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Written by Bunnyman |
Here’s what I know about Mike Shankman. He’s a hard working dude. He is patient. He’s talented. He loves painting deeply. I’m not sure if there’s anything else I need to know. Oh, and I do also know his paintings are a real treat in person! He is currently solo-showing at the prolific 111 minna gallery, so check it out if you’re in the area! You won’t be disappointed.
Where are you from and what do you do?
I grew up in Boulder, Colorado. I currently do many things; aside from being an Artist, I am a dad, a husband, and a working stiff. My son, Nash, just turned 18 months old and my wife and I are gearing up for a new baby in November. One thing I don’t do much anymore: sleep.
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no responses - Posted 04.06.12
The first amazing gallery spotlight we’re shining is on 111 Minna Gallery, a San Francisco institution that has been around since 1993, specifically known for its focus on underground, low brow, edgy and often controversial art. Micah LeBrun, the curator of this laid back gallery, speaks with us about their selection process ...continue
1 response - Posted 06.28.11
What has been your creative inspiration for this show at 111 Minna? Well it’s a combination of what we have both been working on throughout our careers. We have combined the elements of Nathans work with elements of my work. Our thoughts, dreams, views and reflections are in a perfect synchronization. ...continue