LOS ANGELES, CA: New Image Art is pleased to present, “Tonight, We Fight!” a group show curated by Luke Pelletier, featuring Ben Jensen, Dillon Froelich, Eric McHenry, John Malta, Luke Pelletier, Michael Hsiung, Mildred, Miles Jackson, Nathan Brown, Pacolli, Sean Morria, Teddy Kelly and Yarrow Slaps, opening Saturday, June 22, 7pm-10pm. A group art exhibition that explores the conflicts, compromises, shared opportunities, collaborations, and joint efforts, or lack there of, involved in working, alongside others, towards a common goal. There will be a limited edition zine at the opening that includes work from all of the artists.
TONIGHT WE FIGHT
SATURDAY, JUNE 22ND
7 – 10 PM
NEW IMAGE ART
7920 SANTA MONICA BLVD
LOS ANGELES, CA
I’ll be participating in an upcoming group show, Out Of Towners, which features myself, Jason Arnold, and Andrew Mecum, at Seeing Things Gallery. Show opens Saturday, April 20th from 7 pm to 11 pm. We all at some point lived in San Jose and moved away, but this show nicely brings us all back. Also, check out the Q&A I did with Seeing Things Gallery find out how the hell I ended up in SJ and why I left, and what am I doing now.
I spend the majority of my day completely alone, working away in a tiny attic studio space with little to no human interaction or distractions. So, like we all do when things get slow, I like to take a not so leisurely stroll down the interweb worm hole in hopes of finding some new inspiration. About a year ago, I came across the poster work of Ken Taylor, a Melbourne based illustrator and designer, and was completely blown away by his overall sick style and the pain staking detail in his line work. And I was equally stoked to see this board graphic he did for Australia’s Elan skateboards. So sick. Ever since, whenever I complete an illustration that I’m super stoked on, I make sure I go back and browse through Ken’s work, just to keep my ego in check and to remind myself that there’s still a long way to go.
Anyway, below are just a few samples of his work – you can check out more at kentaylor.com.au. And I just found out that he’ll be showing some work at the Mondo Gallery, March 15th, as part of SXSW in Austin this year. 4115 Guadalupe St., Austin, TX. 7-10 pm. Worth checking out if your in the area.
Thanks for the inspiration man – much respect.