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The Art of Ryan Kerrigan – Summer Tour 2013 Posters, Pins and More!

Ryan Kerrigan has released his new art for Summer Tour 2013. Below you will find posters, stickers, pins and t-shirts. Check out his Corner Store and pick up some great art!


SPAC, 12.5″ x 18.5″ poster, Edition of 100, $20 


Alpharetta, 12.5″ x 18.5″ poster, Edition of 100, $20 


Chicago, 12.5″ x 18.5″ poster, Edition of 100, $20

Chicago Canvas, 33″ x 21″, Edition of 30, $150   canvas

The alPHabet Poster, Edition of 420, 13″ x 15″, $20


T-Shirt Party at the Lampost, Edition of 55 shirts, $20



Summer Tour 2013 Sticker 1 for $2, 10 for $10 SummerTour2013Sticker.M So Much Fun Sticker 1 for $2, 10 for $10 


Gorge Sticker 1 for $2, 10 for $10 



2013 happy fish series KERRIGAN set of 8

Summer Tour 2013 Pin, Glows in the Dark, Edition of 150, $15 SummerTour2013Pin.M

SPAC Pin, Glows in the Dark, Edition of 100, $15 2013 happy fish series KERRIGAN 1 spac

Jones Beach Pin, Glows in the Dark, Edition of 100, $15 2013 happy fish series KERRIGAN 2 jones beach

Chicago Pin, Glows in the Dark, Edition of 100, $15 2013 happy fish series KERRIGAN 3 chicago

Gorge Pin $15 2013 happy fish series KERRIGAN 4 gorge

Lake Tahoe Pin $15 2013 happy fish series KERRIGAN 5 lake tahoe

San Francisco Pin $15 2013 happy fish series KERRIGAN 6 san francisco

Commerce City $15 2013 happy fish series KERRIGAN 7 commerce city

So Much Fun Pin, Glows in the Dark, Edition of 150, $15 SoMuchFun3-13_L

Windmill Pin, Glows in the Dark, Edition of 100, $15 


Wilsons Crest Pin, Glows in the Dark, Edition of 100, $15 WilsonCrestPin_L

Fancy Feather II Pin, Glows in the Dark, Edition of 100, $15 


 30 Years Pin Series

Pin Board


30 Year Series 1983 Pin, Edition of 100, $15 


30 Year Series 1991 Pin, Edition of 100, $15 


30 Year Series 1998 Pin, Edition of 100, $15 


30 Year Series Hiatus 2001 Pin, Edition of 100, $15 


30 Year Series Hampton 2009 Pin, Edition of 100, $15 


2012 Dicks and Deer Creek Pins from Jiggs

Don’t miss out on the 4th and final pin in the Summer 2012 Poster Series. This Limited Edition of 75 Dicks pin is double posted, numbered, stamped with the Jiggs logo and features hard enamel and recessed metal. The dates were omitted to not make it show specific. 1.75 inches. $15 plus shipping.

Buy it!


Also still available the 3rd of 4 LE pins from Jiggs summer 2012 poster series. The Deer Creek pin is Limited Edition of 100, double posted, numbered, and stamped with the Jiggs logo. 1.5 inches. $15 plus shipping.

Buy it!

Deer Creek

Get yours before they sell out like the Limited Edition pins 1 & 2 from the series, Bader Field and OKC.

 Bader     okc 12

An interview with Ryan Kerrigan about his love for art, family and Phish

Ryan Kerrigan is a long time Phish goer and artist on the scene. Having been on tour for many years and seeing him and his work all over the lot, I caught up with him to get the scoop about his love for art, his family and Phish! Ryan is from Berkeley. California and has a great website for his art, check his Facebook page Here! Ryan is really talented and does an array of art, from prints, pins, stickers, clothing and cards to 60 second sketches.

Kelley Zilembo: How long have you been seeing Phish?

Ryan Kerrigan: July 18, 1991 was my first live Phish show.

KZ: How many shows have you seen?

RK: Before I got to 100 shows, I made the conscious decision to purposefully stop keeping track of how many notches were on my belt…I didn’t want to add any arbitrary significance to a particular show…but if I had to guess I’d say in the neighborhood of 300 shows.

KZ: What is your favorite year of Phish and why?

RK: 2013 because we still get to experience it live.

KZ: What has inspired you to be an artist?

RK: Saturday morning cartoons and baseball cards when I was young….as I sauntered into the college years I quickly understood that music would become (and really had always been) my greatest source of inspiration.

KZ: When did you start selling your Phish and music inspired art?

RK: Summer tour 1998 was the first time I shared my Phish inspired artwork, the ‘Technicolor Dreamcoat’ print.

Trey's Technicolor Dreamcoat

Trey’s Technicolor Dreamcoat

KZ: How did your signature happy fish come about?

RK: I had a teacher in grade school who created a project where we had to illustrate different words in the shape of what that word was (like banana, or football). I loved it and it always stuck with me, though I never really did anything with it. There were four shows in 2010 (Hartford, Utica, Amherst and Worcester) that I did posters for where I contained all the words (city, state, and date) within the contour of these big sleepy looking fishies.  My mother really dug them and said I should do a whole tour of them … so I did! And summer tour 2011 started what has become the happy fish series of posters and pins!

Worcester December 27 & 28, 2010

KZ: You have a variety of art that you are making, from 60 second drawings to baseball cards to posters to clothing to making pins; what is your favorite form of art and why?

RK: Whenever I attend a show, or any event really, I have a 4″x6″ sketchbook on me and a black micron pen … just black ink on paper … something about it makes me feel most content.

554848_453870151319395_1347171871_n60 Second Sketch- Charlotte, NC August 26, 2012


Happy Fish Leg 2, 2012

307302_529568517082891_1113599765_nParty at the Lamppost- 100% preshrunk cotton

KZ: Do you have any plans for expanding to other forms of art that you haven’t tackled yet? If so, is there anything you can share with us about your future plans?

RK: I designed an electrical box in downtown Berkeley!  It’s always fun to see my work end up in so many forms, but truly I’m in love with my marker/watercolor/pencil combo, as far as creation goes…but ya never know what will happen!

Ryan showing his daughter his art on the electrical box he did in Berkeley

KZ: What are your thoughts on the resurgence of lot art at Phish shows, especially now that we have Facebook and Twitter to promote art?

RK: It’s fantastic! There are so many remarkably talented people expressing themselves on tour, as well as an equal amount of art-lovers eager to support the artists.

KZ: You seem to have such a wonderful connection with your daughter, art, and music. How has fatherhood influenced your artistic style?

RK: Not so much the style, but in just about everything I draw, I feel I’m creating for her, kind of like keeping a journal. She’ll be able to look back and see what d’ah was doing when she was three. A greater responsibility perhaps? I’ve always taken pride in my work but with my daughter, everything feels like it has more purpose.

Hard at work with Dad!

KZ: Living in Berkeley, what Bay Area bands and causes have you worked with in the past?

RK: I have worked quite a bit with ALO, Tea Leaf Green, Hot Buttered Rum, California Honeydrops, The Bay Recorders Organization, The Earth Island Institute, High Sierra Music, and many more.

California Honeydrops- Summer Heat Tour 2012

KZ: Do you do any art for local bands or businesses? If so, who and what was your inspiration to work for them?

RK: All the time! I like to have a connection to the people I am working for, it’s fun to see your work around town too!

KZ: Do you ever find yourself facing artists-block (ala writers-block), when it comes to Phish?

RK: Never.

KZ: Do you have any plans of music festivals this summer that you plan on attending to sell your work?

RK: Most likely a good deal of tour! I’ll be at High Sierra Music Festival for the 13th time. I’ll be taking part in the annual Rock Poster Society’s show in San Francisco and there will most likely be a few other things popping up!


Keep your eye out for Ryan and his work throughout summer tour!

An Interview with Christopher “Captain Pookie” Pike, On His Phish Based Paintings

Christopher Pike began a thread on a few years ago offering his painting skills to create pieces of art based on interpretations of Phans favorite shows, or personal show experiences. Soon thereafter, there was a long line generating for everyone who wanted their experiences laid down on canvas. He just donated one of his painting to the Barefoot Bob Memorial, showing his compassion for this community. I recently sat down with him to pick his brain about his work. His name is Chris Pike, better known as Captain Pookie.

Barefoot Bob Memorial Donation

Barefoot Bob Memorial Donation

Chris Stowell: How long have you been painting?

Captain Pookie: I started painting 13 years ago. I had just moved home to Watkins Glen after spending a portion of the ’90’s in Asheville. The change on environment was a little shocking and I found myself bored and a little blue. I was at the store one day and bought a canvas and some cheap acrylic paints on a lark. I was probably stoned at the time.

CS: Wow, it’s amazing what a change in environment can do. Are there any other mediums you work with, either with paint, or without?

CP: For sure. I’ve always had creative outlets since my earliest memories. I was raised in an environment that was very supportive of expression of creativity. I can play 5 different instruments and have played in bands regularly since the eight grade. I’ve always written fictitious stories – that’s probably what I’ve done the longest. My first novel was published in 2005. Really, there isn’t any medium I won’t tackle, but music, writing and painting get all of my time.

CS: Your book is still on my reading list. Alright, time to get a little Phishy, then we will get back to your works of art. When did you start listening to Phish, and what was your first show?

CP: Well, the first time that I HEARD Phish was sometime in 1995. I was hanging out at my best friends house and A Live One had just been released and he was playing it. I remember really liking Bouncing’ and Stash, but for whatever reason… perhaps for no reason at all I never got that into them at that time. Which is a drag because my friends were going to so many great Phish events like Clifford Ball, lots of 95, 96 and 97 shows. I turned down a ticket to the Fleezer show for Christ’s sake. My head was just in a different musical space at the time, which I don’t regret at all because what I was onto was very fulfilling and uplifting to me. So Really, I’m a 3.0 noob. My first show was Fenway in April 09.

Star Lake 2012

Star Lake 2012

CS: Alright, back to your painting. What made you decide to start doing Phish inspired paintings? Other than your love for the band, of course

CP: I’ve always reacted to music, and emotional stimuli in general, in two very specific ways. One is that I will fell a sensation that my body is changing shape. It manifests mostly in my face. It’s like an invisible force is pulling gently on my flesh and my insides. I also see color patterns…like I really SEE them. I’ve never been one to close my eyes at any bands performance, but if the band gets going at a good clip, or falls into some deep mind groove my vision tends to blur and I just sort of find myself in this dimension of puddles of colors that are reacting to the sounds being made. I think it may be my mind’s response to the elation the music brings me. Anyway, eventually I started painting approximations of what I would see while listening to music at home.

CS: It’s clear how much the music influences your work in that sense. So I’ve noticed that there are a few themes incorporated in to your work. What are they and what do they represent? The eye in specific.

CP: Yeah, the eye. Eyes have always made appearances in my work. And I’m not sure I’ve ever thought, “I shall paint an eye here for this reason.” I don’t necessarily lump myself into the surrealist movement, but the surrealists have a conceptual tool they use called Automatism, or Automatic Drawing where they draw unconsciously, doing their best to just allow their hand to create something where the next movement is informed only by the one before it, as opposed to getting one pre-determined image onto paper. It’s similar to how I paint. I usually only ever start with one shape or a flow of one particular color and then each step is created in light of the previous with no conscious reason. I think I might be hesitant to pry apart my psyche and find reasons why certain symbols are there. I’d rather just feel any emotion that an artistic piece emits as opposed to analyzing it.

CS: I totally understand not prying apart your psyche. That was way more in depth than I expected. Thank you so much for opening up about that. When a client approaches you to do a painting for them, what kind of questions do you ask them, or do you just ask for a show they are inspired by?

Pookie Bethel Blessing

Bethel 2011

CP: Well it starts with them wanting me to paint a specific show that means something to them, whether it was their first show or whether there is an intense emotional memory tied to it. I like for them to give me as much back-story as they are willing to so I can get an idea of the emotional and mental space they were in that day. I’ve done some painting for people that had very heavy reasons behind them. Certainly several for people who have lost loved ones or close friends and they want me to memorialize a show they were at with that person. It’s pretty heavy when people open parts of themselves that deep and raw for me to see. It’s really daunting to feel like I need to do something like that visual justice. It can be emotionally overwhelming a lot of times and a few times I’ve gotten teary-eyed having their story in my mind of just a gorgeous summer day and these kids driving across the country having belly laughs with their friends that they love with all their hearts and for one tragic reason or another they lose those friends and have these beautiful memories that they entrust me to do justice to. Then I listen to the show and try to “to tap in” as honestly as I can while painting it.

CS: These paintings hold so much value to their owners, that’s for sure. So where can people go to get their own painting?

CP: They can email me at or message me at Captain Pookie on I’m always interested in painting. Thanks for being interested!



Jones Beach 2009

Jones Beach 2009



Jiggs is bringing back his GHOST shirts – pre-order ends Monday 1/21

Jiggs’ classic Ghost/Ghostbusters shirts are open for pre-order once again! For those new to how this works, orders are open until Monday, January 21st.  Only what is ordered will be printed.

Long Sleeve
Shirts are Gildan Ultra Sport Grey (90/10 blend, 50/50 blend for hoodies and sweatshirts). Style 2000 for short sleeve and 2400 for long. 16400L for ladies. Sweatshirts are style 18000 and hoodies are 18500. These numbers are provided if you are interested in Googling size charts. Sport grey tends to fit about right to size.

You can order these shirts here.


Teenage Mutant Ninja Awesome! Phish TMNT Pin from The Creation Coop

This limited edition pin from The Creation Coop was inspired by the 2012 summer tour and depicts the members of the band as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, with Fishman fully tucked into Fishman Boxers and Trey playing one sword with the other, reminiscent of the light saber gag at Portsmouth. Mike is playing the staff like a bass, and Page is playing the keys with the finger-like sai. And notice the name on the keyboard. So many great details on this piece. Love Phish, love Mutant Turtles, love both? Then you’ll love this pin!


Available here and on The Creation Coop’s etsy page

This pin is a soft enamel pin. 1.5 inches, 2 posts. 12 colors, 7 cut outs.

Comes with rubber or butterfly clutches upon request.

Get it now! Only 100 exist and only 50 remain in stock




Ryan Kerrigan’s MSG Canvases and Pins

Ryan Kerrigan’s smiling fishes are following us to MSG NYE run ’12! Along with the fishes are canvases and pins.

You can see more of Ryan’s work by ‘Liking’ his art page on facebook the art of ryan kerrigan or his website

The Madison Square Garden canvas is 29″x14″ stretched and ready to hang. Edition of 27. Commemorating what will be a total of 27 MSG shows. The banners in the canvas list all the dates of all the MSG shows!
$150 shipped (with holiday extras!)

2012 MSG happy fish pins. Edition of 100, $15 each.

2012 MSG pinboard with three circle light pins. The foamcore board is 18″x10″x1/2″. Edition of 55. Pins are exclusive to these boards. The board is designed to showcase anywhere from zero to all 21 of the happy fish pins in the 2012 series.
The board plus 3 light pins are $50 each, shipped.

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Tim Ripley’s Commerce City Poster “Phoxomoxoa”

Chicago artist Tim Ripley’s Commerce City poster is a fantastically vibrant print measuring 22″ x 16″,done in five colors for this hand pulled screen print. The poster is signed and numbered in an edition of 242 on 150 lb acid free 30% post consumer recycled paper.

Part of Ripley’s style is to draw images into the design to be found later on. In “Phoxomoxoa” there are 15 tiny hidden images of animals referencing Phish song titles and a tiny portrait of the artist.

Tim will be on lot at Commerce City for all three shows, where the poster costs $25. If you aren’t going to the shows and still want to get one, email timothyripley (at) and pick one up for $32, which includes shipping.




Commerce City poster from Jiggs

Jiggs’ 4th poster of the summer is a run of 75 prints for the Commerce City shows over Labor Day weekend.  The industrial/audio themed art is a 4-color screen print on Steel Grey paper, measuring 8″ x 15″. Cost is $20 with $6 shipping. As of now, there are only 50 available for online sales with the rest available in Colorado on lot. Pick one up here

Branden Otto Summer Tour Leg 2 Posters

Branden’s Second Leg of Summer 2012 Phish Tour is here and ready for shipping. This print measures 18×24″ and is printed on 100lb cover stock in a limited edition run of 350 signed & numbered prints using five colors: Moss Green, Goldenrod, Light Blue, Brown and Black. The posters are available now at his store for only $20 plus $5 shipping. Every order of 2 or more comes with a free Summer tour pin!

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