Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Fresh!


Tenacious Toys and Nemo are putting together a custom "toy" show for Halloween 2009. No blank toys; just rollie sticks. LOL. It's gonna be fun and challenging at the same time. I approached Nemo to do a collab piece for the show in addition to my own. *Note to self: wear gloves when I empty these sticks. Join in on the fun and get your rollie on ;)

Here's the important stuff...

Mail your custom to:

Tenacious Toys
P.O. Box 287042
New York, NY 10128
(By Oct. 28)

Show:
All The Right
3561 Junction Blvd
Corona, Queens, NY

When: Oct 30 7pm

Monday, September 28, 2009

2nd Stop: Off The Wall

*Original event took place on 09/25/09

Second stop for the night:


Caged Minis


I want this on my wall. So. Cool.
Met amazing sculptors and caught up with a few local artists.What can I say other than I had a blast again at the Space Gallery. Special thank you to Chris again for inviting me back for yet another installment.

Sunday, September 27, 2009

1st Stop: Shopwars Battle

The theme of the competition surrounds the 8" Qees of Toy2R. Local shops and companies, ranging from tattoo shops to toy stores like Kidrobot of SF, customized their Qee of choice for the competition.

Voters choose their favorites and cast their votes. All of the toys are for sale and 50% of the proceeds are donated to Project Open Hand. Project Open Hand is a San Francisco-based nonprofit that provides meals to people with AIDS and seniors.




Gotta love that hairdo.

Packaged "Qeef" teehee...







Yup, some where underneath all this was a 8" Qee.










All of the artwork are being displayed at 1AM until October 10th. Most toys are $100; it's for a great cause and just plain o' good investment for you art collectors out there ;)


Lief of Delicious Drips brought out a 16" Qee Cat for all the artists and attendees to doodle on during the show. Feeling inspired, everyone grabbed a paintbrush and doodled away. I couldn't stay til the end to see the "mural" Qee Cat. Hopefully, Lief will have updates on this one...


I want to give a big thank you to Lief for putting the show together and Dan at 1AM for being such a great host.

Saturday, September 26, 2009

News: A Toy Show?


First show in the East Bay for me: Terminal22 Gallery. The exhibit will feature custom toys by a whole bunch of toy makers from around the states, including my friend, NervisWr3k. I was brought on board kinda late, so I couldn't make it onto the flyer. Oops.

Sal and I will be there this coming Friday; come see him in person if you didn't make it out for his debut :)

"3D Canvas Custom Toy Show"
Oct. 2 | 6pm - 10pm

2443 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94612

Monday, September 21, 2009

Episode 2 - Pablo & Francisco

Hope y'all enjoy the second installment...
video
Special guest: DJ Qbert Music provided by Shape Shifters and Omid
I'd like to thank the musical artists that provided their talents to this video and for my good buddy, Esau for making these videos happen.
Lastly, a special thank you to Raymond and Kevin for giving me this opportunity.

Friday, September 18, 2009

2 Shows; 1 Night

The pressure is on...

Chris invited me back for a second show: Off The Wall exhibit at the Space Gallery. At the same time, Delicious Drips also asked to battle at 1AM with Lt. Lajos in tow. It's gonna be one hell of a Friday night!

When: Fri, 09/23

1AM Gallery | 6pm - 8pm
1000 Howard St
San Francisco, CA

Space Gallery | 8pm - Late
1141 Polk St
San Francisco, CA

Thursday, September 17, 2009

"We Ain't Plastic!" - Toy2R



Toy2R's US division is celebrating its one year anniversary with a Qee exhibit, "We Ain't Plastic!" The exhibit will kick off on October 2 and the show will run for a month. The great folks at Toy2R invited both local and international artists to apply their skills to the signature 8" Qees. Pablo and Francisco will be there; so should you ;)

"We Ain't Plastic!" info:

1033 O Street
Lincoln, NE 68508



Update 09/24/09: New teaser/flyer spotted.

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Pablo y Francisco

A while back ago, Kevin of Toy2R USA generously sent over two Qees for me to do for the First Friday Art Walk in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Meet Francisco and Pablo; the latest additions.
Pablo
Francisco

They will be on displayed in and around Lincoln (maybe Omaha). I hope the good folks at Toy2R will enjoy these two kids for many years to come.

Lt. Lajos


Lieutenant Lajos is a do-er, not a whiner.

When General Gannon gives an order, Lajos will get the job done.

Like entering the DIY Shopwars Competition at 1AM Gallery on Sept. 25, 2009.

Lajos - prepare to battle.



***UPDATE: 10/09/09*** Yay! Lajos got 3rd place!!! "That'll do, pig, that'll do."

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Re-Introduction


This guy was created a few months ago but never got the proper introduction.

Franky Fingerless, part of the 222s crew.

Just another day for Franky, chilling with the minis...