FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE •JUNE 1STEVENT • ARTISTS INSPIRED BY VIDEO GAMES • 180 ARTWORKS ON DISPLAY
INSPIRED BY POKÉMON, FINAL FANTASY, KATAMARI & MORE
THIS SATURDAY: Capture Creatures by Becky Dreistadt
ARTIST CREATES HER OWN POKÉMON-INSPIRED UNIVERSE WITH EXHIBIT & BOOK RELEASE
Gallery Nucleusin LA presents a new project by animator, illustrator, and comic artist Becky Dreistadt. Capture Creatures is a year-long showcase of 151 creatures hand-painted by the artist, accompanied with imaginative stories by her partner Frank Gibson. The enterprising concept culminates this weekend with an exhibition of the original work, hardcover book release, and a new toy, t-shirt, and prints. The artist will be on hand during the opening event to greet fans and sign the new releases! Learn more
THIS SATURDAY: Ukiyo-e Heroes by Jed Henry
VIDEO GAMES RE-ENVISIONED AS JAPANESE WOODBLOCK & INK BRUSH
To celebrate Japan's contribution to video games, illustrator Jed Henry has taken his favorite game characters, and returned them to the ukiyo-e style. Modern costuming has been traded for the medieval, but the essence of each character remains, proving that you can't take the Ukiyo out of these modern pop icons. The artist also thrills us with ink drawings of characters fromFinal Fantasy,Mario Bros, the artist's ownEDO Superstarsgame release and others! Learn more
Opening Night Highlights
OPENING RECEPTION Join us Saturday, June 1, 7:00PM-10:00PMFree Admission, Open to Public, All-Ages, No RSVP Meet the artists in person!
OPENING RECEPTION HIGHLIGHTS
Becky & Frank signing copies of the new book, prints, and more
PlayCapture Creaturesbingo for prizes
Demo Jed Henry's newEDO Superstarsvideo game
LIVE chiptune DJ
Free refreshments & fun snacks
VIEW THE ARTWORK ONLINE Prior to the opening reception, collectors and non-local fans can sign up here to view the featured works in an online gallery. The online gallery will be made public atmidnight June 1sthere. The exhibit will be on display at Gallery Nucleus throughJune 23, 2013.
VENUE ADDRESS: Nucleus 210 E Main St Alhambra, CA 91801 626-458-7482 (15 mins outside of downtown LA)
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