LAX / DTW : DETROIT HUSTLE II COUNTDOWN

We’re in the final countdown with only two days left until the opening of LAX / DTW: DETROIT HUSTLE II at Inner State Gallery. The artists and artwork have landed in Detroit to fill Motor City with their signature works.

Piece by Artist Dan Witz

Artist Dan Witz has put up pieces from his Is It Safe Sanctuary series around the city as a part of the exhibition, and the infamous Stickman left his mark in numerous places around Detroit too.

Piece by Artist Stickman

However, the excitement continues inside the walls of Inner State Gallery as installations and murals are underway.  Ghostbeard and Patchwhisky collaborate on a mural for LAX / DTW: DETROIT HUSTLE II, while Meggs constructs a massive installation with the help of Miya Tsukazaki.

Artists Ghostbeard and Patchwhiskey working on mural

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Join us this Friday, June 30th from 6 pm to 10 pm for the opening of LAX / DTW: DETROIT HUSTLE II with work from featured artist James Bullough, the completed interior mural from Ghostbeard & Patchwhisky, and installations from Drew Leshko and Meggs, in addition to a group exhibition showcasing the work of over 70 inspiring artists in the New Contemporary art movement.

And don’t forget to take your time while heading to Inner State Gallery too, you don’t want to miss the exterior installations around Detroit by Dan Witz and Skewville.

On view June 30 through July 21
Inner State Gallery
1410 Gratiot Avenue
Detroit, MI.

Cinta Vidal’s ‘Floating Napa’ Mural is the Third Completed in RAD Napa Series

This past weekend Spanish artist Cinta Vidal completed her latest mural in the Napa Valley titled ‘Floating Napa’.  This piece is the third mural in the Napa Valley area of Northern California for our curation of the RAD Napa project. Previous murals to infuse the valley with color were done by Felipe Pantone and a collaborative mural by Bezt of Etam Cru and Natalia Rak

Many thanks to the Napa Valley Wine Train for making this one possible.

Photos courtesy of our documentarian Birdman.

Stay tuned as the coming muralists for this summer will be announced soon!

www.radnapa.org

New Michael Reeder Mural at Sherman Gallery

Thinkspace Family member, Michael Reeder executed a new mural in Marina Del Rey on the side of our favorite frame shop in Los Angeles, the Sherman Gallery. The mural was produced by Thinkspace Gallery with special thanks to Graphaid for the hook up on supplies.  To view more work by Michael Reed visit the Thinkspace Gallery website.

Mural Line Up for Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2017

Pow Wow Hawaii 2017

We’re excited to share with you the official mural line up of  Pow! Wow! Hawaii 2017. The week of art and festivities kicks off on February 11th and runs till the 18th, artist and musicians will come together in the Kak’ako neighborhood to create all new murals and installations.

Pow! Wow! Hawaii’s block party runs concurrently alongside the Honolulu Night Market, an exhibition curated by Thinkspace at the Honolulu Museum of Art, a print show with Detroit-based 1xRun, artist talks, “Saving Banksy” documentary premiere, “Art to the Pitch” soccer tournaments, break dancing battles with UDEF, as well as a DIM MAK Anniversary Concert with Steve Aoki presented by Electric Palms and POW! WOW!.

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2017 Visiting Artist Roster
Careaux
Cinta Vidal
Dan Witz
Defer
The Draculas
Drew Merritt
Evoca
Glazed Paradise
James Jean
Joram Roukes
Kevin Lyons
Maya Hayuk
Michelle Tangua
Jago
Oakoak
OG Slick
Ouizi
PichiAvo
Shok-1
Tara McPherson
Tavar Zawacki (Above)
Telmo Miel
Woes

POW! WOW! Hawaii 2017 Local Artists
Beak
Ckaweeks
Dak1ne
Devour
Gavin Murai
Hoven
Jasper Wong
Jeffrey Gress
Kai Kaulukukui
Kamea Hadar
Kaplan Bunce
Katch
Lucky Olelo
Maek
Mason Rose

Thinkspace Gallery Curating Murals for Rail Arts District (RAD) Napa

The Napa Valley Vine Trail, Napa Valley Wine Train and members of Napa’s local arts community have partnered to create the first art district in the Napa Valley, designated as the Rail Arts District (RAD) Napa.

RAD Napa will transform the existing Cross-Town Commuter Path into a cultural corridor providing an experiential and educational trail celebrating our beautiful Napa Valley.  This will be accomplished by applying murals to the backs of buildings, installing sculptures, fence art, landscaping, gateway features, and more!

Thinkspace is honored to be the curator for the mural portion of this amazing project. This will be an ongoing, multi-year project spanning dozens of walls and featuring some of the biggest names in muralism.

Kicking things off this Thursday will be Bezt of Etam Cru in collaboration with Natalia Rak – both artists arrive in from Poland tomorrow afternoon and we can’t wait to watch them work their magic up in Napa Valley.

Recent mural by Betz

The wall in Napa being buffed for Betz

Coming up in March will be Felipe Pantone from Argentina, followed by Cinta Vidal in April. More projects currently in the works. Plans are to have 6-8 walls created annually. We will have Birdman on scene documenting all the goodness, so we will be sure to share some progress later this week.

www.radnapa.org

Making The Mural : Sandra Chevrier

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Sandra Chevrier’s first mural in the United States can now be spotted in Los Angeles on the corner of Vermont and 25th. The mural was co-produced by Branded Arts and we have some awesome progress shots of Sandra making the mural courtesy of Birdman Photography.

Make sure to stop by Thinkspace Gallery now through November 5th for Sandra Chevrier’s latest exhibition, The Cages; and the Reading Rooms of their Lives .

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Sandra Chevrier’s First Mural in the United States

A new Sandra Chevrier mural can be spotted in Los Angeles on the corner of Vermont and 25th. This is Sandra’s first mural in the United States and we have to give props to Branded Arts for co-producing this gem with us. Make sure to come by the opening of Sandra’s latest exhibition, The Cages; and the Reading Rooms of their Lives at Thinkspace Gallery this Saturday from 6-9pm.

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