Another Show About Nothing

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“Monk’s Café” by Chet Phillips

Gallery 1988 presents a Seinfeld show titled “Another Show About Nothing.” My contributions for the show reflect a matchbox art theme with “Monk’s Café” and “The Chinese Restaurant.” Both will be available online this Saturday after the show reception on Friday, Dec. 2nd.

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Blue Genie Art Bazaar 2016

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The 2016 Blue Genie Art Bazaar is an Austin, TX tradition. The event opens on Black Friday/November 25th at 10AM and will be open from 10AM-10PM every day forward until Christmas Eve (6PM.) With almost 200 artist’s spaces filled with local and handmade goods, this is an event well worth attending for all your fun and unique holiday gifts. This year Blue Genie will be at a new and beautiful location- 6100 Airport Blvd. across from ACC Highland.

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Mythbusters Art Show- Creature Features

nerdistbannerNerdist spotlight for the “Testing Myths” Mythbusters art show.

Mythbusters Art Show

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“Crash Test Brand” by Chet Phillips

“Testing Myths” is a group art show tribute to Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman of Mythbusters fame. My piece places them in the world of Crash Test Dummies with a matchbox art design. Framed piece and a number of unframed matted versions will be available at the show’s venue opening on November 19th at Creature Features. A big thanks to Chogrin for curating this fun show.

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ChetArt Matchbox Art

matchboxgroupdisplayInspired by vintage matchbox art designs, this new series explores the look and feel of matchbox advertising with pop culture characters, mythology and more. Each is presented as a matted 5″ x 7″ signed print perfect for framing.

Shop Prints Here

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Gallery 1988- Tiny Tales Show

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“Mr. Toad” by Chet Phillips

Gallery 1988 (East) in conjunction with Tree and Rock presents “Tiny Tales,” an art show with a children’s book theme. My contribution pays tribute to “Wind in the Willows” with “Mr. Toad.”

Limited Edition Prints Available Here

TeePublic Artist Spotlight

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National Lampoon Tribute Prints

animalhouse640Two National Lampoon film classics are paid tribute with quotes, icons and portraits. “Double Secret Probation” showcases John Belushi, a.k.a. Bluto from “Animal House.”

Chevy Chase a.k.a. Clark Griswold represents the time honored original “Vacation” with quotes and icons, complete with Walley World sign. Each is available as signed 11 x 14 prints in the ChetArt shop.

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Geek Art Vol. 3

geekartelementssquaresmVolume 3 of the Geek-Art Anthology has been released in France. ChetArt is represented with 2 spreads showcasing Series 1 of Lights! Camera! Kitties! U.S. version will be available in the future.

Gallery 1988 Crazy for Cult X

kingofthebritonslowresGallery 1988 (West) presents Crazy for Cult X, an art show honoring cult film favorites. My contribution pays tribute to Monty Python and the Holy Grail with “King of the Britons.” Characters and phrases are intertwined into an illuminated manuscript presentation.

Gallery 1988 stock has sold out through their online shop. The remainder of the edition is now available in the ChetArt shop.

~Prints Available Here~

Speed Demon Sticker

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Johnny Self

johnny-selfThe amazing sculpture work of Johnny Self.

Staten Island Ferry Disaster

octopus-memorialJoe Reginella creates a fictitious catastrophe memorial labeled the Staten Island Ferry Disaster. Read more via My Modern Met

Rock ‘Em Snark ‘Em Robots- Gallery 1988

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Gallery 1988 West presents “The Power of Mattel” show, a collection of artworks based on classic Mattel games and toys. My contribution, titled “Rock ‘Em Snark’Em Robots,” is a mashup of Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots with Mystery Science Theater 3000 robots Tom Servo and Crow T. Robot. Also included are a few Kaiju references.

Show opening is Friday, September 30th and on display through October 15th.

~Limited Edition Prints Available Here~

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Monster Trucks on Toy Break

A big thanks to the folks at Toy Break and especially Brandon Griffith for reviewing his ChetArt Monster Truck accordion book purchase from San Diego Comic Con. (Book review starts at the 10:36 mark)

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Wizard World Austin 2016

wizardworldad640Austin’s Comic Con, a.k.a. Wizard World takes place September 23rd-25th at the Austin Convention Center.

ChetArt will be located in Artist Alley, table C-40.

Imaginary Friends: A Field Guide

ifbookcover640On a crisp November morning in 1889, our world was transformed with the appearance of a dimensional rift behind the sleepy cottage of Conrad Rookwood Corrigan. The mysterious world populated by Imaginary Friends was revealed and humankind would never be the same.

Imaginary Friends: A Cross-Dimensional Field Guide introduces the basics of this monumental event with facts and details of the discovery, character studies, the formation of an exploration team and even pop culture influences.

This 31 page pamphlet book written and illustrated by Chet Phillips focuses on the magical revelations gathered from the “Age of Imagined Enlightenment.”

“A must read for anyone interested in the future of cross-dimensional alliances.”
— Argus Pringlesheet

“The quintessential introductory guide for learning about Imaginary Friends.”
— Primble Quackenwise

characterspread2A selection of 24 notable Imaginary Friends included with biographies, classifications and quotes.

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portalstep~Purchase Your Copy Here~

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Godzilla and Grumpy Greetings

assaultontokyo640Two new greeting cards are now available in the ChetArt online shop: “Assault on Tokyo” and “Grumpy the Hutt” are available as 5″ x 7″ glossy sturdy greeting cards with envelope.

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ChetArt on TeePublic

09-16-16_lastcall_01ChetArt sale on TeePublic. Limited time!

Summer Show ATX @ Brazos Hall

atx-summer-showSaturday Sept. 17th ChetArt will be set up and selling at the 5th Annual Summer Show ATX . Get more info here.

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