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Austin Comic Con 2015

| October 29, 2015

Pedal- Limited Edition Book

| October 26, 2015

“Pedal”- a limited edition book written and illustrated by Chet Phillips “Pedal” is a collection of pop culture characters riding in pedal cars. 18 illustrations accompanied by a collection of quotes, catch phrases and a haiku poem for each. Presented in a hand bound book, limited edition of 100. The book, bound by Julie Sullivan […]

SDCC 2015 Wrap Up

| July 15, 2015

Photo courtesy Brandon/Austin Books and Comics Another great year at San Diego’s International Comic Con has come and gone. We had a fantastic week of sales, fun and time visiting with wonderful friends. The new Kaiju Baseball card sets, posters and pins were very well received, along with the Ten Tall Tales books and pop […]

ChetArt- SDCC 2015 Small Press

| June 18, 2015

In addition to signed prints, stickers and the Childhood Book, new for this year’s San Diego Comic Con from Chet Phillips: Ten Tall Tales– a collection of characters and stories in the tradition of American Tall Tales. 22 page hand bound book, each with its own signed original sketch Kaiju Baseball card set– 36 baseball […]

Ten Tall Tales

| June 16, 2015

“Ten Tall Tales” is new take on the time-honored tradition of the American tall tale. Written and illustrated by Chet Phillips and hand bound by Julie Sullivan of Dancing Cat Bindery. This mighty tall volume mirrors the idea of outlandish tales with its unusual 6.5″ x 14.5″ size. Bound in blue book cloth with cut […]

Lux Cups

| June 16, 2015

I had the pleasure of meeting Libby and John from Lux Cups at Houston’s Comicpalooza. Libby creates fun taxidermy-themed jewelry pieces of critters and pop culture icons. Visit the web site and online shop for more fun.

Kaiju Baseball- Cards, Poster, T-Shirts & Pin

| June 8, 2015

Kaiju Baseball imagines an alternate universe in which kaiju creatures from the Godzilla and Ultraman worlds play baseball. The Demon Monster League is comprised of 4 teams with 9 players represented for each: Tokyo Terrors, Matsumoto Mutants, Fuji Fiends and Kyoto Kaijus. This parody mashup of Japanese monster and baseball fun is represented as a […]

Comicpalooza 2015

| May 28, 2015

Our first exhibition at this year’s Comicpalooza in Houston was a great success. Lots of friendly shoppers showed their support for ChetArt in a big way. Thank you all for coming out and showing your support! Visiting with fellow artist and exhibitor Lance Schibi. I picked up two great Godzilla themed pieces from fellow exhibitors […]

Mlle Mipolyte

| April 7, 2015

Mlle Mipolyte creates beautifully intricate cut paper animal heads.

Interview- Creative Room 4 Talk

| March 9, 2015

A big thank you to the folks at CreativeRoom4Talk for this nice spotlight and interview.

Staple! Independent Media Expo 2015

| March 2, 2015

March 7th-8th marks this year’s Staple! Independent Media Expo, held at the Marchesa Hall and Theater in Austin. With over 150 exhibitors it’s a visual treat. I’m proud to be a part of this year’s show. If you’re in Austin, mark the event on your calendar to experience loads of creative fun. Visit the official […]

Ignacio Canales Aracil

| January 26, 2015

Ignacio Canales Aracil creates vessel shapes with pressed flowers.

Lana Crooks

| January 14, 2015

  Lana Crooks describes herself as a purveyor of faux specimens and soft curiosities.

Estudio Guardabosques- Paper Animals

| January 9, 2015

Wonderful collection of paper folded animals from Estudio Guardabosques.

Austin Flea at the Highball

| December 18, 2014

This Saturday in Austin marks the return of the Austin Flea to the new Highball. Do your last minute Christmas shopping from a selection of over 40 creative vendors offering up a wealth of handmade goodness. ChetArt will be there offering the usual brand of foolishness. Visit the official event page HERE. See the vendor […]

Blue Genie Art Bazaar 2014

| November 26, 2014

The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is an Austin holiday shopping institution. This year over 200 artists will have their creations displayed within their personally designed booths. The event runs every day from 10AM-10PM starting on November 28th and running through till 6PM on Christmas Eve. I’m proud to be a part of Blue Genie with […]


| November 24, 2014

About 3 weeks ago the front yard and house of my good friends Doug Livingston and Christine Pasienski was transformed into an amazing display of Halloween spookiness. Both are incredibly creative folks and they turned this talent towards creating a landscape of all things Halloween. Many aspects of their environment were created from scratch or […]

Matthew Chambers

| November 20, 2014

Matthew Chambers creates geometrically hypnotic ceramic pieces.

Jingle Bash Holiday Show

| November 12, 2014

~Click image for event page with map~ Saturday November 15th marks the annual Etsy Dallas Jingle Bash Holiday Market. ChetArt will be represented among the dozens of talented artists for this fun selling event. Show runs from 11Am-5PM. If you’re in the area, put it on your “to do” list for a fun day of […]

Austin Comic Con

| September 29, 2014

I’ll be exhibiting Thursday, Friday and Saturday at this year’s Austin Comic Con. If you’re in town and attending, find ChetArt in the Artist Alley section, Table D38.

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