EMEK’s Jelly Blossoms

From EMEK comes a Limited Edition Art Print available until February 1. Two versions of ‘Jelly Blossoms’ are for sale, both printed on foil paper; one has a “Blue Sky”, where the foil only shows through parts of the jellyfish and the flowers; the other has “No Sky”. On both versions, the pink and the yellow glow in the dark. The white boarder is printed onto the foil paper.

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You can order as many as you want of this print and sales end February 1 at 11:59PM.   The number ordered will determine the size of each edition.  Prints measure 12×12 and cost $25 each, plus shipping. To order a print, visit EMEK’s store and click on the ‘Timed release’ image to open the sale page.

Please be aware that these will not be printed until the sale ends and edition size is determined. Prints will ship 3-5 weeks after sales close.

The Earliest Fan Art – Grateful Dead Mail Order Envelopes

With the announcement of ‘Fare Thee Well’ and an old school mail order period that resulted in thousands to ticket requests sent in the old-fashioned way, a style of art that has thus far disappeared with the advent of online ticket lotteries has made a resurgence, if only for a brief time.

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Grateful Dead fans have made their mail order request envelopes unique in the past and fans both new and old took great efforts to make art out of their envelopes. With the advent of social media, fans can share these before they head off to be fulfilled (fingers crossed) and the envelopes (hopefully) used as part of a future exhibit to showcase the love for the music of the Grateful Dead.

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Thanks to folks who posted on the PhanArt Facebook Page, Deadheadland and Treyfuldeadmemes for sharing some of these envelopes and check out an extensive historical archive of envelopes via Grateful Dead Online Archive. If you want your envelope featured, add a photo to this post on Facebook or email phanart@gmail.com.

See the City, See the Zoo…With Your Kids!

Hey Parents! Check out this original Phish inspired Onsie from the good folks over at Ebbleberry Designs. Got to admit, it’s gonna look pretty damn cute on your little one, right?  Featuring Slave’s unmistakable lyrics, this onesie keeps it fun for the kids too with zoo animals among famous NYC buildings. Come on – who doesn’t love a giraffe.
This Onsie is printed with super-soft water based inks on 100% organic cotton, natural colored fabric so it won’t itch or irritate your pride and joy. And for only $15 – this one’s a steel! Click here or on the image and order yours now!
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Photo Gallery: The PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition in Miami, January 2nd, 2015

A look at the PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition held in Miami, Florida on January 2 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. 27 artists exhibited their art to 2,000 fans throughout the day, with a special musical performance by Holly Bowling. Check out the local coverage of the event and photo gallery below.

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Miami New Times Phish’s New Year’s Run 2015 in Miami: Ten Weirdest Works of Phan Art

EMEK Umphrey’s McGee New Years Run Prints

To celebrate Umphrey’s McGee’s first ever sold out 5 night NYE run in Atlanta, EMEK designed an incredible poster, “NYE Dancing Robot Goddess”.

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The remainder of this signed, numbered, embossed and doodled limited artist’s edition of 100 is printed on pearl paper, measures 12” x 36” and is a silkscreen. The price is $100 + shipping. ONE POSTER PER PERSON PLEASE.

Please visit Emek’s webstore on Thursday, January 15 and the The BUY NOW buttons will appear sometime between
12:00pm and 12:30pm PST.

If there is an issue with your order please email emek@emek.net

Two Phresh New Years Eve Prints from John Goldacker

Hopefully you are RIGHT NOW on the edge of your seat waiting for the NYE opener. Think you called it right? Well, here is one call you can’t go wrong with – John Goldacker’s brand new prints are inspired by his love of Phish and his childhood in Miami. Look closely at this 11×17 full color print on heavy stock and spot the elusive OM Weinermobile (remember Big Cyprus – we do too ;). Only $30 (shipping included) so just Paypal javahnagila@hotmail.com and order yours today!
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Exclusive Art Available at the Miami PhanArt Show on January 2

The PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition: Miami, held at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts on January 2 from 12pm-5pm, will feature 27 artists with exclusive art for sale. Stay tuned to this page for updates throughout the next week to see what other exclusive art will be on hand at the PhanArt Show!

Michael Boyer

Michael Boyer’s Miami New Years 4 Color Screen Printed Poster. Made with the phinest UV cured inks including a shiny shiny blue tinted gloss layer. 12″ x 24″ edition of 200.

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Jampanties

Jampanties are bringing out the old look new style panties. Same Page Side Rage Side feel but now on American Apparel. The switch was made for better quality and to fit ALL sizes.
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Isadora Bullock

“Feathered Creatures” is a 3 layer linocut with a 3 color fade in a limited edition of 125

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Ryan Kerrigan

Quite a few deals from Ryan Kerrigan!

2009 miami prints, edition of 100, only a couple left, $25
2014 miami prints, edition of 100, $20, three-for-$50
2014 miami canvases, edition of 15, $80
2014 miami happy fish pin, edition of 100, $15 each, two-for-$25
2014 miami stickers, $2 each, three for $5, ten for $10
2014 miami magnet trey pin set, edition of 150, $60/set
2014 glow in the dark AQUARIUM silkscreened print, edition of 100, $20 each, three-for-$50
2014 phall tour sticker, $2 each, three-for-$5, ten-for $10
Thank you for the first thirty years tshirt, edition of 100, $20 each, or free with $100 purchase

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Super Rad Cape Co.

These one of a kind exclusive themed capes are inspired by Phish’s recent Halloween performance and other Phish songs. Each cape is one of a kind and all are unparalleled in their quality of construction and design.  Since there are only one of each of these, they will go fast!  We will also have variety of our other sequined capes ranging in size from children to adults!

Bruce Horan

This 3 color screen print measures 16″ x 20″ in an edition of 50 and costs $20.bruce horan miami

Brian Bojo Phifty-Two Weeks

Bojo’s final PhiftyTwoWeeks project is designed to be a companion/complimentary print to his Famous Mockingbird print. Called “The End”, the end of 52 weeks of great art in a great year, the end of TMWSIY, the end of Evil King Wilson. “The End” is printed as a color show print for Miami (edition 52) – there is also a black ink art print (edition 52).

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StuPINdous Creations

“Where Palm trees dipped and seagulls swerved” is a screen printed shirt in a limited edition of 50 on orange soft style Gildan cotton/poly blend and available only at the show. Additionally, the remaining 30 Miami pins will also only be available at the show.

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Otto Art

The very last Otto Art print before a long awaited hiatus, will come in 2 different editions: the Main Neon Green Edition of 60 and the Variant Neon Pink Edition of only 15 will be available exclusively at the Phanart Exhibition. This print will only be available in Miami, with NO online sales. All prints are hand drawn, Hand printed, signed and Numbered on heavy 100lb card stock paper. Prints feature a glow in the dark layer, and a Metallic Split Fountain layer.

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Pin Me Down

The Hobbs and Crocket Miami Vice ghosts are show exclusives from Pin Me Down, as well as 9 other additional brand new designs dropping exclusively at the show!

Dylan, Cash and The Nashville Cats Exhibit to Feature Jon Langford Artwork

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum has unveiled the artwork for its forthcoming exhibit Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City. Created by renowned artist and punk rocker Jon Langford, the commissioned painting will serve as the exhibit motif and inspiration for other artistic elements in the exhibit design. The exhibit opens March 27, 2015 for a two-year run.

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Langford is a founding member of influential punk band the Mekons and of pioneering hard-country rockers the Waco Brothers.  He was born in Newport, Wales, and studied fine art at Leeds University. Langford is known for his powerful portraits of country and rock icons, including Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley. His punk rock instincts and singular artistic eye converge in a painting style that is distinctive, demanding of engagement, and at times politically charged. For Langford, the line between Acuff-Rose and Strummer-Jones is a direct one. His preferred medium is acrylic/mixed media on “square-ish wooden objects.

The exhibit logo is intricately layered in Langford’s characteristic style. It features portraits of ’60s-era Dylan and Cash, the cityscape as seen on the back cover of Dylan’s 1969 album, Nashville Skyline, and a background of exhibit-related graffiti—including names of the featured musicians, song titles, lyrics and symbols of the era.

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, in addition to its broad scope of educational programs and archival focus, is widely known for its provocative mix of museum exhibits showcasing the evolving history of country music.  The Nashville institution’s core exhibition is enhanced by numerous limited-engagement exhibits.  In 2014 those have included focuses on Glen Campbell, Crystal Gayle, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Ralph Peer, Tanya Tucker, Kenny Rogers, and The Bakersfield Sound.

Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats looks at the Nashville music scene in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Bob Dylan bucked executives at his record label and surprised his fans when he came to Nashville in 1966 to record his classic album Blonde on Blonde. Working with the city’s unmatched session musicians, Dylan produced a rock & roll masterpiece and went on to record two more albums there. Dylan’s embrace of Nashville and its musicians—the Nashville Cats—inspired many other artists, among them Neil Young, Joan Baez, Paul McCartney and Leonard Cohen, to follow him to Music City. Around the same time, Johnny Cash was recruiting folk and rock musicians—including Dylan—to appear on his groundbreaking network television show, The Johnny Cash Show, shot at the Ryman Auditorium, at that time home of the Grand Ole Opry.

Harpua Pin-Up Pin from YEMP Designs

Ever wonder what Jimmy really wanted? Sure, dogs are great, but Pin Up Girls are even better! Check out this new Limited Edition Harpua  Inspired Pin-Up Pin.  Straight from the creative mind of YEMP Design this is the first pin in the You Enjoy My Pin-Ups series. Inspired by Phish songs and the vintage art of pin-up girls, YEMP’s Limited Edition Harpua Pin is made with hard enamel and measures 1.25″ . The storm’s over Jimmy – Click HERE and order your Pin-UP Pin today for Only $15!

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Announcing the Lineup for the PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition: Miami

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The PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition: Miami, featuring a wide variety of artists who draw inspiration from the music of Phish, will be held on Friday, January 2, 2015 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132. This one of a kind art show, created and produced by Pete Mason, will be held on the third day of Phish’s four night stand at Miami’s American Airlines Arena, only a 5 block walk from the Arsht Center.
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The lineup announced for the PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition: Miami represents a wide array of artists from among the Phish art community. Longtime Phish artists Ryan Kerrigan, TRiPP, Isadora Bullock, Michael Boyer, StuPINdous Creations, Pompeii Prints, Bruce Horan and Fred Sutter are regular exhibitors at PhanArt shows and fans can expect to find a large portfolio from each artist of current and past art.

Pin makers and designers MYFE. Designs, Party Time Pins, Noah Phence, Pin me Down, Dr. Wookles, Cactusbomb, Pinsanity Designs, and Ant Pharms Pins will feature their ever-popular pin series and designs, as well as other items made specifically for the Miami shows.

First time exhibitors to the PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition include Sweet Melis, Otto Art, Brian Bojo’s Phifty-Two Weeks, Golden Road Gallery, Jampanties, Ebbleberry Designs, Super Rad Cape Co, Highly Concerned Enterprises, Brendan Nicolan and The Shakedown Shop. Each of these exhibitors brings something new to the show, be it posters, clothing, underwear, a year-long art project, children’s clothing and much more.

A musical performance from San Francisco-based pianist Holly Bowling will take place throughout the art show, with performances on the hour from 1:00 to 4:00 pm. The sets will feature Phish songs arranged for solo piano and several “jam transcriptions”, including a complete rendition of the ‘Tahoe Tweezer’ during the final hour, beginning at 4 pm. Check out Holly’s previous performances with Marco Benevento and at her own solo gig in San Francisco during this past year’s Bill Graham Run. For updates on the performance and more information please visit Holly’s Facebook page.

Non-profits benefitting from the PhanArt show include The Mockingbird Foundation, which has awarded grants for music education totaling more than $800,000 over the past 15 years. PhanArt has raised, through a book and website created to showcase the art made by Phish fans, over $18,000 for The Mockingbird Foundation since 2009.

Phish Art shows have been held since 2003 with great success. Unique posters, pins, shirts, stickers and much more are made for Phish shows, making the PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition: Miami, a must-attend event during Phish tour. Produced by Pete Mason, founder of PhanArt and author of PhanArt: The Art of the Fans of Phish, these PhanArt exhibitions have been held in Atlantic City, Chicago and Las Vegas over the past 14 months and represent a continued effort to promote and exhibit original and unique concert art from a wide variety of artists. The eclectic artists featured at this event show the broad scope of Phish related art and capture the inspiration of the band in their art. Phish’s creative fan base makes amazing art inspired by the band, their music and the locales they play.

In keeping with the great tradition and success of past art shows, the PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition: Miami, will offer free entry to all patrons and tubes available for purchase. Special edition works only available at the show can be viewed on PhanArt.net and acquired exclusively at the PhanArt show.

The PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition: Miami is sponsored by We’ve Got it Simple, AURA Presents and Band Shirt Archive.

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