ESP photographs and ephemera

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2020


Descriptive Summary

Title: ESP photographs and ephemera
Dates: 1996-2000
Collection Number: 2016-03
Creator/Collector:
Extent: 1 half manuscript box
Repository: GLBT Historical Society
San Francisco, California 94103
Abstract: This collection contains photographs, event ephemera, and press materials relating to ESP, a San Francisco-based art space founded by Matthew Pawlowski, featuring queer and queer-friendly artists. Located at 305 Valencia Street at 14th Street in San Francisco’s Mission District, ESP was active from 1996-2000.
Language of Material: English

Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

ESP photographs and ephemera. GLBT Historical Society

Acquisition Information

Gift of Matthew Pawlowski.

Scope and Content of Collection

This collection contains photographs, event ephemera, and press materials relating to ESP, a San Francisco-based art space founded by Matthew Pawlowski, featuring queer and queer-friendly artists. Located at 305 Valencia Street at 14th Street in San Francisco’s Mission District, ESP was active from 1996-2000. Exhibit curators and artists included Darin Klein, Jim Winters, Arnold Kemp, Paul Craven, Steven Brown, Marc Swanson, Sandra Wong, Bruno Fazzolari, Phillipe Jestin, Aaron Plant, and Rodney O’Neal Austin, all of whom are candidly captured in this collection’s photographs. Also included in the photos are Julie Deamer, Co-Director and owner of San Francisco gallery Four Walls, and Ana Mantronic (Ana Lynch), lead singer of the Scissor Sisters and frequent Trannyshack performer. In addition to photographs, this collection contains numerous postcards publicizing upcoming exhibitions and events, as well as numerous press materials focusing on ESP and its activities.

Indexing Terms

Art
Photography