Mark Swanson is a former animation artist living and working in Hawaii. His paintings depict island life in a colorful, optimistic fashion sure to appeal to lovers of tiki, Polynesian Pop, and the works of the artist Shag. He was recently contracted by the Walt Disney Company to create a series of works featuring Disney [...]
This Saturday, October 10, 2009, The Disney Gallery at Disneyland is celebrating its new location on Main Street with a big merchandise release party. (The previous location, atop the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction, was converted into the park’s “Dream Suite” last year.) The upshot for fans of the Enchanted Tiki Room is a new [...]
I just love this sculpture from Etsy artist WormwoodHollow of a skeleton hula girl!
The resin sculpture stands 8 inches tall and is sprung like a dashboard hula girl for undead shimmying action.
Buy the sculpture at Etsy
[ September 12, 2009; 8:00 am; ]
Collectors and connoisseurs of Shag will have a chance purchase a cache of art, merchandise and ephemera spanning his entire career at the first ever Shag Swapmeet. Several important original works will be available for sale, ranging from the bamboo-framed “The Perils of Trying Too Hard,” from 1998 to his signature triptych, “Departure Idlewild, Stopover [...]
New Zealand celebrates ‘The Tiki Tour’ with stamps.
Tropiki offers retailers customized tiki products to sell in their stores.
Artist Jon Briggs of Spikeman Designs has created a 100% canvas tote bag featuring a vintage-styled Easter Island image. It’s also available as a print on paper or canvas.