Archive for September, 2009

I love Japan!

September 30, 2009

I found video this morning of a project going on in Japan. They’re creating 1:1 scale sized statues of popular robot anime characters. From the information I could gather, they created Gundam first, and are about to complete Gigantor.

Gigantor

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Kindlines

September 23, 2009

kindlines_webHere’s the poster for the Kindlines show I’m involved with. The auction begins on September 26th. 100% of the proceeds from sale of the artwork goes to benefit Surfaid International.

Protect Insurance Companies PSA

September 22, 2009

I watched this on Funny or Die this morning. It’s classic.

Protect Insurance Companies PSA

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Talk Story

September 22, 2009

surfstoryprojectRobb Havassy recently put out this this book called Surf Story Project. It’s a collection of 88 artists who are also surfers, me being one of them. We tell stories and have our artwork on display. It’s a great combo. Check it out!

SurfAid International Art Benefit

September 21, 2009

All_That's_LeftIn a few days this piece of art I did will be auctioned off to benefit SurfAid International. The show will be at the Quiksilver Soho Store in NYC. For more information follow this link. 100% of the proceeds go to SurfAid, so break out those checkbooks.

DC Art Show

September 21, 2009

ilfflier_bothHere is an upcoming show I will have art in:

Art Whino and The International Lifeline Fund (“ILF”) present Life Essentials, a four-city tour that brings together the best Visual and Musical Artists in support of ILF’s ground-breaking humanitarian and environmental projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. 

The exhibit will feature the works of over 100 artists from across the country and around the globe. The tour will kick off in Washington, D.C. with a two-night event on Thursday and Saturday, September 24 and 26. Following the D.C. launch, the show will hit the road with stops at Art Basel in South Beach on December 5-6, New York City in March, and San Francisco in June. 

Thursday, September 24, 2009, will be an invitation-only event featuring live musical performances, a presentation by ILF, and an exclusive sneak preview of the artwork in advance of the official opening of the “Life Essentials” show on Saturday. Guests will be given the opportunity to purchase the artwork and otherwise to support ILF’s vital mission through participation in a silent auction and individual donations. Many celebrities, politicians, ambassadors, and other DC power players are expected to attend. Savory hor’dourves and sweet desserts will be served along with libations. 

Saturday, September 26, 2009, will be the official “Life Essentials” art show opening kicking off the four city tour at the Portals Theater in Washington, DC, Art Whino opens this incredible art show and reception party featuring a night of lush entertainment by Ancient Astronauts, ESL music’s newest signed talent from Germany, who will headline the evening with a special performance, setting the mood for this spectacular evening.

1236 Maryland Ave. SW Washington DC 20024

Saturday, September 26th, from 6pm – 12pm 
$25 – Non Profit Donation Entry Fee
The upstairs Art Exhibit is Free and open to the public

Calendar

September 2, 2009

UntitledI just received my copy of the 2010 Waterman’s Ball Calendar put out by SIMA (Surf Industry Manufacturers Association) Environmental Fund. I was fortunate to have one of my pieces of art published in it this year. This calendar is given out at the Waterman’s Ball every year to the head honchos of the surf industry.

Substituted By Blue

September 1, 2009

I like to watch Belinda Baggs surf. She has a lot of finesse. This is a short movie by Patagonia well worth checking out.