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In My Room

“Accumulations (In My Room)” is one of two and a half pieces that I made for a group show that opens and closes tonight in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Participating artists: Chelsey Pettyjohn, Hazel Lee Santino, Hannah Lee, Iain Burke, John Garcia, Jordin Isip, Leah Goren, Leigh Cunningham, Luna Medina, Lyejm Kallas-Lewis, Masuko Jo. Please stop by if you can.

In My Room
619 6th Ave. #1C, Brooklyn, NY
Opening/Closing Reception, Friday, June 28, 7 – 11 pm

Accumulations (In My Room), mixed media on wood panel, 5″ x 5″

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Tiny Trifecta 3

One three pieces that I made for the annual Tiny Trifecta exhibit at Cotton Candy Machine. Three tiny pieces from each artist, priced at $100 each. Artists include: AJ Fosik, Jason Holley, Jim Houser, Aya Kakeda, Tara McPherson, Saelee Oh, Mark Ryden, Souther Salazar, Isabel Samaras, Jeff Soto, and Adam Wallacavage. The opening reception is June 15, 7 – 11 pm.

Tiny Trifecta 3
June 15 – July 7, 2013
Cotton Candy Machine
235 South 1st St., Brooklyn, NY

Untitled, mixed media on paper, 4″ x 6″

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Velvet Club calendar

First version of an illustration for the June 2013 concert and dj calendar for the Velvet Club in Málaga, Spain.

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Brooklyn Bridge 130th Anniversary Group Show

A collaborative piece I did with Hannah Lee for the Brooklyn Bridge 130th Anniversary Group Show. All the works in it use in some way the “Chocolate Brown Enamel” paint used to do touch ups on the Brooklyn Bridge. Yes, all works are homages to the bridge.

Brooklyn Bridge 130th Anniversary Group Show
May 24 – June 30, 2013
Urban Folk Art Gallery, 101 Smith St., Brooklyn, NY
Opening Reception, Friday, May 24, 7 – 10 pm

Landscape, mixed media on wood panel, 12″ x 12″

 

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‘Am I an Immigrant Writer?’ for The New York Times

‘Am I an Immigrant Writer?’ A piece for this past weekend’s The New York Times Sunday Review. Art director, Matt Dorfman.

Read the article and see the illustration on The New York Times Opinion Pages blog here.

 

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Wider Than a Postcard

Here’s one of three pieces I made for Wider Than a Postcard, a huge group show curated by Sven Davis. It opens tonight at Breeze Block Gallery in Portland, Oregon. All works are 4″ x 6″ and are based on locations that the artists have lived in. Mine are Queens, NY; Providence, RI; and Brooklyn, NY.

Wider Than a Postcard
May 2 – June 1, 2013
Breeze Block Gallery, 323 NW 6th Ave, Portland, OR
Opening: May 2, 6 – 10 pm

Brooklyn, mixed media on paper, 4″ x 6″

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An Evening of Crepes and Drawing

An invitation for an evening of crepes and drawing. Collaboration with Monica Ramos.

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A small painting for Yesterday Today Tomorrow

Yesterday Today Tomorrowthe art of Chris PastrasTim Kerr and friends
plus a record release party for the reissue of the Big Boys debut lp Where’s My Towel?
March 9 – May 12, 2013
Ranch -n- Roll, 5106 Fountain Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Opening Reception, Saturday, March 9, 5 – 9 pm

Green Sleeve, mixed media on wood panel, 6″ x 6″

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Single Fare 3

One of three pieces made on used MetroCards for Single Fare 3

Single Fare 3 organized by Michael Kagan and Jean-Pierre Roy
February 13 – 22, 2013
RH Gallery, 137 Duane Street, NYC
Opening Reception, Wednesday, February 13, 6 – 9 pm

 

 

 

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2013 Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition

The second day of judging the Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition. Thirty judges over five days will view and vote on a record 8,595 total submissions. This is my first year as Chairman of the Competition, the jury is fantastic, and it has been great fun so far. Best of luck to all the students that have entered the competition.

Day 2 jury: clockwise from bottom left: Carin Berger, Joe Sorren, Chang Park, Philip Fivel Nessen, Robin Williams, Matt Leines.

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