Author Archives: Eric Junker

About Eric Junker

Monkeypete is Eric Junker: artist, designer, writer

L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade Poster

I’ve just finished the poster for this year’s L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade, an event to raise funds and awareness to fight childhood cancer. For the event, forty top chefs and mixologists from across the country will serve tastings on the lawn of … Continue reading

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AOC Restaurant Poster Commission

Getting away from the computer and reconnecting with hand-made process seemed an appropriate way to celebrate the spirit of one of Los Angeles’ finest (and most well loved!) artisanal restaurants.  A.O.C. owners Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne commissioned me to create this limited … Continue reading

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Hungry Cat Poster

The Hungry Cat restaurant commissioned me to create this 24″ x 36″ limited edition poster for their famous Crab Fest 2012 . This was serigraph printed (by my old friend and CYCLOPS collaborator Tim Dickson) and signed in an addition … Continue reading

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Fleeing Demons

72″ x 36″ Acrylic Gesso and Paint on Cardboard

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Te Huur

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L’Experiment

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Monkey Pete?

The name Monkey Pete comes from an underground puppet theater that I produced (and performed in with other local artists, musicians, and puppeteers) from 1998 until about 2006. Monkey Pete’s Puppet Theater sowed anarchy at clubs, bars, and galleries in … Continue reading

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Desert Hot Springs Typography

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Why old signs?

I like old hand-made signs because they are a peculiarly ego-free art form. While a good sign attracts attention, its purpose is not to call attention to ITSELF, but to direct the viewer to a place of commerce, a service, … Continue reading

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More Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles

Here are 2 shots of the same wall taken ten years apart to the day. This entire blog could be about Beverly Boulevard between Western and Vermont in Los Angeles. These few urban blocks are incredibly rich with murals and signs. … Continue reading

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