Studio Visit with Robert Bowen

Juxtapoz // Friday, March 19, 2010
With an instantly recognizable style, an always expanding visual library of pop culture references rendered meticulously with acrylics, respect and admiration from some of the top artists today ("...I know I will never paint as good as Jon Wayshak, Craola, or Robert Bowen..." - Alex Pardee, Juxtapoz, August 2007), Robert Bowen is overdue to blow up in the art world.

Dabs Myla mural with Craola and Deph

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Australian duo Dabs Myla spent the day in Hollywood working on a huge mural alongside Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins and Deph. The final piece came out killer.Read More...  

Baby it's Cold Outside

Juxtapoz // Thursday, December 31, 2009
“So the weather outside has me bundling up and got me to thinkin it might just be the right time to use your new Chritmas pennies to get a new warm hoodie for you or your freezing loved one,” writes Craola. Why not one of his awesome hoodies? Read More...  

Craola Talks to Us About Jeral Tidwell's Rockaholics

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 21, 2009
“For most people, a life threatening accident leaving both your hands and wrists broken would end your art career, at least for a while, but for my friend Jeral Tidwell, don't expect it keep him down,” writes Greg “Craola” Simkins. “In February Jeral will be on the road and in the air on his way to Zurick, Switzerland along with his friends Angry Blue and Dwitt to reveal their new show: Rockaholics.”

Back Talk with Greg Craola Simkins

Juxtapoz // Monday, December 14, 2009
Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins is a wildly talented painter, designer, drawer, and all-around amazing human being. Crawl into the deep, bizarre, and utterly enjoyable mind of Craola via his answers to Back Talk.

Craola: Multi Plane Show

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 09, 2009
Greg Simkins aka Craola just shared with us his new piece for the upcoming Multi-Plane show at Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Show. In case you haven’t heard, the show, opening this Friday, has a stellar line-up of almost 50 top artists.   Read More...  

Aqua Art Miami ‘Futurity’ Show Preview

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, December 02, 2009
“The beautiful new collaboration between Dabs Myla and Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins created for ‘Futurity’ is featured above,” reports Andrew Hosner from Miami. “Be sure to keep an eye out for Dabs Myla doing their thing all week long in the Wynwood district as part of the ongoing Primary Flight series...” Read More...  

Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary Auction Party: Recap 1

Juxtapoz // Monday, November 16, 2009
Our 15th Anniversary Auction Party went down this Saturday in Los Angeles at The Factory Place Arts Complex. Calling the night a hit would be a massive understatement.

The Golden Age with Dabs and Myla

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, November 10, 2009
“My good friends Dabs and Myla are curating an Art show this Friday,” writes Greg 'Craola' Simkins. “I was lucky enough to work on a drawing with them for it and am looking forward to the show.”   Read More...  

Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary Art Auction: Chet Zar

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 05, 2009
Check out the beautiful freakishness that is the work of Chet Zar. For the Juxtapoz 15th Anniversary Art Auction, he donated the piece Sad Little Monkey.


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