This Week in Posters is a weekly feature updating you on the latest and greatest in pop art / poster / screen print releases, street art, gallery openings, and art events. Check out what’s coming your way this week!
PRINT / POSTER RELEASES
Rachel Sumpter’s “Steep Ravine” is now available for purchase from Tiny Showcase. The print is an edition of 100, measures 9 x 11 inches, and comes with a certificate of authenticity. $25 framed, $145 framed in maple. Proceeds from print sales will go to Covenant House, Sumpter’s charity of choice that helps homeless children escape the streets.
Thinkspace Gallery will be releasing a fine art print of Audrey Kawasaki’s “Offering”. Details on the release, including date/time, edition size, and price, will be announced this Thursday, October 3rd. Sign up for the Thinkspace mailing list to stay in the loop.
Limited numbers of BASK’s “Amazing Accounts” posters, both standard and embellished editions, are still available from 1xRUN. The print measures 12 x 24 inches and costs $50 ($175 framed).
GALLERY SHOWS, EXHIBITIONS, AND EVENTS
September 21st – October 13th: Junko Mizuno at Gallery Nucleus, Alhambra, CA
Junko Mizuno’s “Rising” exhibition is now on display at Gallery Nucleus through October 13th. “Rising” presents new paintings and drawings depicting the strength of Japanese women throughout history and folklore. More information, including gallery hours, is located over on Gallery Nucleus’ website.
October 3, 10, 12: Estria Battle, San Francisco, CA
The Estria Battle is a national urban art festival celebrating public art while engaging youth and building community. Events include a pop-up print show at 1 AM Gallery, a Pecha Kucha Oakland panel, and more. Check out the full schedule and on the Estria Battle website.
October 3rd – October 25th: Tatiana Suarez & Craww at Spoke Art, San Francisco, CA
This Thursday, October 3rd, Spoke Art will be hosting an opening reception for “Through the Veil”, an exhibition featuring work from Miami-based Tatiana Suarez and UK-based Craww that will run through October 25th. RSVP on the Facebook event page.
October 4th: “Focal Dystonia” at Bottleneck Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The opening reception for Bottleneck’s “Focal Dystonia” show will be held at the gallery’s Brooklyn location on Friday, October 4th, from 7 PM – 10 PM. Online sales of remaining art will begin Saturday, October 5th, at 12 PM EST.
October 5th – October 26th: David Cooley and Seth Armstrong at Thinkspace Gallery, Culver City, CA
The opening reception for David Cooley’s “Ignored Epiphany” and Seth Armstrong’s “Love Thy Neighbor” will be held on October 5th starting at 6 PM, with both artists in attendance. The art will be on display through October 26th. “Ignored Epiphany” combines feelings of visual chaos with the restraints of careful composition, and Armstrong’s surreal, socially-aware art evokes 1970’s soft-focus cinematography.
October 12th – October 13th: Beyond Eden at LA Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Beyond Eden is a collaborative, multi-gallery event celebrating the New Contemporary art movement. Hosted at the LA Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Park, the reception will take place on Saturday, October 12th from 5 PM – 11 PM with live painting, a sponsored bar, and a DJ. The art will be on view through Sunday, October 13th. Admission is free and open to the public on both days. RSVP at the Facebook event page, and more information is available on the official website.
November 9th: “Thor: The Dark World” Book Signing at Gallery Nucleus, Alhambra, CA
Story artists Jane Wu and Bryan Andrews will be at Gallery Nucleus on November 9th to sign copies of “Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World – The Art of the Movie”. The event will feature a presentation preceding the signing, and will take place from 4 PM to 7 PM.