refusalon Gallery in San Francisco is a platform for younger artists in the San Francisco bay area as well as internationally renowned artists like Sandro Chia, Dale Chihuly, Gay Outlaw, Uri Tzaig, Sam Yates, Pip Culbert, Roman Signer, Janine Gordon, Herman de Varies, Ori Gersht and many more. The gallery also represents works by major modern masters like Sol Lewitt, David Nash and Bill Fontana. Artists works reside in major public and private collections around the world including the Whitney Museum of American Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern, Berkeley Art Museum, di Rosa Preserve, Frankfurt Ballet, University of Nevada, Shimon Peres, Mrs. Swig, Yoko Ono, Dali Lama, and Queen Noor.
Shmulik Krampf, Director of the gallery, born in Israel, 1956, attended Avni Art Institute in Tel Aviv on a full scholarship and graduated with a degree in Art History, Painting, and Print Making. For over 30 years, Shmulik has worked collaboratively with international known artists, and participated in major international art fairs. He lectures world-wide on art. Public speaking engagements includes lectures on contemporary art at University of California, Berkeley MFA program (“Art Transcends Reality”), the Art Dealer’s Association of America (Yerba Buena Center for the Arts), the San Francisco Art Institute., the University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Art. Media art at CCA, Bezalel Art school Jerusalem, and Avni Art Institute.