In the Studio: CRAOLA - Havoc Television

Special thanks to Havoc Television for the fun studio visit and interview!

Over the last couple of months we’ve traced surrealist painter Greg ‘Craola’ Simkins’ artistic journey as he creates in preparation for his now yearly show at well-known Los Angeles gallery, Merry Karnowsky Gallery.

Back in February we stopped by Craola’s studio, where he was in the midst of two large scale paintings – filled with his signature whimsical and incredibly realistic worlds – and a smaller, but just as detailed canvas. All three would inevitably end up on the crisp white walls of Mary Karnowski Gallery in a few months for his show, Beyond Shadows – Drip Scripts; the same walls that have hosted artists like Shepard Fairey, Jim Houser and Mel Kadel. Read more...