Tag Archives: phoenix

silent auction & phx fashion week

4 Oct

phoenix fashion week is upon us!! fashion week will be in the valley from october 7th through the 9th.

phoenix fashion week presents: fashionably pink celebrity runway show.

this show benefits the susan g. komen for the cure foundation. the featured designers will each provide one outfit inspired by the color pink and will be worn by breast cancer survivors and celebrities, with a silent auction of pink products as donations. i was invited to be a donor for the auction and donated one of my favorite pieces, ‘belly button’ to the silent auction.

where: W Scottsdale Hotel

when: Thursday, October 7th @ 7:30pm

details: purchase tickets here.

come see my piece at fashionably pink this thursday!

it’s all for an amazing cause! save the tatas!

xoxo

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i give you visuals

24 Apr

finally here people! these are some of the pics from the MODALEW 1 year anniversary party at aloft hotel 4.17.10. beautiful venue, filled with beautiful people, and an overall beautiful night!

this was my first big exhibit and i appreciate everyone who came out and supported me!

the set of photos are by my photographer friend, brent gates.

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also, check out some pics of the contributory piece i did for the man behind the entire event, David A. Lewis and his company MODALEW. i think it’s safe to say he liked the piece.

these photos are courtesy greyson espirit, another amazing photographer at the event.

the original images can be found here.

xoxo

just for you…and you

9 Apr

so as you all know by now, i have an exhibit April 17th at Aloft Hotel hosted by M.O.D.A.L.E.W. i’ll be exhibiting and selling my art work at this historic event and want all of you to attend!

remember to rsvp at 1year@modalew.com

now some of you may remember an inspiration piece i had posted about a few months ago: so damn cute

heres the piece:

well i finally finished the art inspired by this piece and it will be one of the many pieces i will be showing at the M.O.D.A.L.E.W. 1 year anniversary event. BUT you guys get an exclusive sneak peak! here it is!

i’m very excited for this one of a kind event! it’s going to be an amazing night and you don’t want to miss it! thank you everyone who has supported me this far! i love you all!

xoxo

waiting for “the call”

1 Mar

public art. the world would be so blah without it. sometimes, you may not even notice it’s there. phoenix has actually become pretty big on public art incorporating pieces in pedestrian bridges, parks, tunnels, even transit stops. artists have the gift of creativity and the beauty of that is…it’s a “big-ticket” item. you grab an engineer, he’ll build a bridge. you grab an engineer and team him up with an artists and they’ll make a piece of art that’s used as a bridge. cities all across the country are putting out calls to artists to help with different projects and art programs. i found a site linking hundreds of calls to artists here.

here’s a few examples of some of the interesting calls:

“NYCDOT sidewalks”

NYCDOT has put out a call to artists to help improve the appearance of barriers throughout the boroughs. images will be painted directly on the barriers to pleasantly surprise and welcome passerbys. They will also help foster more vibrant and attractive streets throughout the city. to apply or see additional info click here.

“art on wheels”

Tiage Wines, a wine importer and distributor based out of Washington and Oregon, are hosting an art competition to find 5 artists to design and paint the company’s delivery vans. the company is looking for artists to help the company express the portfolio’s specific focus in an artistic and memorable way. pretty cool way of doing some “mobile art“.

“draw me project”

this project is a little bit different than the others. the artist came up with the idea for the Draw Me Series to create an exchange amongst strangers by using the simple model of portraiture. this piece is intended to bridge those boundaries between stranger and is available to people all across the country and world. the youtube clip explains it all. what i love most about this project is that it brings out the inner artist in everyone!

now get out there and answer “the call”…too cheesy? maybe.

xoxo

❥zo