Circus, Circus @ The Hive Gallery, LAJuxtapoz // Friday, 01 Jun 2012
Come one, Come All—the Hive Gallery in Los Angeles presents a gathering of enticing graphics and paintings so pleasing that they may pointedly pull you out of your seat. In the Hive's unique, to-the-hilt style, invites you to join in a visual carnival of delights tomorrow for their second circus-themed exhibition, June 2, 2012, to witness an assortment of entertainment under their big top. Featured artists include Dustin Myers, Jaime Jiminez, Jinx, and Charlie Chiodo—concept artist and co-founder of Chiodo Brothers, the makers of Killer Klowns from Outer Space and animation/effects for Pee Wee's Big Adventure, Team America, Dinner for Schmucks and much more. A special feature by Bizarro Au Go-Go with 15% off books at the opening, while the small wall will be occupied by Deborah Scott. The tall wall will host Gilbert Oh, and Stephen Holman will be featured at the installation artist. Additionally, over 30 custom circus-themed works will be on display as well.
About the Artists: Charlie Chiodo, master concept artist behind the cult-classic film, "Killer Klowns from Outer Space" will be presenting brand new "Klown Art" acrylic paintings and will be in attendance! Stephen Holman is our featured installation artist (creator and director of Life with Loopy (Nickelodeon), Phantom Investigators (Warner Bros), Joe Normal (Liquid TV), and upcoming Disney series The Bite Sized Adventures of Sam Sandwich. Dapper Cadaver owner, BJ Winslow will be presenting a freak slideshow, Bizarro Au Go-Go will be present and selling books at 15% off, Madliene Haim, a contortion act, Hive Body Painters Lefty Joe Torres and Ruban Gonzalez will be making their models even more beautiful, and much more to pique your interest!
Join the Hive Gallery and Studios in downtown LA, Saturday, June 2, from 8 to 12:30pm.
The Hive Gallery 729 S. Spring St. LA, CA 90014
Founder/Curator Nathan Cartwright
$8 door/ $5 for those in clown or circus makeup
Show runs: June 2 through June 30 Hivegallery.com/2010