Stranger Factory gallery is now open 7 days a week!
Designercon 2017 Circus Posterus/Stranger Factory booth #519 sales info
Sales will begin at 9am on Saturday and Sunday when doors open for VIPs
All sales are first come first served (except listed below)
Brandt Peters hand painted sofubi (Clyde, Stingy Jack, Astrobat, etc..) will ONLY be available by raffle. Raffle tickets can be obtained from 9am-1pm at the booth, with the drawing at 1:00pm on Saturday only. One ticket per person.
Any unsold sofubi items will be available for first come first serve on Sunday.
There will be limitations on buying multiples of the same sofubi figures / A limited amount of blank GID Astrobats will be available ’only’ with purchase of a hand-painted figure / etc. If you have any questions, please ask someone at the Circus Posterus booth at DesignerCon for more info.
Please keep an eye on our instagram account for updates instagram.com/strangerfactory
Cash or Credit Card accepted
In person sales on Saturday will require a raffle wrist band that will be distributed on a first come first serve basis, starting Saturday, March 18th 12 noon through 7:00 PM (UPDATE 3/17/17). Numbers will be randomly picked and called at 7PM. Must be present to participate in the lottery.
One item per person. No additional in person sales over weekend once a piece is purchased Saturday night.
No phone calls or emails will be accepted until the following Monday, if any pieces are still available.
Ghosts and ghouls, in celebration of Bewitching 6, and our favorite time of the year, we have an epic Halloween Contest with the most spooktacular guest judge Dark Town Sally!
Stranger Factory wants to see how you decorate for Halloween!!!!
The rules are simple: Show us your Halloween decorations!
We want to see any pumpkins you carve, house decorations, setups of toys with a spooky theme, cupcakes you make, and so on. You get the spooky idea right? BUT you must use the hashtag #StrangerFactoryHalloween so we know you have entered.
The prizes are awesome: Two winners will receive a custom Halloween treat bag filled with goods so awesome the Great Pumpkin is jealous!
The deadline is Wednesday, October 26 at 9pm CST to give our captivaiting judge Dark Town Sally time to pick a winner.
Only TWO will win, but all will have a blast participating.
The contest is open to EVERYONE and each contestant is allowed as many entries as they want!
Good luck and Happy Halloween.
Japanese artist Erika Sanada presents several new expressive sculptures that she considers both odd and dreamy. Her softly bizarre ceramic creatures make their first debut at Stranger Factory in May with her solo exhibition “COPE.” As autobiographical spirit animals, her unique canines allow her to cope with her own anxiety and serve as empowering alter egos.
She recently earned her MFA in Ceramics at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
“My work reflects the weird and the creepy; I am fascinated with the dark side. “Odd Things” are my current body of work and I use ceramic for making bizarre creatures. They have extra body parts such as multiple arms, legs, teeth and ears. These are how I express my sensitive mind. There are two reasons I create misshapen and abnormal work. One is my bitter childhood and the second is my constant anxieties.”
Stranger Factory presents
Candy Gore Lottery
– Candy Gore will be a random lottery opening night
– You can sign up for the lottery starting Friday, August 7th at 11am when Stranger Factory opens
– You may start viewing the opening of Candy Gore at 6pm August 7th
– Random drawing order to purchase work begins at 6:15pm August, 7th
– When your name is drawn, you may choose 1 piece of work by each artist: Brandt Peters and Mutant Vinyl Hardcore totaling 2 pieces for your turn
– When all names have been drawn, a second round of names drawn will begin allowing 1 piece of work by each artist: Brandt Peters and Mutant Vinyl Hardcore totaling 2 pieces second round
CALL FOR ARTISTS:
Stranger Factory is now accepting artist submissions for participation in upcoming group shows and our 2016/ 2017 exhibition schedule. We feature contemporary character design and illustration, focusing on emerging and mid career artists with a dedicated vision to narrative work. Serious inquiries only; please email your website (please do not attach images) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Stranger Factory – March Exhibit
Dubious Beasts: Life Cycles
Stranger Factory is excited to welcome the the third installation of the “Dubious Beasts” collaborative series of shows by Leslie Levings and Shing Yin Khor. In this show, the artists explore a universe of off kilter whimsy and inquire into the development processes of their curious creatures.
Leslie Levings is a sculptor renowned for her charming and personable Beastlies series. Her dubious creatures are elegant and lost in thought, cuddled into a nook of a tree, or perched over a quiet lake.
Shing Yin Khor is a sculptor and painter. Her dubious creatures are anxious and not particularly intelligent, a slightly alarmed look on their face as they appear in a range of sculptures and watercolour paintings detailing their observed behavior.
Paired with an obsession with natural history museums, trophy heads, and cabinets of curiosities, Levings and Khor bring to Stranger Factory a delightful menagerie of colourful, beady eyed critters – bending over clutches of eggs, and encased in cocoons, awaiting their final metamorphosis.
The exhibit runs March 6th through April 4th, with an opening reception on Friday, March 6th from 6 – 9 PM. Both artists will be in attendance.
PLEASE NOTE: This is the first show at Stranger Factory’s new location!
3411 Central Avenue NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
We love seeing the various customs from our many artist friends of the Wandering Misfits and Jay Hollopeters’ vibrant painting style has always been one of our faves. This year, he’s bringing a mischievous Angel and Devil pair to the Winter Salon, complete with adorable little wings(the angel) and tempting ice cream cones(the devil, obviously).
Come check them out at the Winter Salon opening at Stranger Factory – this Thursday, December 4th!