Gallery Nucleus Presents: “A Capture Creatures Celebration”


On Saturday, December 13 (7-10pm), Gallery Nucleus is hosting a release party and exhibition commemorating the successful launch of Capture Creatures #1 by creators Becky Dreistadt and Frank Gibson! Now an upcoming series published by Boom! Studios, follow the adventures of two teens as they uncover the secret of why these strange creatures appeared in their world.

Becky Dreistadt

Becky Dreistadt

To kick-off this exciting comic, Gallery Nucleus and Boom! Studios are proud to present A Capture Creatures Celebration! With original paintings by Becky, art by the members of the Capture Creatures comic team, and tribute pieces by a roster of other amazing artists, Gallery Nucleus will be filled wall-to-wall with art influenced by this creative duo’s unique creations.

Becky and Frank will be in attendance signing various products, and Gallery Nucleus will be debuting an exclusive Capture Creatures #1 variant cover on opening night.

Alina Chau

Alina Chau

Over thirty artists will contribute their vision of Capture Creatures to the show including: Israel Sanchez, Jared Schorr, Drake Brodahl, Madeleine Flores, Grace Kraft, Tyler Hutchison, Zach Marcus, JR Goldberg, Joy Ang, Missy Pena, Teagan White, Laura Bifano, Ashley Davis, David Smith, Lorena Gomez, Maryanna Hoggatt, Maggie Rudy, Zac Gorman, Tiffany Ford, Coleman Engle, Alina Chau, Kevin Jay Stanton, Nicole Gustaffson, Michelle Romo, Phil McAndrew, Mike Yamada, Makiko Takamichi, Heather Franzen, Andrew Kolb, Luke Weber and many more!

Peter Kato Holiday Batch Release December 11

Bedtime Bunnies Ornaments

On Thursday, December 11 (5pm PST/8pm EST), Peter Kato will be releasing some new bunnies at his online shop. Bedtime Bunnies Ornaments (edition: 20) are 2.25″ tall and come with a loop-screw on its head with a metallic wire ornament hook. They will come blind assorted in white or pink priced at $20 each.

Sleeptime Bunnies Holiday Batch

Sleeptime Bunnies Holiday colors (edition: 35) will be blind box assorted in whites & greens with metallic blue highlights and reds & pinks with pink painted highlights. $12 each.

Bedtime Bunnies Holiday Polka Dots

Bedtime Bunnies Holiday Poka Dots will be blind assorted in reds, pinks, greens, clear purple with white painted polka dots. Medium 3″ bunnies will be $20 each (10 in stock ), and small 2.5″ bunnies will be $12 each (20 in stock).

Gallery 1988 Presents ‘Thirty Three and a Third’

G1988 Thirty Three and a Third Music and art are two of my favorite things ever, and Gallery 1988 (East) will cover both in their next group art show, ‘Thirty Three and a Third.’ Curated by artist Dana Lechtenberg, the show features over 100 illustrators and designers reinterpreting existing classic album covers in their own styles. This is the 3rd annual show, but the first at G1988.

100% Soft

100% Soft

Jerrod Maruyama Weezer

Jerrod Maruyama

Nan Lawson

Nan Lawson

‘Thirty Three and a Third’ opens tonight, December 5 (7-10pm). Donut Friend will be providing special donuts at the reception, and Dana made a limited edition 7-inch box set that ties into the show. Visit their Tumblr for more preview images.

THE HSU STORE: Holiday Pop-Up Shop and Custom Dragon Dogs Show

The Hsu Store

Kick off the holidays with Martin Hsu‘s first holiday pop-up at Woot Bear in San Francisco! The grand opening takes place on December 6 from 7-10pm. In addition to new prints and tees, celebrate the first Blacky Dragon Dog custom show with friends of Dragon Boy!

Dragon Dog Jeremiah Ketner

Jeremiah Ketner

Dragon Dog Oddfauna

Emma SanCartier

Dragon Dog Jerome Lu

Jerome Lu

Blacky Best In Show features one-of-a-kind Custom Blacky figures by Steve Ferrera, Daniel Fleres, Mike Fudge, Martin Hsu, Jeremiah Ketner, Jerome Lu, Woes Aaron Martin, Mark Nagata, JRyu, Emma SanCartier, and Lyla Warren.

Rivet Presents ‘Pirates of the Isle of Misfit Toys’ by Johnny Yanok


On December 6, Rivet is proud to welcome back Ohio artist and CCAD alumnus Johnny Yanok for his solo exhibition, Pirates of the Isle of Misfit Toys. Featuring original gouache work with theme embodying a pirate’s life on an island of misfit toys, this exhibition will be on display through December 31.

Adding to the holiday cheer, Rivet will begin the first of our Project Wall series shows. This show will feature the watercolor small works by California artists Dan Goodsell and Michael Fleming.

Opening reception will be held on Saturday, December 6 from 7-10pm during the Short North Arts District Holiday Hop. Festive treats provided by Rivet with complimentary beverages from The Actual Brewing Company.