Juxtapoz // Sunday, October 14, 2012
Inquiring about just HOW sculptor/production designer Stacey Ransom and portrait photographer Jason Mitchell create the imaginative "surreality" that they do is like asking David Blaine how he pulls autographed money out of his belly button. There's no answer or method that could satisfy the question.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 04, 2012
Stacey Ransom & Jason Mitchell’s highly anticipated debut solo show of photo illustration tableaus and portraiture opens at at Varnish Fine Art in San Francisco, Saturday, Sept. 8th. Mitchell, a director-photographer, and Ransom, a set designer and photo-illustrator, create highly-detailed and visually-lush photo illustrations. The duo, who shot Robert Bowen's portrait in our August 2012 issue, sent us an exclusive portrait preview of their work with Greg "Craola" Simkins.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Former Juxtapoz cover arist, Greg "Craola" Simkins and his friend Werk snuck out of their respective studio/office's last weekend to hook up a wall at South Coast Customs. Greg's friend Kingston recorded and edited, check it out here.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Vannen Artist Watches is proud to present Always Look Down, a new XL timepiece by Greg "Craola" Simkins. Always Look Down is limited to 150 pieces retailing for $85 each with every piece of packaging signed and numbered by Simkins.
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, June 07, 2011
We recently stopped Greg "Craola" Simkins studio for a sneak peak at what he's been working on. Photos, video, and more after the jump...
Juxtapoz // Thursday, April 21, 2011
We have been noticing more and more, "Why don't artists get to endorse things/have their own branded painting materials? Sure, there are spraycans, calendars, tee-shirts, and skate decks with art, but what about a brush set. October 2010 cover artist, Greg "Craola" Simkins has his brush set with Treckell Brushes, which previously sold out but is now back in stock. More after the jump . . .
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 16, 2011
On Friday I stopped by the opening of INLE a group exhibition curated by artist Greg "Craola" Simkins. Photos and more after the jump
Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 03, 2011
INLE a group show curated by Greg "Craola" Simkins opens March 11th. See Alex Pardee's painting for the show after the jump...
Juxtapoz // Saturday, February 19, 2011
On Friday, I spent the day with Greg "Craola" Simkins at Mid-City Arts where he painted a mural for his poster giveaway and book signing on Saturday, February 19. Time-lapse, photos and more after the jump…
Juxtapoz // Thursday, February 10, 2011
The two-years-in-the-making, Juxtapoz-sponsored (among others) Suggestivism show opened Saturday night with works by an international array of artists visually tempting the larger art conversation at Southern California's Cal State University museum, Grand Central Art Center. Video after the jump . . .