Tuesday, 27 April 2010

FreakShow Private View

Brighton FreakShow, group exhibition of hand-selected illustrators is opening this Friday with the Private View (which anyone interested is welcome to come along!) which will take place from 7pm onwards at St Peter's Church, Brighton.

I'm taking part in the exhibition, showing From The Woods and Le Cadavre Exquis (original pencil drawings / ...anyone who's got no idea what I'm talking about, please kindly make your way to my portfolio website www.yukomich.co.uk thanks) and also selling Giclee Prints of Le Cadavre Exquis as limited edition of 50, signed and numbered for £30 each.

There's going to be drinks and cupcakes which are hand-baked by the participating artists themselves except me and a few more unmotivated bakers. Well I'm not that good at baking so decided to avoid potential food poisoning incident for this occasion.

Hope to see you there.

Friday, 23 April 2010

Pick Me Up

I've been to Pick Me Up (Graphic art + Illustration event)'s private view last night at Somerset House.

It was amazing. There were so many nicey nice prints after prints after prints sandwiched by hand printed zines, T shirts and tote bags on sale. Sigh, I felt like I could easily spend the amount of money I should be spending on something like the rent there.

These are a few of my favourites from the night.

Having seen some of his work on the internet, I already liked Mr Patrick Gildersleeves's work. But oh my my. The originals blew my mind away.

A3 sized digital prints all unbelievably priced as £12 including the one on the far left by Mr-Oh-I-want-to-live-in-your-beard-please aka Mr Mike Perry. Yes I thought the price might be a joke but apparently it isn't.

I have adored the work of talented Ms Natsko Seki for a long time now. I'd love to have a print of her work in my living room wall. I was really happy last night to be finally introduced to her after these long years of one-way-love (in a very creative manner I mean). She was very lovely by the way.

And in the corner of the space for the shop Concrete Hermit, Giclee prints of my work are on sale too. I felt somehow out of place to be able to have my work up on the wall (even in a tiny little corner of a room that is) along with those great creatives even I can recognise the names of. And remind you, I am really bad at remembering names.
They are £45 each, signed and numbered, limited edition of 50.

Pick Me Up is open every day until 3 May at Somerset House, London. The admission is £5 but may I say, it's well worth it.
I think I'll have to go back sometime next week to have a proper look myself too.