A very special variant of Eugene Kaik’s “Rising Hawk and Chick” print is now available through Gallery 1988. This limited edition of 25 includes the signatures of Keisuke Hoashi and Suzy Nakamura, the voice actors of Hawk and Chick. Pick up a print of this beautiful one-of-a-kind item.
A very special variant of my “Hawk and Chick: Monster Slayers” print is now available through Gallery 1988. This limited edition of 25 includes the signatures of Keisuke Hoashi and Suzy Nakamura, the voice actors of Hawk and Chick.
Keisuke and Suzy were so gracious to join in on this fun and I owe a huge debt of thanks to them both. The event couldn’t have happened without the efforts of fellow artist Eugene Kaik, who also created a wonderful Hawk and Chick variant the actors signed. Thanks also to Jensen Karp and Amber of Gallery 1988 and the folks at Bob’s Burgers for making it a reality.
Our Small Press table for San Diego Comic Con 2016. Complete with Ryan Claytor photo bomb accessory. We had a wonderful time catching up with friends and fellow vendors as well as meeting lots of new awesome attendees. Thank you everyone for a great and prosperous event! Here are a few photos from the exhibit floor.
Fellow exhibitor Jim Clark hired me to create a steampunk frog themed banner for his booth. He proudly poses next to his “ChetArt.”
On Friday I received a pleasant surprise as the fantastically creative Chogrin stopped by with his son to say hello. I’ve had the pleasure of working with Chogrin on a number of gallery shows, but up until now we had never met.
We have the best neighbors in Small Press. Across from us is the incredibly talented and funny Paul Friedrich.
Ryan Claytor of Elephant Eater comics creates comics goodness and a flair for pinball flavored fun. He’s also an expert level 5 ninja photo bomber.
Shing Yin Knor, a.k.a. Sawdust Bear creates work that is detailed, beautiful and infused with lots of humor.
Our great friends and infinitely creative duo Cesare and Kirstie of Curio Co. We were so happy to have them next to us again this year. They have raised the bar for success with an exciting Hollywood deal that’s in the works. Watch their space for an upcoming movie based on one of their books.
Gallery 1988 presents the “20 Years Later” show, representing movies that premiered in 1996. My contribution pays tribute to the Robert Rodriguez cult classic “From Dusk Till Dawn.” Signed limited edition of 25. Show opens 7/1/16 and art will be available online the day after. Look for an updated shopping link soon.
In 2011 I introduced my Union of Superlative Heroes/Order of Nefarious Villains back to back book. The original limited edition was bound in book cloth and has since sold out.
Thanks to Julie of Dancing Cat Bindery there are now 3 artist proofs bound in leather. Books measure 7.25″ x 5″ with beautiful black and tan goat leather with foil stamped leather labels.
The book includes portraits and biographies of Marquis Le Bat, Stupendous Gent, Arachno Kid, Lord Wolverton, Daring Diablo, Major Marvelous, Duchesse La Bat, The Purple Jester, SCORN, Lily Nightshade, King Congo, Boss Plaid, Baron Paradox, Count Telsakoff plus 34 more! Among the 12 episodes include “The Perilous Visit,” “Jack and the Bat,” “Night of the Ghoul,” “Double Trouble” and “The Brooklyn Bridge Brawl.”
Woodland Wisdom is a limited edition, hand bound book showcasing illustrations and haiku poems by Chet Phillips, based on a selection of Aesop’s Fables. This hard cover book measures 10″ x 11.5,” bound by Julie Sullivan of Dancing Cat Bindery.
The original edition has sold out, however these 3 artist proofs are now available. The original contents remain the same, but with 3 hardcover with decorated paper variation covers: brown floral, copper and green. Each is signed and marked as artist proof on the edition info page.
My contribution presents a character from the late 1800’s, whose failed attempt at multiple presidential bids is unmatched by any other to date.
The mythology of Edgar A. Sloth takes the form of a campaign poster, a biography and a collection of campaign buttons. Along with the artwork, framed and loose prints in a signed limited edition, 1.25” campaign buttons as a framed collection and single buttons will be available for sale.
Prints available online after the show opening.
Gallery 1988 (West) in conjunction with Fox, presents the official “Bob’s Burgers” art show. My piece for this great event is titled: “Hawk and Chick: Monster Slayers.”
Translations, clockwise from top left: “Monster Slayer,” Samurai Barber,” “Hawk and Chick” and “Father and Daughter.”
“Big Trouble” is my tribute to “Big Trouble in Little China” for the Gallery 1988 show “30 Years Later.” Available as signed limited edition 11″ x 14″ prints HERE.
If you plan to attend this year’s WonderCon, be sure to visit the ChetArt table in the Small Press Area.
ChetArt will have a table at the 2016 Staple! Independent Media Expo, March 5th and 6th. Find me in the Main Hall at table #4, on the right hand wall as you enter the room. I’ll have lots of signed prints, posters, books, card sets, stickers and more. Visit this LINK for more info, a list of exhibitors and floor map. Bumperactive will be in the lobby creating custom art t-shirts. Get a ChetArt shirt made just for you.
Created for the Guzu Gallery “Frame That Toon” art show. Signed limited edition giclee of 40. Inspired by the T-28 animations with a mash up of Mystery Science Theater 3000.
Created for the Hero Complex Gallery show “The Legend of Zelda 30th Anniversary Art Celebration. Signed limited edition giclee of 10.
Ryan Claytor, pinball enthusiast, eater of elephants and wildly talented artist has a new and fun offering. Now taking pre-orders for this beautiful image as a screen-print. Visit Ryan’s post for more info HERE.
Gallery 1988 presents “Pixel Hearts,” an art show curated by Chogrin. Each piece in the show was presented on a wooden heart shaped canvas. My piece paid homage to Mario and Star Wars, titled “I love you. “I know.”
“Obey the Dog” for the Gallery 1988 (West) “Really, Really, Really Ridiculously Good Looking Art Show: A Tribute to Zoolander show. Opens Saturday Jan. 9th
Earlier this year I had the pleasure of being a part of the Hero Complex Gallery art show paying tribute to the great work of special effects makeup artist Rick Baker. For the show I created my take on “An American Werewolf in London” titled “Beware the Moon.” I was honored and pleased to have a print from the edition arrive back to the studio with a personalized signature from Rick, who attended the opening.