Oakland Redevelopment Agency, Alameda County Arts Commission as well
    as numerous individual contributions. (partially destroyed)
9. “Tales of History”, 1996, acrylics on masonite, 7’ x 55’. Still life depictions of
    historic multicultural icons painted on the interior wall of the Stanley
    Intermediate School Auditorium on School Street, Lafayette, CA. Commissioned
    by the Lafayette Arts and Sciences Foundation. Over 80 % of this painting done
    by the 304-seventh grade students.
10. “Oakland Gems”, 1995, acrylics on plywood panels, 8’ x 500’. Twenty-five of
    Oakland’s architectural treasures were painted in a stained glass window motif
    on the temporary construction fencing around what is now the Elihu Harris State
    Building at 14th and Clay Streets in downtown Oakland, CA. Commissioned by
    Oakland Department of Public Works. ***PLEASE NOTE: This mural once
    wrapped around three sides of the city block you are now standing within.
    (destroyed)
11.“American Noah”, 1985, oils on canvas, 3’ x 12’. A photo-realist view of the
    waterfront and bridge of downtown San Francisco with the ship, American Noah,
    in the foreground, adjacent to the Bay Bridge. In the collection of Attorney
    William J. Alderman, San Francisco, CA. (NOTE: Two & ½ years of painting
    went into this project). Viewing available by appointment only.
12. “The Papermakers”, 1995, acrylic on primed sheetrock, 10’ x 40’. Simplified
    black and white photographic views of the children from the nationally
    recognized group Renaissance of Papermaking creating paper by hand. Created
    site specific for a related papermaking exhibit at Mills College, Prieto Gallery,
    Oakland, CA. (destroyed)
13. “Art’s Explosion”, 1984-1988, enamels on canvas, 8’ x 48’. Colorful Photographic
    collage views of the performers and activities at Oakland’s Festival of the Arts.
    Created specifically for the festival and painted on-site with audience
    participation at Estuary Park, Oakland, California. Currently in the collection of
    the artist, viewing by appointment (510) 238-8335. Each eight by twelve-foot
    panel was created on site with one month work in studio. (NOTE: The second
    of the four panels was stolen in 1996 while on display)
14. “English Countryside”, 1998, acrylics, 9’ x 25’. Stone walls on gently rolling hills
    located within a lobby leading to of a series of office suites. 2020 Ashby Avenue,
    Oakland, CA. (across from the Clarmont Hotel-At the end of the alley with
    curved brick path-on the right )
15.“Golden Gate” (Formerly Cal’s bar), 1986, enamels, 8’ x 8’. View of Golden Gate
    Bridge. 2001 Union Street, San Francisco (destroyed)
16. “Tamalpias Garden”, 1999, acrylics, 10’ x 16’ / 18’ x 25’. #1 View of fantasy
    garden with Mt. Tamalpais. #2 Wisteria & trellis. 177 Millar Avenue, Mill Valley,
    CA. (partially viewable from public sidewalk)
17. “Concord Historical Mural”, 1992, silicates on masonry, 20’ x 60’. Historic view
    of general store taken from original photograph taken in 1894. Salvio and
    Galindo Streets, Concord, CA.
                                          –3–                              October 16, 2011

18. “Festival at the Lake Mural”, 1994, enamels, 8’ x 12’. Photo-collage view of
    various activities from the former festival. Commissioned by the former Festival at
    the Lake non-profit group. (On view here)
19. “(2) Willie Brown inaugural murals”, 1996, acrylics, 10’ x 10’ each. Two of San
    Francisco’s landmark historical buildings (old Cliff House and Grace Cathedral
    church) painted in bright high contrast colors. Currently in the collection of the
    artist with viewing by appointment (510) 238-8335.
20. “(15) Jerry Brown inaugural murals”, 1998, acrylics, 10’ x 10’ each. Fifteen of
    Oakland’s landmark historical buildings painted in bright high contrast colors.
    (Painted with the help of over 250 volunteers) Currently in the collection of the
    artist with viewing by appointment (510) 238-8335.
21. “Airman Mao”, 2000, acrylics, 4’ x 6’. A traditional portrait of Mao is updated. In
    the collection of Douglas Wong, Director of the Port of San Francisco, viewing
    by appointment.
22. “Three Wise Men”, 2000, enamels, 4’ x 10’. Groucho Marx, Mao Tse Deng, and
    Deng Xiao Ping take a break to contemplate. In the collection of Douglas Wong,
    Director of the Port of San Francisco, viewing by appointment.
23. “Wildwood Falls”, 1993, acrylics, 20’ x 50’. A Maxfield Parrish inspired mountain
    scene with waterfalls. 301 Wildwood Avenue, Piedmont, CA (UV damaged)
24. “St. David’s School Grizzly Bear”, 1993, oils, 7’x 7’. 871 Sonoma Street, canvas on
    nterior lobby wall, Richmond, CA
25. “St. Leo’s Lions”, 1993, oils, 7’ x 7’. Two portraits of lions both on display in the
    halls of the school. 4238 Howe Street, Oakland, CA
26. “Oakland Sister Cites Mural-Fukoka”, 1992, acylics, 8’ x 16’.                  Views
    commemorating papermaking traditions from East and West. Located in the
    Children’s Recreation Center, Fukuoka, Japan
27.“Oakland Sister Cites Mural-Dalian” 1994, acylics, 4’ x 10’.                    Views
    commemorating papermaking traditions from East and West. Located in the
    Mayor’s office, #1 People’s Plaza, Dalian, China
28. “Artship”, 1999, acrylics, 8’ x 12’. A view of the Artship (former Golden Bear)
    painted in bright high contrast colors. Currently in the collection of the artist,
    viewing by appointment (510) 238-8335.
29. “For Amusement Only”, 1995 enamels on hardwood floor, 11’ x 17’. Giant pinball
    playfield. 1010 Grayson St., Berkeley, CA (Destroyed 2001)
30. Susan’s of Sonoma, 1997, acrylics, numerous scenes painted throughout this bed
    & breakfast inn-458-2nd-Street-Sonoma, CA. View by appointment
31. Berkeley Natural Grocery, 1985, enamels, 5’ x 16’. Grainstalks on a blue sky. 1336
    Gilman Street, (front windows of the store) Berkeley, CA
32. “Straus Carpets murals”, (with Ingrid Good) 2002, acrylics and enamels
    #1: 16’ x 100’. #2: 12’ x 50. #3: 16’ x 16’. Various carpet related imagery. 2828
    Ford Street at 23rd Avenue, Oakland, CA
33. “Luther Burbank School Mural”, 2003, acrylics, 16’ x 24’, 65th Avenue near
    MacArthur Blvd., Exterior wall, Oakland, CA (In Progress)
34. Guerrero’s Chappel, 1986, oils, 8’ x 25’. Landscape view of Marin hills & clouds.
    407 Estudillo, Interior wall of Chapel “A”, San Leandro, CA
35."Rainforest mural" (with Ingrid Good) 2001, acrylics, 8’ x 20’. Tully's Coffee Shop
    14th & Broadway , Oakland, CA (Destroyed)
                                             –4–                            October 16, 2011

    37. “Market & Drumm Streets, San Francisco”, 1991, oils, 36” x 10’, Photo-realist
        view of streets below as seen from the balcony of the Bank. View by
        appointment only 11th floor of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, CA
    38. “ Sailboats”, 1988, acrylics, 9’ x 15’. Balena Bay recreation room, Alameda, CA.
        (destroyed)

Assists: (Projects where I’ve worked as an assistant to the commissioned artist)

    39. Potrero Hill mural (with Nicole Emanuel), 1986, acrylics, 18th & Potrero, San
        Francisco, CA (damaged from neglect)
    40. “Grand Performance” 1984, 25’ x 220’, enamels (with Keith Sklar, Daniel Galvez
        Karen Sjoholm & Brooke Fancher) Grand Avenue beneath 580, Oakland, CA
    41. “Mitzvah, the Jewish Cultural Experience” 1985, enamels, 97’ x 150’. (with Keith
        Sklar & Brooke Fancher) 14th & Franklin Streets, Oakland, CA (damaged from
        Loma Prieta Earthquake)
    42. “Street Tattoo” (with Dan Galvez) 1982, oils, 15’x 220’. Large scale portraits of
        various Oakland residents. San Pablo & West Grand, Oakland, CA (damaged
        from weathering)
    43. “Carnival” (with Dan Galvez) 1983, enamels, 24’x 76’. Varous images from the
        annual street festival in the Mission District. 24th Street & South Van Ness, San
        Francisco, CA (extensive UV damage)
    44. “Grand Five Offices” (with Brooke Fancher, Keith Sklar & John Wehrle) Grand
        Avenue near Lennox, Oakland, CA
    45. Superior Home Remodeling, 1985, enamels, 10’ x 20’ (two panels) 44th &
        Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA
    46. “Learning to Fly”, 1997, oils, 18’ x 75’ (irregular shape). Pioneer Elementary
        school library, Sunnyside (near Olympia) Washington with Daniel Galvez
    47. “Dream”, 16’ x 20’, oils. Nobel Peace Prize winner, Rigoberta Menchu and a man
        sculpting a bust of Cesar Chavez. The mural also depicts a newborn baby and a
        young man working at a computer terminal. 21st & Bartlett Street, San Francisco,
        CA. with Daniel Galvez
    48. “Homage to Malcolm X”, 1997 oils, 12’ X 64’, Harlem, Audobon ballroom, New
        York with Daniel Galvez
    49. “Alternative Museum Murals”, oils , New York, with Daniel Galvez.
    50. “Valencia Town Center Murals”, 1995-12’ x 60’/6’ x 30’, acrylics. History of
        Valencia including Newhall ranch, oranges, Piru mansion, landscape views with
        cows and historical references. Interior walls at Town Center Valencia, CA with
        John Wehrle
    51. “City Center Murals”, 1981, acrylics. 11th/ 14th / Broadway /Clay Streets: Four
        City blocks with Gary Graham (destroyed)
    52. “Spirit of Childhood”, 1983, acrylics. 10th Avenue & E.10th Street on Franklin
        Elementary School. with Gary Graham & others(destroyed)
    53. “Stewards for the Future-Guardians of the Past”, 2000, (2) 9’ X 20’ canvases, In
        the historic headquarters building of the United States Department of Interior,
        Washington DC-with Daniel Galvez
     54. “Crossroads Murals” 2003, acrylics, four walls approximately 16’ x 200’ 680
        Freeway underpass at Dublin Blvd. And Amador Valley Road, Dublin, CA with
        John Pugh, John Wehrle, Hershel West, Dakota Warren and Daniel Galvez.
                                         –5–                             October 16, 2011

55. Restoration of “Revisionist History”, silicates on concrete, 16’ x 300’, by John
    Wehrle 2003. San Pablo Avenue & Barrett, Richmond CA with Hershel West &
    John Wehrle
56. "Golden Gate Recreation Center", 2000, acrylics, 20’ x 30’. with Randolph Belle
    and Daryl Thompson. 63rd Street, Oakland, CA
57. Lovanya DeJean Middle School, 2003, 8’ x 72’, acrylics. 33rd & MacDonald
    Avenue, Richmond, CA with Al Leon with help from Ingrid Good Derek Bigard,
    Bonnie Singman, Regina Gilligan, Biliana Stremska and others.
58. Sony Metreon Swirl Floor, 1999, fiber optics, 101-4th Street @ Mission Streets, San
    Francisco, CA with Craig Lazarus.
59. Temporary fence, neighborhood site improvement project, acrylics, 1998, 8’ x
      100’. 63rd & San Pablo, Oakland, CA. with Keith Williams
60 . “Elk Tracks to Bart Tracks” 2001, acrylics, 8’x 72’. Theme of transportation over
    time combined with the human migration to the Bay Area. Gilman Street along
    the bike path alongside BART, Berkeley, CA With Alan Leon, Derek Bigard,
    Hang Ngyun, Sarah Haykel, Sophie Allez and others.
61. “Reflections”, 1984, acrylics, 20’ x 100’. A mirror image view of Baker Beach 5th
    & Howard Streets, San Francisco, CA with John Wehrle.
62. “The Creatatious Period”, 1992, acrylics, 20’ x 30’. Life Through Time, The
    Evidence for Evolution wing, California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park,
    San Francisco, CA with Brooke Fancher & Bill Snyder.
63. “Oakland Coliseum Murals”, 1998, oils, six 8’ x 8’ framed paintings. Depictions
    of various icons of the sports arena. Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, CA with
    Daniel Galvez.
64. Crissey Field interactive map, 2001, fiber optics, Crissey Field, San Francisco, CA
    with Craig Lazarus
65. Tech Museum of San Jose 2001, fiber optics, Tech Museum of San Jose, CA with
    Craig Lazarus
66. The Cannery, 2001, fiber optics, Law offices of the Coudair Brothers, 3rd floor San
    Francisco, CA with Craig Lazarus

				
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