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Friends-Restricted. [December 31st, 2037 | 3:05 pm]

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Deceive, Inveigle, Obfuscate. [July 2nd, 2013 | 2:32 am]
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Oh hi. I've only been an MSR X-Phile since I was 11 years old. So, here you go. (Just in time for the 20th Anniversary!)

"I Want to Believe" + "The Truth is Out There" + "Deceive, Inveigle, Obfuscate"

Black oil + EBEs + conspired cover-ups

Mulder + Scully

The X-Files

13" x 19" giclée on fine art rag paper
Edition of 30, signed and numbered

"Where Is My Mind?"
Friday, July 12th - Thursday, July 26th
Bottleneck Gallery
60 Broadway, Box 8
Brooklyn, NY 11249

Online Sales - Starting Saturday, July 13th

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Sherlock + Watson = 4-Eva [May 9th, 2013 | 3:59 am]
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[Audio |MS MR - "Dark Doo Wop"]

A show about Bromances? Well, then. Clearly, I had to do Sherlock Holmes + John Watson. And (sorry, RDJ stans) BBC's Sherlock is clearly the best iteration.

"I may be on the side of the angels, but don't think for one second that I am one of them." - Sherlock Holmes
"Falling is just like flying, except there's a more... permanent destination." - James Moriarty

Falling Is Like Flying
11" x 17" giclée on 13" x 19" fine art rag paper
Edition of 30, signed and numbered

"I Love You, Man", a show about bromance
Friday, May 10th - Sunday, May 26th
Bottleneck Gallery
60 Broadway, Box 8
Brooklyn, NY 11249

Online Sales - Starting Saturday, May 11th

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The Lonely God - Glow-in-the-Dark [April 14th, 2013 | 12:22 am]
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So I recently did this piece as a limited-edition silkscreen for Bottleneck Gallery's "When the Lights Go Out" show. I thought the subject matter of Doctor Who would be a perfect fit. :)

(Click here for side-by-side comparison with the glow-in-the-dark version.)

The Lonely God
18" x 24" glow-in-the-dark silkscreen
Edition of 75, signed and numbered

"When the Lights Go Out", a Glow-in-the-Dark Art Show
Friday, April 12th - Wednesday, May 1st
Bottleneck Gallery
60 Broadway, Box 8
Brooklyn, NY 11249

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(Photo of actual print shown with Sonic Screwdriver as a gratuitous excuse for size comparison.)

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How did I miss this? [April 12th, 2013 | 12:39 am]
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[Audio |Purity Ring - "Lofticries"]

Oops, forgot to post the variant cover I painted for Archie Comics' Mega Man #21...

Check out the cover with trade dress here.

Description from Archie's December solicit list.

“Countdown”: It's almost New Year's Day, and Mega Man is ready to celebrate in style! Rock, Roll and Dr. Light are amongst the crowd waiting to watch the ceremonial light-ball drop at midnight, but the celebration is short-lived as the Emerald Spears return to exact their revenge on our heroes! The epic grudge match between Mega Man and Xander Payne begins now, so grab a front row seat and prepare for the battle royale!
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Legend of Korra Art + Exhibition [March 13th, 2013 | 3:43 am]
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Morning Beauty
Acrylic and Digital | BUY PRINT

Asami and Korra from The Legend of Korra. "Asami" [朝美] in Japanese means "Morning Beauty". Painted for PixelDrip Gallery's exhibition, “I’m the Art Show, Deal With It!”. Personally, being a huge fan of the Avatar universe and both shows, I'm feeling super-excited to be a part of this! And I *will* be in Los Angeles to attend the show. Will I see you there? :) Let me know!

PixelDrip Gallery presents...
"I'm The Art Show, Deal With It!" - A Legend of Korra Tribute

Saturday, March 23, 10a-6p
Sunday, March 24, 10a-5p

Monk Space
4414 West 2nd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90004

Admission: $5 | Cast and crew of The Legend of Korra will be in attendance.
The exhibited piece is an 10"h x 8"w single-edition archival giclée on velvet rag. 13.5"h x 11"w framed.

(Framed single-edition available for purchase. Please contact for details.)

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Feminism, Comics, and Museums [September 9th, 2012 | 9:11 pm]
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[Where |New York, NY]
[Audio |The Naked and Famous - "Punching in a Dream"]

So I haven't really written in here for a while because I've been so busy. I do post slightly more regular updates over at my Official Facebook Page, if that's of any interest to you. But these days I barely have enough time to get a full night's sleep, let alone chronicle the goings-on of my life...

Just a run-through of things:
  • Back in July, I was invited to participate in a panel,"Destroying Gender Stereotypes in Comics" at the illustrious Bluestockings Bookstore. It was a fantastic evening full of thoughtful discourse, and I was incredibly humbled to be able to discuss comics and feminism with a panel of amazing fellow woman creators and to an audience that was so packed, every seat was taken and there was standing room only in the back. Wow!

  • I also completed a 4-page comic, "Weightless", for Shattered: The Asian American Comics Anthology, the second volume of Secret Identities. I love this project and have wanted to be involved with it since the first volume came out back in 2009.. So as you can imagine, I was just thrilled to be asked to work on volume 2!
Oh, and last but certainly not least... The art for the "Weightless" comic I mentioned will be exhibited at MOCA NY (Museum of Chinese in America) for its "Alt.Comics: Asian American Artists Reinvent the Comic Book" show. Here's the flyer with additional details.

To RSVP for this event, please E-mail:

Yep, this makes my second museum exhibition. :) (The first being the NeoIntegrity: Comics Edition show at MoCCA... The Museum of Comics and Cartoon Art.) Super stoked.

Hope you all can make it. :)

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Luxuria [May 10th, 2012 | 4:16 am]
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Acrylic and Digital | BUY PRINT

"Luxuria" is Latin for "Lust". Painted for the 7 Deadly Sins exhibit, by Artistique Theatre & Suspension Lounge.

This will be showing as a 7" x 5" single-edition archival giclée on velvet rag, in a hand-painted custom frame. Photos of the final framed piece, below.

(Framed single-edition available for purchase. Please contact for details.)

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Chang'e [March 9th, 2012 | 12:17 am]
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[Where |New York, NY]
[Audio |The Walking Dead on AMC]

Acrylic and Digital | BUY PRINT HERE

Light + Dark. Warm + Cool. Project + Reflect. Sun + Moon. Yang + Yin. Houyi + Chang'e.

I was asked to contribute to Dark Horse Comics' Once Upon a Time Machine anthology, and was thrilled at the prospect of tackling the theme of futuristic fairy tales. So I chose the Chinese legend of Chang'e, the goddess of the moon.

Originally, I wanted to do Red Riding Hood, but apparently that had been chosen several times over. And on a whim, I did a Tarot reading for something unrelated and drew the XVII. Moon card -- which in my deck (The Goddess Tarot), was represented by Chang'e. Serendipitous, one might say.

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Customized VonZipper goggles for YRB Magazine [January 8th, 2012 | 5:53 pm]
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YRB Magazine recently commissioned me to customize a pair of VonZipper Misslepop snow goggles for their Nov/Dec issue (on newsstands now!), and hilarity ensues.

Alternate covers for YRB Magazine #206

I had a few ideas including a femme (typical me) "Rose-Colored Glasses" theme, but they promptly needed to be scrapped when I finally got the googles in the mail and saw that they looked like this.

And I couldn't swap out the lens for another color. And I had only a little over a week to finish it.

So I rolled with it and went with a fiery concept instead to match the amber lens. And of course, because snow and fire are opposites. (Or more dorkily, Ice and Fire...)

This is what I came up with.

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Basically snow goggles + crapload of paint + LED Christmas garland + ribbons = this awesome monstrosity.

YRB also featured my finished goggles and a short interview both in their magazine and website...

(click the magazine page to go to the their official page)

Unfortunately, the photographer was unable to turn the lights on by the time they received them... (and I was unaware that the goggles were to be worn) But hopefully the concept still shows through.

Hope you enjoyed my first attempt at 3D art since 2003. Fun times!

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