the BLAB SHOW 2012 group art exhibition

Where: Copro Gallery - Bergamot Station
2525 Michigan Ave , Unit T5, Santa Monica , CA 90404
Ph: 310/829-2156


What: the BLAB SHOW 2012 group art exhibition

Opening Reception, Saturday, September 8, 8:00 – 11:30 p.m.

Dates:   Exhibit runs; September 8 –September 29, 2012

Copro Gallery

Ryan Heshka Jana Brike Nicoletta Ceccoli Chris Mars

Copro Gallery presents the BLAB SHOW 2012 group art exhibition. This will be the 8th annual BLAB exhibition with Copro Gallery curated by Monte Beauchamp. The current 2012 exhibit will feature art from the upcoming BLAB WORLD 3 book which will be released next year. This years artist reception, September 8, will have copies of BLAB WORLD 2 available for signing which features art from this year and last years show and many artists will be in attendance.

Artists included: Nicoletta Ceccoli, Ana Bagayan, Ryan Heshka, Yoko d'Holbachie, Travis Louie, Eric White, Cathie Bleck, Leslie Ditto, Chris Mars, Andy Kehoe, Travis Lampe, Gary Taxali, Erik Mark Sandberg, Lou Beach, Jana Brike, Marc Burckhardt, Eric Fortune, Mark Garro, Chris Buzelli, Robert Steven Connett, Craig LaRotunda, Andrew Arconti, Dan May, Fred Stonehouse, Jessica Joslin, Jared Joslin, Chet Zar and more!

BLAB WORLD is a deluxe anthology of art, illustration, articles, profiles, found graphics, cartoons and sequential art collected by award-winning art director Monte Beauchamp. BLAB WORLD 2 features: The Hereafter” -- a 50-page section of artists interpreting the afterlife! Contributors include Femke Heimstra, Kris Kuksi, Gary Baseman, Nicoletta Ceccoli, Martin Wittfooth, Gary Taxali, Yoko d’Holbachie, Ryan Heshka, Eric White, Owen Smith, Xiaoquing Ding, Lou Beach, Marc Burckhardt, Chet Zar, and many more!

Monte Beauchamp is an awarding-winning art director whose books have been featured in Vanity Fair, The New York Times, The Onion, The Believer, Flaunt, Bizarre, Graphis, Print, and ForeWard magazine, among others. His titles include Krampus: The Devil of Christmas (Last Gasp), The Life and Times of R. Crumb (St. Martin’s Press), and Striking Images: Vintage Match Cover Art (Chronicle), New & Used BLAB! (Chronicle). He is currently working on a book for Simon & Schuster.