“Portaits Of Awesomeness” Art Show Opening Mon 10/20 in Hoboken

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On behalf of  Northern Soul and the Northern Soul Art Project’s curator Narciso Espiritu, Jr., I invite you to the opening reception for “Portraits Of Awesomeness: The Pop-Culture Art of Craig Mahoney” on Monday, October 20th at 7pm. Nearly two dozen new, original drawings and paintings celebrating my favorites from movies, music, TV, and comedy will be on display, with most being shown publicly for the first time.

All artwork will be available for purchase. In addition, there will be drink specials, free snacks, and some of the movies and music that inspired the artwork playing throughout the night. I’m also hearing a rumor that there will be cookies. No promises, though.

If you’re the type of person who enjoys promoting other people’s work (and if you are, THANKS!), here’s the link to the facebook event page and below are some promo pics for your Instagram, twitter, and facebook feeds. Feel free to tag me on instagram (@yerolepalCraiggers) or twitter (@CraigMahoney) and hashtag it #PortraitsOfAwesomeness (Is that a long hashtag? Yes. Do I have a better idea? No. We’ll just have to live with it.).

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Deal Of The Day: Luke Skywalker painting, “R2, You Stay With The Ship”

As I get to work on a number of new pieces (which I’ll be posting shortly), I’ve decided to start offering a “Deal Of The Day” on certain pieces to try and clear out some inventory. I don’t know if I’ll be doing this everyday, but the deals themselves will only last that long. Today’s is my painting of Luke Skywalker crash landing in the swamps of Dagobah during Empire Strikes Back, entitled “R2, You Stay With The Ship”.  It is an original, one-of-a-kind 36″ x 24″ acrylic painting on canvas, and can be yours today for only $400, down from $550. This is sure to please and class up the home of any Star Wars fan. Click the “Buy Now” button to purchase.

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“R2, You Stay With The Ship” 2013, 36″ x 24″ acrylic on canvas – $400

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Works In Progress: Kill Bill, Bill Murray, Guinness, Jameson, 80’s Cartoons

Here are bunch of new pieces I’m working on that will hopefully all be finished by the end of the month. The Uma Thurman “Kill Bill” piece, Bill Murray triptych, and 80’s cartoon hero group shot will all be available for purchase. The Arthur Guinness and John Jameson portraits are special commissions for the 9th & Coles Tavern in Jersey City.

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CALL FOR ART: “You Know? For Bad MotherF@$#ers!” Coen/Tarantino Tribute Show

Hey, all you Basterds, Dapper Dan men, vengeful Brides, babynappers, Reservoir Dogs, and others who abide…

I’m sending out the call for art for my next group show at Northern Soul in Hoboken: “You Know? For Bad MotherF@$#ers!” celebrating the films of the Coen Bros & Quentin Tarantino. All pieces submitted must depict characters or scenes from a Coen Bros or Quentin Tarantino movie.

The show will open on Friday, April 19th, with an art reception at Norther Soul. NS takes a 30% commission off of each sale, with 70% going directly to the artist. Deadline for submissions is Friday, April 12th at 5pm. Please e-mail jpegs or png format photos of your work to cm@craigmahoney.com

This is an open call, so feel free to invite any other artists you know to submit.

Thanks! I look forward to seeing your work!

Craiggers