Monday, December 17, 2012

. Supersonic! Electronic! .

Thursday, January 3rd 2013
at Spoke Gallery in SF

(curated by Zach Tutor, the maker of art blog - Supersonic Electronic.)

Brand new work from 32 of the best young contemporary artists!
more info check HERE.

follow Supersonic Electronic Tumblr and Facebook.

(glimpse of my piece. work in progress.)

Friday, December 7, 2012

. Print Sale! .




First time buyer, please read carefully.


The 'Deep Waters' print is a Limited Edition of 200
It will be available to purchase on my shop on Saturday 12/15 12:00pm Pacific Time.
Limited Editions tend to sell out quickly.

(check here for the exact time and date for your time zone.)

30"x20" (with a 1/8" white border included)
giclee print on 100% archival cotton rag paper
signed and numbered on the image area
framing option! (scroll below)
limit of one per person

~unframed price: $270  
shipping/handling is included (US & International orders)
~framed price: $550 
shipping/handling is included (US only. sorry NO INTERNATIONAL, due to over size limits)
(shipping/handling cost can be refunded manually if able to pick up in LA)




The 'Possessed' print is a Time Limited Edition.
The sale starts on Sunday 12/16 12am (midnight) Pacific Time and ends after 24 hours.
If you order on Sunday 12/16 (within the 24 hours), you will be guaranteed a print!
The sale will close on Monday 12/17 12am (midnight) Pacific Time.
The edition size is determined by how many orders were made within the 24 hours.

(check beginning time here for the exact time and date for your time zone.
end time here.)

24"x18" (with a 1/8" white border included)
giclee print on 100% archival cotton rag paper
signed and numbered on the image area
framing option not available
limit of one per person

~price: $100
shipping handling: $8 (US) $20 (International)




The prints will be available on my shop.
In order to purchase, you must be registered and signed on at the time of sale.
If you have not yet done so, please register by making an account with your email & billing/shipping address etc.

Prints are signed in the image area (not in the white space under the image).
so if/when you would like it to get framed, you do not have to leave a white border around the image.
this way, it will look more like the original!
if you prefer a white border, you must get it matted accordingly.

Prints will be shipped in a tube.

(not flat) to expedite the shipping process.

Please allow up to 5~10 weeks for delivery.

!! not guaranteed to arrive by Christmas !! sorry.

if there are any problems or questions please email us at mail@audrey-kawasaki.com




The 'Deep Waters' print has a framing option.
A beautiful black moulding, personally picked out by myself.
Conservationally framed with UV-coated acrylic.
Acid-free backing and spacers to allow the print to breath.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

. Post-It Show 8 .


'Post-It Show 8' coming soon! at Giant Robot Gallery (GR2)
Saturday, December 8th.

every Post-It art is $25!!
Cash & Carry!!

( i think you can buy as many as you'd like but must be one per different artsist.
no hogging all from one artist.)

here's sneak peaks post its by artists:
Tessar Lo, Stella Im Hultberg,


I made 10. all on bright florescent post its. :p
see close up HERE.
$25 each!! be sure to get there early if you wanna grab one!

Monday, November 19, 2012

. Japanese HintMint site .

ヒントミント日本のオフィシャルサイトと私の日本語のインタビュー発見!
英語で書いたものがきれいに日本語にやくされいてビックリ!
 http://news.hintmint.jp/article/298703645.html

Sunday, November 18, 2012

. more .

more mirror mirror
~ after the jump~

Saturday, November 17, 2012

. mirror mirror


last night i played around with an iphone app that mirror reflects images.
strangely, unexpectedly i was completely fascinated by it.
seeing my paintings and drawings in this whole new perspective.
morphing into strange lumps of skin and lines and patterns.
like creepy deformed alien monster beauties.
im tempted to explore this a bit further.

.more after the jump.

Friday, November 9, 2012

. LAX / HKG .


Hong Kong ART LOVERS!

Friday, November 16th
present
"LAXK / HKG" group show

Featuring Original Artwork by
Amy Sol (Korea), Audrey Kawasaki (USA), Brian M. Viveros (USA), Dabs Myla (Australia)
Esao Andrews (USA), Joao Ruas (Brasil), Linnea Strid (Sweden), Yosuke Ueno (Japan)

Venue: 31 Eastern St, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
>> more info click HERE <<

also available my print of "Shadows" 50 out of an edition of 100 at the show.

also my Interview printed in Manifesto Magazine November/December 2012 issue.
(click below to read)




see two new painting i did for LAX/HKG show after the jump!

Monday, November 5, 2012

. Branded Arts Block Party!! .

Branded Art's Block Party happening this Saturday November 10th!
this is a huge Art Exhibition and Live Music event,
25,000 square foot mega gallery opening and epic party featuring extraordinary art!
tickets are $20 
>> more info check HERE <<

I will be with Static Medium Booth.
We have saved some past sold out prints for occasions like this,
and will be available at this event,
so come on by!!

. itsumo issho .

'Itsumo Issho' (Always Together)
いつもいっしょ
18"x18"

for 20 Pieces of Dreams Group Show
Celebrating Mari Inukai's daughter, Sena's 20th Birthday!

Monday, October 29, 2012

. Skulls! .


'Skulls' Collective Show
at Kat Von D's Wonderland Gallery
Friday, Nov. 2nd 
opening reception 8:30~10pm

The show will revolve around 100 anatomically-correct skulls
and the 100 different approaches an artists can take with them.

below is my piece.
i had so much fun!

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

. Birthday Group Show GR2 .

this coming Saturday Oct. 27th 6:30~10pm
group show "20 Pieces of Dreams"
celebrating artists/friend Mari Inukai's daughter, Sena's 20th birthday.

2062 Sawtelle Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025

for more info check HERE.

ill be showing one piece there.
come by and say hi!! :)

Thursday, October 18, 2012

. Hi-Fructose Vol 25 .

Happy to be on the cover of Hi-Fructose Magazine Vol.25 !!!
a feature article inside, written by writer and jewelry J.L. Schnabel (aka Bloodmilk).
i scanned the writing here. 1 . 2 . 3 . 4

the special cover (on left above) was a limited edition of 500, which has sold out on their site.
the regular edition is still available HERE.

be sure to subscribe to this quarterly art magazine! its great!

Monday, September 24, 2012

. Hint Mint .


My Hint Mint artist series are now available!!
Pomegranate, Chocolate, and Peppermint can be purchased at Hint Mint or Giant Robot.
The other two Holiday mints will be available on their sites later this year.
For more up to date updates check Hint Mint Facebook Page.

update: For Hint Mint INTERNATIONAL orders.
call (800)991-6468 9am~5pm PST
OR
email them at info@hintmint.com

Thursday, September 13, 2012

. Opening Night .

Thank you to everyone who came out to the show!
it was wonderful seeing/meeting so many lovely faces.

here's some coverage of my recent show 'Midnight Reverie' at Jonathan Levine Gallery.

opening night photos:
~Arrested Motion
~Hi-Fructose Magazine

preview mentions:
~Boing Boing
~Juxtapoze Magazine

Sunday, September 9, 2012

. Midnight Reverie .

see all piece from my recent show 'Midnight Reverie' at Jonathan Levine Gallery.
runs from Sept. 8th ~ Oct. 6th
after the jump!

Monday, September 3, 2012

. exclusive gallery print .

the exclusive print edition of 'You Come First' will be available
in person on a first come first serve basis at Jonathan Levine Gallery on Sept. 8th 1pm.
this is an edition of 150. 16"x16".

i will also have others print sales on my site soon too. so stay tuned!

Monday, August 20, 2012

. Midnight Reverie .

Solo show 
' Midnight Reverie '
Opening reception September 8th 7~9pm

please contact the gallery directly for inquiry.
gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday 11am~6pm
(212)243-3822

there will also be an exclusive print edition.
more info soon.

press release from the gallery:
NEW  YORK, NY (August 9, 2012) — Jonathan LeVine Gallery is pleased to announce
Midnight Reverie, a series of new works by highly celebrated Los Angeles-based artist
Audrey Kawasaki, in what will be her second solo exhibition at the gallery.

Kawasaki’s work conveys the subtle intrigue and mystique of feminine sensuality through
contrasting themes of innocence and eroticism. She paints sultry, seductive female subjects
posed provocatively and often gazing suggestively at the viewer. Their graceful gestures,
delicate features and direct eye contact exudes a combination of melancholy and desire.

Kawasaki creates finely detailed imagery by applying thin washes of oil paint onto wooden
panels, accentuated by sharp organic lines drawn with control and precision, in graphite. The
natural wood grain adds a warm glow to her enigmatic subject matter, complementing the
curves and contours of the female form, flowing hair and floral adornments.

Midnight Reverie marks a new direction in Kawasaki’s imagery, in that—for the first time—
the works in this exhibition feature flat, graphic shapes, painted in layers of solid black
acrylic. Incorporating these dark, crisp, bold elements adds a stark contrast with the soft,
delicate quality of the artist’s signature female portraiture. Additionally, Kawasaki rendered
her figures and their environments in this series with much more vibrant hues as compared to
previous works in which she employed a subdued, muted color palette.

The subject matter in this exhibition has a surreal, whimsical, dream-like tone. In the artist’s
words: “Some of the pieces have windows, like passage-ways into another world, yet it can
also feel like limbo or static—wanting to walk through to the other side, but not being able to.
Others are deep in the make believe, magical, mystical realm. In these, the black parts
represent a void, emptiness or the unknown, yet they can also be something real and solid,
like holes or shadows.”


i will be showing along side talented Jeff Soto and Judith Supine!
excited for this show. :) :) :)

Thursday, July 5, 2012

. Kat Von D & Christina Perri .

found the clip of LA Ink where songwriter, Christina Perri, gets my 'My Dishonest Heart' tattooed by Kat Von D. :)

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

. Comic Con! .

my first time at Sand Diego Comic Con!

On Saturday July 14th Hi-Fructose Magazine will be hosting a signing and print release by me at SDCC Booth #4939.
I will be signing specially made collector cards included with each print purchase as well as Hi-Fructose Vol.2 Books.
I will be at their booth 11:30~1:30pm and at 3:30pm.

this is an exclusive print run for this event.


"Lili and Her Ghosts"
12"x12" edition of 200 for $85
24"x24" special edition of 30 for $200

see full details over HERE!

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

. Tiny Trifecta .

. My Little Joker . My Queen of Hearts. My Suicide King .
2.25"x3.5 ink on watercolor paper

these are for the 2nd Annual Tiny Trifecta Group Show
at Tara McPherson's boutique/gallery, Cotton Candy Machine in NY.

artists creates three tiny pieces for $100 each.

opening night is July 7th Saturday. 7pm to 11pm.
pre-registration starts at 4pm.
for more info check here.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

. portraits .

 
photographer friend Jordana Sheara photoed me for her Artist Series project. 
happy version and contemplative version below.
im sad i havent been able to update much here.
life happens and time just seems to wiz by.
finally starting to get into the swings of things.
hopefully creative juices will flow lots in the next couple months.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

. Hint Mint's Cooper Bates photos .

ive mentioned the Artists Series for Hint Mint before (blogged HERE).
planned to be released in the summer of this year.
there will be a release party in a few months. more info to come!

Cooper Bates from Hint Mint came by the other day to photograph me at work.

 
..more after the jump..

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

. paint paint paint .


currently working on my next show for Jonathan Levine Gallery in New York. September 8th.

will be exploring with solid blacks. crisp lines and patterns.
juxtaposed with the subtle soft of face, figure, and such.

painting layers of intricate black shapes is completely meditating.
the challenge is how to incorporate other elements with it to make an interesting image.

hope the next few months will be fruitful. :)

~above image taken with Iphone app Instagram. (recently released for the Android too!)
i make frequent posts there (though mostly of food, kitties, and nicknacks).
find me there if you have an Iphone or Android! username : audkawa

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

. FAQS page .

i've been meaning to make a FAQ page for quite some time.
the number one question i get is the process.
(what kind of wood i use, what to coat the panels, medium etc.)
i will be sure to make a detailed post on the process soon.

if you have any other Q's let me know,  and will try to include that.

we get hundreds of emails with questions, and i am sorry we can't reply to all of it.
email replying requires a lot of time, and i wouldnt be able to concentrate on my work if i did so.
Thank you for understanding. 

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Saturday, February 18, 2012

. art auction update .

some delays are happening.
the Art Auction for Charity will begin tomorrow instead of today.
will announce as soon as that happens. stay tuned!
read more here: http://jakartaorbust.com/blog/art-auction-update

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

. art auction for charity .

Here is another something we are excited about!

This March, Kevin Mangan (my boyfriend) and Adam Clift, are doing the Rickshaw Run;
racing an auto rickshaw over 1800 miles of South East Asia.
It's organized by a group called The Adventurists, and - the best part - it's all for charity.

This is basically like a marathon charity pledge,
but on a rickshaw through jungle, island and ocean for 1800 miles! It's pretty wild!!

For more detailed info check Jakarta or Bust site.
This site is exclusively about Kevin and Adam's team and their adventure,
and will be frequently updated before/during/after the trip.

check out their facebook page and twitter too!

All proceeds will be donated to Birdlife International and Action Against Hunger.
Your help would be greatly appreciated. Please donate if you can.

Along with regular donations we are putting together an art auction! 
50% will go to charity, and 50% to their modest budget (airfare, insurance, deposits, visas, gear, etc.)
Until their budget is met, then the rest will go to charity.


The auction will begin Feb 18th. this Saturday.
will announce the link then.
Click HERE for a little more info.
I will have 3 drawings available, along with other artist's originals and prints.
these will be framed in a floating style. will post those photos this weekend.

this is the first time working on vellum and in two layers. 
i had so much fun with these, and hope to explore more like this.

detailed photos after the jump.

. open print edition! .


we are pleased to announce
'Where I Rest' print is now available as an Open Edition! 
This is an unlimited edition, so anyone can purchase at any time!

giclee print on archival paper
14.75"x22.25" on 15"x 22.5" sheet
Signed (not numbered)
price: $80.00
shipping: US $12  / Int'l $20

~this print will be shipped in a tube (not flat) to expedite the shipping process.

~please allow up to 8 weeks for delivery.

~the print is available on my site.
in order to purchase you must be registered and signed on.

~prints are signed in the image area (not in the white space under the image).
so if/when you would like it to get framed, you do not have to leave a white border around the image.
this way, it will look more like the original!
if you prefer a white border, you must get it matted accordingly.

~if there are any problems or questions please email us at mail@audrey-kawasaki.com

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

. hint mints .

 . Hint Mint Artist Series .

Some past artists they've worked with (shown above) are:

for 2012 I've done 5 different designs,
and will be released in spring/summer.
more info coming soon!
click here for close ups: . Chocolate . Mint . Pamogranite .

in progress pics (taken with iphone to my Audkawa Instagram)

. New! .

hello.

i had my previous art blog for about 8 years.
it was hard to make the move here,
but, it's time for a change!

thank you for stopping by! :)