Bio

Nathan "Nate1" Tan was born in England and then immigrated to San Francisco as a child. A self-taught artist, he became a local graffiti legend in San Francisco and Daly City while a teenager. After earning a degree in graphic design at San Francisco State University, he worked professionally before starting a kids' hip hop clothing line called New Skool in 2003. Still based in San Francisco, Tan teaches graffiti and mural arts in addition to running New Skool and producing fine art.

Video featuring Nathan Tan

Preview: Familiar Places

Video by Luna Rienne Gallery

San Francisco artist Nathan Tan discusses his upcoming solo exhibition, opening at Luna Rienne Gallery on June 8, 2017.

What's Left SF

Video by Luna Rienne Gallery

Reflections on the recent changes in San Francisco.

Current Show

Familiar Places

Familiar Places

July 8, 2017 - August 7, 2017

Solo exhibition by artist Nathan Tan

Past Shows

March Forth!

March Forth!

March 4, 2017 - March 20, 2017

A political show to benefit the Immigrant Legal Resource Center.

What's Left SF

What's Left SF

October 22, 2016 - December 5, 2016

A group show contemplating the current state of San Francisco.

Affordable Art Series 4

Affordable Art Series 4

December 12, 2015 - January 25, 2016

The 4th edition of the Affordable Art Series.