Following LeBasse Project’s SF Pop Up Gallery debut (covered) and Fecal Face Dot Gallery’s Marco Zamora and Derek Albeck show (covered), AM wrapped up a busy and fun-filled night on the town by hopping down to 111 Minna for the opening of Last Gasp’s 40th Anniversary. The underground comic purveyor and alternative arts distributor has pulled out all the stops, calling on their extensive roster of freaks, fine artists and everyone in between. With an all star lineup featuring such luminaries as R. Crumb, the [...]
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Last weekend, Camille Rose Garcia kicked off her book signing tour at Merry Karnowsky Gallery in Los Angeles. There were long lines as fans queued up to get her illustrated “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” book signed and to check out the accompanying exhibition entitled “Down The Rabbit Hole”. As she mentions in our interview with her last week, she is a big collector of books so it seems that she was a perfect choice for this project – especially after seeing what a fantastic fit [...]
In anticipation of Camille Rose Garcia’s upcoming exhibition and book signing at Merry Karnowsky Gallery this weekend March 6th, we talked to the artist a little bit about her work on the “Alice in Wonderland” book that was released last month among other things. If you can’t make this signing, she’ll also be in Portland, San Francisco, and Seattle. Check out the full interview after the jump.
For all those who have been keeping up with Camille Rose Garcia’s “Alice in Wonderland” book, there is an upcoming exhibition and book signing at Merry Karnowsky Gallery on March 6th. Hi-Fructose has a behind the scenes look at some of the artwork that you will be seeing at the show as well as more information on the book signing tour and locations.
The “Who Killed The Music” benefit art show kicked off yesterday with a night of good art, music, and familiar faces all around. Co-curated by will.i.am (seen above with Travis Louie), Kris Lewis, and David B. Smith, the second in the series of Grammys-inspired shows featured art from 15 artists including Camille Rose Garcia, Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed), Travis Louie (interviewed), Van Arno, Lola, Mercedes Helnwein, Kris Lewis (interviewed), Paul Chatem, Nathan Spoor, Justin BUA, Jason Thielke (interviewed), Gregory Euclide, Sarah McColgan, Jeremy Lipking, and Ron [...]
Remember when we first introduced you last August to a little book project that Camille Rose Garcia was working on? Well, the release of her illustrated “Alice in Wonderland” is now set for February 2nd under the It Books imprint from HarperCollins. Take a look at the video above for some tasty glimpses of the artwork for the book as well as Camille explaining her creative process. We’ll have more on the book signing tour for you as the release draws closer… Discuss Camille Rose [...]
Camille Rose Garcia The best show no one is talking about right now is the “Who Killed The Music” Grammy group show coming up next week. Set to coincide with the 52nd Annual Awards (whose official artwork was designed by Shepard Fairey this year), the show will feature artwork from Camille Rose Garcia, Audrey Kawasaki (interviewed), Travis Louie (interviewed), Van Arno, Lola, Richard Colman, Mercedes Helnwein, Kris Lewis (interviewed), Paul Chatem, Nathan Spoor, Justin BUA, Jason Thielke (interviewed), Gregory Euclide, Sarah McColgan, and Ron Lipking. [...]
You may remember an article in June where we let you know about a cool little project Camille Rose Garcia and Kirsten from Roq La Rue were working on. Seen above is the “Lil Elorphant” print (still available here), made from a painting CRG did specifically to benefit The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust – a charity established in memory of David Sheldrick, famous naturalist and founder Warden of Kenya’s giant Tsavo East National Park in which he served from 1948 until 1976. Kirsten has graciously [...]
Our little art world celebrated one of its brightest stars last night when Camille Rose Garcia opened her show “The Hydra of Babylon” (setup) at Merry Karnowsky Gallery. Fans, collectors, artists and well-wishers turned out in droves to take in the Los Angeles based surrealist artist’s paintings, embellished drawings, murals, plushes and some nice little jar pieces. Garcia’s latest body of work explored the ideas of ecological collapse and human catastrophe along with the healing power of nature. Her bold new colors mixed with her [...]
AM had the pleasure of stopping by Merry Karnowsky yesterday to visit with Camille Rose Garcia as she was getting ready for her show “The Hydra of Babylon.”Â The gallery crew were in the early stages of preparing for Saturday’s opening as Camille showed us her exciting new body of work consisting paintings (the largest of which seen above – previewed), embellished drawings, and also prints (past and present).Â There will be three new canvas giclees available in low editions at the opening, hand finished [...]