Thursday, February 01, 2007

Tiny Updates #1

This weekend in Portland:

The Wurstminster Dog Show: Over 100 international artists representing over 100 dog breeds.

Saturday February 3rd from 6pm-10pm
The Cleaners @ The Ace Hotel
403 SW 10th Avenue, Portland, Oregon

The Wurst Gallery launches their biggest show to date, with over 100 artists from all over the world each representing a different dog breed in their own unique way - from a five-foot plush doll to postcard-sized paintings. A portion of the proceeds of the art sales from this event will benefit Dove Lewis Animal Hospital in Portland, OR. Artists featured in the show hail from Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Germany, United Kingdom, Canada, Denmark, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Philippines, Norway, Sweden and throughout the United States.

A one-night exhibit of the Wurstminster Dog Show will take place on Saturday, February 3rd at the soon to be opened Ace Hotel in Portland. Following the opening event, the work will be displayed and for sale online at

Featuring work by the following artists:
A.J. Purdy, Aaron Draplin, Aaron Meshon, Aaron Renier, Adam Bayer, Adam Haynes, Allan Sanders, Amanda Visell, Amy Earles, Amy Ruppel, APAK, Arbito, Beci Orpin, Benjamin Marra, Betsy Walton, Bill Barminski, Bjørn Lie, Blair Kelly, Brad Simon, Brandon Reese, Bubi Au Yeung, Bwana Spoons, Camilla Engman, Casey Burns, Charley Harper, Charles Whiteside, Chris Hutchinson, Cody Hudson, Cupco, Damion Triplett, Dan Anderson, Dan Funderburgh, Daniel A. St. George II, Derek Aylward, Driscoll Reid, Eamo Donnelly, Eleanor Grosch, Elisabeth Doherty, Emil Kozak, Emily Ryan, Erik Railton, Evan B. Harris, Eyeformation, Fawn Gehweiler, Feanne, Frances Castle, Geoffrey Lorenzen, Gideon Baws, Gina Triplett and Matt Curtius, Grady Mcferrin, Greg "Pnut" Galinsky, Guy Burwell, Hannah Stouffer, Heiko Müller, Holly Stevenson, HuskMitNavn, Jason Vivona, Jen Leong, Jennifer Muskopf, Jeremyville, Jess Hutch, Jesse LeDoux, Jessica Barnes, Jessica Lynch, Jill Bliss, Johnny Yanok, Jon Klassen, Juliana Pedemonte (Colorblok), Julianna Bright, Junichi Tsuneoka, Kangaroo Alliance, Kara Yanagawa, Kate Bingaman, Kate Sutton, Kelly Haigh, Keri Smith, Kevin Scalzo, Kirsten Ulve, Klaus Haapaniemi, Koichiro Takagi, Le Merde, Leo Hillier, Linzie Hunter, Little Friends of Printmaking, Luke Ramsey, Lyn Nance-Sasser, Mark Ulriksen, Martin Ontiveros, Matt Cassity, Matt Clark, Matt Furie, Mauro Gatti, Max Miceli, Maxwell Holyoke-Hirsch, Meg Hunt, Mia Hansen, Michael Paulus, Michael Wertz, Mikey Walsh, Miki Amano, Mr. Pinks, Mizna Wada, Molly Anderson, Mona Superhero, Nate Beaty, Nick Deakin, Nick Weidenfeld, Noah Butkus, Nora Krug, Overture, Paul Clark, Rachel Blumberg, Ray Fenwick, Rick Froberg, Rob Flowers, Roman Klonek, Ryan Alexander Tanner, Ryan Berkley, Ryan Sanchez, S. Tudyk, Saelee Oh, Sarajo Frieden, Scott Barry, Scott Rench, Shawn Wolfe, Snaggs, S.britt, Stephanie Davidson, Supermundane, Susie Ghahremani, Swigg, TADO, Teresa and David, Todd Hoffman, Travis Lampe, Trish Grantham, Vincent Mathy, Wes Younie, Will Rhoten

My dog was the Japanese Chin, possibly the cutest dog on earth!

Tiny Updates #2

Next weekend in Los Angeles:


Corey Helford Gallery announces an exceptional lineup of artists for CHARITY BY NUMBERS, an art auction on Ebay to benefit The Alliance For Children’s Rights. The exhibition features today’s most collectible and sought after artists of the Underground Fine Art Movement who will transform classic hand-painted, vintage paint-by-numbers into modern masterpieces.

Corey Helford Gallery
8522 Washington Blvd
Culver City, CA
Saturday, February 10
Private viewing from 6 to 9pm
Public viewing from 10pm to midnight
Exhibition runs through February 17th

Mark Ryden & Marion Peck, Clayton Brothers, Camille Rose Garcia, Todd & Kathy Schorr, Gary Baseman, Tim Biskup, Eric White, Ron English, Shepard Fairey, Friends With You, James Marshall (Dalek), Josh Agle (Shag), Michael Hussar, Gary Panter, Kent Williams, Miss Van, Richard Colman, Alex Gross, Elizabeth McGrath, Jeff Soto, Jim Houser, David Horvath & Sun-Min Kim, Souther Salazar, Saelee Oh, Caroline Hwang, Andrew Brandou, Korin Faught, Gary Taxali, Joe Ledbetter, Owen Smith, Aaron Smith, Natalia Fabia, Kaz, Bwana Spoons, Dave Kinsey, Mark Todd & Esther Pearl Watson, Erik Foss, Boris Hoppek, Nathan Jurevicius, Fred Stonehouse, Tara McPherson, Calef Brown, Paul Frank, Rodney Alan Greenblat, Martha Rich, Jennifer Poon, Heiko Mueller, James Jean, Jordin Isip, The London Police, Lola, Nathan Spoor, Amy Crehore, Isabel Samaras, Anthony Ausgang, Jonathon Rosen, Christian Northeast, Ana Bagayan, Mari Inukai, Greg Simkins (Craola), Donny Miller, Lauren Bergman, Tom Neely, Blaine Fontana, Audrey Kawasaki, Tokidoki, The Pizz, Jesse LeDoux, Kukula, Paul Chatem, Glenn Barr, Alex Pardee, Luke Chueh, Buff Monster, Sam Flores, Kii Arens, David Sandlin, Van Arno, Attaboy, Dave Burke, Sean Christopher, Greg Clarke, Frieda Gossett Clayton, Dave Cooper, Sarah Folkman, Fawn Gehweiler, Gris Grimly, David Hochbaum, Stella Im Hultberg, Sylvia Ji, Eric Joyner, Kozyndan, Tiffany Liu, Jason Maloney, Tim McCormick, Patrick McDonnell, Carrie McNinch, Chantal Menard, Brandi Milne, James Naccarato, Joe O'Neill, Kathie Olivas, Kevin Peterson, Joshua Petker, Pooch, Lesley Reppeteaux, Goldmine Shithouse, Savanna Snow, Amy Sol, Save Vaughn, David Von Der Linn

CHARITY BY NUMBERS opens on Saturday, February 10, 2007 with a gala event at Corey Helford Gallery, followed by a week long on-line auction. 100% of the proceeds will go to The Alliance For Children’s Rights. The private event is from 6 to 9pm, followed by a 10pm to midnight preview that will be open to the public. All members of the press are invited and should email to: to attend.

The Alliance For Children’s Rights is the leading non-profit agency in Los Angeles County devoted solely to providing free legal services to children living in poverty, both in and out of the foster care system. The Alliance For Children’s Rights’ mission is to protect the rights and futures of abused and impoverished children throughout Los Angeles County, in hopes of creating a world in which all children are able to have a safe and permanent family, access to quality health care, a quality education, and all of the support and services they so rightfully deserve.

PS: More soon, I promise!
PPS: Happy belated 07!