Friday, June 22, 2007

new paintings

Here's a new painting i just finished for the "Cult Movie" show at Gallery 1988. It's based off of Dawn of the Dead.


Title: "The Best Elbow Skin Comes from Earth Zombies at Dawn"
Medium: Acrylic on Human Ass Skin
Size: 24" x 18"

Now i'm about to do a painting based off of SHAUN OF THE DEAD, that Jensen wants me to do. should be a fun ass painting.
the show opens July 17th at gallery 1988 and the show is hosted by big mac daddy Jersey boys Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier. and already a bunch of cult movie stars are said to come to the opening. should be a good time, right? RIGHT?! COME TO THE FUCKING OPENING ALREADY!

oh yeah and i'll also have some pieces at Gallery 1988's SF location at the end of this month, so go check that out too damnit. well, there's pretty much 3 huge shows that i gotta paint for 13 total paintings i need to complete by august, i'm off to paint some more now. so i'll speak at you later. more updates to come. SO KEEP CHECKING BACK!!

but wait, before i go, a quick shout to Denise Chavez and her friends at Nickelodeon and Technicolor for inviting me out to lunch and just shooting the shit about art, life and driving tickets.

Thursday, June 14, 2007


so! the show at Thinkspace was a fucking blast! Lots of artwork got sold and everybody had a great time!

here's a group photo of all of us. i'm the one humping Robert Hardgrave's head. here's the line up from Back to Front, Left to Right: Scary Joey, Kim Scott, Kristian Olson, Aaron Nather, ME, Justin Degarmo, Robert Hardgrave, Jeremy Pruitt, John Casey, and Michael Slack?! WHY THE HELL DIDN'T I SEE YOU THERE, MR. SLACK!? i'm pissed i didn't get to meet you.damnit. oh well.

anyways, click here to view more of the photos and shit from me and the other dorks:
Chung Flickr
Thinkmule Flickr
Kim Scott Flickr
John Casey

also, i just thought i'd share with you guys where my studio is...

ok well now i have to go, paint..with my toothbrush. so i'll post more later.


Tuesday, June 05, 2007


HEY!! so i made it! i am no longer a Detroit resident. i am now unofficially a resident of the Los Angeles community...well i still have to get my new liscense and register and all that crap here, but i'm basically a in my brother's apartment. illegally. with no spare key to get into the apartment. and i have to park 3 blocks away from the building. but yeah, i'm basically a resident. DAMNIT!!! BUT big thanks to my brother and his fiancee for letting me stay with them until i get on my own feet. you guys been awesome! i'll buy you fancy gifts later.
anyways it feels pretty good. so far since i've been here i've received several warm welcomes from the art community out in the west coast, and it's been great! but due to the move and my computer VOMITING HWUAAAAGH!!! ALL OVER ON ITSELF BEFORE LEAVING DETROIT, here's what you guys have to deal with:

i lost a lot of my data involving emails and my mailing list from 5/01/07 to Present. so if there were a bunch of you who feel like you want to be on the mailing list again, please email me and i'll put you back in there. sorry for the inconvenience! GAAAAAAAWGH!! I SAID I WAS SORRY!!! SHUT UP!!!

but here's a quick update on what's going down this month...

first check out the feature that the Art Dorks had in the premier issue of New Angeles Monthly magazine. it's the Bees Knees!!

they also asked me to do an interview for them, so if you want to read that here's the link:

Then on the 8th of this month the Art Dorks are having our first coast to coast show out of two in LA at the Thinkspace Gallery the film crew from will be there shooting a segment about us. and i think vinylpulse and juxtapoz online will be having some features on us this week also. so check it out!!!

Also, if you're on the east coast, in NYC June 15th the McCaig Welles Gallery is having the second Art Dorks show, "Art Dorks Squared". go check it out as well, it should be a blast. A BLAST I SAY!! SHHHBEEEAW!!!

either way, go check out both shows, half the ADC will be at both shows signing shit and donkey punching. KAPOW!! PPPBTTTHH!!!

Then on the Upper West Coast in Gallery 1988 San Fransisco location i have a piece in their upcoming group show "Back For Seconds" opening June 29th. so go check that out too, it'll be so awesome you'll have butt-pee for a month!!

Also, coming soon for sale by the end of this month, 5 color Hand Pulled (by THE CHUNG!!) Serigraphs are going to be for sale! the edition is of 120, so get them while they last! each one is signed and numbered.

title: "Ultra Nipple Twist!"
size: 18" x 14"

ink and paper supplied by my old work place The Highway Press in Detroit. if you're ever wanting to get silk screening done go there, they do some quality shit. These prints here however i pulled (my first silk screening fine art print each one is pretty much one of a kind hah) anyways, they go on sale at the end of this month at for $20 each (shipping and handling included).

ANOTHER THING!!...Brendan Danielson (Art Dorks creator) just got these awesome ADC shirt printed up. one of his design and one of mine. go buy one of each!!

Chung Design

Danielson Design

ok, well i think that's all the news i have for now...i'll post more soon when i get more time...its now time for eating of the food.