Thursday, December 08, 2005

Public Access - Ricky Powell Photographs 1985-2005

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

1/2 Snot 1/2 Amazing, Son!!!

Subject Matter Gallery Presents 1/2 Snot 1/2 Amazing, Son!!!
Paintings And Goodies by Jersey Joe Persue
Opening Reception Saturday, December 10th 7pm-12midnight w/ DJ's
Subject Matter @ The LAB
2930 Bristol St, Suite A-101
Costa Mesa CA 92626

Show Runs December 10th, 2005 - January 10th, 2006
About "1/2 Snot 1/2 Amazing, Son!!!" Persue and Jersey Joe, two members from The Exchange are coming together for “ 1/2 Snot 1/2 Amazing, Son”. Characters like Persue’s booger monster and Joe’s dog Ralphy come alive through vibrant colors and bold, active lines. Every purposeful line adds to the motion and action of the animals, people and creatures. “1/2 Snot 1/2 Amazing, Son” is full of loud, attitude-filled style with well-rounded, clean design. Persue and Joe’s distinct lettering styles and recognizable characters are sure to leave a lasting impression.

In The Exchange, 12 members from North America and Europe trade sketches between each other once. Hoping to foster awareness and versatility of styles and techniques from graffiti pieces, they take the artist out of their comfort zone and into the realm of learning.

Tuesday, December 06, 2005

I do Adore

"I do Adore"-SWINDLE Artists at Subliminal Projects, LA
Saturday, December 10th, 2005
Curated by Day19

Artist Reception: Saturday December 10th, 2005, 8-11pm
Exhibition dates: December 10th, 2005 - January 14th, 2006
Subliminal Projects - 3780 Wilshire Blvd. #210 Los Angeles CA
Public parking at 6th and Western
Music courtesy of DJ Diabetic (Shepard Fairey)
Sponsored by: Red Stripe, HER, DC Artist Projects, OBEY and SWINDLE Magazine

WESC's First Annual Collabattle

WESC Proudly Announces the First Annual Collabattle of the Natural Forces of the Brush and the Paint. With Special Guests Chris Pastras and Andy Howell. Saturday, December 10, 2005. 1pm to 7pm at WESC Los Angeles.

Weactivist Chris Pastras (a.k.a. Stereo Sound Agent 547) is known for his smooth and original skating, brilliant art and unique style. This bespectacled wonder is also known for a particularly refined taste in chapeaux and rare Scandinavian wines. He doesn’t get mad, he gets even. And he packs a mean left hook.

Weactivist Andy Howell (Master of Brush and Spray Can) possesses near superhuman hearing abilities, and was one of the first pro skateboarders to master the nollie. Beware- ye would-be adversaries and narrow-minded simpletons! This maestro of many methods is almost invincible when the moon is full...

The event was originally scheduled to be a no mercy, no holds barred cage match of death. Needless to say, this caused quite a media frenzy- with widespread panic ensuing until the National Guard stepped in. Diplomats worked feverishly in order to achieve some semblance of a peace accord, and it was resolved that both camps would lower their arms and support peace in this time of international unrest. In its place, a live mural painting by both participants will delight the populace during this bloodless coup called an art show.

Come one, come all! Old or small, short or tall! Enjoy Food, Drinks, and Merriment at the WESC Los Angeles Store!
144 South Robertson Boulevard
Los Angeles, California 90048
310.385.9315 for more information.

Afterparty at Nacional
1645 Wilcox Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90028

Hosted by BoJesse, Dave Doyle, Gene B., Matt Meddock, Chris Friel, Dominick DeLuca, Karianna, David D. and Juan G.
Sponsored Courtesy Bar from 10-11pm
Madame' Karianna's MIDNIGHT BURLESQUE Review by the INFAMOUS Showgirls!
Advance RSVP, Table and Bottle Service are recommended.RSVP contact

Monday, December 05, 2005

Beasts @ Best

Best is pleased to present BEASTS. New works by Cat Johnston. The private opening is on Thursday 8th of December 2005 7.00pm – 9.30pm.

Cat began painting and working as a freelance illustratorwith the Scrawl Collective in 2000 whilst still at college. In the last five years she has developed a unique and versatile style, that ranges from the cute to the weird to the downright scary. In this her first solo show in London, she has created a remote mountainous world populated by wise animals, silly beasts, Aztec superheroes and men in furry pants.

5 Back Hill

Saturday, December 03, 2005

Fultjacks Blot

Raid Projects, downtown Los Angeles, is pleased to present Fultjacks Blot: an exhibition of works by Scandinavian artists and musicians who conjure with serious fantasy to generate alternate, virtual, imaginary and occasionally dystopic 'realities'.

Swedish WE-Activist Pär Strömberg is in the show and will attend the opening reception/party on Saturday the 3rd of December from 6pm. The exhibition continues to the 31 of December. See for more information.

Pär Strömberg's mythic figurative landscapes are not so much registrations of actuality as representations of states of mind and atmospheres that, the artist asserts, can be recognized by 'collective memory' even if they have never been directly experienced. Using multiple glazes Strömberg brings his 'dreamy stories' about archetypal struggles to rich and delicate life. Curated by Jonas Ohlsson, Fultjacks Blot will feature an opening night performance by Swedish legends En Halvkokt I Folie!

Other artists to be seen in the exhibition are: Jonas Liveröd, Andreas Nilsson, Martin Karlsson, Fredrik Söderberg, Ida Ekblad, Anders Nordby, Oskar Nilsson, ONKEL KONKEL, Peter Hallberg, Iwo Myrin, Heimir Björgúlfsson, Helgi Thorsson, Jonas Ohlsson

RAID Projects
602 Moulton Avenue (the Brewery ArtColony)
Los Angeles, CA 90031

Friday, December 02, 2005


Join Tim Biskup for a party to celebrate the release of two new prints and the premier of several new original works of art. The evening get together will take place at Bispop Gallery, in Old Town Pasadena. Drinks and snacks will be served.


“The Pink Drink” - A combination of gicleé & serigraph print. Made available in a limited edition of only 50 signed & numbered prints. This print is available exclusively from Bispop Gallery. Due to high demand, buyers will be selected by lottery. Numbered tickets will be distributed at the event & the drawing will take place at 7pm. *10 of the prints will be made available through an online lottery. You can sign up for a lottery number by emailing a request to: This print is the second half of a set. The first print in the set, “Hazel’s Field”, was released last year at Bispop Gallery’s 1st annual holiday party.

“Blow, Bird, Blow!” - A 6-color serigraph print. Made available in a limited edition of only 150 signed & numbered prints. This print will be given away free with Bispop Gallery purchases of over $500.

New paintings from Tim’s Jackson 500 series will make their debut. Several other original paintings & drawings will also be offered.

To view Tim Biskup’s artwork, visit

For more information about Bispop Gallery, visit

Saturday, December 10th, 5-8pm
At: Bispop Gallery - The Tim Biskup Store
(located inside of Johnson Motors)
36 W. Colorado Blvd.
#7 Mills Place Alley
Pasadena, CA. 91105

The Birdhouse Show

Featuring installations, collaborations, fine art and drawings by


DECEMBER 10TH 7 - 10 PM 2005
8530-B Washington BLVD.

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