The artist Jc Rivera is one of the featured artist in the upcoming UNICEF x Bucketfeet event ‘Next Generation’s Art Party’. He has transformed a pair of Bucketfeet’s signature canvas slip-ons into his classic Bear Champ character. These shoes will be on display along side many other Chicago artists starting September 12th. For more info on this event follow he link HERE.
This Saturday in Coumbus, Ohio a new event that is curated by Laura Kuenzli of Rivet Gallery will open at Guy & Girl Republic. This group show titled ‘Emanate’ will feature local artists and will help benefit the 2nd annual Femme Fest. A portion of art proceeds from this event will be donated to their selected charity BRAVO. For more info or to RSVP for this event make sure to follow the link HERE. Participating artists include…..
Aaron Kirchmaier, Adam Brouillette, August Antoinette, Chad Cochran, Charlotte Belland, Clinton Reno, Covert No 1, Covert No 4, Joel Jackson, Katie Arends, Kent Grosswiler, Larry Doyle, Lexie Holliday, Lisa Ragland, Logan Schmitt, Mark Eberhardt, Megan Fiscus, Naomi Romero, Paul May, Sabrina Von Netzer, and Sharon Dorsey.
The latest raffle from the kaiju master Paul Kaiju will be in the way of a ‘Brusier’ edition of his famous Mockbat! With this release you will also receive a matching ‘Beastwalker’ Hellmock and extra stomach inserts that really adds to the release. The raffle will start Sunday September 6th at 9pm EDT and will run for just 12 hours (Ends Sept. 7th 9am EDT). Look for the banner to be posted HERE when the raffle is live. Winners will be notified via email and they will owe $150 + shipping. Just a small price to pay for such a good colorway!
Recently, I took a vacation to Las Vegas for some much needed time to relax. While I was in town I decided to stop by the Las Vegas designer toy store Happy Panda Toys! While I was there, I checked out their wide selection of current and past releases from the art toy world. They also have a great selection of custom versions of their Grim Sheep vinyl from artists around the world. If you happen to be in Las Vegas this is definetly a place you will want to stop! It is only a short walk from the Deuce/DTX bus stop or they have plenty of parking for those with rental cars. I had a lot of fun looking around and chatting with the owners and I am sure you will too!
On Saturday September 12th UNICEF and Bucketfeet will be launching a new group show at the BF Bucktown location. This event will feature works of art that hope to inspire young artists and collectors based on the above word cloud. All proceeds from the sale of the pieces in this show will be donated to UNICEF and their continued mission to helping children around the world. If you are interested in attending this event make sure to follow the link HERE for tickets.