New Prints by Nicoletta Ceccoli

From a quick glance, Nicoletta Ceccoli‘s porcelain creatures, in their odd, sticky-sweet surroundings seem a bit like illustrations for children’s books. The artist’s palette of childhood pastels and ghostly whites, softly rendered into gentle forms, are nurturing and inviting. This lure gives way quickly, revealing the uncanny, visceral qualities of her creatures’ gestures and facial expressions, belying their innocence and emotively exploring the confusion of adulthood. They are, in their surreality, uncomfortably real.

In connection with Nicoletta Ceccoli’s new exhibition Eye Candy, AFA Gallery is offering up some new, gorgeous, exclusive prints on their site that you can purchase here. Her new original paintings will be on view at AFA from November 17th through February 3rd, 2013.

Alix Sloan’s “Awakened” Exhibition Benefits Animals in Need

Alix Sloan of Sloan Fine Arts and AFA Gallery are about to open their newest group exhibition entitled Awakened with an absolutely amazing roster of artists. This exhibition’s focus is on the powerful and positive impact pets have on our lives and in our homes. Prints by Nicoletta Ceccoli, Tom Everhart, Shepard Fairey, Camille Rose Garcia, Daniel Merriam and Marion Peck will be available in a live auction, led by celebrity pet advocate Pia Salk, during the opening reception. To boot, this exhibition will be celebrating the release of Alix Sloan’s new book, Pet Sitter: A Jenna Stack Mystery, which she wrote with writer and journalist Amy Eyrie.

A portion of all sales from the show, including book sales, will be donated to, North America’s largest non-profit pet adoption website, to help support the organization’s mission of finding homes for wayward creatures.

Scroll down for a little peek of the artwork that will be on view. Participating artists include:

Jennybird Alcantara, Jessicka Addams, Nicole Alvarez, Nana An, Jean-Pierre Arboleda, Carrie Anne Baade, Rebekah Bogard, Mia Brownell, Tim Burton, Bill Carman, Bryan Cunningham, Jason D’Aquino, Michelle Doll, Peter Drake, Nicole Etienne, Tom Everhart, Eric Finzi, Marc Finzi, Erik Foss, Camille Rose Garcia, Theodor Geisel, Kady Grant, Leontine Greenberg, Linda Griggs, Gris Grimly, Evan B. Harris, Jason Holley, Anthony Iacono, Kate Javens, Lisa Lebofsky, Travis Louie, Julia Marchand, Elizabeth McGrath, Daniel Merriam, Gabriela Mesa-Jonassen, Scott Musgrove, Kathie Olivas & Brandt Peters, Joshua Petker, Ransom & Mitchell, Kirk Reinert, Martha Rich, Paul Richard, Ron Richter, Chris Roberts-Antieu, Jean-Pierre Roy, Jonny Ruzzo, Isabel Samaras, Charles M. Schulz, Ryan Scully, Maurice Sendak, Heather Sherman, Nathan Skiles, Sally Sloan, Aaron Smith, Owen Smith, Nathan Spoor, Jonathan Viner, Melanie Vote, Lindsey Way, Casey Wedlon, Eric White and Brad Woodfin.

The show opens this Thursday the 20th, however the opening cocktail reception takes place on the evening of the 22nd.  If you plan on attending, RSVP is required:  Hope to see you there!

Travis Louie

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Prints: Red King by Michael Hussar

Michael Hussar has dropped his second limited edition print of 2012 since Modern Devotionalback in February (featured). This print entitled Red King is 12.5 x 9.5″ inches, signed, numbered, and titled in an edition of 88 and also comes with a certificate of authenticity. As with most prints I have seen by Birdbath Publishing, this print is sure to look outstanding, is on top-notch rag paper, and presented and shipped in the best way possible.

Also, for fans that happen to live in London—or can simply fly over there—on Sept 28-30th, Micheal Hussar will be at the 8th International London Tattoo Convention. On Saturday, Michael will be giving an “Alla Prima” painting demo, so if you have ever wanted to see Hussar paint in person, and paint in the Alla Prima fashion which is simply “at once”, make sure you are there. Otherwise he will be at another location following the convention. Full details on the site here: London Tattoo Convention.

For the Red King print, that can be found here: Red King print by Michael Hussar

Prints: Moonlight Meeting by Dan May

Dan May added a new limited edition print to his online shop today entitled Moonlight Meeting. The print is 11″ x 11″ on Hahnemuhle German Etching, 310 gsm, signed and numbered in an edition of 45. The great thing about this piece, is that is signifies a change in Dan May’s work. The monster to the left showcasing the style we have seen in his paintings for years, and the figurative foreshadowing on the right side. His paintings are becoming more figurative lately, so this piece in a way visually shows this transition.

Get it here: Dan May Online Shop

Prints: Doom Loop # 19 by Tim Biskup

Tim Biskup has released a new print to his online shop, and while it is not the most affordable print, it’s one of the more interesting ones I have seen for a while. Doom Loop #19 is a massive 40″ x 30″ on 255g Somerset Velvet Paper, signed and numbered in an edition of 20 for $500 each. The polygon style that Tim is known for in many of his works, is really striking with this skull.

Check it out here: Tim Biskup Online Shop

New prints by Robert Bowen

San Francisco artist Robert Bowen, who also happens to have a feature spread in the August issue of Juxtapoz, has just released two new limited edition prints to his online shop. N.I.M.H. and Lucky Strike #5 Turtle Power are both 13″ x 13″ on velvet rag paper, signed and numbered in editions of 50 for $30 each.

Get em here: Robert Bowen Shop

Prints: Joe Blow by Serge Gay Jr.

1xrun currently has a print available by San Francisco artist Serge Gay Jr. The print is entitled Joe Blow and is 17″ x 20″ on 330gsm Fine Art Paper, signed and numbered in a max edition of 30. The painting this print comes from was first shown at his Absolute Happiness show that took place at Spoke Art December of 2011 (featured).

Get it here: Serge Gay Jr @

Prints: Wack-Man Fever by Scarecrowoven

Scarecrowoven has just released a new print for all the classic video game fans out there. Wack-Man Fever is 18″ x 18″ on bright white cold press archival watercolor paper , signed and numbered in an edition of 30 for $35 each. Free shipping in the US for a limited time. Amazing looking print, and can you imagine how cool a Scarecrowoven version of Pacman would be to play?

Scarecrowoven Shop

Prints: Flora, hand embellished by Tatiana Suarez @ 1xrun has just released a new limited edition print by Tatiana Suarez. Part of her “Flora” series, this new print is 18″ x 18″, hand embellished 3-color screenprint on 100lb French Paper, signed and numbered in a max edition of 40. Like always, each print comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. Head on over to the site for more images, such as process shot of Tatiana embellishing the prints.

Tatiana Suarez @

Prints: “Zombo” by John Dunivant @ 1xrun

1xrun has just released a new print by John Dunivant. A regular at the time released print site, John’s latest print is entitled Zombo and is the first in a series of canvas prints that 1xrun will be releasing from John’s world of the Theatre Bizarre. This print is 12″ x 13″ on canvas, signed and numbered in a max edition of 90 for $100 each. This is an amazing looking print, and I love the idea that the canvas is stretched and ready to be hung.

Get it here: John Dunivant @

“Fragments & Phantoms” by Tim MacLean @ Subtext Gallery

This past weekend was packed with amazing events; the San Diego Comic Con, Eric Fortune at Lebasse Projects, Laurie Lipton at Ace Gallery, Meggs at White Walls in SF, Jeremy Fish at Fifty24SF, and Tim MacLean at the Subtext Gallery in San Diego. Art fans in Southern California looking to see some new superhero works of art, were also able to check out Tim MacLean’s latest solo show and see the Incredible Hulk, Wonder Woman, Batman, and Spider Man in the way only MacLean can present them. For this latest show Maclean “explores the landscapes of mental realms, where the conscious and unconscious connect and archetypal patterns expand and converge.”. Take a look at the preview images below, and then head over to the exhibition page. Along with original works of art, there is also some prints available.

Tim MacLean @ Subtext Gallery

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Prints: “Memento Mori” by Tom Bagshaw

Following the release of Chrysalis back in May, Tom Bagshaw has just released the second print in this series. Entitled Memento Mori, this print is a limited edition of 3 with one Artist’s Proof. The print is mounted on board, varnished, framed and is 11″ x 14″ (15″ x 18″ with frame). Each print also comes signed, dated, numbered, and with a Certificate of Authenticity.

Get it here: Tom Bagshaw Blog