E7S Mural Project with Poesia and Sam Rodriguez
Poesia and Sam Rodriguez, both Bay Area artists, teamed up once again to produce an amazing piece for the E7S Mural Project. Empire Seven Studios is working with artists to create these murals as a way to beautify the neighborhood and bring the community together. You can find this mural on the side of the Kiem Service Laundromat located at 349 E. Empire Street, San Jose, CA.
BAY AREA WEEKEND UPDATE
TGIF! The rain has come and gone just in time for some art show openings this weekend in the Bay Area! SKULL AND SWORD Group show featuring work from the artists who make up San Francisco’s famed tattoo shop, Skull & Sword. Works by Grime, Henry Lewis, Yutaro, and Lango. FFDG is located at 2277 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA. Opening reception is Friday, May 17th 7-10pm ...
BAY AREA WEEKEND UPDATE
Hi folks! Here are a few shows opening up this weekend in the Bay Area: “Permanent Blue” at Empire Seven Studios Come out and join Empire Seven Studios, reopening their doors for their first show of 2013, featuring artist Neto Soza. Empire Seven Studios is located at 525 North 7th Street, San Jose, CA. Opening reception is Friday, May 10th 7-11pm Needles & Pens 10...
"Merkel. Improved Formula. 100% Austerity"
Earlier this week here at ARTSPROJEKT, we were able to catch up with one of our very own artist TvBOY. Below is a picture of the latest mural he did of Angela Merkel in Munich, Germany at the Stroke Art Fair. As TvBoy explains, this piece represents the irony of the German political economy strangulating southern Europe and at the same time paying homage to Brillo soap pads pop art series by Andy...
BAY AREA WEEKEND UPDATE
Hello Bay Area! Tomorrow is May’s South First Fridays Art Walk in San Jose. Here are a few shows that will be opening: ART OF ZINES 2013 Art of Zines 2013 featuring hundreds of zines from basements, bedrooms and midnight copy shops from throughout the US and abroad. Come check out these diy, cut-and-paste, copied-on-the-cheap, hand-folded, self-distributed gems that continue to surface...
BAY AREA WEEKEND UPDATE
ARYZ: STYLE IS THE LIMIT This Friday is the opening of what has become one of the most anticipated openings FIFTY24SF has seen in years. ARYZ, Barcelona’s favorite large-scale muralist and legendary street artist has been generating a brand new body of work for this show. If you’re in San Francisco, this is definitely worth checking out! Fifty24SF is located at 218 Fillmore Street, San...
BAY AREA WEEKEND UPDATE
Happy Friday, Bay Area folks! Here are a few shows opening up tonight and tomorrow. Cukui presents “Where’d You Guys Go?” by John Barrick Traveling the coast on a skateboard, John Barrick came across a gentleman named Ryan O’soris at an abandoned empty swimming pool. After skating for hours, Ryan invited John to his house on a few acres of strawberry fields. A conversation about what John did...
NEW MURAL IN SAN JOSE'S JAPANTOWN
Empire Seven Studios owner, Juan Carlos Araujo, partnered up with local artist, Sam Rodriguez, to have a mural painted at the intersection of 7th and Empire Streets, located in San Jose’s Japantown. Araujo wanted to bring some positive attention to his neighborhood by having art added to the side of one of the buildings. Rodriguez, who works as a graphic designer for Cukui Clothing, was eager to...
GLOBAL LEVEL ART SHOWS & EVENTS: FRANCE
For our followers in Paris… Check out the celebration of hip-hop and the circus, Haute Tensions at Parc de la Villette starting April 16th. A two week long festival bringing together different dancers and performers along with all the circus fun. For all those who want to learn different dance moves, they will also be holding different workshops for all ages! (photo from TimeOut ) ...
GLOBAL LEVEL ART SHOWS & EVENTS : LONDON
For all of our followers in London… Little Spirit and The infinite Longing by Deedee Cheriel Coates and Scarry and Pure Evil Gallery have a new gallery opening April 19th - May 12th featuring artwork by Deedee Cheriel. If your local in London be sure to check it out and if you can’t check out Deedee’s site to see her amazing work! http://deedeecheriel.com/ Chuck Close...
BAY AREA WEEKEND UPDATE!
Some of you may or may not know that San Jose has a First Friday art walk. The South FIRST FRIDAYS art walk is a self-guided evening tour through galleries, museums, and independent creative businesses featuring exhibitions and special performances. Here are a few of the shows you should check out this Friday! Anno Domini // the second coming of Art & Design Death Will Tear Us Apart,...
Artist Highlight: Karo Akpokiere
This is one our newest series to highlight our ARTSPROJEKT artist and truly capture their passion and celebrate their success. Karo Akpokiere www.zazzle.com/seekproject Karo Akpokiere is an artist/designer born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. He has an insatiable appetite for drawing and is deeply interested in how these drawings can be applied to different media as a way to make them accessible...
BAY AREA WEEKEND UPDATE!
Samuel Rodriguez, a San Jose native, and Poesia, a San Francisco Bay Area artist, recently teamed up to paint a mural at the De-Bug Community Center. Both Sam and Poesia are self-taught artists who have made their mark far beyond the Bay Area. It’s incredible to see two amazing artists buckle down together to create such a strong body of work. Great job, guys! De-Bug Community Center is...
BAY AREA ART SHOWS!
Another work week is coming to an end, but the weekend is just beginning and there are several art show openings in the Bay Area! You might remember a recent post about The Arsenal, an artist-owned (Sean Boyles & Roan Victor) and operated art supply store in San Jose. Tonight, from 7-10pm, they present the opening of “Force129: Just My Imagination”, a collection of new mixed...
New Releases and Openings this Weekend!
Check out the newest gallery shows, clothing releases and events happening this weekend. HALLOWAY - Spring Delivery 1- San Jose,Ca The boys at Halloway are at it again with their newest spring collection that is being released tonight at their shop from 7-10pm. Check out the newest additions to their line and maybe get a chance to win some stuff too. If your too busy or not in the area to...
The Arsenal (San Jose,Ca)
In the heart of Silicon Valley, in between all the high tech companies and busy streets, there is an art shop in San Jose called The Arsenal. This local shop, to all the bay area readers, is artist owned and operated.This little hidden gem is ran by the sweetest Roan Victor (her work here RV ) and talented Sean Boyles (his work here SB) . Providing the community youth art workshops to give them...
A Quote to Carry Through the Day by Roberto...
“This is a quote that Roberto Saviano, author of the book Gomorra and outstanding figure in the fight against mafia, wrote down for a mural I dedicated him…” - TVBOY “I went to visit this mural. The fact that somewhere over there, there is another me standing in the streets, crossed by the sun, the fog the rain and the traffic, makes me happy.” Roberto...
The Outsiders Newcastle's "Crunch Group" Art Show
For all our readers near Newcastle Upon Tyne, there is a local art show opening the 1st through the 30th of March which features various artists from The Outsiders Newcastle’s forthcoming ‘Crunch’ group. Some of the Crunch artists include Cleon Peterson , LA based graffiti artist Saber, British graffiti artist Mode 2 , New York B-Boy Doze Green and many more.The exhibition is...
Street Art from across the Sea
In a fast pace changing world, one can get caught up in the daily motions. Forgetting to get in touch with our passion is a common thing, yet in Barcelona our close contributor TVBOY revives his artistic touch on the streets as much as he can. Check out his pictures below. And my personal Favorite…. Thanks TVBOY for the pictures, and we are looking forward to more! Meantime,...
New Artist opens a gallery on ARTSPROJEKT
The elegance of Odile’s art is breathtaking. Her use of soft muted colors and Victorian-esc characters creates a deeply romantic atmosphere, which makes it very difficult not to stare at her art for hours.
Final day to save up to 60%
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Two Artists join ARTSPROJEKT
Annemarie Rysz creates colorful worlds and characters. Be sure to check out her gallery to see more of her magical worlds. Young Chun’s art is a visualization of how he sees the world, and is filled with incredible depth and emotion. Be sure to check out his gallery.
Jessica Eldenstjarna and Elena Mir join AP...
Jessica’s style is soft and meditative, and you can see the spiritual depth in each piece of art she creates. Elena’s art has a gorgeous ghostly quality to the brush strokes that gives each piece the feeling that we’re peering into the souls of the characters.
Block party video taken during the unveiling of the Pale Horse x Tes One Mural on the State Theatre, St Petersburg, FL. Painting was executed by the Vitale Brothers.
New Artists open galleries on ARTSPROJEKT
The natural flow of her images invite you to explore her art, and as Angela describes, her art as a way to “step into a world where anything is possible and the elements of darkness plays within the shadows that fall between the slivers of light.” Be sure to check out more of her abstract art in her AP gallery. Matt’s illustrations are playful, and full of emotion, and...
Photos from AP artist Derek Ring
Derek had a Gallery Show on September 28th that featured 11 Zazzle skateboards, and 7 digital prints. I was so excited when I found out he was using our skateboards as part of his show that I asked him to send some pictures over when he could, and as you can see, they look amazing. Thanks, Derek! Be sure to check out his AP gallery to find the art featured in this show and more.
Mike Posis and Adeline Lamarre join AP
Mike’s art is eye-catching and imaginative. His greyscale images have an almost dreamlike quality to the way that they’re drawn, which fit the style, scene, and characters within each piece. Delightfully colorful and slightly macabre, Adeline’s art is inspired by her imagination, and her imaginative views on historical events. Her art is also created using a wide...
Show Opening for Camilla d'Errico
This Friday (10/12) at the Cotton Candy Machine Gallery in Brooklyn, is the opening of Camilla’s new show “The Candy Escape”. The show will feature some amazing new art from both Camilla, and from Brandi Milne… so if you find yourself in the NYC area between Oct 12th and November 4th, you’ll definitely want to check it out. For more information on the show, and to...
Two New Artists open galleries on ARTSPROJEKT
Sharon Turner’s patterns add a wonderful splash of color to ARTSPROJEKT. View all of her patterns in her AP gallery. Casey Brown’s gothic inspired and ‘day of the dead’ themed artwork is now in the AP marketplace. Check out more of her art in her AP Gallery.
New Artist joins AP Collective
The beautiful digital collages of Lynne Larkin can now be found in the ARTSPROJEKT marketplace. Be sure to check out her AP Gallery to see more of her collages.
Joel Hustak joins ARTSPROJEKT
The sci-fi creature art of Joel Hustak can now be found in his gallery on Artsprojekt. His environments are extremely detailed, and as a fan of sci-fi/fantasy I find his work particularly awesome.
Chris Dyer continues his world explorations, this time taking a Visionary Art Workshop in Italy. Also, be sure to check out his ARTSPROJEKT Gallery.
Liza Corbett joins ARTSPROJKET Collective
The elegant ink and watercolor illustrations of Liza Corbett are now a part of the ARTSPROJEKT marketplace. Be sure to check out more of her art in her AP gallery.
iPhone 5 Case design contest
Zazzle is hosting an iPhone 5 case design contest now through September 25, 2012. Create a new case to submit, or if you’ve already created iPhone 5 cases, tag your favorite one as an entry. For more information, check out the Zazzle blog.
Young Ju opens a gallery on ARTSPROJKET
The beautiful illustrated worlds created by artist Young Ju can now be found on ARTSPROJEKT. Check out all of her worlds in her AP gallery.
New Artist joins AP Collective
Artist Nicole King has recently joined ARTSPROJEKT. Her art is a beautiful blend of nature and vintage style is a wonderful addition to AP vintage marketplace. Be sure to check out all of art in her AP gallery.
Guest Blog from AP Artist Marc Scheff
SELF-GENERATED WORK AND THE ART OF THE BUZZ As a freelancer, I have to do everything for myself so I can work for other people. With all the production, marketing, time talking to other artists, and putting out information and tips on how to thrive as a freelance illustrator, there is little time left for personal work. In the end think I’m helping my peers, but it’s hard to know in...
AP Artist Swanski paints a mural in Warsaw
Swanski is currently working on a mural in Warsaw, and if you’ve ever seen the videos of his other murals, you know it’s going to be incredible. Be sure to check out his AP gallery if you want to see more of his art, and stop by his website if you want to see what he’s up to next.
Ice Creamers Gallery Show opens Aug 30th
AP Artist Iker Muro, along with artist Fabio Alvarez, has a gallery showing at the Great Eastern Bear Gallery in London that opens August 30th. The show features a collection of ten ice cream silkscreen prints, as well as other exclusive pieces. If you can’t make it to the show, be sure to check out his AP gallery.
Guest Blog from AP Artist Vinh-Luan Luu
The Creative Switch One of the more difficult environments to work in turns out to be the home office. This is especially true for starting comic book folks who still work a day job. Finding the time and motivation to hit the drafting table after a long day at work is truly a feat to overcome. Even working full time at home takes discipline. Over the years I’ve developed a series of tricks to...
Chris Bodily joins ARTSPROJEKT
The creature art of Chris Bodily can now be found on Artsprojekt. Be sure to check out his art in his AP gallery.
Guest Blog from Deanna Adona - Ode to Hollywood
On August 5, 1962 we lost a legend named Marilyn Monroe. Her beauty and glamour made people forget her frail innocence. In pictures of Marilyn there’s a naive girl hoping to find love in the public eye… and the ultimate Hollywood story. In paying tribute to Hollywood, for the “Ode to Hollywood” show I felt it’s important to not only celebrate the glamour, but to embrace the tragedy. So I...
Solo Show for AP Artist Chris Hamer opens tomorrow
Artsprojekt artist Chris Hamer has a solo show opening in the Orlando area this weekend at the Trinity Tattoo Company. If you go opening weekend, not only will you be able to see his amazing art, you’ll also be able to get an Urbnpop.com tattoo for $50 by the artists of the Trinity Tattoo Company. Tattoo designs that are available for $50 (opening weekend only). Be sure to check out...
Andre Villanueva joins AP Collective
Andre’s art is a vibrant mix of hand-drawn and computer generated imagery, that is a wonderfully colorful addition to the ARTSPROJEKT marketplace. Be sure to check out his AP gallery.
Abstract Art of Mike Cressy featured in Seattle
If you’re in Seattle and are looking for a nice place to relax with a cup of coffee and see some amazing art, stop by Street Bean on 3rd Ave to see the abstract art of AP artist Mike Cressy. His art is up until the end of August, so be sure not to miss it! If you can’t make it to Street Bean before the end of August, be sure to check out his gallery on Artsprojekt.