Skateboard Art Show w/Special Guests: Rodney Mullen & Tony Hawk

I painted this skateboard deck which will be raffled off at IBM's VMworld2018 this weekend at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. It will be part of a skateboard art show curated by Curse Mackey. I made a video of the painting process which you can see on my Youtube channel or click below.

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"Ride the Wild"
Acrylic on Skateboard Deck
Greg "CRAOLA" Simkins, 2018

Meet "Bags and Friends"...

Bags and Friends  27" x 18" Acrylic on canvas, framed Greg "CRAOLA" Simkins, 2017   INQUIRE

Bags and Friends
27" x 18"
Acrylic on canvas, framed
Greg "CRAOLA" Simkins, 2017
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Years ago I created a character called "The Pearl Thief". He was a pointed mask and cloak wearing fiend who did the evil bidding of Jacob, "The Night Knight" in our world and in "The Outside".

Over the years, The Pearl Thief took on a persona and I discovered that Peter was his name. Like in many of my paintings, stories began bouncing through may head. I developed a fondness for a particular fox and created a back story for him, which involves a group of rascals who call themselves "Briars". They harass evil overlords and what not (much like Robin Hood and Little John) and left their mark of the Briars everywhere they went.

Well, Bags is Peter's best friend in all the mischief-making. He is a rabbit-like creature who wears masks made up of old bags to cover his scars given to him by a large wolf. A wolf that Peter in turn beats in a match known as "Peter and the Wolves". I believe that it will be Bags who introduces Ralf to the ways of "The Outside" once he returns. Bags is always on the search for his lost friend Peter, and has no idea that it is him who now works for the evil "Night Knight" in the tower. - Greg "CRAOLA" Simkins

"Bags and Friends" will be on display for the Crime on Canvas group exhibition at the Western Hotel (Downtown Las Vegas) as part of the Life is Beautiful Music Festival the weekend of September 22nd - 24th, 2017.

FINAL WEEK to view the Heavy Metal 40th Anniversary Exhibit

THIS IS THE FINAL WEEK to view the Heavy Metal 40th Anniversary Group Art Exhibition at Copro Gallery in Santa Monica, CA. The exhibition will be on view until Saturday, August 19th.  My painting, "Back Outside" is a snapshot from my ongoing series of works from "The Outside" and pictures our hero, Ralf/The White Knight upon re-entering the world which took his friend, Jacob some time ago. He has made a couple new friends this time to help him on his journey. A bluejay named Breeze, a mischievous rabbit named Bags (who always wears a bag over his head), and a Tiger-like creature named Doc. Together, they look into the book which brought Ralf back to "The Outside". Who is the ominous creature with glowing eyes looking on in the background? Why is he back?

BACK OUTSIDE
24" x 18"
Acrylic on Canvas Wrapped Panel, Framed
Greg "CRAOLA" Simkins, 2017
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HEAVY METAL 40TH ANNIVERSARY
Group Exhibition


On display until Saturday, August 19th
at
Copro Gallery
Bergamot Station Arts Complex
2525 Michigan Ave , Unit T5,
Santa Monica , CA 90404

Hours:
Wednesday - Saturday: 1-6pm
(or by appointment)


Contact:
Gary Pressman, Gallery Director
copronason@msn.com or call 310-829-2156
 

Gift Certificates now available on IMSCARED.COM!

We now have gift certificates available! This is a perfect gift for any Greg "CRAOLA" Simkins collector and fan. Choose from gift certificate amounts from $25 - $100. Your gift certificate will be emailed (or mailed if you prefer) with a unique code redeemable at checkout for prints, merchandise, books & original artwork at IMSCARED.COM.

"YELLOW" REMARQUE RELEASE + "BEYOND SHADOWS" CLOSING RECEPTION, SAT. JUNE 18th, 2-4 pm

"YELLOW", 25 x 20" IMAGE, 27.5 x 22.5" PAPER, REMARQUE GICLEE EDITION OF 50

PLEASE JOIN US FOR 

G R E G  'C R A O L A'  S I M K I N S 

CLOSING RECEPTION + SPECIAL REMARQUE PRINT RELEASE 

"Y E L L O W" 

SATURDAY, JUNE 18th, 2 - 4 pm  

FREE TO THE PUBLIC // ALL AGES // NO RSVP NECESSARY

** SIMKINS WILL BE AT THE GALLERY FROM 2-4 PM ON SATURDAY, JUNE 18th HAND DRAWING A 'REMARQUE' SKETCH ON EACH GICLEE PURCHASED  

>> Simkins will only be signing the "YELLOW" giclee at this event << 

FOR OUT OF STATE OR PRE-ORDERS, PLEASE CONTACT INFO@KPPROJECTS.NET 

TO RECEIVE MORE INFORMATION ON ORIGINAL ARTWORK & OTHER NEW GICLEE RELEASES CONTACT PREVIEW@KPPROJECTS.NET

KP PROJECTS // MKG
170 S. LA BREA AVE
LOS ANGELES CA 90036 // 323.933.4408

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FREE SHIPPING: "Stormy Knight" Skateboard

Get FREE SHIPPING (in the US) on the "Stormy Knight" limited edition skateboard by Greg "CRAOLA" Simkins now through December 31, 2015 when you use coupon code CRAOLA at checkout. 

149.99
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Board Overview
- 27.5” Long x 8.25’’ Wide
- Wheelbase 14’’ inches
- 7ply Maple Construction
- Full Board Dip
- Black Dye Cut Grip Tape
- Wheels 60MM 78A
- 5” Matte Black Slant Trucks
- Bushings 90A
- .25” inch Riser Pads
- Abec 5Bearings

About The Board: The “Stormy Knight” model is a mini cruiser shape with a murdered out matte black paint dip, ready to cruise from the streets to the strand.

Custom Hang-Tag: Every board comes with a custom hand-printed, numbered hang-tag, produced on a 2,700 lb. vintage 1915 Chandler & Price Craftsman press; creating a certificate of authenticity for each skateboard.

CRAOLA COLLECTION AT NUVANGO

We are proud to present the CRAOLA COLLECTION at Nuvango! Small runs of each garment will be offered until they sell out. Each piece is numbered and signed, just like a traditional limited edition print run. Visit www.nuvango.com.

FREE SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS!

"Safe Haven" Scuba Shell Top Limited Edition of 75 pieces $150

"Safe Haven" Scuba Shell Top
Limited Edition of 75 pieces
$150

"Black Flash" Scuba Pencil Skirt Limited Edition of 50 pieces $160

"Black Flash" Scuba Pencil Skirt
Limited Edition of 50 pieces
$160

"Black Flash" Scuba Dress Limited Edition of 50 pieces $250

"Black Flash" Scuba Dress
Limited Edition of 50 pieces
$250

"The Messenger" Queen West Leggings Limited edition of 75 pieces $100

"The Messenger" Queen West Leggings
Limited edition of 75 pieces
$100

CRAOLA LTD SERIES: 'Black Flash' Scuba Pencil Skirt

$160
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For those who need structure but crave adventure, the scuba pencil skirt will please your inner artist and fashionista. This luxurious number can be paired with a crop, blouse or baggy tee to transition from office to event.

  • Featuring original artwork by Greg 'Craola' Simkins
  • A very limited edition of 50 pieces will ever be produced
  • Part of the CRAOLA Collection
  • Garment runs true to size
  • Machine wash cold, hang dry
  • Micropoly-elastane blend
  • Made in Toronto, Canada