Category Archives: Events

Speaking at the Brooklyn Museum

I’m taking part in a panel discussion this Saturday on women, muses, and paintings. Expect me to talk alot about my favorite, Manet’s Olympia, which is all confrontation in a pearly pink package. My panel goes from 4:30-5:30. Hope to … Continue reading

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Stumptown!

This coming weekend I’m going to be a guest at Stumptown Comics Festival in Portland, Oregon. I’ll be speaking about my work on Sunday at 5pm, doing some signings, and creating a giant drawing installation during the con. I’ve never … Continue reading

SXSW Plans

This is my third year at SXSW. The ipad-infested dorkfest of barbecue and joy takes over Austin every March, and this year, I’m happy to be super involved. Here’s where to find me: * Social Media Is Science Fiction Sunday … Continue reading

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INLE Show @ Gallery1988

Greg “Craola” Simkins is curating a group show at Gallery 1988, where over 100 artists interpreted the anti-hero of Watership Down.  I really enjoyed making my piece “Night and Day.”

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Draw Big at the Ace Hotel

This Saturday evening, I’m creating a giant drawing at The Ace Hotel for The Dances of Vice’s Powerhouse Stomp, their tribute to classic cartoons EVENT: POWERHOUSE STOMP: A Tribute to Classic Cartoons of the 1920-40s TIME & DATE: February 19, … Continue reading

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Dark Pop 3.0

I’m exhibiting a reverse mermaid painting with my friends at Last Rites Gallery. Dark Pop 3.0 January 15th, 7-11 pm. On display January 15th- February 12th, 2011. Last Rites Gallery for the third year in a row has decided to … Continue reading

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1/11- Free Serigraph @ Cellar Door Sound

When I was in London, Melissa and I spent most nights drinking elitist cocktails with Malcolm Doherty at the Groucho Club. Malcolm is a musician, witty and stylish and sick and ferociously funny, and he’s coming to perform in New … Continue reading

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12/21- HEEB Storytelling

Heeb Storytelling: Live Comics Edition a night of irreverent entertainment—graphic novel-style—curated by Heeb’s comics editor Jeff Newelt. get tix: http://bit.ly/HeebJoesComix Eight extraordinary comics creators project their smart, funny and sexy comics on a big screen. Featuring legendary MAD artist Al Jaffee … Continue reading

Dr. Sketchy’s Turns Five

Five years ago, I started Dr. Sketchy’s.  I had just dropped out of art school, and my entire event production experience consisted of a benefit for Planned Parenthood and a few years of arhythmic stripping on New York’s burlesque stages. … Continue reading

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Burning Dan at Art Basel

BURNINGdAN Spinning fire at Molly Crabapple’s Dr. Sketchys Flashmob @Art Basel Miami 2k9 from Ronen on Vimeo. 2009, Dr. Sketchy’s did a flashmob at Art Basel. We had Nik Sin and Dante Posh and glittering girls from South Florida’s burlesque … Continue reading

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GenArt Resurrection Benefit

My friend Ian Gerard is the brains behind GenArt, one of New York’s most legendary culture orgs. For over a decade, GenArt held art fairs, launched Zac Posen, threw film festivals, and was even kind enough to sponsor my tshirt … Continue reading

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NYCC + Re:Form School

Oh this weekend, what an overbooked morass you’ve turned into! I’m taking part in, I kid you not, four different projects in the span of two days, three of which I can speak about. Read on and shudder! Project #1: … Continue reading

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Speaking at Influencer 10

On Friday, I’ll be speaking at the Influencer 10 Conference. My panel is called  “Collision Course: The Artist and the Muse of Commerce,” and I’ll be sharing the stage with the Kathy Grayson of the pretty-darn-spectacular Hole Gallery, with my … Continue reading

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Speaking at Ignite NYC Tonight

Tonight, I’m stoked and vaguely frightened to be talking at Ignite NYC.  Ignite is a rapid-fire, high adrenalin speakers series where some of technology’s sharpest tacks share their thoughts on the universe.  My talk is titled ‘DIY Empires: A How … Continue reading

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Intervention Con

On Friday, September 10th, me and team Sketchy’s are road-tripping down to Maryland to do Dr. Sketchy’s and present a panel at Intervention Con, the convention focused on The Intrawebs! We’re doing a fabulous, blue-body paint covered Dr. Sketchy’s on … Continue reading

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