Illustration Blog

Strange Beasts 2- Guzu Gallery Show

| March 26, 2014

Guzu Gallery in Austin presents its “Strange Beasts 2” show with a tribute to Godzilla, the king of the monsters. Each artist was asked to pair Godzilla off with the foe of their choice. My contribution, titled “Boss Battle,” matches Godzilla with King Kong for some fierce two player combat. Available as a signed limited edition […]

Mint Condition Issue #3- Ltd. Gallery Seattle

| March 25, 2014

“Ka-Pow!” Ltd. Gallery in Seattle will be presenting their “Mint Condition Issue #3″ art show with a reception on Friday March 28th. The theme is all things comic book related with a tip of the cape to Emerald City Comicon just down the street from the gallery. My contributions are a Napoleon Dynamite/Batman mashup and […]

ChetArt Storewide Sale

| March 21, 2014

To celebrate passing the milestone of 5000 sales, the ChetArt online shop is offering a storewide 20% off sale. (Limited time offer. Sale ends without notice.) Visit here to browse over 650 items on sale.

King For a Day Show- Hero Complex Gallery

| March 18, 2014

Hero Complex Gallery presents the “King For A Day” art show, a tribute to Stephen King’s full body of collected works. A portion of the proceeds from the show will benefit Mr. King’s charity, The Haven Foundation.  The Haven Foundation is a non-profit service that benefits freelance creatives of all types that find themselves unable […]

Strange Beasts 2 Show

| March 11, 2014

The “Strange Beasts 2″ art show will showcase a variety of artist’s work with the theme of Godzilla vs. the foe of their choice at Austin’s Guzu Gallery. ChetArt will be represented with a limited edition of 25. Stayed tuned for more as the reception date draws near.

ChetArt in Ender’s Game set design

| February 21, 2014

(click image to enlarge) A group of ChetArt images were used in the set design for Ender’s room in the film Ender’s Game. (see previous post) Along with the purchased images, (Space Race Monkey on display behind Asa Butterfield’s head,) the set designers also included the promo pieces I sent along (Society of Sinister Simians […]

Austin Flea- Valentine’s Day Style

| February 7, 2014

If you’re in the Austin area on Saturday, come on over to the Austin Flea event and take care of all your Valentine’s Day shopping. 40+ ultra-talented artists will be presenting their handmade creations, including ChetArt. Located at Opal Divine’s Penn Field from 11AM-5PM. Skip the stale gas station box of chocolates for something truly […]

Classic Poetry For Dogs: Why Do I Chase Thee

| February 4, 2014

I had the pleasure of supplying 16 portraits of famous literary figures in the guise of dogs for “Classic Poetry for Dogs: Why Do I Chase Thee.” The talented Jessica Swaim expertly expands on my series concept Literary Pets series trading cards with her own hilarious character bios. In addition, the book is filled with […]

Ltd. Gallery- CATZ! show

| January 23, 2014

(Click Image to Enlarge) Ltd. Gallery in Seattle will be opening its CATZ! show with a reception Feb. 1st. 6PM-10PM. I’m proud to be a part of the event with 2 pieces. The Star Wars mashup “Grumpy the Hutt” (pictured above) and my feline version of tom cat Daryl Dixon pays tribute to The “Walking […]

Ghosts, Monsters and Flair

| January 20, 2014

“Who You Gonna Call” signed tribute print Marking its 30 year anniversary, “Ghostbusters” busted on to the pop-culture landscape with insanely humorous vengeance. With Ivan Reitman’s skilled direction and the comic genius of Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis leading the pack of a stellar cast of actors, it was an instant classic. It […]

Hero Complex Gallery- Imagined Worlds

| January 10, 2014

Hero Complex Gallery’s next show is titled “Imagined Worlds.”  The theme encompasses works inspired by the films of Guillermo del Toro, Terry Gilliam, Stanley Kubrick, David Lynch & Ridley Scott. I’m honored to be a part of the event with 2 Stanley Kubrick themed entries, “A Clockwork Banana” and “Dr. Strangemonk.” Opening reception is Friday […]

Blue Genie 2013-ChetArt

| December 20, 2013

It’s the last weekend of holiday shopping before Christmas at this year’s Blue Genie Art Bazaar. ChetArt is represented with signed prints, card sets, coloring books and nightlights. Shop from 140+ artists in this unique venue through Dec. 24th.

RBDG Christmas Cards

| December 2, 2013

2013 (Click Image to Enlarge) For over 20 years I’ve had the honor of creating the Christmas card for Russ Berger Design Group. Russ has always been a hands off client, allowing me to have fun with whatever silliness I can come up with. Russ creates audio design for some big names and it’s always […]

ChetArt at Blue Genie Art Bazaar

| November 29, 2013

The 2013 Blue Genie Art Bazaar is a month-long holiday retail venue of artist’s work. Check out 140+ artist’s work, including items from ChetArt, now through Dec. 24th. More pictures of the venue to come.

Non-Sports Update Magazine

| November 27, 2013

A big thanks goes out to Roxanne Toser for this great spotlight on the Non-Sport Update Magazine blog. An even bigger thanks to the legendary Len Brown for pointing her in the direction of my work. I had the pleasure of meeting Len, now a fellow Austinite, at a recent showing of my work.

Blue Genie Art Bazaar

| November 25, 2013

Starting this Friday through the 24th of December, you can find a variety of ChetArt merchandise available at this year’s legendary Blue Genie Art Bazaar. If you’re in the Austin area during the holidays, be sure to put a trip to this fantastic shopping experience (140+ artists) on your list of things to do. Find […]

This is not a dog

| November 21, 2013

Born on this day in 1898, surrealist painter René Magritte gave the world a unique vision. My tribute to the artist, titled René Pugritte celebrates his many visual accomplishments including his painting of a dog collar titled “This is not a dog collar.”


| November 2, 2013

“Truthiness” is my tribute to the comic genius of Stephen Colbert. I can’t imagine having to deal with the insanity of politics without Mr. Colbert’s brilliant ability to provide a humorous release valve. He’s not afraid of tackling any issue. (Except…. bears.) Visit the online shop here for the signed 11 x 14 tribute print.

2014 ChetArt Calendars

| October 25, 2013

Land of Kaiju Desktop Calendar New ChetArt 2014 Desktop calendars are now available. Choose from Japanese monsters, Literary Pets and Sinister Simians, or put one each in every room! CD calendar case design. Pages are contained within a specialized calendar CD case, which flips open to easily display on a desk, table or any other […]

The Return of Big Tex Art Show

| October 4, 2013

“The Return of Big Tex” by Chet Phillips Last year Big Tex, the iconic statue and official greeter to the annual State Fair of Texas, was destroyed in a fire. The new version was recently unveiled and there will be an art show to celebrate his return. The Return of Big Tex art show opens […]