Jackknife Comedy Posters

My fourth year illustrating posters for the monthly NYC comedy show, Jackknife Comedy has begun! Also, Jackknife updated their website to include a full archive of all the posters I’ve made for them. Check it out here!

The hosts of Jackknife, Patrick and Gideon are awesome! Follow them on twitter: @PatrickHastie and @SillyGideon

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Buy The SNACK ATTACK Art Book Online Now!

CLICK HERE!

Finally! You can order your own copy of the SNACK ATTACK Art Book straight from the printer!

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This is also a good time to highlight the “Other Shops” page in the Skelenaut Shop.

Click on Other Shops for a list of links to buy Skelenaut books, artwork, and merch that aren’t available straight from me. Unfortunately, I’m not big enough to handle the sales of everything I make on my own. My comics and art books are available straight from the printer, IndyPlanet. My comics are on sale digitally from Comixology, the worlds largest digital comic book store. Shirts, prints, phone cases, etc with my designs are available from Society6. If you want prints, commissions, or paintings from me, send me a message. Thanks!

 

SNACK ATTACK ART BOOK

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The SNACK ATTACK Art Book pre-order is live! 
GET IT HERE!
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🍕 - 8 x 10.5 inch pages! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 
🍔 - A big shark made of pizza on the cover! ⠀⠀⠀ 
🌭 - UV coated cardstock cover! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 
🌮 - 122 total pages! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 
🍝 - 90 pages of full color Snack Attack artwork! ⠀ 
🍩 - 20 pages of sketches, photos, and behind the scenes material! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 
🍉 - Foreword written by the amazing Meghan Bean! 
🍦 - Each pre-order copy includes a (3in x 4in) sheet of stickers! ⠀

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Flourishing Habits at St. Ambrose University

FLOURISHING HABITS: IOWA CITY BLICK EMPLOYEE ART SHOW
August 17th - September 21st
Catich Gallery at St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA

Reception
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

My amazing coworkers at Blick Iowa City and I have an art show up in Davenport. 

Bao Pham
Carla Bryant
Craig Carman
Garth Conley
Jan Duschen
Jay Schleidt
Jeremy Ziegenhorn
Jonathan Sims (me!) 
Kate Golova
Megan Bishop

And here's a time-lapse video of my painting, Raptor Rail Grind, featured in the exhibition. 

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Upcoming Events - Summer 2018

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Hey look! I've got some stuff going on.

COME CHECK IT OUT!

Block Party T-Shirt by me and Jonnie 5 Apparel 

Block Party T-Shirt by me and Jonnie 5 Apparel 

LIVE PAINTING AT DOWNTOWN IOWA CITY'S BLOCK PARTY

I will be painting live during Iowa City's Block Party Saturday June 23rd. Find me and my friends Megan and Carlos in front of the Deadwood starting at 5pm. We will be live painting some big canvases for PBR which will be hung in local bars after the event. 
Find out more about Block Party and buy tickets here! 

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PUBLIC SPACE ONE'S CHEAP ART SALE!

I will have a booth at PS1 on Saturday, June 30th. Come buy my stuff and cheap art by 20 other great artists! This is an awesome chance to snatch up some cool art at a steal. 
Learn more here!

 

Skull Slice SPARKLE VARIANT Pins On Sale Now!

The SPARKLE VARIANT of my classic Skull Slice and Cheesebones pin is now available in the SKELENAUT SHOP! These pins are a numbered, limited edition of 20. Get them now before they're gone! 

This won't be the only limited edition pin from Skelenaut. Follow me at @FBHComic so you don't miss anything! 

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'BITEme' at Black Earth Gallery

I'm proud to be showing artwork from my SNACK ATTACK series in Black Earth Gallery's BITEme juried group exhibition. The show opening is Thursday, March 1st from 5-7pm for "First Thursdays Art Night in NewBo." There will also be a BITEme Pop-UP Dinner on March 15, 2018 during the exhibition. The exhibition will be on display through March 31st. 

"Food Art for thought. There has been a long history about the relationship between food as art, as sensual, as political. We see food as art everywhere we turn. Food pulls all of our senses to attention immediately. Chefs strive to impress us with every bite being a beautiful and sensual experience. Some of my favorite food inspired movies are, Babette’s Feast and Sideways. My favorite visual food artists are Giuseppe Arcimboldo, still lifes of the Dutch golden age with tables teeming with fruits, ducks and silver platters, Post-Impressionist painter Cezanne, pop artists Wayne Thiebaud and Andy Warhol, political Feminist artists Miriam Schapiro and Judy Chicago and artist Tiberio Simone, just to name a few. This art historical theme and my passion for cooking and food experiences is how the BITEme show developed. So, go ahead, it’s ok to play with your food."

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Floating BunnyHead #2 is Nearly Here!

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It’s finally finished! After like a million years, Floating BunnyHead #2 is done! I’m ordering copies in one week. It's 40 pages, full color just like issue #1.

I will have copies for sale at Cedar Rapids Comic Con (Feb 3rd). They will also be on shelves at some local comic shops.

Do you want to order any copies for yourself? Do you have a local comic shop that may want to carry FBH? Contact me.

Thanks!

 

Brandt 15 Painting Time Lapse Video

I recorded time lapse video of my latest painting, Brandt 15! I've entered this painting in a contest for Blick employees to have their artwork purchased by Blick's home office.

"Brandt 15" is a late addition to my Snack Attack series of work which explores my relationship with food, advertising, and pop culture. The Brandt 15 is a double cheeseburger with a grilled cheese sandwich in the middle that I once ordered from a pub in college. The absurd sandwich is placed on a pedestal with a gold plaque to commemorate that idiotic moment in time as if it were a historical milestone.