Guzu Gallery in Austin presents its “Strange Beasts 2” show with a tribute to Godzilla, the king of the monsters. Each artist was asked to pair Godzilla off with the foe of their choice. My contribution, titled “Boss Battle,” matches Godzilla with King Kong for some fierce two player combat. Reception is Friday March 28th 7-10PM Click Here For The Austin Chronicle story
Ltd. Gallery in Seattle will be presenting their “Mint Condition Issue #3” art show with a reception on Friday March 28th. The theme is all things comic book related with a tip of the cape to Emerald City Comicon just down the street from the gallery. My contributions are a Napoleon Dynamite/Batman mashup and a selection of famous superheroes as chimps. After the reception all the unsold pieces will be available in the Ltd. Gallery online store.
Photographer S. Morita documents an amazing collection of Japanese manhole covers.
To celebrate passing the milestone of 5000 sales, the ChetArt online shop is offering a storewide 20% off sale. (Limited time offer. Sale ends without notice.)
Wooden sculpture work by Yoshitoshi Kanemaki.
Hero Complex Gallery presents the “King For A Day” art show, a tribute to Stephen King’s full body of collected works. A portion of the proceeds from the show will benefit Mr. King’s charity, The Haven Foundation. The Haven Foundation is a non-profit service that benefits freelance creatives of all types that find themselves unable to work due to disease or accident. Opening reception is Friday March 21st, 1-10PM. Online link to follow once the store link is up.
Above is my contribution to the show titled “Fury,” a signed giclee limited edition of 5. Inspired by Stephen King’s “Christine.” Beyond the scrapyard and into a dark region of hell, a second life for the demonic Plymouth Fury “Christine” is re-imagined as a coin operated ride for fiendish tykes.
Detail of “All Around Us, Everywhere,” the “True Detective” inspired print by
At this year’s SXSW event, Flatstock 43 was in full force with an overabundance of poster goodness. 80+ artists comprised the selection this year offering a wide selection of styles and subject matter. Below is a small selection of highlights from the walk through. With so many talented folks, I wish I could have showcased them all.
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My take for the day was decidedly Lucha Libre themed. Posters by Arron Eiland and t-shirt by Carlos Hernandez. (both artists showcased directly above)
Terrific line work from Wang 2mu.
Rich Kelly’s poster for “Inside Llewyn Davis.”
Redmer Hoekstra creates surreal creatures by merging animals with objects.
The “Strange Beasts 2” art show will showcase a variety of artist’s work with the theme of Godzilla vs. the foe of their choice at Austin’s Guzu Gallery. ChetArt will be represented with a limited edition of 25. Stayed tuned for more as the reception date draws near.
Milton Glaser was enlisted to create an ad for the upcoming season of “Mad Men.”
A wooden kinetic sculpture mimics the action of a falling water drop.
Created by Dean O’Callaghan.
Irish Fairy and Folk Tale series by Zara Picken.
Graham Erwin’s poster for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.