Posts Tagged 'urban art'



Malice in Wonderland- Pictures up!

I’m posting up my pictures from the Malice in Wonderland series today! Check out all eight paintings by visiting my “Originals for Sale” link on the website here. It was a hell of a lot of work and I learned a lot from the experience of doing such a big series. Eight paintings in just a couple of months is a lot of work. I’m, over all, pretty happy with the way the paintings turned out. Sure there were a couple of things I would have done different but, I’m still pretty happy with the turn out. If you want to see them up close just stop in at Avondale Artworks Gallery here in Jacksonville FL. The show will be up through the rest of April.

I also have available, for the first time, limited run giclee canvas prints available for each painting. They are prints on gallery wrapped canvas and look just as good as the original. Each giclee is signed, dated, and numbered in a limited run of only 25 prints each. The gicless are only 100.00 and will measure 11×14. If interested in a print contact Avondale Artworks or just drop me an email and I’ll get it done for you. Thanks to everyone who supported me during the process of pulling this off. Thanks to Ken Stutes at the gallery for giving me the freedom to do what I wanted to and for having faith in me and my work. A big thanks to Kelley(my wife) and Jeremy(my son) for being so understanding when I have a deadline and have to work for weeks on end to get things done right. Thanks to everyone who loves what I do and shows such great support when I need it most. The next series of work is all ready brewing in my head. Stay tuned folks…Im on a roll.

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Haiti Benefit Show -TONIGHT!!!

Here is a pic of one of the pieces I submitted to the Haiti Benefit show and Concert that’s taking place tonight at Suite 106 Gallery at the Jacksonville Landing from 5-9pm. Theres gonna be some killer bands, free Moonriver pizza, and a silent auction with some killer local artists involved to help raise funds for Haiti relief. So come out the Suite 106 tonight and have a damn good time. For details on the show and the bands check out http://www.theouterbox.com for details. This is gonna rock!!!-

UPDATE- Thanks to everyone who came out to the show! Sorry I was not there to hang out, I had other obligations that night. I had several emails about this piece. The silent auction was a one time deal and this little painting went to the highest bidder that night for 50.00. Thanks for all the support and supporting a good cause!

Humpty Dumpty found a home

Just sold another painting late yesterday! Thats two paintings sold in the same day and the third painting sold in just a week. I’m doing pretty darn good this month! Thanks to the person who gave this painting a new home. I really enjoyed doing this painting and I’ve had the concept down on paper for weeks. It was actually inspired from the “Designers in Toyland” show I wrapped up with the AIGA earlier this month. I was considering making a 3d sculpture of sorts of humpty dumpty and this painting was more of a sketch of what the final creation was going to look like. I decided to just go with the hand sewn skull bunny(s) instead, which were a hit anyhow. Thanks again for bringing a little bit of my style into your home. Hope ya dig it as much as I enjoyed making this character.

Brian Gray @ Avondale Artworks 12/4

Its that time of the month for the First Friday artist reception at Avondale Artworks! Stop in and see what all the buzz is about! I have several new pieces for the show and prices are marked to sell for holiday shoppers out there. I will be at the gallery on 12/4 from 6-8 and also on 12/5 for Christmas in Avondale! Ill be painting a 16×20 piece that will probably be sold that night to the highest bidder. Not sure if Im really gonna go that route but, either way it will be a blast! Come out, show some love, and have a glass of wine with me. For details about Avondale Artworks or if ya need more info visit www.avondaleartworks.com – See you there!

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Brian Gray @ Avondale Artworks 11/6

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Thats right folks! It’s that time again for another damn fine time at Avondale Artworks. Ill have a few new pieces in the gallery this Friday(and the rest of Nov) as well as some of my fellow artists. Ill be hanging out at the gallery from 6-9pm doing some meeting and greeting. Dont be shy, say hi. Come out to the gallery and enjoy some light snacks, a glass of wine, and meet the artists! For more info and directions to the gallery visit www.avondaleartworks.com. See you there!-B.

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Art Friends Electric @ Square One 10/21

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“Art Friends Electric” Group art show @ Square One in Jacksonville FL. The show will feature some of Jacksonville’s top emerging artists and major players in our art scene. The show is gonna be great as the Art Friends Electric shows always are. The show takes place from 9-2am at Square One- Located at 1974 San Marco Blvd. See you there!

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Where to Find Me

Currently I am not participating in any art galleries. Untill I get back up to speed I most likey will not be a "regular" at any galleries for a little while. Thing may change but, I have killed myself time and time again trying to keep up with the demands of art shows and art galleries and Im trying to limit myself to that sort of thing so I can produce better quality work vs just a big quanity of work to fill up wall space. Im sure this will change here in 2012 but, Im being very picky about what I will and wont do.

Best bet is to stay in touch with me is through my website! Join my email subscription so ya dont miss out on what I have up and coming or find me on facebook.
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Taking a break from art shows, deadlines, and galleries for a bit.

Contact Brian

Got a question about my work? Looking for something special? Want to commision me? Looking for someone to jump out of a birthday cake? If so feel free to drop me a line anytime. I can be reached best by email at bgrayart@bellsouth.net

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