Aerosol Warfare Artist Reception & Rock the Lot! event
Aerosol Warfare Artist Reception & Rock the Lot!
November 26, 2011 7pm – 11pm
Featuring artwork from Aerosol Warfare’s most current art exhibitions Stick ‘Em Up! Poster Show, Aerosol Warfare “Artifacts” Installation & The Recruits.
Artwork on view and for sale Nov. 19, 2011 – Jan. 19, 2012
ABOUT THE EXHIBITIONS
Stick ‘Em Up! Poster Show
Co-presented by Alex Luster & GONZO247 of the soon to be released documentary, Stick ‘Em Up!. A film that gives you a driver’s seat view of what it’s like to be an illegal street artist in Houston. The exhibition will feature posters and photographs from the artists in the film. Confirmed artists include Give Up, Dual, Eyesore, Cutthroat, 2:12, Shreddi, David Elizondo, Shannon Reiswig, Marco Torres, Vote Right, Michael Rodriguez and Upset. Portions of the sales will go towards the finishing and festival funds of the film. Stick ‘Em Up! producers will be present at the artist reception.
Aerosol Warfare “ARTifacts” Installation
A full art installation featuring brief snaps, scraps, artwork for sale and collateral from Aerosol Warfare’s history, key players and archives dating 20 years back. Since 1994 GONZO247 and Aerosol Warfare have been creating and displaying art for the urban art seekers and peepers. This exhibition will take you through a timeline of street art history for viewers to acquire a story, inspiration and energy. Aerosol Warfare will display 20 years of history as they continue to make it. Contributing artists include GONZO247, Jester, Nate Nash aka Speed, Bezerk, Monk1, Merge360, Richard Fluhr & Reverend Butter.
An army can’t function without soldiers. View artwork by Aerosol Warfare’s team members and most appreciated warheads! David Lozano’s thoughts becoming things, Jonathan Jardin (AFTK) artist and illustrator, Tok’s reflections of his culture, Varina Rush’s post-it mural, Key Gun Trash Revival, Bret Myers, Ciana Ewing, photography by Marina Torres and the Aerosol Warfare Army Surplus.
Attire: Party Rock
FREE General Admission 7pm – 11pm
Enjoy this artful event, view the art, find some unique holiday gift items for your friends and Rock the Lot! with Gracie Chavez, Squincy Jones, OG Bobby Trill, DJ Trainwreck and others. UCTC Radio will be broadcasting live for the duration of the event. Performance by Urban Movement at 7:15pm sharp! Family Friendly
VIP Pre (6pm – 7pm) & Post (11pm – Midnight) Party
Includes general admission highlights along with a custom limited edition Aerosol Warfare poster, 3 free raffle tickets for a chance to win a goody bag of AW archivals, premium beer & Titos Vodka, priority check-out and admission to the gallery pre and post event. FREE VIP STATUS with donated wish-list item benefiting The Art Project, Houston – A project of the Bread of Life, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization http://www.theartprojecthouston.org/
Wish list items can be found here http://www.theartprojecthouston.org/wish-list.html
To register for this event or obtain VIP passes visit http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=clc7cmcab&oeidk=a07e584jyvq7da8994c
Exhibitions are free and open to the public during normal visiting hours listed on gallery calendar. Tweet this! #AWRockTheLot. Check this event out on FACEBOOK
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