THE ART OF TOYS:
A LEFT COAST RETROSPECTIVE OF DESIGNER TOYS AT
The Museum of Art and History in Lancaster, California (MOAH)
July 18, 2015 – September 6, 2015
This is an awesome treat featuring Brandt Peters, Kathie Olivas, and a slew of amazing artists for thos eof you on the left coast!
The Art Of Toys exhibition will feature the most talked about creators and produced who have come to define this art movement over the past twenty years. This is the very first West Coast museum exhibition to address the history of the art toy. Concentrating on West Coast artists, stores, and manufacturers.
An exclusive, ticketed opening reception, with entertainment, bar, and hors d’oeuvres for VIPs and guest artists will take place on Friday night from 7-10pm
Over 80 artists are represented including Attaboy, Anthony Ausgang, Gary Baseman, Beast Brothers, BIGFOOT, Dave Bondi, Ryan (RYCA) Callanan, Brian Castleforte, Buff Monster, Luke Chueh, Bob Dob, FERG, Paul Frank, David Flores, Dan Goodsell, Gary Ham, Nathan Hamill, Dave Horvath (Uglydoll), Jay222, Eric Joyner, Kano, Frank Kozik, Kozyndan, Mike Leavitt, Joe Ledbetter, Simone Legno (TokiDoki), Aaron “Woes” Martin (Angry Woebots), Elizabeth McGrath, Tony Millionaire, Junko Mizuno, Kathie Olivas, Nathan Ota, Brandt Peters, Dave Pressler, Mark Ryden, Greg (CRAOLA) Simkins, Sket One, Skinner, Jeff Soto, Bwana Spoons, Scott Tolleson, Mark Dean Veca, Yoskay Yamamoto, and many more.
Paul Frank’s original sketch book and sewing machine where the FIRST Julius was created.
Prototypes for new works from Craola & Eric Joyner
A sculptors perspective with original molds and sketches from sculptors, Dave Bondi & Dave Pressler.
Dave Pressler’s massive robot sculpture, Revengebot will be on view.
A screening of “The Treasures of Long Gone John” followed by a panel discussion on the relationship between artist and collector. Panelists include: Director: Greg Gibbs, Producer: Greg Escalante, Artist: Dave Pressler & Artist: Liz McGrath
For Photo Ops: A standee installation by Kozyndan
Exclusive retail space with products from your favorite artists
Mural installations by artists Angry Woebots (Aaron “Woes” Martin), Hueman, (Allison Torneros), and Teddy Kelly