1967: Ten Minute color film segment featuring the artist working on his studio. Interview in relationship to non-advertising poster art, graphics, montage technique and color litho-offset printing. Stills of the finished art were filmed. Syndicated on N.E.T.
1968: Segment in a color film on San Francisco for German National Television. The part dealt primarily with the artist's work and opinions concerning the creative possibilities of printed media. Included was a sequence filmed at the printshop, showing prints of the same image as they were coming off the litho-offset press in more than a hundred different color combinations creating an unusual animation. The prints themselves were shown at the Richmond Art Center, California; 1971.
1971: Segment in a documentary color film ion California, made by (RIA) Italian Television Rome, financed and syndicated by Eurovision (The combined European Television Network) . Directed by Sergio Giordani. This part included an interview at the artist's home and filming of compartmentalized surreal environments created by Satty in which different artist were interviewed. This was followed by an explanation concerning the impact of advertising on the American culture, the arts, and its relationship to the spiritual self. A billboard created by the artist showed a multitude of ads that the artist considers mind-altering in a negative sense. A series of David Singer's ad collection was added. Posters by both artists and stills of original artwork were shown.
1971: Various inserts of color artwork for the San Francisco KQED (NET) production of Ragtime (1 hour of San Francisco Underground Designer's Fashion Show) shown in San Francisco and other cities.
1972: Animated color film with Ronald Chase for The Who's USA production of the Rock Opera "Tommy". Slides of the artist's work were used for stage projection and a film of a light machine was used as a background in one act.
1972: "Media: Black Magic of America" , a half hour color film produced by (ROTF) French National Television under the direction of Alain de Boisanger, Paris. Part one of this documentary centered around imagination and the spiritual self versus the symbolic electronic message and its emotionally negative impact on mass culture and the creative mind. Also included were scenes of the characteristic beauty of San Francisco versus the minimal thought concrete and steel reality seen in most metropolitan cities in the world. Part 2 of the film centered around the creative activities at the artist's home and studio. Artwork in progress and finished work by David Singer Satty plus samples of their ad collection were shown. A party with live music, a Sufi dance, and various interviews were filmed. Also included was an interview with the artist at his studio on Telegraph Hill. Many illustrations from The Cosmic Bicycle were included in this film.
1972: Various inserts of color artwork relating to the video program, "Were Are You Going?" , produced by ABC.
1972: Animated color film about the book, The Cosmic Bicycle . Produced by Les Goldman, Bonanza Films, San Francisco. Music score by "Beaver and Kraus". This film has been shown at various film festivals in Europe and America.
1972: Segment in a documentary color film on California, produced by French National Television under the direction of Claude Otzennburger, Paris. In a 2300 square foot area under the artist's studio, an environment was created as a setting for live performances by "The Living Theater" and other artists. The audience dressed colorfully and live music was provided by the San Francisco rock group "The Sopwith Camel". Later sets were performed by Mike Bloomfield, Nick Gravenites, and Mark Naftalin with members of "The Sopwith Camel". The film included numerous illustrations from The Cosmic Bicycle and an interview with the artist.
One Man Shows:Moore Gallery, San Francisco; 1968. Berkeley Gallery, San Francisco; 1970. Goethe Center, San Francisco; 1971.
Group Shows:San Francisco Museum of Art; 1967. Moore Gallery, "Second Joint Show", San Francisco; 1968. Museum of New York City; 1969. Boston Museum of Fine Arts; 1969. Sun Gallery, San Francisco; 1969-1971 National Museum of Art, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; 1970. National Museum, Warsaw, Poland; 1970. Gary Standiford Gallery, San Francisco; 1970-1971. Richmond Art Center, California; 1971. Museum of Modern Art, New York; 1971. Arts and industry exhibition, San Francisco; 1971. Dr. Reidar Wennesland Art Collection (public Exhibition), San Francisco; 1971. Gallery: The Poster (with David singer), Los Angeles; 1972. Kristiansand Art Association, Norway; 1972. The Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco; April-June 1975. The artist has exhibited at many group shows of poster art not listed here.
Berkeley Gallery, San Francisco; 1971.
Lecture about the artist' work for members of the San Francisco Museum of Art.
San Francisco Art Institute; 1971 and 1974.
Two lectures in printmaking and one lecture for students at the artist's studio.
College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland; 1974.
Lectures on "Photo and Printmaking" with slide show.
San Francisco State University, Art Department; 1974.
"Imagination vs. Media" with slide show.
San Francisco Museum of Art; 1974.
"Media and Poster Art" with slide show.
San Francisco State University, Literature Department; 1975.
"Composition" with slide show.
ART POSTERS (In color)Published in the San Francisco Bay Area by: East Totem West 1967-1970. Four 22"x35" posters total edition: 170.000 posters. San Francisco Avion 1966-1969. Three 20"x26" posters, four 22"x35" posters, and one 58"x48" poster. Celestial Arts 1968- .... . Fourteen 22"x35" posters and one 20"x26" poster. Wespac 1967-1969. Four 22"x35" posters. Astro Posters 1968-1969. Three 22"x35" posters. Thofra 1970-.... . One 22"x35" poster.
AD POSTERS"The committee" (San Francisco satirical theater), 22"x35". Santa Cruz rock poster 1968. 20"x26". "Northern Californians for McCarthy" 1968, 22"x35" . Ragtime fashion show poster with Mark Behrens 1971, 14"x22". Poster for the book "the Cosmic Bicycle" 1971, 20"x29".
BILLBOARD"The wild west" (San Francisco art festival- 1968).
FOLDED POSTERS INSERTSEarth Magazine, San Francisco 1972. Five color 22"x35" poster. Total edition: 350.000 posters. Organ, San Francisco 1971. One 17"x23" poster. Living Daylights, Australia 1974. One 16"x22" poster. Sunday Paper, San Francisco 1972. One 22"x30" poster.
AD POSTERS IN COLLABORATION WITH DAVID SINGERExhibition posters 16"x26": The Berkeley Gallery, San Francisco 1970. The Poster Gallery, Los Angeles 1972. The goethe Center Gallery, San Francisco 1971. "The Rolling Stones" concert poster 20"x29", Hawaii 1973. Fillmore concert posters 14"x21": two in 1970 and one in 1971. "McGovern Art Auction", San Francisco, 1972. One 16"x26" poster. "Roth for Governor of California" 14"x21", San Francisco, 1974.
MISCELLANEOUS PUBLISHED ARTSeries of eight - four color greeting cards for East Totem West, Mill Valley, Ca. 1969. 4"x8" silk-screened cloth wall hangings, San Francisco, 1971. Wallpaper design 24"x8" for Environmental Graphics, Minneapolis, 1974.
PUBLISHED ILLUSTRATIONSWashington Post (Book World- syndicated Sunday supplement) 1973-1975- nine illustrations. Rolling Stone (26 issues) 1969-1975. Berkeley Barb, 1969. East Village Other, 1969. Organ (7), 1970. Oz Magazine, England (3 issues), 1971-1974. Clear Creek (10), 1971-1972. KPFA folio, 1971-1972. Ramparts (4), 1972. Communication Arts Magazine (2), 1972. Sunday Paper (illustrated in collaboration with David Singer), 1972. Equilibrium (5), 1973. Video City- Radical software (2), 1973. Living Daylights, Australia (2 illustrations from "Time Zone", 1974. Village voice, 1975.
COVER ARTWashington Post (book World syndicated Sunday supplement, 1973-1975: 1.The Sovereign State of ITT, by Anthony Sampson. 2.Gravity's Rainbow, by Thomas Pynchon. 3.Through Russian Eyes, by Anatolii Gromyko. 4.Richie, by Thomas Thompson. 5.Before Civilization, by Colin Renfrew. 6.The Clockwork Testament, by Anthony Burgess. California Living, Los Angeles, 1969. Two color posters as part of cover. The East Village Other, New York, 1969. Berkeley Barb, Berkeley, 1969. Two covers KPFA Folio, Berkeley 1972. Publisher's Weekly, New York, April 1975. The San Francisco Sunday Examiner And Chronicle, 1975.
RECORD ALBUM COVERS"GHANDARVA", Beaver and Kraus; Warner Bros., 1971. Five color cover with David Singer. "The Occult", United Artists, 1973. A variety of interviews and music. Color cover and back plus 1 color and 12 black and white illustrations in booklet explaining the album. "The Miraculous Hump Returns from the Moon", The Sopwith Camel, Warner Bros, 1973. "Feel", George duke, MPS Records, 1974. Separate European release, MPS Records , 1975. "The Aura Will Prevail", George duke, HPS Records, 1975.
Time Zone: Straight Arrow Books, San Francisco, 1973. 9" x 12" softbound edition, 160 pages, 84 black and white illustrations. Three color cover and back. ISBN: 0879320281 0879320672 (pbk.)
Biafra Good-bye 1970 Rolling Stone book of days 1970-71 One eighty five 1973 The Axis of Eros 1973 Madness Network News Reader 1974 Monsters 1974 The Index of possibilities-Energy and Power 1974 The Rainbow book 1975 The Annotated Dracula 1975 The Hashish eater 1975 The illustrated Edgar Allan Poe 1976