Samurai Delicatessen by Chet Phillips
Taking Austin Books’ birth year, 1977, as their inspiration, twenty-three talented artists will help pay tribute to the legendary comic book store via limited edition prints and original artwork. For the “Spirit of ’77” show, I created 2 pieces celebrating 2 pop culture icons from the year 1977. Saturday Night Live’s Samurai Delicatessen skit with John Belushi and Chewbacca from Star Wars. Signed prints available online now:
Planet Kashyyyk Matches by Chet Phillips
(Framed version available only in person at gallery)
Rocket Attack! by Chet Phillips
Guzu Gallery presents “Creature Comforts,” an art show celebrating animals in pop culture movies, books and TV. My piece pays tribute to Rocket Raccoon from “Guardians of the Galaxy.” Limited edition prints and vinyl stickers available in the gallery.
Escape From Cleveland by Chet Phillips
Gallery 1988 presents an art show based on the hilarious podcast “How Did This Get Made?” My contribution honors their take on “Escape From L.A.” Signed limited edition prints available in the Gallery 1988 online shop and at the gallery. (update: edition sold out!)
(Photo courtesy Gallery 1988)
“Forest Spirit” pays tribute to “My Neighbor Totoro” with a signed limited edition print series. Each print has gold foil stamp and gold foiling pen details. Part of the Parts and Labour “Popped” pop culture art show.
Gallery 1988 presents an HBO sponsored Veep art show. My piece for the show is titled “Second to None,” and references the feel of turn-of-the-century political poster art. Signed limited edition prints are available through this LINK.
Gallery 1988 presents a Memes themed art show. My two contributions, titled Blue Oysters and No Cowbell celebrate the classic SNL skit with Will Ferrell and Christopher Walken. You can purchase signed limited edition prints through the links below.
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Process steps for creating “Second to None” piece for HBO sponsored “Veep” art show. Signed limited edition prints will be available. Opens April 14th at Gallery 1988 (West) in L.A.
March 31st- April 2nd come visit ChetArt at this year’s Fan Expo Dallas. Find me at the end cap table PA4 in Artist Alley.
Gallery 1988 and HBO present a Veep art show. Opening reception Friday April 14th. My piece for the show, “Second to None,” has also been used for the show’s announcement card.
“K.O.” by Chet Phillips for Gallery 1988’s “Mike Tyson’s Punch Out” show.
Happy Birthday Kurt Russell, action hero icon and star of Big Trouble in Little China.
“To Infinty, Eediot!” by Chet Phillips
Guzu Gallery presents “Nothing New- Artwork inspired by the 90s.” For the show I created a mashup of two monumental animation icons from the decade with Pixar’s “Toy Story” and John Kricfalusi’s Ren & Stimpy.
Amazing Riverdale Tales by Chet Phillips
Gallery 1988 West in L.A. presents Archie’s Official Art Show. For the event I created a pulp magazine flavored tribute to the teenagers from Riverdale.
Variants of my Rick and Morty Cronenberg prints were produced for Gallery 1988 in response to the popularity of the first editions. These variants include extra call outs like Rick’s spaceship, portal and portal gun. The edition of each sold within 12 hours.
Gallery 1988 presents an official Rick & Morty art show. My contributions reference the characters Cronenberg Rick and Cronenberg Morty from the episode titled “Rick Potion #9.”
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“Meereen” by Chet Phillips
Gallery 1988 presents the “Postcard Correspondence” show with a collection of art presented as postcards. My contributions take the form of 5″ x 7″ signed and numbered postcards with tributes to “Game of Thrones” and “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.” Each is a limited edition of 50.
$5 Each- Available Online Here:
“The Room of Requirement” by Chet Phillips
“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.”
Gallery 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.
Rock ‘Em Snark ‘Em Robots by Chet Phillips
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.
“Browncoat Tales” by Chet Phillips
Guzu Gallery presents “Blast Off,” a science fiction themed art show.
My piece pays homage to vintage pulp magazine covers and references the famous “This Land” monologue delivered by Wash/Alan Tudyk. Signed Giclee limited edition of 50.
September 2, 2016 – October 2, 2016
Opening Reception: Friday, September 2nd • 7-10pm