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Openings: Greg “Craola” Simkins – “Storyteller” @ Gallery 1988 (LA)

Last night at Gallery 1988 (LA), the man named Craola (Greg Simkins) once again showed there there were no limits to his imagination with another fantastic body of work that created fanciful environments for his beloved characters to play in. Aptly entitled “Storyteller”, the show reminded everyone that Greg is one of the most gifted artists out there in projecting his vision with a narrative full of detail, improvisation, and embellishment. The new collection of works, which we got a glimpse of in our studio […]

Studio Visits: Greg “Craola” Simkins @ Gallery 1988

With Greg’s exhibition opening this Friday night at G1988LA, we decided to drop by Greg’s studio two weeks ago to see how everything was coming along. Greg was finishing up one last painting and everything else was pretty much complete and AMAZING. In addition to a great new body of work, there will be a new print release along with an exclusive release and signing of Greg’s new book “Drawn from the Well”. This is definitely going to be a great one. We will see […]

Teaser: Greg “Craola” Simkins – “Story Teller” @ Gallery 1988

With a successful NYC show over the summer (covered), Greg “Craola” Simkins (featured) will keep the ball rolling by returning to his home turf in LA for a solo at Gallery 1988. On November 5th, Story Teller will highlight a new body of street inspired, pop surrealist work with the gallery responsible for bringing Craola out of the obscurity of graffiti circles and into the warm embraces of the contemporary art world. The fairy tale narrative within Greg’s work, however unlike the stories remembered from […]