Friday, February 19, 2010

Who Arted?

This is just a little 'ol t-shirt design I made for my art department at the high school where I teach. Our department head Lisa S. came up with the tag, I made the art, Drew and Meghan had the shirts made (and of course a shout out to Vickie for team spirit!) They are a school approved shirt so we hope to have every kid in one of these babies. Sketch Klubb fans will probably recognize the "Brap" cloud.

Friday, February 12, 2010

The Idea Fund

This year Sketch Klubb was awarded an Idea Fund Grant. Here is the official spiel: Through the Warhol Foundation Initiative, Aurora Picture Show, DiverseWorks and Project Row Houses have come together to support art at its source by providing direct grants to artists. The Idea Fund provides cash awards to artist-generated or artist-centered projects that exemplify the unconventional, interventionist, conceptual, entrepreneurial, participatory, or guerrilla artistic practices that occur outside of the traditional frameworks of support. Basically they are giving up a nice amount of cash, and we are going to put on a more elaborate Nerd Garage Sale this summer. A kind of Flea Market meets Sideshow Freak Carnival show. More details to come on that. Here are some photos from the reception on January 21 at Diversworks Artspace.


My art collective had a show at the Texas Firehouse Gallery in New York City on November 21, 2009. I know I posted a sketch earlier about this but I've been uber busy with school, that's my only excuse. You can read more about Sketch Klubb here. 2009 was kind of the year of gallery shows for Sketch Klubb with the Houston, Austin and NYC shows, but we are going to stop those for a while. The best thing about the New York show was just being there with the guys. Here are a few photos from the trip. Good times.