PAST EVENTS

 

 

2015

Baby Tattooville Surrealist Ball - hosted by Mark Ryden & Marion Peck, Oct. 2nd - 4th — thrilled to pieces to be part of this, the 9th and last Baby Tattooville, yes, THE GRANDE FINALE, so snag your tickets while you can!

http://www.babytattooville.com

February: Boxes of Death - Spacecraft Collective, Tokyo, Japan

April: Storybook - Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

June: Big Eye Spectacular - Harold Golen Gallery, Miami, FLTiny TrifectaCotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn, NY

Superhero - Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2014

“Boxes of Death,” Roq La Rue, Seattle, WA; Studio Nemo, Portland, OR;

Gauntlet Gallery, San Francisco, CA; AR4T Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA; Toyko, Japan

“Olympus,” Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Less Is More,” 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Hellboy 20th Anniversary Show,” Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

“Post It Show,” Giant Robot, Los Angeles, CA

 

2013

“20th Anniversary Exhibition,” 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Crazy 4 Cult 7,” Gallery 1988, New York, NY

“Espionage,” Harold Golen Gallery, Miami, FL

“Emily the Strange Tribute Show,” 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Lil Bub Art Show,” Spoke Art, San Francisco, CA

“20th Anniversary Exhibition,” Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

“Tiny Trifecta,” Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn, NY

“YHWH Mark Ryden Tribute Show,” Toy Art Gallery, Hollywood, CA

“Decade 1,” Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

“Post It Show,” Giant Robot, Los Angeles, CA

 

2012

“Making A Better Yesterday Today,” (solo show), Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

“Garamaniacal,” Foe Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts

“Dark Pop,” Last Rites Gallery, Ny, Ny  

“Juxtapoz 18th Anniversary Show,” Copro Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Art Pad Art Fair, Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

“Cartoon Network 20th Anniversary Show,” Comic-Con, San Diego, CA

“Tiny Trifecta,” Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn, NY

“Awakened,” AFA Gallery, New York, Ny

Context Art Fair, Varnish Fine Art, Miami, FL

“Post It Show,” Giant Robot, Los Angeles, CA

 

2011

“Heavy Gretel,” (solo show), Corey Helford Gallery, Culver City, CA

“New Beginnings,” Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Big Bang!” Mondopop, Rome, Italy

“Tiny Trifecta,” Cotton Candy Machine, Brooklyn, NY

“New Brow IV,” Alternative Gallery, Seaside, CA

“Rock N' Dolls,”  Mondopop, Rome, Italy

“Relaunch I,” Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

“25th Anniversary Exhibition,”  La Luz De Jesus, Los Angeles, CA

“Taetrum Et Dulce,” Mondopop, Rome, Italy

Scope Art Fair, Varnish Fine Art, Miami, FL

 

2010

“Tiger Tiger Burning Bright,” Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA

“Playboy Redux,” Coprogallery, Los Angeles, CA 

“Affordable Art Show,” 63 Bluxome Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA

"Outside’ Eclectix Gallery, El Cerrito, CA

 

2009

“Into The Woodz,” (solo show), The Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Movers & Shakers,” Povevolving Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

“Affordable Art Show,” 63 Bluxome Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Dementions: Halloween Art Exhibit,” Eclectix Gallery, El Cerrito, CA

“All Gurlz Again,” Eclectix Gallery, El Cerrito, CA

“The End Is Near,” Cpop Gallery, Detroit, MI

 

2008

‘“Kaiju Monster Invasion’,” Harold Golen Gallery Miami, FL

“Devil Dog Show,” Tokyo Pop New York, NY

“Strange Brew,” Eclectix Gallery, El Cerrito, CA

“Dark Pop,” Last Rights Gallery, New York, NY

“In The Land Of Retinal Delights,” Laguna Art Museum Laguna Beach, CA

“Varnish Anniversary Show,” Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco, CA

“Heart Attack,” Eclectix Gallery, El Cerrito, CA

 

2007

“Monster Ballads,” (solo show), Copro Nason Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

“Rome Is Burning,” Haas Fine Arts Center, eau Claire, WI

“Literartistry,” Corey Helford Gallery, Culver City, CA
“Vegas Rocks,” M Modern, Las Vegas, NV
“Venus,” Roq La Rue Seattle, Washington
“One Fundraiser,” Art Prostitute Gallery Dallas, Texas
“Anahata (Kim Maria Benefit),” Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
“Ladies Only,” Jem Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

“Hit The Deck Global Fund Benefit,” Las Vegas, NV

“Charity By Numbers,” Corey Helford Gallery, Culver City, CA
“Blond Bombshells,” M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, CA

 

2006

“Ex Animo (From The Heart),” (solo show), Jonathan Levine Gallery New York, NY

“Art For Aids,” Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, CA

“Deck,” Icehouse Gallery,  Phoenix, AZ

“Nostradamus: Three Waves To The Apocalypse,” Copro Nason Gallery Santa Monica, CA
“Portrait Of The Artist,” Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2005

“The Pony Show.” Milk Gallery, New York, NY
“Art For Aids,” Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, CA
“Arcadia: Benefit For Friends Of The Urban Forest,” Somarts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Holy Kitsch,” DC Gallery, Denver, CO
“Pop Surrealism: The Rise Of Underground Art,”  Sangre De Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo, CO
“The Eye Of The Illuminati: In Honor Of Mark Ryden,” Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“The Dirty Show: 6th Annual Erotic Art Exhibition,” Tangent Gallery/Hastings St. Ballroom, Detroit, MI
“Pop Pluralism,” Jonathan Levine Gallery, New York, NY

 

2004

“My Way’ Rat Pack Tribute Show,” M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, CA 
“3 Person Show,” Copro Nason Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Summer Of Tiki,” Shooting Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Bay Area Show,” Detroit Contemporary Museum Of Art, Detroit, Mi

“XX Rated,” Oxop Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
“Juxtapoz 10th Anniversary Show,” 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA
“Skin Deep,” Varnish Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
“Everything But The Kitschen Synch,” La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“From Your Valentine,” Copro Nason Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Modern Love,” M Modern Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
“Big Men In Little Cars,” Tin Man Alley Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

2003

“The Greatest Album Covers That Never Were,” Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

“Sci-Fi/Western Show,” 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Grand Opening Exhibition,” Start Soma Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Haunted Dollhouse,” Copro Nason Gallery, Culver City, CA
“Deep Pretty,” Tin Man Alley, Philadelphia, PA

“Ladies Of Lowbrow,” Perihelion Arts, Phoenix, AZ 
“Vicious, Delicious, & Ambitious,” Fuse Gallery, New York, NY

“Helles Belles,” Luckystar Gallery, Milwaukee, WI 

 

2002

“Gods and Monsters,” Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA

“The Circus Show,” CPOP Gallery, Detroit, MI

“The Ladies of Lowbrow,” Perihelion Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

“The Scintillating Six,” Gallery Bink, Portland, OR

“Art for AIDS Auction,” Butterfield & Butterfield’s, San Francisco, CA

“The Fall of Virtue,” (solo show), CPOP Gallery, Detroit, M I

“Superheroes,” CPOP Gallery, Detroit, MI

“Juxtapoz Tribute Show,” Track 16, Santa Monica, CA

“No Red Ribbons Auction,” La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

“Supernatural,” Roq la Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA

“Vicious, Delicious & Ambitious: 20th Century Women Artists,”

Third Avenue Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.; BUS Gallery,

Toronto, ON; Jim Cummins Gallery, Vancouver, B.C.;

 La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

2001

“7-11”, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“Even More Stranger Than You,” The Cartoon Art Museum, San Francisco, CA

 

2000

"Lowbrow: Up From the Underground," Hollywood Art & Culture Center, FL

“The Definitive Retrospective,” Copro Nason Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

“Character Assassination,” Culture Cache, San Francisco, CA

“It Came From The South Seas,” Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

1999

"Monster," Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA

"C Stands For..." C Pop Gallery, Detroit, MI

"Pop Tarts," 111 Minna St. Gallery, San Francisco, CA

"Dangerous Dolls," Stockholm Cultural Center, Stockholm; Spegeln,

Malmo;Danish Film Institute, Copenhagen, Sweden, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; 

Roq La Rue Gallery, Seattle, WA

 

1998

"Introductions," Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA

"Acme Custom II," SOMAR Gallery, San Francisco, CA

"Pop Tarts," 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

"Kitsch," San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

 

1998

"8 People," 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

"Devil Babe Runs Amok," (solo show), Reading Frenzy, Portland, OR

 

1997

"Myth America," Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

"The King," CORE New Art Space, Denver, CO

"They Came Here First," Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair, New York, NY

 

1996

"Nirvana: Capitalism and the Consumed Image," Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

"Celebrity/Self," San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA

"Kaleidoscope Reborn," SOMAR Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

1995

"Obsession," Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

Gaier Contemporary Gallery, Orlando, FL

"The Last Frontier," The Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, CA

 

1994

“Goddesses, Witches, Whores, Virgins,” La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

"California Trends," Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA

"New Images," Lillian Paley Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, CA

"Chick Art," Vox Populi Gallery, Seattle, WA

"See No Evil," Erb Memorial Union Gallery, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

"North American Works," Matrix Gallery, Sacramento, CA

Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

 

1993

Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, FL             

Eye of the Lizard Gallery, Vero Beach, FL

Phoenix Gallery, New York, NY

“Exhibit Examining the Life of Elvis Presley,” Bernice Layne Brown Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, CA

“Great Stuff,” The Illustration Gallery, New York, NY

“Erotic Art Exhibition,” Galerie Galerie, Los Angeles, CA

 

1992

ABACA Art Auction and Sale, New York, NY

“Retro-Spective,” Art Attack, San Francisco, CA

 

1991

“Erotica,” The Illustration Gallery, New York, NY

 

Lectures/Panels

Parsons School of Design, New York, New York

San Diego Comicon, San Diego, California

Graphic Artists Guild, San Francisco, California

Los Angeles Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles, California

St. Johns University, New York, New York

California College of Art,  San Francisco, California

 

 

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