After almost a year this sketchbook “The Rose Book” went to the printer. Thanks to Tim Hendricks and Guy Waisman for really helping me pull it together. For its grand release, I will be selling it at the Ink & Iron this year on June 7th, 8th, and 9th, which is a great place to pick it up and have it signed by some of the guys in it. It’s 100 pages and will go for only $80.00
This was one of a few favorite moments from the “Left To Right” art show, it was a moment I actually sat down for a second and took a minute with a few dear friends. Sabina Kelly is one of those dear friends. She is a very lovely hard working mother of three, whom I’ve grown to have great respect and admiration for. Sabina is a non stop traveling international Pin Up Model, as well as a host/judge of a television show called Best Ink on the Oxygen network, and a all around great human. I hope the very best for her in all her endeavors and I am proud to call her friend.
This is a great photo of all the guys that were around and helped out before the art show Left to Right
From left to right in this picture : Big Tiny, Rodrigo Canteras, Tommy Montoya, David Prieto, Bobby Ruiz, Og Abel, Emilio Rivera, The Culprits, Tim Hendricks, Stack Aly, me. Out front of Wooster Street Social Club aka Ny Ink.
NYC get ready—the finest of the Golden State has to offer is hitting Soho streets this week.California boasts some of America’s most intriguing homegrown arts. From pin striping to black and grey tattooing, the scene has birthed an innumerable amount of talent pushing local vernacular into the national conversation.
Artists featured: Estevan Oriol, Risk, OG Abel, Chuey Quintanar, Sal Elias, Maxx 242, Franco Vescovi, Tim Hendricks, Carlos Torres, Steve Soto, Placaso, Gustavo Rimada, Johnny Quintana, Manuel Cisneros, The Deadend Brothers, Ben Grillo, Alex Garcia, Tattoo Tony, Luke Wessman, Big Checho, Flaks, D.A. Garcia, Latisha Wood, Mr. Rhythm, Jae Bueno, Brown, Morgwn Pennypacker, Boog, Carlos Macedo, Big Tiny, Tommy Montoya, Bobby Tribal, and “The Wooden Crosses.”
Left to Right opens on April 11, 2013, with an event running from 7:30 to 11:30 pm. Music by Aly Asha will soundtrack the party. To RSVP please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks Nick At Complex (more…)
Last night I was lucky enough to be a part of a historic art show involving over 100 hand painted wooden crosses. The art show included some of my dearest friends and some of my favorite artist. I want to thank my friend Franco of Vatican Studios for including me in such a special event. Here’s my piece.
My friend Fernando Mazza is from Brazil, he has been spending this past month in town and has become a friend and client. Fernando is the cousin of my friend Rodrigo who works with me at Wooster Social. I was really impressed with his work and it was a honor to put some of mine on him. He came to Ny to work on a project for a magazine called Mens Moments Magazine and I’m proud to say I was apart. We shot a full day at Wooster aka NYInk. It was nice to be shot by a friend which whom I have respect for.
Spent a lot of time with my brother Brian on my last trip to cali as well as our good friend Jason. We spent this day up in La at the LACMA as well as doing a lot of RD for some future work.
This “Stations Of The Cross” art show at Vatican Studios on April 7th at 6pm in Lake Forest is going to be so amazing to see, I really wish I could make it out for it. The good news is that we will be showing some of the pieces at the “From Left to Right” art show Tribal Bobby and I are throwing on the 11th of April here in New York at Wooster Social. I have no doubt that this wooden cross art show is going to be off the hook amazing. If you are in the area that day make sure you go, Just tell my friend Franco the owner of Vatican that I told you about the show and encouraged you to go you will be welcomed.