Dave Warshaw of The Creepy Creeps in Color Ink Book art show!

Friday, July 29th, Color Ink Book art leaps out of the coloring books and onto the walls of WWA Gallery. Shades of Ray – Color Ink Book’s 3rd Anniversary Showcase features the talents of Alex Pardee, Andrew Bell, Angry Woebots (Aaron Martin), Anthony Ausgang, C J Metzger, Chris Ryniak, Dan Goodsell, Dave Crosland AKA King Gum, Dave Warshaw, David Arshawsky, David Lozeau, Deph, Deryke Cardenaz, “Dirty” Donny Gillies, Dolla, DrilOne, Fernando Berger, Frijol Boy, Goreilla, Heiko Müller, J*RYU, James Henry Dufresne, Jason Limon, JC Rivera, Jim Mahfood AKA Food One, John “Spanky” Stokes, kaNO, Kevin Gosselin, Leecifer, Luke Chueh, Martin Ontiveros, MCA, Miss Mindy, Mr. Shane Jessup, Ritzy Periwinkle, Sam Arshawsky, Shawn “Shawnimals” Smith, Sket One, Skinner, Steff Bomb, Steven J Daily, Tom Haubrick, Travis Lampe, Yosiell Lorenzo, many of whom will be in attendance.

July 1: Mark Todd’s Force Field at La Luz de Jesus Gallery

Mark Todd continues his process of reinterpreting, deconstructing and adopting classic iconic comic imagery in his July 2011 La Luz de Jesus Gallery show, “Force Field”. The works reference snippets of abstracted comics and combine many covers and characters, melding them together in mixed media paintings and layered collage works, producing rich layers of oozing, fragmented and multiple plains. Anchoring the show will be a large dimensional centerpiece installation – a ¾ scale comics inspired fireworks stand composed of wood, chicken wire, lights and flags with painted surfaces.

An interview with Lydia Emily and peek at a Street-Art Paste Up

An interview with Lydia Emily Note: Lydia Emily has just been booked to appear on Radio Alchymy, KPFK, Pacifica Radio, next Wednesday night/ Thursday am May 19th.KPFK will be raffling off five of Lydia Emily’s Winston Churchill pieces. www.kpfk.org/programs/136-radioalchymy.html     Q: You were at one time a folk artist who painted scenes of a … Read more

5/5 – 5/6: Peter Shire and Pop Sequentialism at La Luz de Jesus

La Luz de Jesus May 2011 PREVIEWS UP! click the links to see previews of the shows               Peter Shire’s Echo Park Pottery Hokkaido Story Revisited: Late Spring Exhibition & Book Release Opening Reception: Thurs, May 5th, 7-9 pm Pop-Sequentialism: From Watchmen to The Walking Dead, Great Comic Book … Read more

5/1: Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Benefit Auction

Final plans are in motion for the Auction and Party featuring more than 100 artists’ work to benefit the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery. Don’t miss this evening of creativity and fun with a mix of artists and creators, business, cultural, and civic leaders – all celebrating LAMAG’s legacy and its bright future.

Lotsa new stuff in the Dionysus cart!

The Treasures of Long Gone John DVD $19.95 Teen A Go Go DVD $9.95 JJ and the Real Jerks – The Future Is Now (and it stinks) 7″ $3.95 The Love Me Nots – The Demon and the Devotee LP $14.95 VA – Dangerhouse Volume 1 LP $12.95 Middle Class – Out of Vogue The … Read more

New issue of Pop Surrealism Magazine on the web and in print!

Please have a look at the new issue of Pop Surrealism Magazine – a visual art publication geared towards the Pop Surrealism scene around Southern California. You can read the Spring 2011 issue on -line for free, you can also download to your iPad and iPHone for free! The print version of the magazine will … Read more

4/1: Gleason, Lim, Shinya, Watts – afterparty with Dick and Jane!

Friday April First – A fantastic four-person art exhibition at La Luz de Jesus at 8pm featuring Mark Gleason, Daniel Lim, Danni Shinya Luo and Heather Watts – plus an official free after-party at Taix Restaurant featuring The Dick and Jane Family Orchestra!

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