This upcoming NYE run in Miami has one of the best events Phish fans have to offer: the semi-annual Phish poster convention, MOCK SHOW: Epic NYE
Fans going to Miami will have some great music at night, but more importantly, what to do during the day? On Wednesday December30th at Epic Hotel (located just blocks from American Airlines Arena) Mock Show will take place from 10am-3pm and feature dozens of artiststhat Phish fans are familiar with, as well as new faces to the community of Phish artists.
Even if you have never bought a poster outside the lots, or dont know what to expect, go to Mock Show and check out the art. Part gallery and part exhibition, posters will be on sale from artist’s portfolios with donations made to HeadCount, the beneficiary of charitable donations made at Mock Show.
Check out our gallery of art that is available for sale at Mock Show!
PhanArtists such as Ryan Kerrigan, Tripp, AJ Masthay, Isadora Bullock, Fred Hosman of HoscoPress, Bruce Horan, Erin Cadigan, Uncle & Aunt Ebeneezer, Noah Phence, Ryan Jerzy, Jamie Huntsman, Vince Naro, and Franky Scaglione will have their art on display, as will Michael Ortiz & Jon Lamb of LikeMindedProductions, Ian Millard and Drew Findley of Subject Matter Studios. Mock Show creator and PhanArtist Jason Kaczorowski will be showcasing hisconcert/festival and celebrity portrait photography in a special exhibition.
Included amongst the artists are non-profit organizations Waterwheel Foundation, Mockingbird Foundation, PhanArt (thats us!) and the main beneficiary from the event, Headcount. Headcount will be sponsoring an exciting opportunity for patrons to engage themselves in the democratic process of voting by helping stage a juried art event wherein patrons will receive ballots upon entry (and previously online) to “vote” for the their artists spanning various categories including “Best of Show”, “Best New Artist”, “Best Mock Show Poster” among others.
These votes will be tallied and awards will be presented during a catered VIP banquet ceremony Thursday, December 31st, 2009 from Noon-4pm. The awards ceremony will feature an additional surprise roster of artists exhibiting in a currently undisclosed location. Check back November 30th when tickets go on sale to learn how you can be one of only 100 special VIP guests to attend this inaugural awards ceremony dubbed “The Posties” where the coveted “Golden Tubes” will be distributed to artists voted best in their field. You’ll have a unique opportunity to talk candidly with artists, browse an exclusive collection of fine art on display, attend the afternoon’s inaugural “Posties” ceremony all while enjoying a premium open barand delicious hors d’oeuvres. More information at on the Mock Show website starting Monday, November 30th, 2009 when tickets go on sale.