Portfolio Category: Gallery
Sketchpad Gallery and Chinese Cultural Center teamed up to celebrate Chinese New Year for an incredible art show, inspired by the Year of the Dog. I created six illustrations of the most popular dog breeds for the show, mixing personality with traditional Chinese design and flowers that are symbolic to Chinese culture.
The show was held at the Chinese Cultural Center in San Francisco, and was on display from February 22- March 17, 2018.
Happy Alligator Collective is a group of female artists that curate pop-up art shows around San Francisco. I was invited to create artwork for their Good Vibes art show, which took place July 1st, 2017 at Sketchpad Gallery. This piece is inspired by the ultimate summer vibe perfect for a July show- making a big splash!
Sketchpad Gallery invited me to create artwork for a show all about cats, opening July 15th. The artwork is inspired by all house cats who's alter ego is a fierce jungle cat! The show was a great turnout, and even included celebrity cat, Waffles!
"Time Beards" curators Craig Drake and Luke Harrington approached me on behalf of Heron Arts Gallery and Patreon to create artwork for a show inspired by Sci-Fi Film Noir, opening June 9th, 2017. "The City of Lost Children" film was chosen for the gritty, yet whimsical visuals and characters.
"Time Beards" curators Craig Drake and Luke Harrington approached me on behalf of Sketchpad Gallery to create artwork for their Leading Ladies show, opening February 25th, 2017. The character Amelie is the ultimate "leading lady"- despite her shy demeanor and eccentricities, her big heart and love for people lead to courageous actions.
I was invited by Sketchpad Gallery to create artwork for a show celebrating of The Year of the Monkey King. Drawing inspiration from traditional Chinese art, a gold embellished original piece was created in honor of the cherished Chinese folktale. The show opened August 16th, 2016.
"Time Beards" curators Craig Drake and Luke Harrington approached me on behalf of Sketchpad Gallery to create artwork for the Miyazaki Spirit Tribute Show, opening March 5th, 2016. A tribute to the Miyazaki film, "Spirited Away." was the obvious choice!
The show was an overwhelming success, garnering over 6K RSVPs on the Facebook event page and had thousands of people lined up in the pouring rain to get in in the show. Along with huge social engagement, the show and artwork was featured in The Verge, SF Station, IO9 Gizmodo, and SFFunCheap.