SCM Makers' Market This Weekend

I'll be out in the beautiful, redwood-encirled, mountain fortress town of Felton, this Sunday May 7th for the Santa Cruz Mountains Makers' Market. I'll be there among many other talented local artisans to display and share the fruit of our creative labors.

Within the busyness of life I carved out time this past year to draw, paint and explore my personal creative visions. I'm excited to gather them up and put them on display in the beautiful Spring sunshine. If you're looking for adventure this weekend come explore the Santa Cruz Mountains!

Peace, Love & Happiness

I've created a new, all-encompassing emblem for Peace, Love & Happiness. In the weeks and months ahead I will be drawing more images based on this emblem to relate to your favorite stereotypes and flavors of life. My hope is to give you all a simple image to meditate on as a reminder that, in all the strife of the world, Peace, Love & Happiness still exist and remain as the noblest of pursuits.

Mugs, pillows, notebooks and more available on Society6

Mugs, pillows, notebooks and more available on Society6

Here's your chance to share the message just in time for Valentine's Day. It's been a cold Winter, so why not curl up with a new pillow, mug and notebook and devise your own plan to spread Peace, Love & Happiness this year.

Peacemakers at the Tannery

It's been awesome getting to know Jacob Seedman of Shalom Clothing and learn about the impact of his Cultural Peace Project. We've been getting our hands dirty together spreading the message of Peace through art. In October I participated in the Hamsa group art show at the Shalom Studio at the Tannery Arts Center. After that, Jacob and I teamed up to paint this big peace-making art piece that he designed as a mural on basketball court in the Tannery's open courtyard.

Jacob Seedman, ready to fly over the mural we dropped at the Tannery Arts Center.

Jacob Seedman, ready to fly over the mural we dropped at the Tannery Arts Center.

Give It Away - Tim Brauch

I spent a lot of time this Summer designing and painting the Board Bird series. It's been super fun and I'll be sharing more about the upcoming show in the next few weeks. A few of them have already flown the coop. I was asked to donate a couple pieces to raffle at the Tim Brauch Memorial skate competitions last month, and the birds fit right in.

Happy winner of the "California Skate Bird" print at Lake Cunningham skate park.

Happy winner of the "California Skate Bird" print at Lake Cunningham skate park.

All proceeds went to fund the Interactive Art Connection headed up by Scotty Greathouse, to lead children into the joy and inspiration that comes from creating. I was stoked to have my work in the mix for such a great cause, both for skateboarding and art.

"Rad Tail Hawk" - Soon available as original dimensional paintings and art prints

"Rad Tail Hawk" - Soon available as original dimensional paintings and art prints

Decked Out: Rolling On

This Friday is the art opening and reception of Decked Out: Rolling On at the Olive Hyde Gallery in Fremont, California. I'll have a new art piece on display. Pretty stoked to be among a great line-up of skaters/artists all in one place.

Lucha Libre

Here's a fun one! We're having a Lucha Libre art show at The Arsenal in San Jose. There's quite a line-up of super talented artists for this one. Curated by my friend Ricardo Gonzalez. Come out to the opening this Saturday evening (Nov. 7th).

The show will be traveling to Colima Mexico in February 2016 and be on display at the Museo Regional de Colima.

My new pieces for this show feature the age old challenge of Señor Sol Dorado vs. Señorita Luna de la Plata. Gold grills, black lipstick, masks and all; day and night, light and darkness... it should be quite a show down.

SloGun Poster Show

Tomorrow night at the Tannery Arts Center, I'll have new limited edition poster featuring Sam the Fish and Inky the Octopus. 

There are 7 artists;  Josh Becker, Eric Zwierzynski, Aaron Clark, Judi Oyama, Eli Roe, Peter Saporito, Sarah Rick and myself.

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Here's the big idea behind the show:

Two weeks. Two colors. One theme. That's what eight local designers had to work with when creating their "Slog-gun: Words to live and die by" posters, which will be on display and for sale at the show. 

Come and see the results for yourself on Friday, Oct. 2 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Design & Art Studio at the Tannery Arts Center, 1050 River St. #114, Santa Cruz. It's free, it's First Friday, and it's going to be a good time. See you there!