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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 […]

Children of the 80s Art Show- Guzu Gallery

| July 30, 2014

(Click to Enlarge) Guzu Gallery presents an art show titled “Children of the 80s” with an opening on Friday August 1st. My contribution, titled “Pee Wee and Mr. T” pays homage to a host of Pee Wee Herman offerings, including “The Pee Wee Herman Show,” “Pee Wee’s Playhouse” and the movie “Pee Wee’s Big Adventure.” […]

San Diego Comic Con 2014

| July 30, 2014

ChetArt Booth in the Small Press Section The 2014 San Diego Comic Con was a non-stop whirlwind of fun this year. With 4 hours of preview night on Wednesday and 4 full days through Sunday, we saw lots of familiar faces and made loads of new friends. We arrived on Tuesday. From the front door […]

World of Playing Cards

| July 18, 2014

The World of Playing Cards posted a wonderful review of the “Steam Ark”  set. Like this:Like Loading…

ChetArt- San Diego Comic Con 2014

| July 17, 2014

Located in the Small Press Pavilion, Booth O-01 across from Oni Press This year San Diego will be hosting its annual International Comic Con from July 23rd-July 27th, (preview night on the 23rd from 6PM-9PM.) ChetArt will be represented in the Small Press Pavilion in booth O-01 (across from the Oni Press booth.) This year’s […]

Fantasy in the City Show- Ltd. Art Gallery

| July 10, 2014

July 18th marks the opening of Ltd. Art Gallery’s “Fantasy in the City” show. Artists will present their concepts of characters from various worlds of fantasy placed in modern day surroundings. My contribution (above)  is titled “Sauron’s Raiders.” Visit the official Facebook event page HERE for more. Like this:Like Loading…

ChetArt Vinyl Stickers

| July 8, 2014

“Coin Operated” (a.k.a. Lil’ Cthulhu) measures approx. 4″ x 3″ New in the ChetArt shop: Vinyl stickers that showcase 2 images from the “Childhood” book and print series. Both are printed on high quality vinyl, appropriate for either indoor or outdoor use. “Big Wheel Turning” measures approx. 4″ x 3.5″ ~Find Both in the ChetArt […]

Steam Ark Playing Cards

| June 25, 2014

Steam Ark is an alternate universe of Victorian, Steampunk flavored animal characters. Each group is comprised of a particular type of animal: Aerie Clan- Birds, Simian Clan- Monkeys and Apes, Woodland Clan- Forest Creatures and Predator Clan- Big Cats. 52 individual portraits of characters from each Clan are represented in a casino quality, plastic coated […]

Steam Ark Trading Cards

| June 25, 2014

The Steam Ark trading card set delves into the lives and occupations of the inhabitants of a Victorian Steampunk alternate universe. 52 cards in all, each has a full color portrait with name, affiliations, Clan motto, rank, specialties and quote on the reverse. Cards measure 2.25″ x 3.75″ and are printed on 100 gloss stock. […]

Childhood- ChetArt Hand Bound Book

| June 11, 2014

48 Page Book- 20 Color Illustrations with Text and Haiku Poems “Childhood“ is a hand bound book of Japanese styled illustrations paying homage to nostalgic activities and toys. Each image showcases playful parodies of a variety of characters from films, TV and pop culture. This 48 page book contains 20 full color illustrations. Haiku poetry […]

Father’s Day- Give The Gift of ChetArt

| May 25, 2014

Father’s Day is just around the corner. Shop from hundreds of items in the ChetArt online store for fun images Dads will love. ~Click Here To Browse the Store~ Previewed above, starting top left: Monkey Trek  Monkey Wars  Breaking Bad  The Big Lebowski  Sanctuary  Lord Cthulhu  MST3K Attacks!  The Wagging Dead   Like this:Like Loading…

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