Valentine's Day is almost here, and we understand if the romance-focused holiday has suddenly snuck up on you. That's why, since 2015, we here at KQED Arts have commissioned artists to create Bay Area-themed Valentines for those scrambling to find something cute for their loved ones at the last minute. They might not be diamond rings, but we promise these new works are smile-inducing.
Please feel free to download and share with anyone you want.
First up, here's "You Had Me At Hella" by local muralist Kristin Farr. Farr is a former KQED employee -- she's the creator of our wonderful Art School video series -- who now works at both Facebook and Juxtapoz Magazine. In her spare time she travels to far off locations like the Philippines and Hawaii to paint humongous murals in her mission to make the world a more beautiful place. Check out more of her work at her website, kristinfarr.com. Her husband, sign painter Jeff Meadows, helped with the valentine and his work can be seen at jeff-meadows.com.