Congratulations to Guillermo del Toro for winning the best direction and best picture Oscars for “The Shape of Water.” I had the pleasure of creating his portrait for the Gallery 1988 show in 2015. Just a handful of limited edition prints still available, now in the ChetArt shop.
A selection from the ChetArt matchbox art series are now available on boxes of matches. Each box showcases two different images. The matchboxes measure 2.5″ x 1.75″ containing unique cactus thorn matches.
Visit the ChetArt Etsy shop for two listings:
Hero Complex Gallery presents an art show devoted to the films of director John McTiernan. My contribution imagines a portrait of the creature from Predator creating havoc in ancient Japan. Framed version including gold foiling pen details will be available in the gallery.
Smaller 11 x 14 signed Giclee prints (without gold foiling) now available in the ChetArt shop.
The Blue Genie Art Bazaar is a unique holiday shopping experience held annually in Austin, TX. The event runs from Black Friday through Christmas Eve, open every day from 10AM-10PM (closing at 6PM on Christmas Eve.) With 200+ artists on display, it’s always an honor to be included. If you’re in Austin or plan to visit during the holidays, be sure to Chet it out.
“Got a Light?” is a 6″ x 12″ wall calendar displaying a variety of pop culture characters in the form of vintage matchbox labels. “Sci-Fi Transport” displays 12 vehicles from science fiction movies and TV and is presented in a CD case sized desktop format (measures 5.4″ x 4.65″) Both are printed on 100 gloss book paper. Wall calendar is wire bound with hanger and desktop version comes in plastic CD case that flips open for display.
Samurai Delicatessen by Chet Phillips
Taking Austin Books’ birth year, 1977, as their inspiration, twenty-three talented artists will help pay tribute to the legendary comic book store via limited edition prints and original artwork. For the “Spirit of ’77” show, I created 2 pieces celebrating 2 pop culture icons from the year 1977. Saturday Night Live’s Samurai Delicatessen skit with John Belushi and Chewbacca from Star Wars. Signed prints available online now:
Planet Kashyyyk Matches by Chet Phillips
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.