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September 14, 2014

FOREST FOR THE TREES 

This August I was invited to attend the Forest For The Trees mural festival in Porland, Oregon. Souther Salazar and I collaborated on a wall that can be seen in person at 4703 N Albina Ave.

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HEATH CERAMICS

I’ve been working this summer on a new series of sculptures with Heath Ceramics. Stay tuned for more info and photos for the exhibition opening in Los Angeles in November.

July 22, 2014

WALL TO WALL 
I was recently invited to paint a mural in Berkeley, CA for the Converse Wall to Wall project.
Check it out here online or in person at Ledger’s Liquor on University and Acton.

July Group Shows
I have a few pieces in group shows going on through July.
July 5 - 27, Corrective Course at Marcas Gallery in Santa Ana, CA.
July 5 - August 29, Dime Bag 4 curated by Jordin Isip at The End is Near in Brooklyn, NY.
July 10 - 31, Decade of Decadunce at Cinders Gallery in New York, NY.

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POW! WOW! TAIWAN
I also had a chance to collaborate with local artist Candy Bird for Pow! Wow! Taiwan this past June at the Taipei Artist Village. 
Thanks to everybody there who made it great!
photo bshigeta

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May 25, 2014

TAIWAN !!! 
I will be participating in this year’s Pow! Wow! Taiwan, painting on a big wall at the Taipei Artist Village. There are lots of events for the whole week and weekend. If you are near, come say hi and check out some of the murals. May 28 - June 3.
Follow along on Instagram here and here. Facebook here and here.

BLACK AND NIGHT ~ Evah Fan and I will be having a two person drawing exhibition at Shimokitazawa Books in Taipei. The show opens May 31 with a reception from 18:00-20.00. 

NOT BIG ISSUE ~ We are also participating in Taipei’s artist book and zine fair, June 7 - 8 with our books and products at the Shimokitazawa Books table.

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Black and Night

An exhibition of drawings and small paintings on paper by artists Brendan Monroe and Evah Fan.

Shimokitazawa Generations
5/31 Opening 18:00-20:00
5/31~6/22 / SAT-SUN / 12:00-20:00

Brendan Monroe (USA) and Evah Fan (USA, Taiwan) are husband and wife artists based in Oakland, California. For their fist exhibition in Taiwan, Monroe will showcase recent “Black” ink drawings that are primarily based on landscapes abstracted in topographic lines, while Fan has created a new series of delicate characters floating and dreaming among the stars of the “Night” sky. They are frequent publishers of zines and have shown their work in France, Canada, Sweden and the United States.

日前來自日本的人氣刊物「Knock」也曾於第二刊探訪過這對可愛的藝術家夫妻,來自美國加州奧克蘭的藝術家Brendan Monroe與他的插画家妻子Evah Fan,即將在本月底於下北沢世代店舖舉行微型插画聯展

這是一個簡單又美好的展覽,關於黑白與線條之間的想像延伸,或許是一個科幻故事的場景,亦或是平凡生活中的逗趣表現。無論如何,每每觀看他們的作品總是能感受到Brendan Monroe內在反覆思考探索,以及Evah Fan對於生活的愉悅開心互補。本次除了繪画作品外,更帶來他們的個人小出版作品書冊一同於店舖進行展售~

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May 8, 2014

MARBLE FIGMENT
I’ve just received a new edition of marbleized Figment figures. This White Marble version is limited to 20 pieces and cast from an original wood sculpture in Japanese Vinyl. Available here.

BERLIN 
I have a piece (below) in the Urban Nation Berlin exhibition TXL /LAX. The show is curated by Andrew Hosner and opens May 17.

PORTLAND
I have a few paintings in a group exhibition at Hellion Gallery to benefit the Forest For The Trees mural festival. Proceeds will go to bringing artists to the city and painting on walls. The show and pop-up shop opens May 16 and runs through May 30.

TAIPEI !!
Pow! Wow! Taiwan is coming up and I’ll be taking part in it this year. I’ll be there painting at the Taipei Artist Village wall at the end of May. Evah and I will also have a exhibition of drawings on paper at Shimokitazawa Books.

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March 18, 2014

HOLE
Two new blue and bronze editions of Hole prints will be available today. They’re screen printed with metallic inks on black paper. Have a closer look here.

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March 7, 2014

MELBOURNE
I have a few new works showing in Gold Blood, Magic Weirdos at Backwoods Gallery in Melbourne, Australia. March 7-16, 2014.

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February 27, 2014

PACIFIC WAVE
l’ve teamed up with my friends at Product Etc. for this year’s Pow! Wow! Hawai’i to make a package of new things. They came over to the studio and made a short film too. The whole package releases today online, 02.27.14. ~ Beach Towels, Surf Wax, Totes and Shirts.

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February 25, 2014

POW! WOW!
I had the honor last week to be a part of Pow! Wow! Hawaii. I collaborated on a mural with Glenn Barr at Wayne’s Auto Electric in Kaka’ako. If you are in town, have a walk around to see some of the amazing paintings in the neighborhood. Thanks to all who were involved in making this year’s Pow! Wow! such a rewarding experience.

PRODUCT ETC. PACIFIC WAVE KIT
The next Pow! Wow! collaboration is releasing later this week with Product Etc. and West Side Love.

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February 8, 2014

HONOLULU

I’m in Hawaii for this week for POW! WOW! I’ll be painting along with group of 120 artists painting over 60 walls. Tonight the events kick off with the exhibition at the the Honolulu Museum of Art and run through February 15th.

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January 21, 2014

Happy New Year

LOS ANGELES
I’ll have a table with my wife Evah Fan at the Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair at the Geffen MOCA. January 30 - February 2.

Currents
This is a new zine of collected drawings from 2013. 28 pages, 8 x 5.5 inches or 20.5 x 14 cm. It’s available here.

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