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Previews: ‘Made in China’ @ Ian Ross Gallery

Made in China is a group show with a difference. Within it, you’ll see work from the likes of D Young V, Akira Beard, Jessica Hess (pictured above), Ernesto Yerena and Eddie Colla amongst others. You’ll also see counterfeit reproductions of the artworks presented alongside the original pieces. Curator Eddie Colla invited a group of artists to create a painting each and then sent photos of all the work to a Chinese factory to be reproduced by artists who make copies of Monets and Picassos […]
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Preview: Philip Lumbang & Ernesto Yerena – “Dead Relatives” @ Black Book Gallery

On July 9th, the Black Book gallery in Denver will welcome Philip Lumbang & Ernesto Yerena (featured) for a collaborative show entitled Dead Relatives. The two Shepard Fairey disciples meld their own unique styles – Lumbang with his animal characters and Ernesto with his Chicano inspired collage work – together for some works inspired by Day of the Dead imagery. There will be 1-Off canvas and an edition of 3 HPM’s on paper for every image. More preview looks after the jump…
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Studio Visits / Preview: Ernesto Yerena Montejano – ‘GANAS 2020′ @ White Walls Gallery

Some weeks back, AM spent time with Ernesto Yerena Montejano at his garage studio in Los Angeles. Over the course of three and a half years, until summer 2009, Yerena worked as an artist assistant for Shepard Fairey at both Studio Number One and Studio Number Two (featured). We were able to have a look around as he now prepared for GANAS 2020, his debut solo show which opens this Saturday, November 13th at White Walls Gallery in San Francisco and runs until December 4th. The exhibition is named after a fictional community-based movement Yerena has created […]

Releases: Ernesto Yerena – “Fidel” Print

Ernesto Yerena has a new project and this time, it’s of the Cuban leader Fidel Castro. Working with our friends at Modern Multiples (featured), Ernesto is set to release another dual editioned silk screened print on Hecho Con Ganas this Thursday (Feb 4th). Check out the print details and a video of Ernesto hand stenciling the piece after the jump.

Openings: Winter Group Show @ White Walls

In addition to Travis Louie’s (interviewed) opening at Shooting Gallery last weekend (covered), the Winter Group Show debuted alongside in the adjoining White Walls gallery.  Featuring some heavy hitters such as Shepard Fairey (featured), the Clayton Brothers (featured), and Anthony Lister (interviewed) the group show also boasts some upcoming and very exciting talent, namely artists like Nas Champas, Mark Warren Jacques (interviewed and pictured above), Aaron Nagel, and Casey Gray.  The Winter Group show will be open, along with Travis Louie’s show, till January 2nd. […]

Preview: Winter Group Show @ White Walls

White Walls SF is gearing up for a big group show which features Kill Pixie, Greg Gossel (interviewed), Katy Horan, Ernesto Yerena, Timothy Karpinski, Mark Warren Jacques (interviewed), Erik Foss, Henry Gunderson (interviewed), Mike Shine, Phillip Lumbang, and more. Here’s a little sneak peak at some new works from Shepard Fairey (featured), Clayton Brothers (featured) and Anthony Lister (interviewed) that will be at this show. It opens this Saturday, December 12th for all you folks in the San Francisco area. More preview images after jump.
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Openings: “Stencil Art Show” @ White Walls

Saturday, October 10th saw the opening of the Stencil Art Show at White Walls in San Francisco.  Featuring Shepard Fairey and Studio Number One protege Ernesto Yerena, the photo-realism of David Soukup, graffiti cum graphic design of Tes One (teased), Easter basket palette of Casey Gray and haunting alleys of Adam 5100‘s mind, the Stencil Art Show appears to have been a success.  Reasonable asking prices have led to a well-selling show, a vital blueprint in today’s downtrodden but buyer friendly market.  Detail and opening […]
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Teaser: Tes One – “Stencil Art Show” @ White Walls Gallery

Tes One, aka Leon Bedore, is a stencil artist hailing from the Tampa Bay area.  Tes first caught AM‘s eye at Manifest Hope (covered) with his gorgeous painting “Change We Made“.  On October 10th, Tes will showing at White Walls for their “Stencil Art Show”, a well rounded selection of up and coming X-Acto luminaries such as Chris Stain, Ernesto Yerena, Casey Gray, David Soukup and Adam 5100.  For his Floridian fans who won’t be able to make it out to Frisco, Tes will also […]

Update/Releases: “Che” Print by Ernesto Yerena

Last month we brought you a exclusive peek into Ernesto Yerena’s “Che” project and hinted at a pending print release. Well, the wait is over because this awesome image has been made into a special hand pulled silkscreen print to be released tomorrow August 26th at Hecho Con Ganas. Last week Ernesto and Richard hand-pulled the freshly made prints at Modern Multiples (same print studio that printed Banksy’s LA prints) in preparation for the pending release. The print comes in two colorways (green & red) and is […]

Video: Ernesto Yerena – “Con O Sin”

In this new video, Obey Giant’s Ernesto Yerena explains the concept of “Con O Sin” or “With or Without.”  His subject for the piece, a member of the norteno music scene (literally “northern,” a style of Mexican music heavily driven by accordion and bajo sexto) represents the idea of “Con dinero o sin dinero hago siempre lo que quiero,” or “With money or without, I’ll always do as I please.”  Grafted together entirely from still photos, Con O Sin shows a carefree side of Ernesto, […]
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