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Previews: Roland Tamayo – “Collection of Curiosities” @ Flower Pepper Gallery

This Saturday night (November 21st), Roland Tamayo (interviewed) will be opening up a joint show with Alex Louisa at Flower Pepper Gallery in Los Angeles. The timely choice of imagery from Tamayo, seeing as the new Star Wars movie opens soon, features his tasty-treat Star Destroyers, a perfect example of how the locally-based artist likes to draw inspiration from memories of his childhood. He further states – “These pieces are a collection of treats enjoyed by my sons, along with nostalgic treats from my childhood, connected by […]

Upcoming: “Triumvirate” & Mako Miyamoto – “Speculative Hunting” @ Gauntlet Gallery

Tonight (April 25th) in San Francisco, Gauntlet Gallery has two shows opening up – one a group exhibition, one a solo entitled Triumvirate & Speculative Hunting respectively. As referenced by the name of the show, Triumvirate sees Akira Beard, Alex Garant, Fab Ciraolo, Graham Curran, Jason Bryant, Justin Kane Elder, Phil Noto, Rebecca Adams, Roland Tamayo (seen above) and Sam Lamott were asked to create three works meant to be viewed as a mini-series. On a related note, at least to Tamayo’s work, the second exhibition (curated by AM’s […]

Valentine’s Day Wishes From Instagram

If you are like us here at AM, you will already have seen many Valentine’s Day wishes and imagery posted from artists like the piece above from Dan Quintana. We hope you enjoy this special day with your loved one and we would also like to wish you happy V-day by sharing a small selection of these images with you. You may also want to take this chance to show your love back to your favorite artists by following them on Instagram (click on links […]

Upcoming: Oceanic Awareness Collaboration Benefit Show @ Thinkspace

This Saturday night (March 30th), the Thinkspace Gallery will hold a one night only (5-9 pm) event raise awareness & funding for the purpose & progression of the Oceanic Awareness Collaboration, which provides underprivileged kids with scholarships to attend CIMI Marine Biology Camp on Catalina Island. You can check out the eclectic list of artists here, but here are a few names you may recognize – Adam Wallacavage, Caitlin Hackett, Chaz Bojorquez, Cleon Peterson, Dan Quintana, Jacub Gagnon, Marco Zamora, Mark Warren Jacques, Pedro Matos, […]

Preview: Roland Tamayo – “Where The Heart Is” @ Gallery 1988

Tomorrow night (October 20th) on Melrose, the Gallery 1988 will be hosting Roland Tamayo’s (interviewed) first solo in Los Angeles where he will be unveiling a series of paintings inspired by his experiences as a new father. Entitled Where The Heart Is, the new body of work features his signature mix of the natural world and the technological, leading to novel hybrid creatures and situations. For this showing, Tamayo will also be playing with images from his hometown, sea creatures, and nostalgic thoughts, and pop culture that his children are […]

Upcoming: Sea No Evil 2012

On June 30th, the sixth rendition (see 2011, 2010, 2009) of the Sea No Evil Art Show returns to the Riverside Municipal Auditorium with the silent auction proceeds to benefit the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. This year’s lineup includes artists like Amy Sol, Ana Bagayan, Brandi Milne, Camilla d’Errico, Dave Kinsey, Deph, Gary Baseman, Jeff Soto, Jeremiah Ketner, Jessica Hess, Korin Faught, Lola, Roland Tamayo (above), Shepard Fairey, Tara McPherson, Tim Biskup, Travis Louie, and more. As usual, Captain Paul Watson, eco-activist, founder of Sea […]

Preview: “Sink or Swim” Benefit Show @ Spoke Art

Tomorrow night, September 23rd, marks the opening of the Sink or Swim benefit show for PangeaSeed, a grassroots organization based in Japan dedicated to educating and raising international awareness on the plight of sharks and the destruction of their habitat. The group show, which will be held at Spoke Art Gallery features artist like Dan May, Dave Kinsey, Ingri Haraldsen, Jen Lobo, Jessica Ward, Kevin Earl Taylor, Mike Stilkey, Paul Chatem, Roland Tamayo and more. Of note, the much anticipated Scorch I print from Josh […]

Teaser: Roland Tamayo – “With Ease” @ Gallery 1988 (LA)

Opening tonight, September 30th, at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles will be a new series of seven paintings from Roland Tamayo (interviewed). Showing alongside Ben Strawn in a joint show is entitled “With Ease”, Roland will be showing paintings with his signature nature / technology juxtapositions. It will be nice to see him show in his hometown again and we would suggest you stop by if you are in the area. Discuss this show here. Discuss Roland Tamayo here.

Openings: “Whispers” @ Gallery 1988 (SF)

AM met up recently with Roland Tamayo (interviewed) at the opening of “Whispers,” a four person group show at Gallery 1988 in SF. He graciously showed us his new body of work with his signature marine life hybrids, this time painted on a white background. Take a look at all the pics after the jump, including work from Tin (interviewed), Kendra Binney, and May Ann Licudine

Preview / Interviews: Roland Tamayo – “Whispers” @ G 1988 (SF)

Los Angeles-based artist and AM friend Roland Tamayo is set to open his part of a four-person show at Gallery 1988 in SF this Friday night, February 5th (7-10pm). The show entitled “Whispers” will also include Tin (interviewed), Kendra Binney, and May Ann Licudine. We took some time to talk with Roland to learn more about him and this new body of work. He tells us that he finds beauty in both nature and in what man can create leading to a juxtaposition of both […]
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