Pop Art Stencils
The Lo-Fi/Sci-Fi tv show ended up being probably one of the most huge shows I’ve done! The Lo-Fi part were held upstairs into the Treehouse Lounge, featuring of over 55 stenciled documents including musical to movie icons. The Sci-Fi portion loaded your head Unwind Gallery with science-fiction pop art painted on recycled wood and second-hand paintings. Here’s an interview from the 4/11/13 opening with myself and gallery owner Krystal Kelley carried out in a Chewbacca and Han Solo cut-out we designed for the opening.
Video, C3P-O, Chewy Roar, Land Speeder, Ludovico Treatment, record, and Yoda and Vader lap party images due to Mark Brent from Seattletopia.
All the pictures by Dave Ryan.
Mind Unwind Gallery
My family and I had been all in all a night walk-through our new area when I spotted a large painting within the alley. It was tilting against the storage of a residence that had burned down 2-3 weeks earlier. It felt pretty obvious that the artwork had been rescued from home. The 5′x3′ painting was extended over a warped framework together with a sizable gap offset through the center. It appeared as if some one had started to paint it but it never truly got off the floor. Soot covered its orange and painted surface.
So, naturally I grabbed it. I understood that i really could utilize it, though I had no clue just how. It sat above my washer and dryer for months while I identified what to decorate on it. Every concept I had just performedn’t serum using gaping opening. We relocated it to the easel in my own family area so that it would never be definately not my mind. It had beenn’t until We realized that I'd to make use of the opening to allow anything to work.
We decided to go with a returning to the Future theme, having Doc Brown yelling their trademark expression “Great Scot!” together with their suped up Delorean blasting its way through gap with electric tongues lapping at its track. After finishing the artwork, we slashed it from the from frame and hammered grommets into the corners therefore it could hang off the wall .
In early 2010, my friends Andy and Jessica Husted had been planning to open the doors on Der Blokken Brewery in Bremerton. They approached me about doing a mural of Bremerton’s soon-to-be replaced Manette Bridge as a centerpiece with their new brewery. Jessica had suggested it be made of bottle limits. I jumped in the concept at once, when I was saving hats for five years for many as yet not known project.
As I hammered the 7200+ caps on a 4′x8′ sheet of plywood, this new Manette Bridge rose through the depths for the Puget Sound next to its older sibling, and my mural began to take shape one limit at any given time. During this period, the latest bridge opened, therefore the deconstruction regarding the old bridge started.
After seven many years of collecting container limits, nearly two years of hammering all of them into location, and countless hammer-blackened thumbs and fingers, the mural had been finished. One of the more gratifying moments was driving throughout the new bridge behind Andy’s mural hauling truck and seeing the construction workers heads turn even as we passed. Another ended up being Mayor Patty Lent visiting the orifice, and offering me personally her Bremerton pin from her lapel.
The task made the Kitsap sunlight once or twice throughout its progress. Click the links below for the articles and associated photos. They reveal a great progression associated with brridge, also talk somewhat about my stencil art too.
Here’s a great look at my beard. At this point I had vowed to not shave through to the connection had been done.
Check out photos my buddy Scott took:
…and eventually a video of Jessica and myself providing some speeches additionally the unveiling.
I split a booth with odd Child Ink t-shirt company on 2011 ny Comic Con. Let me reveal a video delivered by Davemmr.com. I’m interviewed at concerning the 8:00 moment level.