Artist News

BANKSY Anti-Doc Out in UK

Submitted by russell on Thu, 03/18/2010 - 05:00

Exit Through the Gift Shop has hit theaters in the UK

Who has a torrent for this? HA HA HA....

Joe Boruchow Releases "Stuffed Animals" Cutout Graphic Novel

Submitted by russell on Fri, 03/05/2010 - 06:38
Stuffed Animals: A Story in Paper Cutouts, my first graphic novel, will be released the evening of March 19th in conjunction with a debut performance by my band, The Nite Lights.  The show includes a slide show of the graphic novel with an instrumental musical score played live by the band.  Four years in the making, the book was awarded a Xeric Foundation grant for graphic fiction allowing for the publications of a hard bound edition that will be available at the show.  
Stuffed Animals is a narrative composed of 100 black paper cutouts.  It tells the tale of a young boy and his shocking discoveries over one adventurous and terrifying night.  An apparition from the past guides the hero through a dangerous secret world in this masculinecoming of age story.  Is manhood more than just a mustache?  Get the book and see!
In addition to celebrating the release of the book at Johnny Brenda's (1201 Frankford Ave, Philly) on March 19, The Nite Lights will debut our most ambitious… Read more

Jef Aerosol Update

Submitted by russell on Mon, 02/15/2010 - 06:34

"L'Art et la Manière : Jef Aérosol", film de Manuela Dalle (26mn) sera diffusé sur ARTE TV ce dimanche 14 février à 13h.

après la diffusion télé, le film sera visible pendant une semaine sur le site Arte :…

Article dans le journal Le Monde :

"L'art et la Manière : Jef aérosol", a film by Manuela Dalle (26') will be broadcast on Arte (French/German TV channel) on Sunday Feb 14th at 1pm.

Then, it will be visible for a week on the Website :… Read more

Chris Stain Update

Submitted by russell on Tue, 02/09/2010 - 11:48

New coming with FB, Twitter, and Regular Updates

What Else Is Up

In other news this month I've painted two murals for separate benefits.
One at WIN Initiative in SOHO for a creative info share called Take 5.
And another in Brooklyn at the Brooklyn Bowl called Rock and Wrap It Up which is an anti poverty organization. More on that here Win4Hunger.
Good People.

Unfortunately my hard drive crashed recently and I lost a lot of stuff.

Fortunately I have a good friend who made the trek down from Boston to help me get goin' again. His visit also prompted the revamp of my website - which is currently in the works.
The new site will contain everything I've done since 2000 in nice user-friendly categories. It will also be linked to Twitter and Facebook so if you are on either if those you will be able to hit me up and receive updates.

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Spray for Haiti : Buy Benefit Prints for UNICEF

Submitted by russell on Tue, 01/19/2010 - 04:23

From Joe Iurato:
"As you all know, I released a "Spray For Haiti" limited edition stencil last week. The edition sold out in less than 3 minutes of its announcement. When I announced the second round of the prints an anonymous donor promptly asked if he could purchase them all. His pledge for the 20 paintings -- $3,000. I received a confirmation from UNICEF, and just like that my goal had been exceeded. I would love to credit this person and tell you all who he is, but he asked that I not do so. So I'll honor that. And there's one more catch:

While the release is officially sold out, he asked that I send him one painting - and re-sell the remaining the 19. That said, I'm going to sell "his paintings"…

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CAPTCHA cut outs by Aram Bartholl

Submitted by russell on Mon, 12/14/2009 - 03:53

from "Are you human?", an object and urban intervention, by Aram Bartholl.


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Janet Bike Girl in Paper Politics

Submitted by russell on Mon, 12/07/2009 - 16:36

Paper Politics is a travelling art show curated by Josh MacPhee. Paper Politics is an exhibition of politically and socially engaged printmaking. In 2005, the Seattle edition of Paper Politics opened at the Phinney Center Gallery, with work by 174 artists from the USA, Canada and around the world.

"Paper Politics presents a breathtaking tour of the many modalities of printing: relief, intaglio, lithography, silkscreen, collagraph, monotype, and photography. Most exciting is the inclusion in the show of finely crafted stencils and street printing, traditional media used to convey political thought."

A new edition of the exhibition cataloge of Paper Politics is in the works, and will be printed sometime this fall (2009). The first catalogue printed back in 2005, has long since sold out. The new Paper Politics book will be…

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Stencils at Seattle City Hostel

Submitted by russell on Wed, 10/21/2009 - 15:25

Jonathan Wakuda Fischer dropped off some new art (Archive update coming soon!) and a note about the Seattle City Hostel art project:

I don't know if Soule pointed you to the Seattle City Hostel Project, but both she and I stenciled our rooms we got to paint in August. There's a pretty dope website that can give you a virtual tour. Hers is #218, Mine is #206. [I noticed a few other rooms with stencils too. - R.]

News from A1one

Submitted by russell on Mon, 09/21/2009 - 11:21
I've been crazy Busy all the past month ,doing thenew stencil project which will be going to meet the finishing  of cutting stage after 3 month  cutting at least 4 hours per day .Now i am at the one last layer. IT IS called : ...  ok lets keep the title and theme secret :)

There are some shows i am a part of whic h are already on the run.
First :

--------Urban Art Agenda#3
Directed  JD Mittmann,/ FamousWhenDead Gallery
I am proud of being a part of the show in australia bringing big talents of continents together touring in Australia cities.
check :

--------Friends with Knives
Curated By Paper Monster at
I am again proud to be in the online show and sale at Dirtypilot
Check :

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John Fekner Web site Update

Submitted by russell on Mon, 08/24/2009 - 06:28

John Fekner just contacted Stencil Archive to let us know that he's updated his site

Though he has "beta" on the mast head, the site has many images from his amazing art/stencil portfolio.

Fekner told us that he's updating more content to his site "in a timely fashion."

We can't wait to see the additions!

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