All posts by Pete Mason

The Grateful Book of Letters

The Grateful Book of Letters is the third book written by Pete Mason and illustrated by artist Ryan Kerrigan. Children of all ages can take a trip through the alphabet with Grateful Dead inspired references for each letter. The book features full color pages and a coil binding, perfect for ages 2-6.

The book costs $16 which includes free shipping and free stickers. Order one below, or pick up a copy of The alPHabet Book: From Antelope to Zero or A Well Traveled Dog in the PhanArt Store. The books will ship on May 1.




Announcing 6 PhanArt Shows for Summer 2017!

PhanArt has a big summer in store with 6 shows held from June to August! 
June 30 PhanArt will be at Cubby Bear across from  Wrigley Field prior to Night 1 of Dead and Company.

July 16 PhanArt returns to Congress Plaza Hotel, the site of 4 previous shows, for a one day show to close out the Chicago run.

July 22 and August 5, PhanArt will be at The Hotel Pennsylvania once again, and on July 29 at American Beauty during Phish’s Baker’s Dozen at MSG.

PhanArt will also hold a show on July 29 at Club Metronome above Nectar’s in Burlington, VT during Twiddle’s Tumbledown weekend.

Artists looking to vend or exhibit at any of these shows should contact phanart@gmail.com for more info.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Henrietta’s Secret Boy Shorts!

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, and the Baker’s Dozen, pick up your girl (or guy) a pair of Henrietta’s Secret Boy Shorts, the only underwear that features the familiar donut logo. Throughout February, Henrietta’s Secret boy shorts are discounted and only $13 with Free Shipping! Order here. 

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These boy shorts are 95% poly and 5% spandex. They are perfect for shows, daily wear, swimming, yoga, hooping, volleyball or just lounging around in. The boy shorts are tagless, machine washable and are available in sizes Large and XLarge.

While the sizes follow the US Calvin Klein sizing chart these boy shorts run a size small. So, if you are a medium, go up a size for added comfort. Got questions before ordering?Ask in comments below!

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Exclusive Art Available at the PhanArt Shows this December 29 & 30

At the PhanArt shows on December 29 at Hotel Penn and December 30 at American Beauty, you’ll find a wider array of musically inspired art like never before! Here is a sampling, updated up until the day before the shows, with some of the selections that you can find at the shows.

Isadora Bullock

“Circuits in Between” is a 4-color linocut limited edition of only 100 available only at the PhanArt show on the 29th.

Ryan Kerrigan

Ryan will have MSG 2016-17 Happy Fish t-shirts and tanks for $20 each, in sizes Small through 3XL in a very limited edition.

The Overhead View

The first poster from Bryan Kirk, this is a digital poster in a run of 50, cost is $25 each. He will also have Westworld “You’ll Never Get Out of This Maze” tee shirts.

Blazin Donuts

Blazin Donuts is a new twist on donuts that melt into your experience! Featuring t-shirts, onesies, bandanas, skirts and unveiling flannel mumus, yoga pants, camisole tanks and thigh high socks st YEMSG!

East Coasters

East Coasters makes custom coasters & mats from upcycled wetsuit material that would otherwise end up in the trash. Each mat keeps approximately 2 Lbs of rubber from the landfill. Made in the U.S.A..

415HolyGuyArt

A first time exhibitor at a PhanArt show, sticker combos and Disco Ball Pins are among the items available from 415HolyGuyArt.

Paul DiLena Designs

Paul DiLena creates 3D images that are cut and folded digital prints that add a dimension of sacred geometry to the subject. They change, morph and fractalize as you move your point of view and as the light in the room changes. They hold they attention of the viewer as a rich and ever changing art piece. Smaller (8″ x 11″) pieces will be on special for $40 with larger size (11.5″ x 16.5″) on discount for $80. Larger commissioned pieces are also available, with a raffle held throughout the day.

Phunk Your Face

The guys from Phunk Your Face will have shirts including Heavy Things/Stranger Things, Donut Lightning Bolt, and Roggae Rangers among others, plus Donut + Rage Side Piano key sunglasses, Guitar Picks + Guitar Picks Earrings, stickers, Temporary Tattoos and much more! Bonus – check out the art of Avril Kumar, exclusively on December 30th!

BagiTagit

Just like the name sounds, BagiTagit will feature lanyards, luggage tags, drawstring bags and much more!

Baba Cool

One-of-a-kind shades are exclusives from Baba Cool, with dozens of styles to choose from!

Funky B Boutique

Catering to the lovely ladies of the Phish scene, female artists will be featured, showcasing their talents of original fine art paintings, prints, jewelry, shirts and panties by Nicoelle Danielle Designs. Subtle Scents will have aromatherapy mists and roll ons made by Dana and some super funky ruffle leggings, bootie shorts, and tops and a sexy summer dress perfect for Phish Riviera Maya made by Paola at Chacabraka.

Announcing the Lineups for PhanArt shows on December 29 & 30 in NYC

PhanArt returns to New York City this holiday season with TWO shows during Phish’s New Year’s run at Madison Square Garden.

On December 29th, PhanArt brings more than 20 artists together at The Hotel Pennsylvania for Skyscraper is Grander. The following day, PhanArt will feature 10 artists along with Formula 5 at American Beauty for a pre-show event from 3-7pm, hosted by Live for Live Music. Both shows are free to attend. Hotel Penn is located across 7th Avenue from MSG while American Beauty 251 W. 30th Street.

Held in The Gold Room at The Hotel Pennsylvania, located across the street from Madison Square Garden, PhanArt will bring together a variety of vendors and artists exhibiting exclusive Phish-inspired posters, pins, shirts and unique wares. Admission to this event day long event (12pm-6pm) is FREE.

The lineup for Skyscraper is Grander includes a wide array of artists from across the country and always expanding Phish art community. Longtime Phish artists The Art of Ryan Kerrigan,  Isadora Bullock, Brian Bojo, Stupindous Creations, The Overhead View, Setlist Tees, Jerry4theKids, Original Bootleg, Ariane Davis, Phunk Your Face, Blazin Donuts, His End was the Road, Fred Sutter and Pop Pop’s Terrapin Station all return for another installment of PhanArt, featuring limited edition goods, clothing, posters, pins, stickers and much more.

First time artists include Funky B Boutique, Paul Dilena Designs, East Coasters, Lady with a Phan, 415HolyguyArt, Baba Cool and BagiTagit, each bringing something new to the show, including clothing, posters, pins, patches, fans, apparel and much more.

The Mockingbird Foundation, which has awarded grants for music education totaling more than $900,000 over the past 15 years, will feature prints from The Phish Companion 3rd Edition, where Phish’s 33-year career is interpreted by top artists including David Welker, Justin Helton, DKNG and AJ Masthay.

JEMP Radio will be broadcasting live from the show on the 29th, featuring a selection of funk that sets the tone for the day.

For the first time, shipping from the PhanArt show will be available, along with tubes to purchase. A station will be setup for fans to purchase postage and tubes, and ship items purchased at the show home.

The December 30th show features 10 artists while Upstate New York jam band Formula 5 performs two sets of music. The art show begins at 3pm, with Formula 5 hitting the stage from 4-7pm. The band recently celebrated a successful Kickstarter campaign for their third studio album and put on an energetic, rock improv show to get you warmed up for Phish at MSG later that night.

Artists for the show on the 30th include The Art of Ryan Kerrigan, MYFE. Designs, Funky B Boutique, The Overhead View, Phunk Your Face, Original Bootleg, Pop Pop’s Terrapin Station, 415HolyguyArt and more!

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, Skyscraper is Grander will offer free entry to all patrons with poster 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.

PhanArt exhibitions have been held in Philadelphia, Atlantic City, Chicago, Las Vegas and Miami since 2013 and represent a continued effort to promote and exhibit original and unique concert art from a wide variety of artists. The biggest year of PhanArt began in New York City on January 2nd and culminates with the 6th and 7th PhanArt shows of the 2016.

You Can’t Spell Charity Without Art – PhanArt’s 3 for $30 Offer to Benefit Mockingbird Foundation!

There have been a lot of pieces of phanart that have been donated to benefit The Mockingbird Foundation, which led to the ‘3 for $30’ deal that has been run in recent years, netting more than $2,000 for music education. Now it’s time to offer a variety of items – shirts, pins, stickers, ties, and other donated items, with all net proceeds going to The Mockingbird Foundation this holiday season.

Among the donated items are great pins from Andrew Bryant and AJ Masthay, ties from stuPINdous Creations, shirts from The Overhead View, blotter art by Lizzy Layne, framed art, a variety of stickers, pins and other unique phan made art.

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A sampling of donated art available to benefit The Mockingbird Foundation

Your $30 donation will benefit The Mockingbird Foundation, with your name listed on the donor page. This is a great deal to take advantage of with only 25 packages of 3 items each available!

When you click the Paypal button below, in the memo area, you can request an item seen in the photo, or specify a shirt (specify size) or pin artist, a tour, a year, a show, or all of these things and you will get 3 items worth more than a suggested donation of only $30 (plus shipping). You will get your monies worth.

Thank you for supporting the artists on PhanArt and The Mockingbird Foundation!

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Fishman 2020 Shirts and Vegas Pins from Empty Spray Cans

Empty Spray Cans has released their Vegas Joker pin and Fishman 2020 shirt.

We need a candidate who we can believe in, one who knows what life is really like for people, one who tells it like it really is, and one who isn’t afraid to wear a dress! Fishman for President 2020 are screen printed on navy blue t-shirts.

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For their Vegas Joker pin, they used Die Struck Enamel w/ dye black finish, sparkle red donuts, with teeth and eyes that glow in the dark. Double posted, this pin is in an edition of 100. Pick one up here!

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About the artist: DJ Stenny, aka Steven Stentiford is an open format DJ specializing in contemporary dance music including EDM, Top 40, hip-hop, indie and rock. After serving with the United States Marine Corps in 2002, Stenny began collecting vinyl and building his interest in music. Soon after, he began seeing Phish and in 2016 he saw his 80th show.  Being a self taught illustrator, he began designing shirts, pins & spray painting canvases.

Christopher Peterson Announces Fall Gallery Showings in the Bay Area

Berkeley, CA artist Christopher Peterson has announced three gallery showing this fall in California.

TINY Show at Studio Gallery in San Francisco will feature 3 of Peterson’s works and consists of almost 100 small pieces by local artists. The Opening reception is Sunday, November 13th, 1 – 6 pm. TINY runs through December 23rd. Don’t miss it!unnamed-1

SHOH is a brand new gallery located at 700 Gillman Street in Berkeley. This space is devoted to 2 dimensional art by Bay Area artists and features several pieces of Petersons.

Ubé Art features an exhibition at a new gallery called MyScape, centering around Landscapes, Cityscapes, and Interiorscapes,  with showcases  26 “Scapes” covering a wide spectrum of medium and genre from artists across the country. The opening reception is Friday, November 11 from 6-9pm. The show runs through January 7th.

Berkeley Artisans Holiday Open Studios– This event takes place Saturday & Sunday for 10am to 6pm on the four weekends between Thanksgiving and Christmas. The Sawtooth building, where Chris’ studio is located, a terrific destination for art lovers all over the Bay Area. Chris will be showing new paintings, prints and posters for holiday shoppers as well as greeting cards from recent images.

Stay tuned at Petersonland or Facebook for further details on these shows and more.