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Grass Hut Gang @ Grass Hut, Portland

December 4th, 2008

Opening Reception: Thursday December 5th from 6:00-9:00pm
Show Dates: Through January 2009

Grass Hut Gang’s first group show at Grass Hut Art Market will be all about having fun and making good art with follow art makers  Bwana Spoons, Martin Ontiveros, Le Merde and Scrappers.

Wood Pushers @ Hecklewood, Portland

December 3rd, 2008

Opening Reception: Thursday December 4th from 7:00-10:00pm
Show Dates: Through January 2009

Our piece for the Wood Pushers show curated by Monsieur T at Hecklewood with a bunch of super great artists from portland and beyond…


Family Quilt @ Together Gallery, Portland

December 1st, 2008

Please join us for the “Family Quilt” opening at Together Gallery!

Opening Reception: Friday November 29th from 6-12 pm
Show Dates: Nov. 29th 2008 – Jan. 4th 2009

New Limited Edition Prints + Postcards!

December 1st, 2008

This month we’re releasing a selection of 5 new archival quality prints for the Holidays, plus a set of 3 “Future Folks” postcards, free with any print order ( just write “apak news special” in the comments section when you place your order). Available in our Shop!

Kakeda, Walton, APAK at Junc Gallery in Los Angeles

November 11th, 2008

We’re in a 3 person show with Aya Kakeda and  Betsy Walton at Junc Gallery in Los Angeles. Please join us if your in town!

Opening Reception: Saturday November 15 from 7:30-10:30 pm
Show Dates: Nov. 15th – December 21st 2008

In the tradition of the best folktales Apak, Betsy Walton and Aya Kakeda have ability to manifest familiar experiences and truths in an updated adaptation that include elements of pop culture, illustration, Asian and European folktales combined with personal and presented with well developed personal vocabularies. The results vary based on each artists own agenda but the commonality is contemporary illustration that is well conceived and visually arresting.

Technicomfort at Thanky Space in Richmond, VA

November 11th, 2008

Show Dates: November 7th – 29th 2008
Opens: First Friday, November 7th from 6 – 9 pm

Thanky is happy to present Technicomfort, a group art show featuring
work by Joseph Buzzell, Dearraindrop, Andrew Jeffrey Wright, Megan
Whitmarsh, Crystal Stokowski, Mumbleboy, Leif Goldberg, Molly
O’Connell, Raphael Lyon, Jesse Spears, Brian Blomerth, Andy Jenkins,
Apak and more!

New Prints available Charmingwall, New York

October 8th, 2008

Charmingwall is a New York gallery specializing in a curated selection of open-edition fine art prints. They were kind enough to invite us to print and show our work with them.

Spread The Lead, Gallery Hanahou, N.Y.C.

September 30th, 2008

Show Dates: Oct. 16th – Nov. 2th 2008

Presented by Gallery Hanahou. What if the history of art began and ended with graphite, and your local art supply store was little more than a pencil outlet? For this group show, gallery hanahou has challenged artists from all backgrounds and mediums to drop their brushes and computer mice and see what they can do with only a B2 pencil and a piece of paper. Just as compelling as the results on the gallery walls will be the visitors’ reactions to so many artistic viewpoints rendered in shades of gray. The pencils the artists use to create their work will be included with sale of the artwork.

Game Over, Giant Robot, San Francisco

September 30th, 2008

Show Dates: October 11th – 29th 2008

Giant Robot is proud to present Game Over, a group show that pays homage to the massive influence and continuous evolution of video games. The impact and inspiration of video games will be represented through a wide assortment of styles and genres provided by top artists in the fields of illustration, painting, sewing, and indie comics.

Hut on an Island @ Grass Hut, Portland

September 25th, 2008

Opening Friday October 3rd at Grass Hut, Portland, OR

A collaborative project with Grass Hut and Islands Fold artists:

Spencer Hibert+Marco Zamora, Johnathan R. Storm + Dawn Riddle, Luke Ramsey + Jill Bliss, Zeesy Powers + Scrappers, Ben Jacques + Le Merde, Irana Douer + Betsy Walton, Bwana Spoons + Theo Ellsworth, Charlotte Walton + Fawn Gehweiler, Oliver Hibert + Owen Plummer, Maseman + Arbito, Shawn Wolfe + Kinoko, Howie Tsui + Apak

XLR8R Portland Issue

September 24th, 2008

WOW!!! Thanks to XLR8R for putting us in their Portland issue…

http://www.xlr8r.com/features/2008/09/apak-pastel-playlands

Roots to Fruits @ Together Gallery Opens: Aug.28th 2008

August 23rd, 2008

We’ve got a garden themed show coming up titled “Roots to Fruits” with Jen Corace, Justin “Scrappers” Morrison, Amy Ruppell, Rebecca Urias, Julianna Swaney, Daria Tessler, and Theo Ellsworth. Opening on Aug. 28th at Together Gallery ( togethergallery.com ) in Portland, Oregon. We’re showing paintings and sculptures in living environments plus a special window installation. Please stop by for the opening reception (last Friday on Alberta) if you ‘re nearby. Pics from the show if you missed it >>