A&C Shop at HVW8 Art + Design Gallery
Curated by Art & Council
August 31st – September 22nd, 2012
A&C Shop Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 1-6pm
Opening Reception – Friday, August 31st, 7-10pm
HVW8 Art & Design Gallery
661 Spaulding Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
HVW8 Art + Design Gallery and Art & Council present the A&C Shop – a conceptual project space featuring a collection of artwork, prints, objects, books, merchandise, and more from over a dozen emerging and established international artists. The A&C Shop is a presentation of Art & Council’s varied creative interests, a destination for discovery, and a physical space to build community.
Art & Council, with support from HVW8, have also collaborated with Modernica & artist Craig Costello a.k.a “KRINK” to release an edition of 5 custom painted fiberglass shell chairs. The chairs will be available opening night in the gallery, and online at www.hvw8.com/shop. Also the artist will paint a site specific mural on the front of HVW8.
Craig Costello a.k.a. “KRINK” or “KR”, is one of the most visionary and inspirational street artists working today, and is also the creator of KRINK, a line of the finest quality handmade inks and markers, beloved by artists and vandals alike. For more information about Krink, please visit krink.com.
Artists taking part in the A&C Shop include Cleon Peterson, Cody Hudson, Eduardo Lopez, Hassan Rahim, Jason Jaworski, Jay Howell, John Antoski, Kelsey Brooks, Kevin Lyons, Craig Costello a.k.a “Krink”, Lisa Leone, Patrick Trefz, Purienne, Ray Potes, Tim Biskup, Tyler Warren, Tofer Chin, and more.
Art & Council is a full service agency and liaison between concept and realization. Our core interest is in the vanguard of contemporary creativity and its ability to broaden the awareness of our client’s talents and mission. We work closely with a diverse international network of cultural innovators to provide highly sought after solutions that resonate with purpose.
HVW8 Art + Design Gallery was founded in 2005 with a focus on supporting fine art & avant-garde graphic design. It soon became the premier underground gallery in Los Angeles and over the past 7 years has exhibited emerging and established artists from around the world. HVW8 has also hosted numerous musical performances and special events, continuing to cement its reputation under gallery curator Tyler Gibney as an exhibition space for artists to showcase their varied creative expression. Past exhibitors include Parra, Geoff McFetridge, Kevin Lyons, Anthony Lister, Lance Mountain, Mos Def with Cognito, Charles Munka, Michael Leon, Alvaro Ilizarbe, and more.