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.
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
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.
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.
The 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.
Yumi Ashiguru Stormtrooper from Bandai.
Our 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.
Fellow exhibitor Jim Clark hired me to create a steampunk frog themed banner for his booth. He proudly poses next to his “ChetArt.”
On 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.
We have the best neighbors in Small Press. Across from us is the incredibly talented and funny Paul Friedrich.
Ryan 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.
Shing Yin Knor, a.k.a. Sawdust Bear creates work that is detailed, beautiful and infused with lots of humor.
Our 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.
Lights! Camera! Kitties! Part II The Sequel adds to the previous collection of cats in movies and TV. This latest group of eight 5″ x 7″ full color glossy postcards pays tribute to:
-Cat Wars: The Force Awakens
-The Cat Who Lived (Harry Potter)
-Imperator Furryosa (Mad Max)
-Cathiss Everdeen (Hunger Games)
-Doctor No! (James Bond)
-Lord of the Ringworm
-Indiana Jonesy (Indiana Jones/Alien)
8″ x 10″ and 11″ x 14″ archival signed prints are also available.