Illustration Blog

Strange Beasts 3- Guzu Gallery

| November 19, 2015

“Assault on Tokyo” by Chet Phillips Guzu Gallery presents “Strange Beasts 3”: A Tribute to Kaiju & Japanese Pop Culture The opening reception will be on Friday, November 20th from 7 to 10pm and the artwork will remain up through New Year’s Day. Limited edition prints and original artwork will be available for purchase. There […]

Crazy 4 Cult 9- Gallery 1988

| November 17, 2015

“Darko Strangelove” by Chet Phillips Opening Friday, November 20th at Gallery 1988 (West) in LA: Crazy for Cult 9, paying tribute to a host of cult movies. For my contribution, I mashed up Donnie Darko with Doctor Strangelove. It pays homage to the iconic Major “King” Kong’s atomic bomb ride substituting Frank with the dreaded […]

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 […]

The Monster Maker with Rick Baker Art Show

| October 21, 2015

“Beware the Moon” by Chet Phillips Hero Complex Gallery and Trailers From Hell present a two night peek into the amazing career of 7-time Oscar-winning makeup and effects legend, Rick Baker. Festivities will commence on Friday, October 23rd at 7:30pm at the Aero Theatre American Cinematheque with a double-feature screening of a few of Baker’s […]

HCG NYCC Prints Now Available Online

| October 20, 2015

“Ronin” by Chet Phillips Limited edition print available at Hero Complex Gallery. Premiered at 2015 New York Comic Con, “Ronin” and “A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night” are now available for purchase online. Print Link: “Ronin” 11″ x 17″ signed Giclee edition of 40   Print Link: “A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night” […]

An Art Show About Nothing- Gallery 1988

| October 15, 2015

“A Show About Nothing” by Chet Phillips (click image to enlarge) Gallery 1988 in LA celebrates Seinfeld with “An Art Show About Nothing.” My contribution pays tribute to the unending wealth of catch phrases and quotes from the classic TV series. The show opens Saturday Oct. 17th. This limited edition print is available in the […]

New ChetArt Prints at NYCC

| October 6, 2015

(Click Image to Enlarge) Two new ChetArt limited edition prints will be available at the Hero Complex Gallery booth at this year’s New York Comic Con. “A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night” is a tribute to the haunting vampire film of the same name by Ana Lily Amirpour. I also paid tribute to the […]

Monster Squad Art Show

| September 24, 2015

Creature Features presents a curated art show by Chogrin celebrating the classic movie “The Monster Squad.” Opening reception will be Saturday Sept. 26th. I’m proud to be a part of this fun event. My 1/1 print on wood entry for the show is titled “Bloodmobile.” “Bloodmobile” by Chet Phillips ~Available for purchase online here~  

Guillermo Del Toro Art Show Video

| September 21, 2015

Guillermo Del Toro: In Service of Monsters Art Show

| September 16, 2015

Opening night at Gallery 1988’s Guillermo Del Toro: In Service of Monsters show brought a special guest. The man himself showed up for a pre-opening walk through of the gallery. “Death Match” Limited Edition Prints Available Here Get “King of the Monsters” Limited Edition Prints Here Gallery line stretches around the block. Cutting the Cronos […]

Guillermo Del Toro Art Show-Gallery 1988

| September 8, 2015

“King of the Monsters” by Chet Phillips Gallery 1988 celebrates the magical and monstrous films of Guillermo Del Toro with the art show: “In Service of Monsters,” curated by Chogrin Muñoz and Gary Deocampo. I was invited (and thus excited) to create an image for a promotional poster for the show. A variety of creatures […]

ATX Summer Show

| August 11, 2015

UB&B Productions is proud to present the 4th Annual Summer Show in Austin, featuring Austin Craft Riot™ on Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 11a-6p. Held downtown at the Austin Music Hall, this premiere craft show is jam packed with talented artists, DIY, fun activities for the whole family, swag bags, food trucks, cash bar, and so […]

High Scores Show- Would You Kindly?

| July 24, 2015

My contribution for Guzu Gallery’s High Scores art show is titled “Would You Kindly?” It pays tribute to the video game Bioshock as well as the film industry art form of lobby card advertisement. Along with emulating the design of a 40’s lobby card I assigned some of the characters to Hollywood actors from the […]

Guzu Gallery High Scores Show

| July 23, 2015

Guzu Gallery presents “High Scores,” an art show inspired by video games. In conjunction with Classic Game Fest, Guzu will serve as the official pre-party to the event. What better time for the gallery to host their first video game themed art exhibition! Thirty artists will pay tribute to their favorite video game icons. Heroes […]

Both Sides: Heroes and Villains Show- Gallery 1988

| July 17, 2015

Gallery 1988 in L.A. presents “Both Sides: An Art Show Celebrating Heroes & Villains” featuring artwork by Dan Mumford and Jeff Boyes. I’m proud to be included as a cameo artist with a limited edition run of prints featuring both Leonard Smalls and H.I. McDunnough from “Raising Arizona.” Other artists providing work include Ashton Gallagher, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Avengers: Age of Ultron Art Showcase

| April 30, 2015

In anticipation of the release of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron film, Hero Complex Gallery has brought together 100 artists to for an art showcase celebration. I’m proud to be a part of this great event. Each artist was put through a rigorous approval process by Marvel and Disney in order to be a part […]

Gallery 1988- Idiot Box- Artwork Inspired by TV

| April 28, 2015

“Batcave” by Chet Phillips (Click image to enlarge) Gallery1988(West) presents “Idiot Box,” an art show inspired by current and classic television shows. For my entry, I paid tribute to the 1966 Batman TV show with a rendition of the batcave set. Replete with batmobile, an endless supply of high tech, state of the art computers, […]

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