Saturday, January 18, 2014

Chuck Ragan Portrait


Chuck Ragan has been the voice of Hot Water Music and his own self titled music.

Thursday, January 16, 2014


Today I was honored with an interview on the creativeLIVE blog. Click HERE to read the article.

Also, last week I was asked to do an onscreen interview, the video has been released to the interwebs and here it is! I hope you enjoy two dudes on stools.

Monday, January 13, 2014

Society6 Print Videos

Society6 just added a short video to all of their Art Prints pages, to highlight the care and quality that goes into each art print ordered. (see it there? by the thumbnails?)

I am just happy they are sharing the care that goes into these prints. I feel a lot of people don't know about S6 and don't know what they are missing out on. Since I couldn't find a share link for the new video, here is an older one about their printed canvas'. Also great.

If you haven't used for anything art related, as an artist or consumer, please try it out! I have this terrible feeling that people just see it as a modernized cafepress. Although similar, the quality and care, and also the reach S6 has into the arts world, really speaks volumes. From framed prints, to coffee mugs, to shirts, greeting cards and more, society6 has it covered.

Check out my page if you'd like to get the feel of this awesome company.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Fritz and the Tantrums

Coming next month is the new CATZ art show at Ltd. Gallery in Capital Hill, Seattle!

I, along with many other artists, will be presenting original pop culture art, all including cats. I myself am a dog person, but who could resist putting these grumpy little fuzz balls into their artwork?

The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat

When I chose my piece I decided to go with an older reference but felt this would be a fun character to work with. I chose to use Fritz the Cat as my subject, "A hypocritical swinging college student cat (who) raises hell in a satiric vision of various elements on the 1960's".  His second film came out in 1972 and was titled The Nine Lives of Fritz the Cat (he was originally a comic strip but I won't get into that). The entire film revolves around him going through his nine lives and you join him while he experiences these nine alternate realities. Throughout these escapades he is constantly having sex and doing drugs, living in the 60's version of "YOLO" to the fullest extent. He's a young college kid in the late 1960's with a baby Mama, a baby to go with her, and no job. What else would a jobless college kid want to do all day besides melt their brains and have sex (did we not learn anything from Wolf of Wall St.?)?  That is why I chose to depict four variations of Fritz with him using four different drugs, cocaine, pot, alcohol and LSD.

I wouldn't want to spoil it all before the gallery opening on February 1st, but I hope you enjoy my preview photos!

...and as a bonus, here is the full LSD Fritz

Thanks! Be sure to check out all the new designs that have been added into my SOCIETY6 shop!