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.
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.
“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
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.
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.
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
Opening this Friday at Guzu Gallery in Austin: Blast Off! is a science fiction themed art show. Stay tuned for a preview of my piece and more.
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.”