DvA Gallery Group Show Photos

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Chicago’s DvA Gallery played host to a packed house this past Saturday, April 26th. With such amazing artists in the show like: Shag, Glenn Barr, Tony Fitzpatrick, Liz McGrath, Daniel Martin Diaz, Bob Dob, Nathan Ota, Dave Cooper, Chris Mars, Gary Taxali, Ana Bagayan, Daniel Peacock, Yosuke Ueno, Paul Barnes, Martha Rich, Esther Pearl Watson, Mark Todd, Jason Houchen, Scott G. Brooks, Bonnie Reid, and Mark Atomos Pilon, we can understand why the event attracted so many guests! Acting as quite the multi-tasker, Mark Atomos Pilon also found time to snap some great shots of the night’s events. We love this photo of finishing touches being added to the Truth piece, but skip over to Flickr to see more show pics now.

Preview: Group Show at DvA Gallery

Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 24, 2008
The good people of DvA Gallery in Chicago will be hosting a spectacular group show featuring some of the biggest names in contemporary art, including: Shag, Dave Cooper, Liz McGrath (work shown,) Chris Mars, Daniel Peacock, Esther Pearl Watson, Scott G Brooks, Daniel Martin Diaz, Glenn Barr, Tony Fitzpatrick, Gary Taxali, Ana Bagayan, Martha Rich, Paul Barnes, Yosuke Ueno, Jason Houchen, Bonni Reid, Mark Pilon, Mark Todd, Nathan Ota, and Rob Dob. On top of all the great artwork on display, there will also be book signings (which also means these legendary artists will be mixing and mingling at the event!) by: Liz McGrath, Dave Cooper, Daniel Martin Diaz, Bob Dob, Martha Rich and Glenn Barr! Head over to DvA Gallery online and take a look-see at the preview of works that will grace DvA this Saturday, April 26th.

Jeff Soto Update

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Jeff Soto has updated his portfolio site with new work from 2006-2007. If you somehow missed his big NYC solo show in September, Storm Clouds, and all the group shows he's been in, here's your chance to catch up. During the past two years, Soto became a first-time father and his art has reflected that experience. While his earlier work addressed environmental and technological dangers in perhaps a more glib and pessimistic tone, he now focuses more specifically on his role in protecting and preparing his daughter for her future. He addresses political instability and the fears that cause us to try to dominate nature rather than respect it, but his irreverence has turned to optimism and his tone is a little more urgent. Jonathan LeVine Gallery has an interesting and more thorough write-up about the metaphors and meanings in Soto's paintings, online here. Give that a read and you may find it easier to not only read Soto's messages in his paintings, but cultivate your own. www.jeffsoto.com/art.html

Jeff Soto in NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 17, 2007
Photo by George Koroneos Jeff Soto just posted a blog about his well-rounded trip to NYC a couple weeks back; including a visit with David Choe, gallery installation shots, tender moments in the park, dining, young girls, the adorable Jim Houser, a visit to Scion's Beautiful World exhibit, quality time at Max Fish, the Met, getting inked at Invisible, shots from the opening, shots from going out to see AFI (shown), and general romping around New York. Peruse here, jeffsotoart.blogspot.com.

Photos: Jeff Soto / Jim Houser in NYC

Juxtapoz // Monday, September 10, 2007
Photos from Storm Clouds, new works by Jeff Soto, and asobviousasaskull, a solo show and installation by Jim Houser in the project room, both at Jonathan LeVine Gallery in New York City. The shows opened Saturday, September 8th to the public and both will be on exhibit through October 6th.

Jeff Soto's Calendar Project

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Jeff Soto, in cahoots with Murphy Design, has released his Lucky 13 Calendar. This latest creation from Mr. Potato Stamp features 14 paintings created over the past couple of years as well as an additional 39 smaller images from his "Cold Ice Age" series of 100 paintings. There's also an 8" x 8" sheet with 10 stickers and a 32-page, signed mini-zine. The calendar package is a limited edition of 1,500. Everything is in the advanced order stage right now, due to be shipped at the end of the month, but will be premiering at ComicCon in San Diego this week. Jeff says, "I can also be found at the Igloo Tornado booth with my pal Levon Jihanian where I'll have a new screenprint for sale. I don't know if that booth will be labelled Igloo Tornado, Bodega Books, Sparkplug, or Global Hobo, just look for me dressed up as a level 70 Tauren Moonkin." Tech specs aside, here's what you really wanted to know: this thing is dope. Get your tentacles on one now before they're all snatched up. www.murphydesign.com {moscomment}

Jeff Soto's Lucky 13 Calendar and Mini Zine

Juxtapoz // Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Jeff Soto has a calendar package coming out in July with Murphy Design. It

Attaboy's Brine Queen

Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 16, 2006
Limited to just 50 prints, "The Brine Queen" by Attaboy is an 8" x 11", two-color print on the fanciest torn edge paper in the universe made by the masters at Pressure Printing in Denver, CO. It's available seperately or as part of A Curious Show, a portfolio print set with prints from Dave Cooper, Scott Musgrove, Tim Biskup, KRK Ryden, Mark Mothersbough, Alex Gross, Jim Woodring, Coop, and Glenn Barr. The quality of a Pressure Print is remarkable; all the imprints have a texture just like the original drawing. "The Brine Queen" is here: www.pressureprinting.com/attaboy. The complete set is here: www.pressureprinting.com/curious. {moscomment}

Soto Blogs Viner

Juxtapoz // Saturday, October 14, 2006
Jeff Soto has great post on his blog about hanging out with Viner (and a bunch of other awesome art folks) in LA the past couple days. Check it out here: jeffsotoart.blogspot.com {moscomment}

Jeff Soto at Comic-Con

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 20, 2006
Jeff Soto is heading out to Comic-Con in San Diego, we read about it on his blog.
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