San Diego Comic Con 2017: ChetArt table in the Small Press area, table O-01. 2017 was a great year in San Diego for us thanks to the great support of everyone who came by to purchase and visit. Thank you all for the fantastic time! Here are some highlights of the show floor with exhibits and cosplay.
Preview night! Jeffrey Vaca presented me with a vintage game cartridge version of my Parzival’s Quest artwork that I created in tribute to Ready Player One. Thank you Jeffrey, for the wonderfully creative gift!
Another great highlight of the show was a visit from Cory Doctrow. Cory has been a great supporter over the years, highlighting several of my projects on boingboing. Thank you for taking the time to come by for the visit, Cory!
The first time in seven years straight without our good friends Cesare and Kirstie of Curio and Co. They sat out this year and were truly missed. Check out their site of amazing things.
Gallery 1988 presents “30 Years Later,” an art show celebrating movies released in 1987. My contribution titled “Predator Tin Toy” pays tribute to “Predator” as a black light tin toy version of the movie’s monster. (Note that the Yautja letters below the chest TV spell out “Dutch.”
A selection of goods created by Chet Phillips is now available at Parts & Labour, located at 1704 South Congress Ave. in Austin, TX .Very happy to be included among the great group of local artists represented in this wonderful shop. If you’re in Austin, Chet it out!
Find ChetArt at San Diego Comic Con 2017 in the Small Press section, table O-01 on the aisle right across from Oni Press.
This year at the ChetArt table there will be an abundance of Matchbox art prints, the “Monster Zen” book and a selection of prints from the book, “Imaginary Friend Field Guide” book, new vinyl stickers and greeting cards.
The “Monster Zen” book is a collection of monster illustrations and haiku poems by Chet Phillips. 16 Monsters are showcased. Now available in the ChetArt online shop. A selection of prints from the series available here.
Each book is hand bound in a Japanese style with a variety of Chiyogami paper labels and ribbons. Measures 9.25″ wide x 8.5″ tall. Covers are 100 lb cover stock and pages are printed on 80lb glossy text. Japanese chop translating to “Chet” and artist signature on the inside back cover.
Monsters included in the book:
Shelob Spider-Lord of the Rings
Pacific Rim Kaiju
Mothra and Rodan
Mars Attacks Martian
Actor in Godzilla Suit
Ghostbusters Gargoyle Dog
Six Headed Demon
Godzilla vs. King Kong
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!)
“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.
Black Light sensitive prints with a tin toy theme. Each print has been hand inked details using fluorescent inks. Each measures approx. 11″ x 17″ on 13″ x 19″ sheet. Rocket Raccoon, Cthulhu, Mechagodzilla and Godzilla available in the Etsy shop.
Now through Memorial Day 2017, save 20% off your ChetArt purchase. Shop for Father’s Day or yourself. Use coupon code GEEKDAD during checkout.
Gallery 1988 (West) presents a collection of artwork inspired by the horror master Stephen King. My contributions pay tribute to Firestarter and Christine with Matchbox art labels. Along with signed matted prints, my framed pieces incorporation faux matchboxes and matches (wooden dowels and red sculpey.) Reception is Friday night May 5th and items available in the online shop with link provided below.
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.
Purchase signed limited edition prints here: