All Art Is Abstract Art

James Hough, All Art Is Abstract Art

“All Art Is Abstract Art”, bonus supplemental chart, from my upcoming comic book, Starving Artist: Jim Public Presents, Volume 1.

For better viewing click the image to zoom, or download and peruse it at your leisure.

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Bump poster

The third exhibition by Jim Public’s Truck is coming to Fort Worth this Saturday, October 13. Here’s the poster.

Jim Public's Truck, Bump, poster, October 2, 2012

BUMP, October 15, 1:30 to 11pm, Celina, Texas

Jim Public, BUMP, October 15, 1:30 to 11pm, Celina, TX

I’m so excited to announce my first DIY art exhibition BUMP, which will take place this weekend on the porch of City Hall in Celina, TX, a small suburb not yet gobbled up by the DFW juggernaut, about 10 miles north of Frisco.

Using a crack combination of scrap wood, black spray paint, paving stones, a little fabric, some work lamps, and things I’m still cobbling together in the Agora, I’m piecing together my own version of an art fair booth. In it, I will be debuting a large painting, Bump, sketching portraits of passers-by for whatever price you want to pay, showing a bunch of small drawings I’ve been working on these past few weeks along with some work from the past year, and generally hanging out, chatting, and enjoying what should be a charming autumn afternoon.

I was invited up to Celina for their Downtown Square Centennial Celebration, which this one-day exhibition is a part of. There will be live music, old cars, food and drink, the newly remodeled park grounds on the Square, and a good amount of company to be enjoyed on this day. Even if I weren’t participating, this is just the kind of event the Public family would have been looking for this weekend; it should be a lot like the State Fair we just attended except cleaner, quieter, less expensive, better smelling, and inspiring a generally better feeling toward one’s fellow man. Thank you Christiane Jones and Carolyn Harvey for having me up to Celina; I’m really looking forward to it.

I hope to see you and/or your local friends this Saturday!