The culmination of RVCA culture is the VASF gallery (located within the retail store in San Francisco). Providing a unique platform for ANP artists to showcase their individual talents, the gallery curates four to six key art shows each year. Fast becoming a new and exciting source of art culture to the local community, the gallery also provides a voice for local artists and personalities, many of whom are invited on occasion to participate in special projects. 
1485 Haight St.
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local bay area artists
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"TO SHOWCASE THE TALENTS OF ACCOMPLISHED AS WELL AS UNKNOWN ARTISTS WHO INSPIRE OUR GENERATION AND PUSH THE BOUNDARIES OF CREATIVE EXCELLENCE.PM TENORE'S INTENTION FROM THE VERY BEGINNING HAS BEEN TO CREATE A PLATFORM FOR RVCA, WHICH COMBINES ART, MUSIC, FASHION AND A MODERN LIFESTYLE IN AN ORIGINAL WAY. AT THE FOREFRONT OF THIS VISION HAS BEEN RVCA'S ARTIST NETWORK PROGRAM (ANP)-A VENTURE ESTABLISHED TO SHOWCASE THE TALENTS OF ACCOMPLISHED AS WELL AS UNKNOWN ARTISTS WHO INSPIRE OUR GENERATION AND PUSH THE BOUNDARIES OF CREATIVE EXCELLENCE."
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This article was originally created as part of SOMArts Cultural Center's Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces. To learn how to add or edit content please visit the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism's online History Collection Lab.