Our friend, California-based artist Jeff Soto offers new interpretations of his iconic characters in “The Sotofish Society”. Check out more images from his latest exhibit below and at the Jonathan LeVine Gallery in NYC starting September 10th!
This week (June 22nd-27th) the arts festival known as Pow! Wow! invades Long Beach, California, and is well on its way to becoming the largest mural arts festival in the world. In the last year the festival traveled to Taipei, Taiwan, hosted their largest event yet in Honolulu, Hawaii, and expanded to Austin, Texas (in partnership with SXSW).
Pow! Wow! Long Beach 2015 roster: Aaron De La, Benjie Escobar, Bumblebee, Cruz, Cryptik, Fafi, Hueman, James Jean, Jeff McMillan, Jeff Soto, Low Bros, Madsteez, Nychos, Push, and Tristan Eaton.
On June 26th Long Beach Museum of Art and Thinkspace Gallery are also hosting “Vitality and Verve” and have invited 20 international artists including Aaron Horkey, Andrew Schoultz, Audrey Kawasaki, Brendan Monroe, Esao Andrews, Greg Simkins, Hot Tea, Meggs, Nosego and many others to transform both floors of their building with murals and installations.
You can watch the video from Pow! Wow! SXSW below.
Madsteez / Roid
Here’s a look at many of the murals painted at Pow Wow Hawaii 2013, in the Kakaako district of Honolulu. The event saw over 100 local and international artists descend upon the area and cover it with art. All photos by Brandon Shigeta.
You can see larger images of the mural I painted here.
Nychos / Jeff Soto
Nychos (left) Rone / Wonderlust (right)
123Klan / OG Slick / Dabs Myla
Askew / Dabs Myla / Roid
Orly / Sam Rodriguez
Shark Toof / Angry Woebots
Andrea Wan / Yoskay Yamamoto / Wu Yue / Jeff Hamada
Rone / Kamea Hadar
Hannah Stouffer / Kamea Hadar
Eric Marcinizyn / Scribe / Jim Mahfood / Ckaweeks
Estria / Prime / Mark Bode / Trek6
Poesia / Apex
Meggs / Phibs