the autumn society's 8 bit calavera show at groundkontrol in porland, or! everyone's NES cartridge skulls together to make one giant skull. as much as i would have loved to visit portland, i didn't, but here are some photos from the show. i'm in love with some of them, excluding mine.. but if you forget what mine looks like, see it again here !
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Monday, November 29, 2010
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Tuesday, November 23, 2010
paddles! one of many i made for my show at red horse gallery. i've been posting some recently, but i've been saving my favorites to show as the show opening gets closer. so the next bunch to come just get better and better. in my opinion at least. so i'm building up the anticipation... for myself, i guess. get excited! opens november 29, reception december 16. get ready for the amazingness of the KAOTIC KRITTERS!
Monday, November 22, 2010
screwball the skunk for my show at redhorse gallery. when i sketched him out, i drew him holding a flower, but tim suggested to draw metal nuts instead. i did screws because they are more aesthetically pleasing to my eyes, but kept to the same basic idea. thanks to crappy picture texts, he thought the kritter was a squirrel, hence the nut idea.. and thus the birth of screwball the skunk. i wish it was a better story.
Friday, November 19, 2010
recently i was asked by a fellow nottingham high school graduate, mike steele, to borrow some of my artwork for his murder mystery play at our good ol' high school. the play was called "a murderous night at the museum" so of course they needed artwork for their museum. the best part was that it was supposed to be a "bad" museum from what i was told. joke's on you cause my "bad" artwork all sold. take that!
i was pretty psyched they asked to show my work in their play. i didn't get the chance to see the play, but it seemed to have gone well. the students bought all the prints of my kritters that were borrowed, some fought over the giraffe print, and there's even some interest in commissioning me for work. which was fully unexpected. so thanks to mike and matt steele, and everyone else who worked hard on this year's nottingham murder mystery! happy to be a part of it.
Thursday, November 18, 2010
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
clunker the adorable harmonica-playing horsie! another kaotic kritter i made in preparation for my kaotic kritter show at red horse gallery, opening november 29 (reception dec 16)
i was in love with my inital sketch of clunker, but in my attempt not to use the same colors over and over again for kritter paintings, my mind wandered and he ended up being peach-ish. i love the pink and lime green, but i fear the peach makes him look like a hairless horse. tim, who's not afraid to tell me when i suck, reassured me that he doesn't. i don't believe him..
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Monday, November 15, 2010
also, check back soon for some 3-dimensional back to the future art in very near future!
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Thursday, November 4, 2010
yesterday i had the most productive day in a long time. finally. my motivation is finally at it's highest which is a wonderful thing considering how much i have to get done. today i fully finished 3 kaotic kritters and started 2 more for my KAOTIC KRITTER show at the red horse gallery starting at the end of this month (with a reception on december 16, mark your calendar! i'll be posting about that as it gets closer). i also have been working on other projects/commissions, a piece for the "a sailor's grave" art show (a tribute to norman "sailor jerry" collins) in philly next week, "playtime" art show with the autumn society (a toy drive and fundraiser) in december, aaand, i was invited to participate in an art auction in may with vsa arts of nj. so that's what you have to look forward to seeing from me.