Veep Art Show- Gallery 1988 & HBO

Gallery 1988 and HBO present a Veep art show. Opening reception Friday April 14th. My piece for the show, “Second to None,” has also been used for the show’s announcement card.

Happy Birthday Kurt Russell

Happy Birthday Kurt Russell, action hero icon and star of Big Trouble in Little China.

ChetArt Matchbox Display Racks

Display spin racks are ready for upcoming shows. A selection of 60+ prints that emulate the feel of vintage matchbox labels pay tribute to a variety of pop culture characters and objects. Each display is topped with a giant matchbox, complete with matches. Look for these soon at: FanExpo Dallas, Comicpalooza and Alamo City Comic Con.

Nothing New- 90s Tribute Art Show

“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.

~Find Limited Edition Signed Prints Here~

Parks and Rec Tribute Show

Ron Swanson tribute from the Parks and Rec tribute art show.

Signed prints available here

Gallery 1988- Rick & Morty Show

Gallery 1988 presents an official Rick & Morty art show. My contributions reference the characters Cronenberg Rick and Cronenberg Morty from the episode titled “Rick Potion #9.”

Online shop links:

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Blue Genie Art Bazaar 2016

chetartbluegenieboothsmThe ChetArt Blue Genie Art Bazaar booth is ready for shoppers!

The 2016 Blue Genie Art Bazaar is an Austin, TX tradition. The event opens on Black Friday/November 25th at 10AM and will be open from 10AM-10PM every day forward until Christmas Eve (6PM.) With almost 200 artist’s spaces filled with local and handmade goods, this is an event well worth attending for all your fun and unique holiday gifts. This year Blue Genie will be at a new and beautiful location- 6100 Airport Blvd. across from ACC Highland.

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Postcard Show- Gallery 1988

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“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:

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Room of Requirement

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“The Room of Requirement” by Chet Phillips

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Gallery 1988- Tiny Tales Show

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“Mr. Toad” by Chet Phillips

Gallery 1988 (East) in conjunction with Tree and Rock presents “Tiny Tales,” an art show with a children’s book theme. My contribution pays tribute to “Wind in the Willows” with “Mr. Toad.”

Limited Edition Prints Available Here

National Lampoon Tribute Prints

animalhouse640Two National Lampoon film classics are paid tribute with quotes, icons and portraits. “Double Secret Probation” showcases John Belushi, a.k.a. Bluto from “Animal House.”

Chevy Chase a.k.a. Clark Griswold represents the time honored original “Vacation” with quotes and icons, complete with Walley World sign. Each is available as signed 11 x 14 prints in the ChetArt shop.

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Geek Art Vol. 3

geekartelementssquaresmVolume 3 of the Geek-Art Anthology has been released in France. ChetArt is represented with 2 spreads showcasing Series 1 of Lights! Camera! Kitties! U.S. version will be available in the future.

Rock ‘Em Snark ‘Em Robots- Gallery 1988

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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.

~Limited Edition Prints Available Here~

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Imaginary Friends: A Field Guide

ifbookcover640On a crisp November morning in 1889, our world was transformed with the appearance of a dimensional rift behind the sleepy cottage of Conrad Rookwood Corrigan. The mysterious world populated by Imaginary Friends was revealed and humankind would never be the same.

Imaginary Friends: A Cross-Dimensional Field Guide introduces the basics of this monumental event with facts and details of the discovery, character studies, the formation of an exploration team and even pop culture influences.

This 31 page pamphlet book written and illustrated by Chet Phillips focuses on the magical revelations gathered from the “Age of Imagined Enlightenment.”

“A must read for anyone interested in the future of cross-dimensional alliances.”
— Argus Pringlesheet

“The quintessential introductory guide for learning about Imaginary Friends.”
— Primble Quackenwise

characterspread2A selection of 24 notable Imaginary Friends included with biographies, classifications and quotes.

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Summer Show ATX @ Brazos Hall

atx-summer-showSaturday Sept. 17th ChetArt will be set up and selling at the 5th Annual Summer Show ATX . Get more info here.

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ChetArt Quote Mashup T-Shirts

BadgesShirtTwo new T-Shirts available in the ChetArt TeePublic shop.

Pop culture characters matched with famous quotes from other pop culture references. Judge Dredd and Robocop proclaim a famous quote from the movie The Treasure of the Sierra Madra. Godzilla decries a quote from Kermit the Frog.

~FIND THEM IN THE CHETART T-SHIRT SHOP~

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Bob’s Burgers Hawk & Chick Variant

HawkChickSigning1A 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.

Hawk and ChickPrintVariantThe variant stands out from the original by including two additional Kaijus in the distance, as well as a “Chet” chop in the lower right area.

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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.

~shop here for it at Gallery 1988~

San Diego Comic Con 2016

ChetBoothOur 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.

WD2Hands down the most effective and popular display on the floor was the Walking Dead lineup. Many of the figures looked so lifelike you expected them to blink and move.

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TMNTSuicide SS1JesterBatman4 Batman3 Batman2 batman1 AntManScoobyDooA lot of fun cosplay wandered by over the course of the show.

JeffGreat friend and supporter Jeff Vaca. What’s in the box? I’ll never tell!

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SuicideSquadThe crowds went wild as the cast of Suicide Squad, led by Will Smith, entered the exhibit floor and greeted the screaming crowd from the DC balcony.

JimClarkFellow exhibitor Jim Clark hired me to create a steampunk frog themed banner for his booth. He proudly poses next to his “ChetArt.”

ChogrinOn 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.

WStoutThunderbirdsSpaceGhost SmilePPGirls PostersOutcas orc NickKrampus GuardiansGhostbuster GhostBike Ghost futurama2 futurama1 funko Felix FBeasts FalconConan2 ConanCap Burden Bugs BrideBatmanRobinChetShirtChetArt T-Shirt sighting!

paulWe have the best neighbors in Small Press. Across from us is the incredibly talented and funny Paul Friedrich.

RyanRyan 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.

ShingShing Yin Knor, a.k.a. Sawdust Bear creates work that is detailed, beautiful and infused with lots of humor.

LianaJoshLiana Hee completed her first SDCC in Small Press to great success. I caught this picture as Josh Shalek, another Small Press hero was visiting.

CurioCoOur 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.

BoothCrowdThank you to all the fans and great supporters who came by to make this year a giant success for ChetArt!

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Road Rage

RoadRagePrint“Road Rage” showcases a trio of Japanese Kaijus enjoying a carefree Saturday afternoon. 11″ x 14″ signed prints available.

Japanese text on left translates to: “Spending the afternoon gliding along the polished surface, these masters of destruction take time out from terrorizing the countryside to enjoy some harmless spinning, bumping and crashing.”

~Signed print available here~

Monster Trucks- Prints & Accordion Book

GodzillaPrint“Monster Trucks” is a collection of ten classic Japanese Kaiju creatures riding in tricked out trucks. The group comprises the “Rolling Thunder Kaiju Club” est. 1954.

Member roster:

“Barrel Roll” Baragon, “Sky Wheelie” King Kong, “The Hammer” Mechagodzilla, “Belly Dragger” King Ghidorah, “Wheelie Freak” Gigan, “Mud Flap” Mothra, “Freestyle” Gamera, “T-Bone King” Godzilla, “The Cyclone” Anguirus and “McFlip” Mechani-Kong.

~”8 x 10″ prints of each available here~

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Monster Trucks Accordion Book

Get the entire group as they pose for their annual rally in this compact little handmade accordion book. Measures 4.75″ x 4.75″ with a variety of beautiful Japanese paper covers.

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Rumble in R’lyeh and Mystery Kabuki

GreetCards-ChetArtCrop“Rumble in R’lyeh” and “Mystery Kabuki” greeting cards now available in the ChetArt shop:

~Shop For Greeting Cards Here~