Jan 06, 2014
Dragatomi Presents: Mandark, Jared Konopitski and Bamr in Vibrant Day Dreams (01.11)
Dragatomi will be playing host to 3 local artists by the name of Mandark, Jared Konopitski and Bamr in a show entitled, Vibrant Day Dreams. The show will feature a ton of bright and fun art pieces that will leave you wanting more. The show will take place this Saturday, January 11th from 6-9PM. To get an advanced preview, be sure to sign up for a the Dragatomi newsletter HERE.
2317 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
Huck Gee – World War Gee (01.17)
Huck Gee is starting off the new years with an awesome custom release! “World War Gee” is a series of customs featuring classic designs, as well as never before seen characters. The first release will take place on Friday, January 17th, where each release will be open for a 24 hour window in his webstore. For next Fridays release it may be safe to say we will be seeing a GID edition of his Zombie Dunny from the 2011 Kidrobot Dunny Series. 8” or a 3”, only time will tell.
‘Vive La Lolligag’ – Release and Custom Show at Toy Art Gallery (1.11)
The star of an oh-so-cute clothing brand available exclusively at select Target locations, Lolligag is about to be released as a vinyl toy. The Vive La Lolligag vinyl figure from Bombastic Fantastic and BIC Plastics will debut at the ‘Vive La Lolligag’ exhibition at Toy Art Gallery on Saturday (1.11) along with 40 artist customs of the new toy. With her oversized Lollipop accessory and upbeat tiny friend, Moot, Lolligag is ready to charm.
The exhibition features customs from a talented artist group including: Aimee Kuester, Amy Sol, Ani Eos, Ayleen Gaspar, Babyvtec, Bere + Bere, Brent Nolasco, Carson Catlin, Doubleparlour, Felix Meunier, Gabbie Custom Art, Genevive Zacconi, Holly Conrad, Hyperactive Monkey, Ian Ziobrowski, iRoc, J.Salvador, Jason Freeny, Jeremiah Ketner, Jon-Paul Kaiser, Juan Muniz, Kat Brunnegraff, KMNDZ, Laura Mas aka Okokume, Leesasaur, Liz McGrath, MeSmithy, Miso, Nathan Hamill, Obscure, Onch Movement, Ragnar, rAsk Opticon, Sean Christopher, Tan-Ki, Tasha Zimich, Tomi Monstre, Vanessa Ramirez, and more.
In addition to the customs and the new vinyl toy, Toy Art Gallery will be offering limited-edition Lolligag Prints and jewelry produced by Unicorn Crafts. If you can’t get enough of cute characters and toys, you’ll want to check out Vive La Lolligag on Saturday.
‘Vive La Lolligag’
Opening: Saturday, January 11th 2014 (7-10 PM)
Toy Art Gallery
7571 Melrose Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90046
Paper + Plastick -- ‘Skull of the Month’ Subscription Pre-Order
Vinnie Fiorello’s Paper + Plastick is following up the success of its popular mini resin skulls with two new ‘Skull of the Month’ subscription options for 2014. Created in collaboration with resin caster Jonathan Dubose, the skulls feature a sculpted-in Paper + Plastick logo that doubles as a face. In case you’ve forgotten what these look like, we’ve included a picture of the very first, long ago sold-out skull at the bottom of this post.
For 2014, Vinnie and crew have come up with some wild editions including one with heat changing paint and another with an embedded pill – see the full list at the end of this post. Through this Friday (1.10), you can pre-order either the first six skulls ($120) or all twelve ($240) for a full year of monthly Skull deliveries which also includes an exclusive bonus, one large skull. The subscriptions include USA shipping and are available now through the Paper + Plastick web shop.
January – New Year’s Eve Ball (Clear w/ Multi-Color Burst)
February – Valentine's Day (Half Pink / Half Red, but it's gonna look crazy)
March – St. Paddy's Day (Bright Green w/ White / Orange)
April – Easter Egg (Off White w/ Light Pink / Blue)
May – Pills (Clear Skull with a pill casing inside)
June – Melting Creamsicle (Peach Orange w/ White / Darker Orange)
July – Independence Day (Red, White + Blue vertical stripes)
August – Heat Changing colors (TBD)
September – White After Labor Day (Matte White)
October – Fall Leaves (Orange, Yellow, Brown swirl)
November – Gunpowder Plot (Charcoal / Gray)
December – Pee in the Snow (Clear Yellow / White)