Artist News

New Overspray Issue Out

Submitted by russell on Tue, 09/30/2008 - 02:37

Bellas and fellas, its that time again - new issue of Overspray season. We are proud to present you with Overspray08 - StreetHeart, the Love issue! Exploring the themes of love and hate throughout international street art, this stellar issue features the likes of Jesus Saves, I Love You, Berlin's own 'Linda's Ex', graffiti's number one adversary, Peter Vallone Jr, the Splasher, the faces behind wooster collective and Factory Fresh, the skinny on the beef between Shepard Fairey and Erik Brunetti, and so, so much more.

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Janet Attard's Art on Cover of Dandyhorse

Submitted by russell on Tue, 09/30/2008 - 02:32

Bikes and stencils continue to blend into a stew of fun! Check out dandyhorse's site.

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MiniGraff Update

Submitted by russell on Thu, 08/07/2008 - 22:19
Just a quick note to let you know i've just finished some fresh
artwork at the CLOCK HOTEL in Surry Hills, SYDNEY. The artwork is on the ground level & features an abstract forest with little bits & pieces. It looks great & has transformed the space from an office to a lounge room!

If you're in & around MELBOURNE or SYDNEY over the next month, look out for the Running Couple. They're busy running from Koala Kong & trying not to be Chicken Feed!!

Check out some pics on FLICKr - I've started using it again for my street art work & other bits... but my major works will still be posted on my website, http://www.minigraff.com/

Sydney is also more beautiful with Heightened Awearness poles popping up around the place. Each artwork takes ages to make & consists of more than 100 thin hand-cut stripes. A sneaky way to use the off-cuts of my Da Hood stickers & add some colour to… Read more

Adam5100: Current Show Pics

Submitted by russell on Wed, 06/11/2008 - 16:05
The Rowan Morrison Gallery has posted some great photos (better than mine on here) of Adam5100s current show. Check it out and make sure you zoom in!

Janet Attard Poster to Benefit Bike Advocacy in Portland, OR

Submitted by russell on Sun, 06/08/2008 - 06:27

This poster will be sold to raise funds for bicycle advocacy in Portland, Oregon. The great people at Stumptown Printers are donating there printmaking services to make this 11x17 inch poster.

Henri Desgrange was the founder of the Tour de France.

The poster will be for sale, on Tue June 10 2008.

Stumptown Printers,
www.stumptownprinters.com

Henri Desgrange Stencil
designed and hand cut by
Janet Attard - Janet Bike Girl
This is image is protected by copyright, permission must be asked for use.

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Oaxaca Stencil Nation Report Back

Submitted by russell on Fri, 05/30/2008 - 07:25

This is from Ita, a photographer who sent great photos for the Stencil Nation book project:

me ha llegado el libro de Stencil Nation
thanks
muchas gracias por el envio y la publicacion! y felicidades por el libro
i like, les gusta mucho a todos en Oaxaca que hallan salido lo que pintan, sobre la situacion que se vive.
ahora tenemos un proyecto a nivel nacional, con colectivos de todo el pais, esta es la pagina ke estamos haciendo, y ahi vienen los links de los demas colectivos, mirarli, look it!

es RCM Revuelta Cultural Mexicana in Oaxaca, DF; CD Juarez, Chihuahua, Puebla, Edo. Mexico, Merida

http://www.myspace.com/revueltaculturalmexicana

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Last Chance for Seeing PIXNIT Exhbit

Submitted by russell on Tue, 05/27/2008 - 08:33
There is just one week left to view, "Hello My Name is PIXNIT" at the Rotenberg Gallery, Boston. The show comes down on June 1st. Please stop by and check out this site specific installation before it's gone. For reviews and further information....

Big, Red and Shiny

www.bigredandshiny.com/cgi-bin/retrieve.pl?issue=issue83&section=review…

The Boston Globe

www.boston.com/lifestyle/food/articles/2008/05/21/the_elements_beyond_o…

RotenbergGallery.com
PIXNITProductions.com
The Phoenix
City Living Magazine
The Weekly Dig
Artforum


Borrowing and re-contextualizing elements from historical sources, PIXNIT presents a panoply of… Read more

Janet Attard's Stencil Nation Window Display gets a Nod

Submitted by russell on Fri, 05/16/2008 - 07:27

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Pages Bookstore , Art window, will have a display of my bicycle stencils to celebrate the release of the book Stencil Nation, by Russell Howze.
www.stencilnation.org

Stencil Nation, will also be available for purchase at Pages Books. www.pagesbooks.ca

There will also be a table featuring other stencil and graffiti books, in Pages Bookstore.

The display, is part of Bike Month Toronto. The event takes place June 1 to June 20 2008.
www.toronto.ca/cycling/events

Pages Books and Magazines
256 Queen St. West
Toronto, Canada

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PaperMonster gets Dirty Pilot Nod

Submitted by russell on Fri, 05/16/2008 - 07:25
Dirty Pilot (DirtyPilot.com) has just released several new original pieces from PaperMonster on their gallery site. (read PaperMonster's blog post...)

Reproduce and Revolt book released

Submitted by russell on Sun, 05/04/2008 - 15:11
Justseeds is excited to announce the release of the new book Reproduce & Revolt. Edited by Josh MacPhee and Favianna Rodriguez, Reproduce & Revolt/Reproduce Y Rebélate (it is bi-lingual, English and Spanish!) contains over 500 political graphics, including many by all the Justseeds artists.

An extensive collection of contemporary political graphics collected from around the world, including art from many of today's most exciting street artists, poster makers and graphic designers. All of these images are granted to the public domain, to be freely used for political purposes.

Street Posters. Graffiti. Bumper stickers. Activism depends on design to capture imaginations and spread a message. Reproduce and Revolt not only documents some of the best activist design work of the past few years, it shows readers how to do it themselves.

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