FemOne aka Fem1 is one of the more prolific street artists in SF, and her “bad girls” figures (we don’t know what else to call them; we tried researching to find out at least a title for this piece and we can’t find any information whatsoever on the internet about this artist other than her pen name and a few photos of her work on other websites) are found all over the place in the Mission District, including this one in Cypress Alley.
Portions of tags by Quest and Writers Of Doom are seen to the left and right of the piece in this photo.
“Poet, Activist, Teacher”. Located in Cypress Alley off of 24th Street in San Francisco’s Mission District, this commemorative mural is number 6 in Mel Waters’ Black History Month Portrait Project series.
See more of this artist’s work at his website Mel Waters Art
Learn more about: Amiri Baraka – Wikipedia
Cypress Alley runs off of 24th Street in San Francisco’s Mission District. While it contains a higher ratio of generic tagger graffiti than some of the other famous alleys, there is some mural art of remarkable quality – some of it by very well-known and respected street artists. In this photo, the view looking down from the corner of 24th:
Photos of individual art pieces in this alley are posted here: Cypress Alley.