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Dragon Ball 30th Anniversary Show- QPop

| November 3, 2014

QPop Shop celebrates the 30 year anniversary of Akira Toriyama’s Dragon Ball Legacy with a tribute art show. Curated by Chogrin, it opens November 15th. My contribution pays homage to the power-mad Emperor Pilaf with a Game of Thrones mashup. Visit the official event Facebook page for more info.   Dragon Ball artwork from this […]

Twenty-Four by Thirty-Six

| October 31, 2014

Twenty-Four by Thirty-Six – Teaser Trailer #2 from Post No Joes Productions Scenes from this preview include shots of the “Kings of Cult” art show held at Hero Complex Gallery and a word from the gallery owner Adam Smasher. Like this:Like Loading…

Cinderella Story- Caddyshack Tribute Print

| October 27, 2014

The Harold Ramis comedy “Caddyshack” hit theaters in 1980. The stellar cast included Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Michael O’Keefe and Ted Knight. Brian Doyle-Murray called upon his own memories, working as a caddy, and also starred. This cult classic was Harold Ramis’ first feature film and after the end credits rolled, the audience […]

Day of the Dead

| October 20, 2014

Nice article by John Picacio showcasing a variety of Día de los Muertos styled pieces, including ChetArt, over on i09. View article here. Like this:Like Loading…

Guzu Gallery- Icons of Horror Show- Rumble in R’lyeh

| October 16, 2014

“Rumble in R’lyeh” by Chet Phillips Guzu Gallery presents “Icons of Horror: A Haunted Portrait Show,” in cooperation with Blood Over Texas & Gore Noir Magazine. This Halloween season, Guzu dead-icates its gallery walls to the icons, heroes, and villains of the horror genre…but mostly the villains! The exhibition will feature all new, all horrifying […]

Princess Bride Quote-Along

| October 15, 2014

The Long Center and Alamo Drafthouse present “As You Wish: The Princess Bride with Cary Elwes Live in Person, October 20th in Dell Hall. More about the event here. Purchase your own “As You Wish” tribute print here. Like this:Like Loading…

ChetArt- Drink Coaster Set

| October 7, 2014

In the mood for a “Schöfferhofer Chimpin Dunkel?” This well-aged premium dark lager mixes burnt banana aromas with a perfumy palate of strict simian Prussian overtones. It’s just one from the variety of six paper drink coasters featuring fictitious beer brands created by ChetArt. From “Dreaming Cat Pale Ale” to “Flying Luchador Bridge Bat Beer,” […]

ChetArt-Austin Comic Con 2014

| October 5, 2014

The 2014 Austin Comic Con wrapped up on Saturday and it was a great show. Lots of wonderful folks came by to visit and purchase my art and I was overwhelmed with the fantastic support and friendliness. Thank you to everyone! Just when I thought that the record breaking sales day on Saturday would be […]

Bottleneck Gallery- TMNT Nickelodeon Show

| September 30, 2014

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles show “Turtles in Time,” sponsored by Nickelodeon and curated by Chogrin, opens Friday, October 3rd at Bottleneck Gallery in Brooklyn. My contribution for the show is the second in a series of Samurai Turtle Warriors. This Giclee print has been transformed into a monoprint with gold leafing pen details. ~Detail […]

Austin Comic Con

| September 29, 2014

I’ll be exhibiting Thursday, Friday and Saturday at this year’s Austin Comic Con. If you’re in town and attending, find ChetArt in the Artist Alley section, Table D38. Like this:Like Loading…

Alamo City Comic Con

| September 25, 2014

If you’re in San Antonio this weekend, be sure to attend the Alamo City Comic Con. ChetArt will be there in the small publisher’s section near Artist Alley, booth 819. Like this:Like Loading…

The Vincent Price Signature Wine Collection

| September 24, 2014

Earlier this year I took part in a tribute art show to the films of Joe Dante and Roger Corman, titled “The Kings of Cult.” My tribute to Roger Corman was based on his classic “The Pit and the Pendulum” starring the great Vincent Price. Thanks to the stellar promotional efforts of The Hero Complex […]

Popeye Tribute Art Show- Strong to the Finich!

| September 2, 2014

“South Seas Popeye”–Chet Phillips Hero Complex Gallery presents “Strong to the Finich! An Official Popeye Tribute Art Show” with an opening on Friday September 5th. I’m proud to be a part of this great event, celebrating  the 85th anniversary of the squinty-eyed, spinach eating icon. The show is curated by Chogrin and is in collaboration […]

James Clark- ChetArt Banner Balderdash

| August 27, 2014

I had the pleasure of meeting fellow exhibitor James Clark at SDCC 2014. He hired me to work up an illustration and design for a banner that showcased his various talents. James requested a frog and ukulele with a turn-of-the-century Victorian feel. The resulting character (above) came about. Be sure to check out his wide […]

A Shop Called Quest- TMNT Show

| August 25, 2014

A Shop Called Quest presents a “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” show with reception Saturday August 30th. My contribution is titled “Teenage Mutant Samurai Turtle.” The finished piece is a form of monoprint: Giclee print with gold leafing pen details added to enhance the yellow and orange details in the armor. Update: “A Shop Called Quest” […]

Field Notes- ChetArt

| August 22, 2014

Whether you need to make a grocery list or take notes on your latest Kaiju or Steampunk Monkey sighting, ChetArt Field Notes can come to your rescue. These compact and handy notebooks measure at 3.5″ x 5″ and contain 32 lined pages appropriate for an infinite number of note taking, random thoughts or memory enhancing […]

Hero Complex Gallery- I Am The Law/Life of Crime

| August 11, 2014

Hero Complex Gallery presents the show “I Am The Law/A Life of Crime” opening Friday, August 15th. The show pays tribute to both cops and criminals across a wide spectrum of films and pop culture. My submission draws upon the fond memory of my first viewing of “Bullitt.” Director Peter Yates’ iconic car chase down […]

2014 Austin Craft Riot Summer Show

| August 8, 2014

If you’re in or around the Austin area next weekend, make time to attend the third annual Austin Craft Riot Summer Show. Packed with creative goodness, shop from among almost 70 unique local artist’s works. Located inside the air conditioned Austin Music Hall, it’s the perfect way to enjoy a summer weekend. Food trucks will […]

8 Bit and Beyond 2- Bottleneck Gallery

| August 5, 2014

Opening August 8th- “8 Bit and Beyond 2,” a video game themed show at Bottleneck Gallery. The ChetArt contribution, titled “It’s On” mixes Donkey Kong with the iconic Aurora King Kong model. Like this:Like Loading…

Steampunk Monkey Nation- Gallery of Heroes

| July 31, 2014

Portfolio portrait gallery. Eight 5″ x 7″ portraits with stories on reverse. The Gallery of Heroes is a  collection of Eight Steampunk Monkey Nation personalities, presented in a paper portfolio case. Each 5″ x 7″ piece is printed on heavy duty linen card stock with portrait and gear on one side and short story on […]

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