On Friday, September 15, 2006 Roq la Rue Gallery & Tiki News unveil the third annual exhibit of new work from the top artists in the Tiki art scene and artists who have been uniquely inspired to create Tiki related works. Otto's Tiki art shows have become known as the top group shows of Tiki art and the site of this show, Roq la Rue, is one of the most respected galleries presenting art from the Lowbrow scene. Exhibit features artists from across the US, Canada, Germany and Japan, including: Shag, Lisa Petrucci, Bosko, Tim Biskup, Mr. G, Brian Barneclo. Wayne Coombs, Davey (Dave Wong), Crazy Al Evans, Dawn Frasier, Thorsten Hasenkamm, Munktiki Paul & Stuckie, Tiki Tony, Heather Watts, Derek Yaniger, and Burke Tyree. Highlights of the show include new ceramics by Munktiki, carvings by Old School originator the Florida Style of Tiki carving Wayne Coombs of Mai Tiki, and vintage velvet paintings by the original master Burke Tyree.
All pieces from the exhibit are captured in a full color catalog available opening night. Published by Slave labor Graphics, the catalog features an introduction by pop culture historian and velvet painting enthusiast Larry Reid, and foreword by Tikimiester Otto von Stroheim, publisher of Tiki News.
Curated by Otto von Stroheim of Tiki News magazine
Opening reception: Friday, September 15, 2006, 6 pm - 9 pm
Live set by Lushy from 7 - 7:45
Exhibit shows September 15 - October 9, 2006
Contact: Kirsten Anderson * 2312 Second Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121 * firstname.lastname@example.org * 206-374-8977
www.roqlarue.com * Gallery hours: Wed/Thu 1 - 6; Fri 1-7; Sat 1 - 6