Monday, June 16, 2014

Announcing the Initial Lineup of Artists for the PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition: Chicago

Announcing the Initial Lineup of Artists for the PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition: Chicago Presented by The Mothership Art Collective

Ryan Kerrigan • TRiPP • Isadora Bullock • Phil Kutno Michael Boyer • Noah Phence • Paul Bohensky • Jeff Nesbit StuPINdous Creations • Fred Sutter • Andrew Bryant Melissa Goldenberg • Graphic Translations • Adam Davidoff Pin me Down • Party Time Pins -more to be announced-

The art show will be held Sunday, July 20th, from 12pm-5pm at the historic Congress Plaza Hotel, featuring exclusive Phish-inspired posters, pins, shirts and unique wares from a variety of vendors and artists. Admission to this event is FREE.

The PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition is sponsored by: Poster Scene, Philly Philms, Freedom Flask, The Barn Presents, and Helping Friendly Podcast

The PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition: Chicago, featuring a wide variety of artists who draw inspiration from the music of Phish, will be held on Sunday, July 20th, 2014 from 12pm-5pm at the historic Congress Plaza Hotel, 520 South Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL located near Grant Park. This one of a kind art show, created and produced by Pete Mason, will be held on the final day of Phish’s three night stand at Chicago’s FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island.

The initial lineup announced for the PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition: Chicago represents a wide array of artists from among the Phish art community. Longtime Phish artists Ryan Kerrigan, TRiPP, Isadora Bullock, Michael Boyer and Jeff Nesbit are all familiar names with fans from past shows. Each will have a large portfolio of current and past concert poster art to exhibit from a wide range of musical acts.

Phil Kutno, best known for his expressive oil, pencil and lithographs of American music icons will have his work on display. Screenprint artist Paul Bohensky brings a unique styles of posters to the PhanArt show for the first time, while Melissa Goldenberg’s line of Phish inspired jewelry, clothing and accessories will surely find an audience. Graphic Translations Tees and Fred Sutter will each have a wide array of t-shirt designs normally found on lot.

Pin makers and designers Adam Davidoff of Phishcoins, Noah Phence, Adrian Sharpe of StuPINdous Creations, Pin me Down, Andrew Bryant, and Party Time Pins will feature ever-popular pin series and designs, as well as other items made specifically for the Chicago shows and Summer Tour 2014.

Non-profits include The Mockingbird Foundation, which has awarded grants for music education totaling more than $700,000 over the past 15 years; Screens ‘n’ Suds, whose mission to spread the appreciation of craft beer and screen printed art has raised over $115,000 for the National MS Society and other charities, and PhanArt, a book and website created as a way to showcase the art made by Phish fans, raising money for The Mockingbird Foundation through donations from artists and fans, totaling over $15,000 since 2009.

In keeping with the great tradition and success of past art shows, the PhanArt Poster and Pin Exhibition: Chicago, will offer free entry to all patrons and tubes available for purchase. More artists will be announced in late-June, as well as special edition works only available at the show, which will be available for viewing on

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