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Aqua Art Miami

As of 5am yesterday morning, the White Walls crew has temporarily relocated to Miami, Florida. The Aqua Wynwood art fair opens this Thursday, December 3rd, where you can find White Walls at Booth 50. Check out the official lineup:

White Walls in Booth 50:

AJ Fosik, Aaron Nagel, Becca, Casey Gray, Ernesto Yerena, Greg Gossel, Jesse Hazelip, Jessica Hess, Kevin Cyr, Mark Warren Jacques, Mike Shine, Morgan Slade, Nas Chompas, Ron English, Shawn Barber, Isabel Samaras, Timothy Karpinski, Kill Pixie, Lucas Soi, and Erik Foss

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Scroll down to see the large scale installations that Mike Shine and AJ Fosik have been working on while we hang this three day exhibition.

Even in the tightest of quarters, Mike Shine has managed to construct his signature “Art Shack” with the help of his sons and friends. The structure is solidly in place, but we all know that’s only half the battle. We anticipate long hours of painting the walls, inside and out, from Mr. Shine before the fair opens tomorrow.

Mike Shine isn’t the only artist putting his best foot forward this December. Just outside of Booth 50 near the fair entrance, AJ Fosik has installed one of his most intricate works to date. The brightly colored, three snouted creature is one of his strongest pieces of the year, if you ask us.

Aqua Art Miami : AJ Fosik

We are also happy to have Morgan Slade, Casey Gray, Aaron Nagel, Ramblin Worker, and Jesse Hazelip in Miami with us. We appreciate their efforts to be here, showing devotion to their craft and support of the gallery. Stay tuned for updates and we hope to see you in Miami this week!

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Press Release: Winter Group Show

Winter Group Show

Opening December 12th 2009 7-11pm

Winter Group Show

White Walls is proud to present the Winter Group Show opening December 12th 2009. No themes or undertones to this exhibit, just the best art from the artists we’ve been dying to see. This massive group show features more than 30 artist from around the US with close to 60 original pieces of art. Please join us for the opening reception at White Walls Gallery on December 12th 2009 from 7-11 pm.

We are excited to show several artists who we are inspired by and admire. Varying from prolific artists who have established careers to those who are just now emerging. This exceptional collection fluctuates between abstract, mixed media, sculpture, urban, folk and contemporary art. The Winter Group Show embodies White Walls’ mission to push the boundaries between lowbrow, urban and fine art and we are proud to exhibit such a diverse collection all under one roof.

Featured Artists: Clayton Brothers, AJ Fosik, Thomas Campbell, Anthony Lister, Mike Shine, Cody Hudson, Katy Horan, Rich Jacobs, Alex Kopps, Kill Pixie, Greg Gossel, Ernesto Yerena, Timothy Karpinski, Nas Chompas, Mark Warren Jacques, Erik Foss, D Young V, Antistrot, Aaron Nagel, Robert Burden, Becca, Casey Gray, Lance Strongheart, Henry Gunderson, Mercedes Heinwien, Phillip Lumbang, Akira Beard plus more surprise guests to come.

Winter Group Show opens December 12th, 2009 and runs through January 2nd, 2009. Please see our extensive media kit for images, artist statements and further information on the event.

Mike Shine’s Menacing Mythology

The Bolinas Art Shack is an inspiring abode to say the least and Mike Shine has been getting the most out of it this summer. We are showing his ever darkening works at the Aqua Wynwood art fair in Miami, taking place this November. Mike sent over these preview shots of what he’s got going:

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Want more? Mike currently has works on display at Soap Gallery in San Francisco, which got great coverage from Fecal Face. Stay tuned for more menacing mythology from Mike Shine.

Beautifying SF One Alley at a Time

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Over the past year, San Francisco’s Receiver Gallery has been spreading love beyond the walls that hold its exhibitions. Orange Alley, the street behind Receiver, is undergoing a beautification project in which artists are invited to paint large scale murals outdoors. These works have come to adorn the fences, garages, and buildings of Orange Alley.

On July 13th, 2009, the Orange Alley BBQ event brought together artists like Mike Shine, Brion Nuda Rosch, Charlie Callahan, Steven Weinberg, Kyle Ranson, and Chris Duncan to paint, grub, and play music. Such affairs are bound for success, as we already know from David Choong Lee’s recent art picnic. This is why we love summer in San Francisco.

Check out more pictures at My Love for You.

Showstoppers: Ian Johnson & Mike Shine

While ravaging the June issue of Juxtapoz we were thrilled to come upon the showstoppers, Ian Johnson and Mike Shine. The crew had good things to say about the two artists filling our walls these days, and we appreciate the love. Click below for the magazine clips.

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Weekends with Shine

When Mike Shine invited White Walls & Co up to Bolinas last weekend, we had no choice but to conquer the windy unmarked roads. His infamous art shack was everything we dreamed of, buried deep in the heart of redwoods and wildflowers. Here are a few shots from our weekend getaway.

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White Walls Walkabout

If you haven’t made it down to see “Waiting for Ararat,” this walkabout of the gallery might prompt you to get on it. Take a walk through the extraordinary world of Caleb Neelon and Mike Shine.