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    Jeff Gillette & Laurie Hassled // DISMAYLAND Print Release

      Exclusively through Artists Republic, we will be releasing a special edition print of the official poster for Banksy’s Dismaland featuring Jeff Gillette’s painting “Minnie Hiroshima ‘clasp.”  The original painting is part of our current exhibition Pageant of the Vandals on view through October 20th.  This print release is to commemorate Jeff & wife Laurie’s time in […]

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    Andy Davis YOWZA Opening Recap

    Thank you to everyone who came out last Saturday night for the opening of Andy Davis‘ solo exhibition YOWZA.  A big thanks to George Trimm for the tunes and Sean Tully for the live screen printing demo.  It was awesome seeing Andy and Sean produce a limited edition run of a single color screen print […]

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    Andy Davis // Artist Interview

    Artist Interview with Andy Davis by Amanda Raynes Artists Republic is pleased to showcase YOWZA, a solo exhibition by Andy Davis opening Saturday July 23rd from 6-9pm. Andy Davis has made a successful career through his highly recognizable surf inspired art for over twenty years now. His work has been shown in galleries all over […]

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    KEFE : Kelly Tunstall & Ferris Plock // Artist Interview

    Kelly&Ferris Bio: The experimental yet classically grounded work of Ferris Plock and Kelly Tunstall lives comfortably in a space between graphic expression, stylized representation, surrealism, and sketch. Their preferred medium is a combination of acrylic, collage, spray paint, pencil, pen and ink, gold leaf. The binary contrast of masculine and feminine as the major theme […]

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    DON PENDLETON – THE REFLECTED SOUND OF EVERYTHING, ARTIST INTERVIEW

    Please contact Torrey Cook, Artists Republic for further details.

REPUBLIC [ri-puhb-lik] : a state in which the supreme power rests in the body of citizens.

When talking about Orange County California, some might conjure the image of sparkling strip malls, plastic body parts, or a landscape of tract mansions filled with serene seascape beach scenes. As lovely as this picture by Bravo is… the OC is not all Housewives. Just south of the LA art scene lives an insanely talented group of artists, designers, musicians… AND a dedicated group of gallerists, collectors, and friends who support them. OC Artists Republic was created with one goal – to bring awareness to the badass arts community in Orange County. We are continually working to update the site, so please check back on the regular and thanks for being a part. – Torrey Cook, Artists Republic

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Chantal de Felice // Artist Interview

We caught up with artist Chantal de Felice recently – her show with Jason Phillips “Wavicles” is up at Curbside Gallery through the end of the month. Chantal and Jason will be at Curbside on Friday July 26th for a closing party : RSVP HERE Wavicles is just one component of an ongoing project you have […]

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July 13 – August 31 // Kustom Kulture // Huntington Beach Art Center

Presented by the Huntington Beach Art Center, Kustom Kulture II is celebrating its 20th Anniversary.  The first Kustom Kulture show took place in 1993 at the Laguna Art Museum, and it is now re-emerging with the same love for surf and skate culture.  Curated by the surf historian C.R. Stecyk, collector Greg Escalante, and designer […]

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July 5 – July 31 // Hibbleton Gallery Presents “Create Now: An Artistic Tribute to Alan Watts

A group art show inspired by the philosophies of British-born Zen practitioner and author, Alan Wilson Watts. A collective of 30 artists interpret and illustrate his words into paintings, photographs, sculpture, paper installation, and audio-video installation. Artworks are on display in the Hibbleton Gallery, as well as parts of the Magoski Colony. For more information […]

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July 6 – July 31 // F+ Gallery Presents Artemis Nolasco “Band of Gypsies”

F+ Gallery is pleased to announce a solo show featuring the artwork of Artemis Nolasco. Saturday July 6th 2013 from 7-10pm in association with the Santiago Artwalk in Santa Ana. There will be 10 other galleries also open and featuring a variety of art styles. Come on out for art, music, food, drinks and plenty […]