Tiki Oasis 2016

Tiki Oasis 2016

Please join me at Tiki Oasis 2016 in San Diego! The event takes place on August 18-21 at the Crowne Plaza and I will be vending in Lanai Suite 2 by the pool on Friday August 19 4-6PM, Saturday August 20 10am-4pm and Sunday August 21 10am-5pm. I will have new paintings, drawings, mugs and other home accessories for sale so come by and say hi and buy some fun stuff for your pad. This event is free and open to the public during vending hours. Address: The Crowne Plaza Hotel 2270 Hotel Circle North San Diego, CA 92108

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Holiday Art Shows

Holiday Art Shows

I have many holiday art shows in progress and new shows coming up!
Cactus Gallery in Los Angeles has an ongoing art show until the end of the year "Tiny Treasures" and I will be sending more art to them soon. Please check out their online store here. KALEID Gallery in downtown San Jose has a Holiday art show "HARK!" and the reception is Friday December 4th 7-11PM. I have many pieces of art in this show and will be at the reception. I am also showing my art in a Holiday Art Fair for one day at The Triton Museum in Santa Clara on Saturday December 5th 10am to 6pm. Please support small businesses and local artists this holiday season by purchasing handmade one of a kind art - thanks!

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Tiki Magazine - Featured Artist

I'm the featured artist for Tiki Magazine Issue #6 Summer 2015. You can purchase a copy by going to Tiki Magazine and clicking on back issues. I illustrated the cover and there is a full 4 page story on me and my art. The original cover art is being shown at Creative Framing & Gallery in Oakland CA. I'm one of the featured artists in this show "Exotic Voyage" where SciFi and Tiki collide.

Lots of TIKI ART!

Hey Kids!!

I'm currently producing a bunch of new TIKI art for up coming shows and working on a bunch of commissions. Also teaching art classes and work shops.

"I'm Living In The Eighties"

"I'm Living In The Eighties" features new art that explores 80's icons, fashion and attitudes by artists Murphy Adams, Christine Benjamin, Shaunna Peterson and Kat Toronto. Opening reception Friday October 3rd 2014 from 7 to 10 PM. Show runs until November 1st.

Tiki Oasis Beat TIKI 2014 - Here we come!!

Myself and 3 other Tiki artists will be sharing a vendor booth this year at Tiki Oasis 2014! Tiki Oasis is a huge Tiki event happening in San Diego CA on August 14-17! There will be tons of vendors like myself selling all kinds of Tiki art, mugs, books, clothing, etc. and symposiums all about Tiki culture, live bands, Tiki room parties, Tiki drinks - ALL CRAZY TIKINESS - YA DIG!! Check it out here: http://www.tikioasis.com/2014/

"Do The Bat" new BAT painting

"Do The Bat" is my latest commission painting in a series of 5 Bat paintings. All are 8" x 10" acrylic paint on canvas. This title is taken from a Kepi Ghoulie song and another painting in the series is titled "My Red Bat" - also a Kepi Ghoulie song.

"Dolls of the Eerie Golgotha Holiday"

I have my one of a kind art dolls in this amazing group show with a whole bunch of great artists!
This show is taking place in New Orleans in the French Quarter, so if you're in the area go and check it out!
Reception: Saturday, December 7th 2013 6-10PM

The Green Eyed Gator
901 Chartres Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70116
(504) 535-4507

The Weird And The Wonderful

I have a new show coming up with my super good friend and awesome artist Murphy Adams called "The Weird and the Wonderful". Murphy and I have been busy creating paintings, dolls and sculptures of all our wacky creatures. Come and check out all the new art at our reception on Friday (First Friday Art Walk) May 3rd from 6-11PM at Kaleid Gallery (88 S 4th St  San Jose, CA 95112) in San Jose. Show runs until May 31st 2013.


Day Of The Dead

Please come to the Day Of The Dead show at Sonya Paz Gallery in Campbell, Ca on Saturday Oct. 20th for an art reception from 7-10PM. Her gallery is located in the beautiful downtown Campbell. This is a group show of 8 local artists and all the art will be affordable.

Carmen Miranda

Carmen Miranda is in the "Dancer and The Dance" show at Cactus Gallery in Eagle Rock. She's painted in acrylic on 6" x 12" canvas and is ready to hang. Check her out here.

HEROES, VIXENS AND VILLAINS

Here is my newest painting for a show at Tasty Gallery in Seattle called "Heroes, Vixens and Villains". The reception in April 13th from 6-10PM. Wonder Woman is acrylic on canvas - "6" x 12". The show runs for a month and you can contact the gallery to purchase by emailing Sheri Hauser (the owner) at sheri@shoptastyart.com or calling 206-706-3020.

DOLLMAKERS 2 SHOW!

Here is my "Little Frida", One Of A Kind Doll, for the Dollmakers 2 show at Cactus Gallery in Eagle Rock (LA)! The Reception is Saturday, March 10th 7-10PM and the show goes until April 10th 2012. I have 6 handmade dolls in this awesome group show of about 35 artists. All my dolls are mix media - needle felted, hand sewn clothing, sculpted, carved wood, buttons, beads, etc.

5TH Annual Bird Show

This is my latest painting for the 5th Annual Bird Show at Cactus Gallery in Eagle Rock, Ca (LA area). It's called "Breakfast With Tiffany"! The painting is acrylic on wood panel - 6"x 12" and is ready to hang. Please contact Sandra to purchase by email: semastroianni70@yahoo.com or call: 323.256.6117.