Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Kokeshi: From Folk Art to Art Toy (July 11-October 4) Preview

Sculpture Sneak Peek
This Kokeshi will be exhibited in July at Japanese American National Museum in Downtown L.A. A collaboration with the Los Angeles Toy, Doll and Amusements Museum LATDA. Please come and support the museums and Art!

Kokeshi: From Folk Art to Art Toy
This exhibition opens on July 11, 2009
More info will be posted soon.

Bonus: A photo set of documenting the process of making my custom kokeshi sculpture. (click the image below to go to the photo set)
Making the sculpture "Mint"

Friday, May 01, 2009

Good Morning Hansel & Gretel

Beyond the Page show opens today! If you are in the San Francisco area, please check out the show, this show gathers many amazing artists illustrated their favorite children books, the artwork preview will go live at 12pm today here.

This is my second painting in the Beyond the Page show at Gallery 1988 SF, inspired by "Hansel and Gretel" by Brothers Grimm:

Good Morning, Hansel & Gretel (Scan)
View it large

Good Morning, Hansel & Gretel (close up)

Some "work in process" snaps:
WIP like whip cream whoot

WIP like whip cream whoot

WIP like whip cream whoot

WIP like whip cream whoot

I also found a nice and solid frame that actually matches the theme!
Good Morning, Hansel & Gretel (framed - 22"x26")

In "Beyong the Page" group show at Gallery 1988 SF, opening May 1.

Good Morning Hansel & Gretel
16"x20" Acrylic on Wood
22"x26" Framed
$800

Please Contact Gallery 1988 San Francisco
1173 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: 415.409.1376
e-Mail: Gallery1988SF@gmail.com

Bonus sneak peek:
A sculpture I made for Kokeshi Exhibition at Japanese American National Museum this summer. This is just part of the full figure. Enjoy!
Sculpture Sneak Peek